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Posted on September 25, 2015
Posted in History & Heritage
 

Rain all weekend has been the forecast for several days now.  Fall harvest was just moving into full swing and now a delay.  With a strong northeast wind blowing last night, I could hear the familiar hums of peanut combines and cotton pickers in the distance; they were racing to gobble up as much crop as possible before showers fell just after midnight.

 

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Posted on August 25, 2015
Posted in Events & Festivals
 

Take a look at these 6 Fall "Must Do" Events for Fall in Franklin Southampton VA. Enjoy the beautiful Fall weather, pumpkins, mazes and other fun treats when you visit Franklin Southampton, Virginia. The events listed are for families and children of all ages. We invite you to come Escape to Tradition in Franklin Southampton VA.

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Posted on August 12, 2015
Posted in History & Heritage
 

The Visit Franklin Southampton VA blog series "Cultivating the Crop: A Series about the Process and History of Farming in Franklin and Southampton" provides readers with an inside look into the entire farming process from the view of one of our own, local farmers. This month's blog take a look at the beauty and complexity of Mother Nature and how her presence or lack there of plays a major hand in the success of our local farming industry.

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Posted on June 26, 2015
Posted in Events & Festivals
 

Check out what "Sizzling Summer Events" are happening in Franklin Southampton VA. School’s out for summer! Family trips are being planned! Weekend getaways are on everyone’s mind and we want you to put Franklin Southampton, Virginia on your travel list! We have events for all ages that locals and welcomed visitors can enjoy!

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Posted on May 1, 2015
Posted in Dining & Shopping
 

The pressure is on...Mother's Day is just a week away and you need to find the perfect gift for that special lady that you call "Mom". Most of us know what our moms enjoy but we struggle deciding on a gift for Mother's Day. How can we possibly find that one gift every year that represents mom and shows her how much she is loved? We've made it simple this year - find the category below that best fits your mom and shop local at the corresponding business. You will not only be spreading the "love" with mom but you will spread the "love" locally in Franklin Southampton.

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