Both the City of Franklin and Southampton County encompass a geographic area of over 600 square miles within the Hampton Roads Region of Southeastern Virginia. Combined, the two communities are home to 26,000 of the 1.6 million people in the Hampton Roads Metropolitan Statistical Area. The City of Franklin and Southampton County offer a business climate with a wide range of existing companies, skilled employees, educational opportunities, low tax rates, excellent transportation corridors and a charming small town feel. A rich economic heritage in manufacturing, forestry and agriculture set Franklin Southampton apart. The City of Franklin and Southampton County are poised with a progressive stance toward economic growth and are ready to embrace new industry.
Hear from speakers including Senator Mark Warner (awaiting confirmation), Dr. Rebecca Corbin, Elizabeth Creamer, John Camp and Kermit Hobbs Learn from the panel of local entrepreneurs including Zack Miller, Lee Duncan, Terry Godwin and Jimmy Strozier. This event is being presented by Paul D. Camp Community College. Read More