Four Freedom Fighters from Southampton_alt

Four Freedom Fighters from Southampton

By: John Quarstein Southampton County, Virginia was established in 1749. An agrarian community, its primary rivers, the Blackwater and Nottoway, flowed into the Albemarle Sound, not the Chesapeake Bay. This…

Happy National Peanut Month! 17_alt

Happy National Peanut Month!

You can boil ’em, roast ’em, smoke ’em, bake ’em. There’s chocolate covered peanuts, raw peanuts, honey roasted peanuts, cajun peanuts, salted-in-the-shell peanuts, butter toffee peanuts, salt and pepper peanuts,…

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Welcome to Franklin Southampton VA

The City of Franklin – Once a railroad and steamboat hub of commerce, the City of Franklin is a laid-back cousin to the larger cities just miles away. The welcoming…