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Foodbank breaks ground on new branch, hub

The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Western Tidewater ... Read more | Add your comment

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IW Confederate monument moving south

ISLE OF WIGHT Within the next 90 days, Isle of Wight’s Confederate monument will be moving to land ... Read more | Add your comment

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Lawsuit alleges Windsor police misconduct

A lawsuit filed April 2 in Norfolk’s federal court claims two Windsor police officers assaulted and threatened a ... Read more | Add your comment

Zoo-Nye Closet opens its doors

Felicia Pennell knows what it’s like to fall through the cracks. Over the past 17 years, the single ... Read more | Add your comment

BREAKING NEWS

NAACP letter details reasons for demanding Riddle, Crocker resign

WINDSOR Isle of Wight County’s NAACP chapter on April 16 sent a letter to Windsor town officials explaining in detail why they are calling for ... Read more | Add your comment

by Stephen Faleski.

COVID-19

Vaccine eligibility expands

The Western Tidewater Health District expanded COVID-19 vaccinations to Phase 2 on April 12. All persons 16 or older who work or reside in this ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jimmy LaRoue.

COVID-19

Sentara opens up COVID-19 vaccinations to community

Sentara Healthcare has launched a COVID-19 vaccine self-scheduling website as long as appointments are available. The company said in a news release that anyone 16 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:37 pm

News

Camp will hold virtual graduation May 14

For reasons of continued safety for students, faculty, staff, and the public, Paul D. Camp Community College will hold its annual Commencement Ceremony virtually. The ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:37 pm

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Scholarship deadline approaches

The deadline for fall scholarships through the Camp Community College Foundation is quickly approaching. The online scholarship application for Camp Community College is open with ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:36 pm

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Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine paused

The Virginia Department of Health has paused the use of the Johnson & Johnson one-dose COVID-19 vaccine after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:35 pm

Sports

Chargers finish undefeated on the trails

By James Lidington Isle of Wight Academy The Isle of Wight Academy cross country teams finished undefeated seasons with a recent meet at Kenston Forest ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:34 pm

Editorials

The time is now

Thrust into national headlines, the usually quiet little Town of Windsor is struggling to cope with the repercussions of not only its police force pulling ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:32 pm

Letters to the Editor

Not how I wanted to see Windsor

I first found out about the “Dec. 5 Windsor Traffic Incident” on Friday the ninth of April via an article on vice.com. By Saturday morning ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:31 pm

Columns

Mayor: Help Windsor heal

April has been a tough month for the town of Windsor. Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 15, 2021 7:33 pm

BREAKING NEWS

NAACP demands Riddle resign, Congressman asks DOJ to investigate

WINDSOR Isle of Wight County’s NAACP chapter is calling for the immediate resignation of Windsor Police Chief Rodney “Dan” Riddle following his April 14 press ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, April 15, 2021 4:00 pm

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BREAKING NEWS

WPD Chief: Viral video, not Gutierrez’s actions, led to his firing

WINDSOR The Windsor Police Department’s decision to fire Officer Joe Gutierrez last Sunday — four months after he held a Black Army lieutenant at gunpoint ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8:27 pm

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BREAKING NEWS

Windsor issues statement of support for officer who held Army officer at gunpoint

WINDSOR Windsor’s Town Council is throwing its support behind Police Chief R.D. “Dan” Riddle and Officer Daniel Crocker, despite mounting calls for their firing. Following ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:30 am

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BREAKING NEWS

Gutierrez fired on Sunday

WINDSOR Windsor’s police department allowed Officer Joe Gutierrez to remain employed for four months after he was recorded on video holding Army 2nd Lt. Caron ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 11:04 am

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BREAKING NEWS

NAACP calls for second officer’s firing, end to qualified immunity

WINDSOR State and local NAACP officials are calling for an end to qualified immunity for Virginia law enforcement as an Army officer’s lawsuit against two ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Monday, April 12, 2021 11:02 pm

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News

WPD officer fired, calls for investigation mount

WINDSOR One of the two police officers seen on video holding Army 2nd Lt. Caron Nazario at gunpoint during a December traffic stop has been ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Monday, April 12, 2021 1:07 pm

BREAKING NEWS

One of the officers involved in Windsor traffic stop has been terminated

One of the officers involved in a December traffic stop in Windsor that garnered nationwide attention this week has been terminated, according to a press ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, April 11, 2021 10:15 pm

COVID-19

District moves into vaccine Phase 2

The Western Tidewater Health District is expanding COVID-19 vaccinations to Phase 2 on April 12. All persons 16 or older who work or reside in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 9, 2021 6:00 pm

News

No end in sight for Anthem-Bon Secours negotiations

It’s been four months since Southampton Memorial Hospital stopped being an in-network provider for Anthem health insurance plans, and there’s still no indication if or ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, April 9, 2021 5:23 pm

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Lawmakers OK recreational marijuana possession, cultivation 

By Sam Fowler Capital News Service Virginia lawmakers signed off on amendments that make the possession of small amounts of recreational marijuana and homegrown plants ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 9, 2021 5:23 pm

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Federal financial help coming for broadband access 

Low income individuals and families in Virginia may be eligible to receive temporary federal assistance to pay for broadband internet services in the near future ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 9, 2021 5:22 pm

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Local man’s book details military career

If you like firsthand accounts of interesting, high-stakes military missions, Mark Ogle has plenty of stories for you. They’re detailed in a recently published 326 ... Read more

by Nate Delesline III, Friday, April 9, 2021 5:21 pm

Columns

When it’s gone, it’s gone

By Nathan Rice “Limited Edition.” You’ve probably seen it printed on different items throughout the years. It is meant to show that there were only ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 9, 2021 5:19 pm

Columns

An introduction

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself to everyone in Windsor. My name is Titus Mohler, and I am a new staff ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Friday, April 9, 2021 5:14 pm

Editorials

Avoid distracted driving

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. While tackling distracted driving is important every day, April has been designated Distracted Driving Awareness Month in an ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Friday, April 9, 2021 5:13 pm

News

Truck strikes school awning

A box truck delivering furniture to a local elementary school hit and damaged an awning at the school Monday morning. The furniture was being delivered ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, April 5, 2021 4:18 pm

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County wants signed Town Center agreement

Board of Supervisors Chairman Dick Grice told Windsor Mayor Glyn Willis he wants to see a finalized memorandum of understanding between Isle of Wight County ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, April 2, 2021 5:34 pm