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  1. East Liverpool MunicipalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | The Review

    ... of marijuana paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and driving under suspension, Nov. 28; Raekwon M. Sykes, 21, Franklin, Virginia, falsification, Nov. 23; and Brian D. Elliott, 42, Sprucevale Road, driving under suspension, Nov. 22. Pretrials were ...

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  2. PoliceRead the original story

    Monday Nov 21 | Morning Journal

    ... the driver handed officers a large bag of marijuana. Marriner told officers that passenger Raekwon M. Sykes, 21, Franklin, Va., had handed her a bag of marijuana when they realized the cruiser was following them. Officers reported being that ...

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  3. Sentara RMH Picks PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | The Daily News-Record

    ... The network also includes Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center in Emporia and Southampton Memorial Hospital in Franklin. "Doug's tenure with CHS gives him insight into the complexities of a multi-hospital system like Sentara," Ann Homan, vice ...

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  4. Police: Southeast Virginia special needs student says she was sexually assaulted in school bathroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A 15-year-old student at Franklin High School is claiming that she was sexually assaulted by several students earlier this month, according to police. Franklin police say the Franklin High School principal contacted them on Oct. 12 about an alleged sexual misconduct between students on school grounds.

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  5. Isle of Wight votes to change machine taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... $272,500 in economic incentives to Tak Investments, the lead investor behind the International Paper mill in Franklin. ST Tissue announced its $35,000,000 expansion of the mill last month, which will include 50 new jobs, the company's president ...

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  6. Mr. Burl HollowayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | The Heard Citizen

    Mr. Burl Holloway, age 73, of Franklin passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at his home. Funeral services for Mr. Holloway will be conducted Friday, October 14, 2016 at 2:00 PM from New Hope Baptist Church with the Revs. Donald Spradlin and Mark Shelnutt officiating.

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  7. VDOT estimates $2 million in damage from Hurricane MatthewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... costs, will top $2 million. Southampton County was hardest hit, with more than $1 million in damaged roads. In the Franklin sector alone, 44 roads were washed out. Nine roads will require major repairs, including Route 58 in Southampton County, ...

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  8. Flooding in and around Franklin , Va.Read the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Flooding around Franklin, Va. in Franklin's Blackwater Landing and Barrett's Landing Park.

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  9. Flooding, debris left in Matthew's wake Read Story StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... throughout the region, hitting the cities of Norfolk and Virginia Beach particularly hard. Route 58 in the City of Franklin remains closed due to standing water. Numerous on and off-ramps to interstates were closed from Saturday evening through ...

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  10. ST Tissue Announces $35 Million Capacity Expansion Project at Franklin, VA MillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Paper Age

    ... million expansion project. Sept. 29, 2016 - Tak Investments, owner of tissue mills in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin and Franklin, Virginia, on Sept. 27 announced a $40 million expansion project at its Franklin facility - ST Tissue. The expansion project ...

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  11. ST Tissue plans to expand use of former IP millRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2016 | Smithfield Times

    ... content. The Virginia Economic Development Partnership worked with Isle of Wight County and the city of Franklin to secure the project for Virginia. McAuliffe approved a $167,500 grant from the Commonwealth's Opportunity Fund to assist Isle ...

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  12. Tissue company bringing 50 new jobs to Isle of Wight Read Story StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... and workforce." The Virginia Economic Development Partnership worked with Isle of Wight County and the City of Franklin to secure the project for Virginia. Governor McAuliffe approved a $167,500 grant from the Commonwealth's Opportunity Fund to ...

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  13. Rolland A. PollertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Daily Journal

    Rolland A. Pollert, 87, of Franklin passed away Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, at the Franklin United Methodist Community in Franklin.

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  14. Rolland A. PollertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Daily Journal

    Rolland A. Pollert, 87, of Franklin passed away Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, at the Franklin United Methodist Community in Franklin.

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  15. News 8 mins ago 12:51 p.m.Suspect charged in attack of 71-year-old man at Franklin gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Franklin police say the attack happened August 27 in the parking lot of the New Dixie Mart Exxon. The victim was vacuuming his car when he was approached from behind and struck with an unknown object by 18-year-old Malik Hassan Asbury, of Portsmouth.

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  16. Fiery scene on Route 58 in FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    It was two days into the biggest week of his NFL career, and Jimmy Garoppolo was enjoying a rare moment of not bein Brett Rypien grew up in a crimson family 90 minutes north of the Washington State campus where his uncle Mark is immortalized in the school' FRANKLIN, Va. - Police and fire crews were called to a fiery scene on Route 58 in Franklin Tuesday evening.

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  17. Track champs crowned at stripRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2016 | The Daily Advance

    ... other drivers. A sixth place driver could easily take the lead if the cards fell in their favor. Danny Custer of Franklin, Virginia, clinched his first modified track title early as close rivals fell out. The cards definitely fell in Custer's favor ...

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  18. Officials: CSX train derails in southeastern VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | The Gillette News-Record

    This aerial photo provided by WAVY/Chopper 10 shows wreckage after several cars on a CSX train derailed in Isle of Wight, Va., on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016. CSX spokeswoman Laura Phelps said in an email that the derailment occurred in front of the International Paper mill near Franklin on Tuesday morning.

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  19. Officials: CSX train derails in southeastern VirginiaRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2016 | The Madison Press

    CSX spokeswoman Laura Phelps said in an email that the derailment occurred in front of the International Paper mill near Franklin on Tuesday morning. She says the train was traveling from North Baltimore, Ohio, to Portsmouth, Virginia.

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  20. CFOs struggle to find qualified applicants for job openingsRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2016 | Virginia Business

    ... Becky Jester, CPA, who is the chief financial officer of Highground Services Inc., a small engineering company in Franklin. Highground, which has more than 60 employees, has been growing and diversifying, expanding its operations to Newport News and ...

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