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Isle of Wight County

School ‘vestibules,’ artificial turf proposed for 2023-24

Isle of Wight County Schools is proposing two changes to its five-year capital improvements plan. The first involves ...

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Mill Swamp bridge reopens to traffic

Mill Swamp Road reopened to traffic on Aug. 12 following a bridge repair project. Virginia Department of Transportation ...

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Isle of Wight schools resume charging for breakfast, lunch

Isle of Wight County Schools will resume charging students for breakfast and lunch during the 2022-23 school year. ...

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Liberty Live Church plans permanent home

Liberty Live Church, which holds services at Smithfield High School on weekends, is looking to construct its own ...

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Aug. 19 deadline set for Dendron District supervisor candidates in Surry

Candidates interested in serving the remainder of Michael Drewry’s term on Surry County’s Board of Supervisors have just ...

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Smithfield man dies following Nike Park Road crash

A Smithfield man died yesterday from injuries he sustained in a two-vehicle crash on Nike Park Road over ...


Judge: Windsor Police had cause to stop Army officer, but search ‘unlawful’

Windsor Police Officer Daniel Crocker’s removal of a firearm from Army 2nd Lt. Caron Nazario’s car during a ...


Hot conditions, high humidity prompt NWS heat advisory

A heat advisory is in effect for Smithfield and the Western Tidewater region until 8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. ...



Flash flood watch posted for area as potential heavy rains could hit parts of Virginia today

The National Weather Service office in Wakefield has issued a flood watch for Suffolk, along with central, east ...

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​​Missing 14-year-old Windsor girl found

A 14-year-old Windsor girl reported missing over the weekend has been found. Alexia “Lexi” Noelle Mahone was located ...

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Bowman receives Hart Award

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission presented Smithfield resident Steven G. Bowman, former commissioner for the Virginia Marine ...


Charter: Fiber damage to blame for internet interruptions

A “third party” was responsible for damaging Charter Communications’ fiber optic network and the resulting internet service interruptions ...

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Judge: County owes Vines $11K in recall defense costs

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to clarify that Isle of Wight could deduct roughly $8,500 from ...

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Despite growing pains, Miller excels for Lynchburg soccer team 

By Barbara Boxleitner Contributing Writer Size has become an advantage for Trevor Miller in his college soccer career. ...

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UPDATE: Carrsville crash results in fatality

A two-car crash in Carrsville ended with one driver dead and the other charged with reckless driving. Virginia ...

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14-year-old girl reported missing from Windsor mobile home community

The Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing 14-year-old girl ...



Smithfield OKs ‘zero lot’ permit for Luter Acres development

Smithfield’s Town Council gave final approval Aug. 2 for “zero lot residential units” at former Smithfield Foods Chairman ...

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Supervisors OK mulch, dirt sales at former Smithfield Glass & Mirror

Isle of Wight County supervisors gave unanimous approval July 21 to a proposal for repurposing the vacant Smithfield ...

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Isle of Wight County

Sniffing out school violence: IWCS considers gun-detecting dogs

Gun-sniffing dogs could be in Isle of Wight County Schools’ future. Paul Roushia, co-owner of American K-9 Interdiction ...


Elite soccer champs

The 05 Virginia Legacy Elite Boys won the U.S. Club Soccer U17 National Championship last month in Commerce ...