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Posted on April 1, 2022
Posted in Events & Festivals

Spring is here and we are ready for you to discover a variety of events offered throughout Franklin Southampton! Explore the highlights in this blog and check out our event calendar to plan a trip. Don’t forget to explore our dining and shopping options so you can make a day of it!

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Posted on September 16, 2016

Fishing can be considered a sport, hobby or recreational activity.  However you describe it, fishing in the Franklin Southampton County area can be second to none. I have spent my entire life trolling, drifting and sometimes even wading the rivers in this area. The abundance of fish species inhabiting these three local rivers is phenomenal. Don’t get me wrong, can you catch a much larger bass in Florida or Texas? Yes. Can you catch more and larger smallmouth and yellow perch in Wisconsin? Most defiantly! But what you will find here in Franklin Southampton is a fishing experience, which I believe, few places on Earth can rival. 

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Posted on May 20, 2016

Learn about the abundant recreational freshwater fishing located in and around the Franklin Southampton area. Take a journey with "Rooster Tail" a hobbyist fisherman who enjoys telling his tales on the three rivers (Blackwater, Nottoway and Meherrin). Get your bottom rigs ready, your fishing line threaded and prepare for a reeling good time with this fun fishing series. 

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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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Posted on April 29, 2015
Posted in History & Heritage

In Southampton County and Franklin, VA, the “boys of spring” don’t wear pinstripes and cleats, but rather John Deere hats and work boots.  If you compare local agriculture to a baseball game, the National Anthem on opening day is playing as you read this.  There has been some corn planted in the area but as a percentage to the crop, as a whole, we will compare that to preseason scrimmages.

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