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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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
We invite you to "Escape to Tradition" in the City of Franklin and Southampton County but many don't know or understand the historic and modern view of our local farmers. In celebration for National Agriculture Day we are announcing a new blog series "Cultivating the Crop: A Series about the Process and History of Farming in Franklin and Southampton". This series will provide readers with an inside look into the entire farming process from the view of one of our own, local farmers. We hope you will enjoy learning more about Franklin and Southampton's farming history as well as the future for our local farmers. If you have specific questions in regards to farming, the process, or a specific season please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org for us to pass along to our farmer to answer at a later date.