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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Elite soccer champs

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

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Carrollton

New businesses in Carrollton

The Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 8 to celebrate the ...

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Isle of Wight County

Retired superintendent’s $91K retirement payout exceeded School Board policy

Retired Superintendent Dr. Jim Thornton received a $91,000 payout from Isle of Wight County Schools in June as ...

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Carrollton

IW supervisors OK private sports club at former school gym

Isle of Wight County supervisors gave final approval July 21 to a proposal to convert the former James ...

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Smithfield 10U, 12U teams finish fourth in World Series

Smithfield’s 10U (ages 10 and under) and 12U (ages 12 and under) baseball teams each finished fourth in ...

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Carrollton

Update: North Carolina man dies in wreck near James River Bridge

A two-car crash Monday morning near the James River Bridge left one person dead and blocked traffic in ...

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Wawa vote delayed over traffic concerns

Isle of Wight County supervisors have delayed voting on a proposed Wawa gas station near Smithfield High School, ...

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Supervisors OK sand borrow pit reopening, expansion in southern IW

Isle of Wight County supervisors have approved expanding a sand borrow pit located near the Franklin Regional Airport. ...

Isle of Wight County

Isle of Wight supervisors delay vote on unspent school funds

Isle of Wight County supervisors will wait until their August meeting to vote on whether to allow the ...

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Carrollton

Supervisors OK Carrollton self-storage facility

Isle of Wight County supervisors have approved a 120,000-square-foot self-storage facility in Carrollton. W.C. Sawyer, who owns and ...

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Isle of Wight, Surry under severe thunderstorm watch

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Isle of Wight and Surry counties through ...