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Posted on March 1, 2022

National Peanut Month: thirty-one days of commemorating Franklin Southampton’s most famous crop! Did you know Southampton County is home to the largest acreage of planted peanuts in the state of Virginia? With the highest-yield production in the state, you’ll be sure to find wonderful options for this delicious snack by planning a trip to Franklin Southampton! We’ve created a peanut trail around our community, spotlighting each of our seven peanut retail companies, let’s meet the Leaders of Legumes! 

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Posted on February 9, 2022
Posted in Attractions

February: the shortest month of the year, sometimes the coldest month and an awesome month to come discover Franklin Southampton! We have art, events, food, shopping and more! Check out the blog for inspiration and plan your trip today! 

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Posted on January 26, 2022
Posted in Dining & Shopping

Sometimes January can feel like an entire year: riding the post-holiday train while wishing for Spring to show her lovely face! Here’s a bright piece of news to cheer up your winter blues, the restaurants in Franklin Southampton are ready to serve you! Before you start perusing menus and checking out specials on social media (which we highly encourage), we’ve compiled a list of the Franklin Southampton Economic Development Staff’s favorite menu items from a sampling of specialty stores and restaurants! Trust us, you’ll be so glad to have heeded these insider foodie tips!

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Posted on December 3, 2021

Discover Franklin Southampton with your favorite people by your side! Whether it's the guys or girls looking for a trip away, we have your itinerary ready! Read below and start planning your next fun stay in Franklin Southampton! 

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Posted on November 6, 2021

Picture thisFriday night, you heated up the last plate of Thanksgiving leftovers while watching the big game. Better make bedtime a bit earlier than usual, because Thanksgiving Saturday is our favorite day to SHOP SMALL!  Small Business Saturday, a day to celebrate our community businesses and to stock up on amazing local products and goods, is right around the cornerHere's a sneak peak of some of the Franklin Southampton businesses participating this year!

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