Tidewater News

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Tidewater News
TypeThrice-weekly newspaper
Owner(s)Tidewater Publications LLC.
PublisherTony Clark
Staff writersStephen Cowles, Stephen Faleski
Headquarters1000 Armory Drive, Franklin, Virginia Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Website http://www.thetidewaternews.com/

Tidewater News is a newspaper based in Franklin, Virginia covering Franklin, Southampton County and Isle of Wight County. Since November, 2006, it has been published three days a week.

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