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Water main replacement waiting on deeds of easement

Windsor Town Council addressed the Duke Street and Virginia Avenue water main replacement project during the Tuesday, May ...


SHS charities announce scholarship winners

SHS Charities Inc. — a nonprofit organization comprised of Smithfield High School graduates formed to provide financial, business ...

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Officer helps celebrate Children’s Book Week

One of the recent Children’s Book Week Celebrations at the Windsor Library involved a storytime with Windsor Police ...

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IW supervisors ‘set aside’ $1.5 million in school funding

Isle of Wight supervisors have approved the county’s $88.9 million 2022-23 budget and tax rates — with one ...

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Discussion continues on senior services at Windsor Town Center

The Windsor Town Council heard at its regular April meeting the recommendations from the Windsor Town Center Advisory ...

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Carrollton Ruritans announce scholarship winners

The Carrollton Ruritan Club has announced its scholarship recipients for 2022. Four high school seniors will receive $1,000 ...

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County, Suffolk to apply for money to start Windsor bus service

Windsor residents could someday take the bus to get to Suffolk, but it likely is more than two ...

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‘Someone’s finally saying it’s not your fault’

Smithfield High students influenced human trafficking law   Monica Charleston’s earliest memory of sex, at age 9, came ...

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Isle of Wight County

IW School Board gives raises to teachers, administrators

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect a corrected dollar amount for the salary of coordinators. ...


Surry farmers market canceled

Tonight’s Surry County farmers market has ben canceled due to a forecast of inclement weather. The event was ...

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Law Enforcement United passes through Smithfield

Smithfield’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8545 coordinated a flag line for riders in the Law Enforcement United ...


Smithfield planners revise mixed-use zoning proposal

The Smithfield Planning Commission was scheduled to vote May 10 on a proposed zoning ordinance change that would ...

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More changes to new Smithfield comprehensive plan

Smithfield’s Planning Commission deferred voting on the town’s updated comprehensive plan after requesting changes to the document at ...


Farmers Bank’s feud with ousted chairman intensifies ahead of annual meeting

Disagreement over how aggressively to pursue a sale or merger led to the ouster of Farmers Bank Chairman ...


Special education needs rising in Surry

While Surry County Public Schools overall enrollment has been declining since 2015, its percentage of students in special ...


Tenor to perform for Sundays at Four

Ricky Goodwyn Jr., a senior at James Madison University who grew up in Western Tidewater, will perform at ...


Woman’s Club tours schools

Fourteen members of The Woman’s Club of Smithfield went back to school on May 6 for an eye-opening ...


Smithfield High DECA Club gets Marriott grant

Through a grant from the J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, the Smithfield High School DECA (Distributive ...


Smithfield Foods honored

Smithfield Foods Inc. is the pork brand Americans trust the most, according to a recent consumer survey conducted ...


Rives, Neighbours inducted in Phi Kappa Phi

Two Isle of Wight County residents recently were initiated into Phi Kappa Phi honor society. Smithfield resident Michelle ...