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Studio 37 ‘jamboree’ moves to Georgie Tyler Middle School

Studio 37, a dance school in Windsor, will host its second annual “Holly Jolly Hometown Jamboree” on Dec. ...

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Town moves to declare house ‘blighted’ where missing Smithfield man’s body was found

As police await a cause-of-death ruling for a man whose body was discovered in an abandoned Smithfield house ...

Isle of Wight County

Explainer: What can, and can’t, Isle of Wight do with its opioid settlement money?

Isle of Wight County supervisors are mulling potential uses for the roughly $416,000 the locality expects to receive ...

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Deer carcass left rotting in Smithfield cul-de-sac

Despite a multi-year ongoing investigation, Virginia Conservation Police say they still haven’t identified who’s been leaving deer carcasses ...

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U.S. Rep. A. Donald McEachin dies at 61

U.S. Rep. A. Donald McEachin, D-Va., who represented Surry County in Congress, died Nov. 28 at age 61. ...

Education

Smithfield High School scholars

Smithfield High students Cameron Barrett, left, and Ayden Shannon have been named Commended Students in the 2023 National ...

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Ferry to operate at reduced capacity Nov. 29, Dec. 1

The Jamestown-Scotland Ferry will operate at reduced capacity Tuesday and Thursday this week. According to the Virginia Department ...

Windsor

Train collides with tractor-trailer in Windsor

Virginia State Police is investigating a crash involving a tractor-trailer and a passing train on the tracks crossing ...

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Cold Case: Who left a burned body in the Darden family’s field in 1991?

Editor’s note: A new state law requires Virginia State Police to maintain a publicly accessible online database of ...

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Planners OK 637-acre Zuni solar farm

Isle of Wight County’s Planning Commission is recommending approval of a proposed 71-megawatt solar farm and substation in ...

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Ringing in the Holidays: Smithfield lights town tree, hosts Mistletoe Market

Smithfield kicked off the Christmas season with its annual tree-lighting ceremony on Nov. 18, followed by its Mistletoe ...

Education

IWCS culinary arts students prepare Thanksgiving meals for families in need

Isle of Wight County Schools culinary arts students recently prepared 103 Thanksgiving meals for families in need. Each ...

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Smithfield Youth Packers are Super Bowl champs

The Smithfield Packers Youth Sports 6-and-under Flag/Blue and 14U teams traveled to Bailey Field at York High School ...

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Surry ‘energy policy’ draws mixed reaction

A proposed “energy policy” amendment to Surry County’s 2040 Comprehensive Plan drew mixed reactions from residents at a ...

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Santa makes ’22 debut at Isle of Wight County Museum

Saylor DeMatteo gets some reassurance from her mom, Anna-Maria DeMatteo of Zuni, that St. Nick is a pretty ...

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Supervisors delay vote on expanding solar farm in southern Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight County supervisors have postponed voting on a developer’s request to add acreage to a planned ...

Isle of Wight County

IWCS equity coordinator to leave

Isle of Wight County Schools’ equity and inclusion coordinator, Kiyaana Cox-Jones, will leave her position at the end ...

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Route 460 bridge reopens after rehab

All lanes of Windsor Boulevard (Route 460) reopened to traffic on Nov. 18 following the on-time completion of ...

Carrollton

IW supervisor named to Virginia Association of Counties executive committee

Isle of Wight County Board of Supervisors Vice Chairman William McCarty was recently elected to serve as the ...

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Smithfield proposes allowing permanent shipping containers in limited areas

Smithfield’s Planning Commission is considering a change to the town’s zoning ordinance that would allow shipping containers as ...