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Monument task force meets

Herb DeGroft, who is representing the Isle of Wight Citizens’ Association on the county’s eight-member monument task force, has suggested relocating Isle of Wight’s Confederate ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Faleski.

Schools receive $220 million more in CARES funding

School divisions in Suffolk, Isle of Wight, Southampton, Surry and Franklin will receive a share of more than $220 million allocated to K-12 public education ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Nate Delesline III.

Decision on Lucas charges back with city prosecutor

Portsmouth Commonwealth Attorney Stephanie Morales wasn’t a witness to the damage inflicted upon the city’s Confederate monument during a June 10 protest, and therefore, can’t ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Faleski.

IW home market following national trends

Isle of Wight County mirrored regional, state and national residential real estate trends in the first six months of the coronavirus crisis, resulting in a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Nate Delesline III.

Smithfield Legion sponsoring annual scholarship contest

Smithfield American Legion Post 49 is conducting its 2021 oratorical contest for high school students. The contest is open to homeschooled students age 19 and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

An interesting result of Hurricane Sally

By John Bunch Master Naturalist As I went out early that Friday morning to read the rain gauge contents from Sally, I could hear frogs ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Learning home gardening lingo

By Kristi Hendricks Reflecting on the lush 2020 summer growing season, we can’t overlook the heaps of landscape terminology tossed about as we bought plants ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

IW early voting underway

Early in-person voting for the Nov. 3 elections has been smooth in the first week, according to Isle of Wight and Surry officials. Early voting ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Nate Delesline III.

Isle of Wight invests in York County industrial park

Isle of Wight County’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Sept. 17 to contribute $10,000 this year, and $5,000 each year thereafter, toward the development of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Stephen Faleski.

Hearing set for IW school facility plan

Isle of Wight Public Schools will receive public comment on its annual capital improvement plan at the School Board’s regularly scheduled upcoming meeting at 6 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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