Congress recently passed and President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and mitigate its effect on individuals, students, families, businesses as well as states and localities. Please find answers below to common questions about direct cash payments, relief for students and graduates, additional assistance for small businesses, and other resources in the CARES Act.
Up to $3,000 for City of Franklin and Southampton County brick-and-mortar businesses
The Hampton Roads Workforce Council and the Greater Peninsula Workforce Board have received Rapid Response funding from the Governor, through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, to assist employers eligible to remain open during this emergency.
The SBA is working directly with state Governors to provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been severely impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Learn about the most recent updates on the COVID-19 emergency affecting the City of Franklin as of March 24th, 2020.
Franklin Southampton Economic Development, Franklin-Southampton Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Downtown Franklin Association have been working together to compile information for businesses that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19.
March is Autism Awareness month.
Spring merchandise is coming in like crazy and they need the room!
Clean Rivers is a community effort to clean up the Blackwater and Nottoway Watershed.
Each month the Franklin Crafters Gallery sponsors a charity raffle.