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Hearing set for ordinance that would limit solar farms to 2% of ‘prime’ soils

Isle of Wight County’s Planning Commission will hold a Feb. 28 public hearing on a proposed ordinance that ...

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Tuesday’s internet outage tied to bridge work

Tuesday’s hours-long Charter outage in Smithfield was the result of a contractor inadvertently cutting a fiber optic cable ...

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School Board bylaw discussion again postponed

The Isle of Wight County School Board has again delayed action on a series of proposed bylaws that ...

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Hardy central office renovation now estimated at $1.3 million, involves saving two wings of old school

Saving part of the 1960s-era Hardy Elementary and converting it into the school division’s new central office will ...

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Windsor Boy Scouts clean up Tyler Cemetery

Boy Scout Troop 41, based out of Windsor, seized an opportunity to serve its community recently when it ...

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library coming to Isle of Wight

Smithfield Foods has provided funding to bring singer-songwriter Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to Isle of Wight County. Parton’s ...

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Supervisors delay vote on Zuni area solar farm

Isle of Wight County supervisors postponed voting on a proposed 71-megawatt solar farm and substation in the Zuni ...

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Carrsville Elementary closed due to power outage

Carrsville Elementary has closed to staff and students for the day due to a power outage. Isle of ...

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Virginia guardsman’s lawyers seek new trial after $3,685 verdict

Virginia National Guard 1st Lt. Caron Nazario’s lawyers have asked U.S. District Court Judge Roderick Young to disregard ...

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Bones beneath St. Luke’s may solve Bridger family’s 130-year-old mystery

On the floor in the chancel of St. Luke’s Historic Church & Museum – Virginia’s oldest surviving brick ...

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Museum soliciting entries for ‘ISLE Be Home For Christmas’ book

The Isle of Wight County Museum is looking for current and former county residents to submit Christmas mementos ...

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Body found in Carrollton stormwater pond may be missing man from Suffolk

Isle of Wight County sheriff’s deputies discovered a body floating in a stormwater retention pond off Carrollton and ...

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Body found in Carrollton stormwater pond

Isle of Wight County sheriff’s deputies discovered a body floating in a stormwater retention pond off Carrollton and ...

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School Board continues ‘divisive’ content policy talks

Isle of Wight County’s School Board inched closer to a compromise on a proposal to remove “divisive” content ...

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Sheriff’s office releases information on what led to arrest in Selby murder case

Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office investigators, with assistance from the Newport News Police Department, arrested a Newport ...

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Newport News man charged with killing teenager, leaving body in Isle of Wight County

A Newport News man has been charged with killing a Williamsburg teenager and leaving her body in Isle ...

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Jury awards $3,685 to Guardsman over Windsor traffic stop that went viral

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct that the jury awarded Nazario $1,000 in punitive damages ...

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Farmers Bank, TowneBank merger is complete

Nearly a year after a bitter split between its founding family and board of directors, Farmers Bank’s merger ...

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Proposed ‘divisive’ content ban meets opposition

Isle of Wight County’s School Board postponed voting on a proposed policy that would ban “inherently divisive” content ...

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Mail thefts reported in Cypress Creek

Elizabeth Boyd and her husband, both residents of Smithfield’s Cypress Creek neighborhood, paid their cable bill by placing ...