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Isle of Wight School Board votes 3-2 to adopt 2024-25 budget cuts

Isle of Wight County teachers will get their state-mandated 3% raise starting July 1, but not the roughly ...

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Supervisors reject multi-warehouse complex in 4-1 vote

Swayed by vocal opposition from Windsor residents, Isle of Wight County supervisors voted 4-1 on June 13 to ...

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Surry 2024 graduates ‘a different class,’ valedictorian says

Four years before Surry County High School valedictorian Amiya Shears walked across the stage to receive her diploma, ...

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‘Know where you’re going,’ nonprofit founder tells IWA graduates

For most high school seniors, graduation day marks the end of a journey that began four years ago ...

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Windsor intersection project could break ground in 2026

According to Isle of Wight County Transportation Coordinator Jamie Oliver, plans to add turn lanes to the intersection ...

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Local tribes to host ‘State of the BIPOC’ meeting

The Rushmere Community Development Corporation and Warraskoyack and Quiyoughcohannock tribes will host a virtual “State of the BIPOC” ...

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Main Street Baptist pastor awarded fellowship to study historic Black land ownership

The Rev. James Harrison, pastor of Main Street Baptist Church in Smithfield since 1996, is one of five ...

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Bark in the Park returns

Isle of Wight County Parks and Recreation reprised its “Bark in the Park” fundraiser that debuted in 2022. ...

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Four file for Smithfield Town Council seats

Four candidates to date have filed to be on the November ballot for four available seats on Smithfield’s ...

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Hampton Roads Classical commemorates 80th anniversary of D-Day

Students from Hampton Roads Classical, lead by Headmaster Andy Gist, performed patriotic recitations including the preamble to the ...

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Moonlight Solar on supervisors’ June 13 agenda

Only one of two proposed solar farms opposed by Isle of Wight County’s Planning Commission will be on ...

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IW supervisors propose audit committee

Isle of Wight supervisors are proposing to form a new committee tasked with keeping a closer eye on ...

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Smithfield adopts 2024-25 budget, new trash and water rates

Smithfield’s Town Council voted on June 4 to adopt its $11.2 million 2024-25 budget, a 9.3% increase over ...

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‘Almost halfway there:’ Riverside Smithfield Hospital exterior taking shape

At the end of February, the Riverside Smithfield Hospital construction site consisted of dirt, gravel and the first ...

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Smithfield DMV to open June 10

Smithfield’s long-awaited new Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles office will open its doors on June 10. A ribbon-cutting ...

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New developer buys, plans to expand stalled St. Luke’s Village

A developer’s plans to purchase and revive the stalled St. Luke’s Village housing development in Carrollton are moving ...

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Smithfield High boys soccer team advances to state semifinals

Smithfield High School’s boys soccer team is one step closer to a state championship. The Packers beat Mechanicsville ...

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Undefeated: Smithfield girls flag football sees standout first season

An all-female flag football team from Smithfield is headed to the season championship undefeated after a standout inaugural ...

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Mayor denies impropriety in facilitating $6 million Luter donation

Smithfield Mayor Steve Bowman pushed back against accusations of impropriety at the Town Council’s June 4 meeting after ...

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Long-stalled Claremont water upgrade to break ground

A long-stalled upgrade of Claremont’s water system is scheduled to break ground on June 12.  Claremont’s Town Council ...