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Tastee Freez declared ‘blighted’

Smithfield’s Town Council voted unanimously on Dec. 7 to declare the former Tastee Freez on South Church Street “blighted.” The fast food restaurant dates to ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, December 8, 2021 9:03 am

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Surry to consider moving Bacon’s Castle polling site

Surry’s Board of Supervisors have scheduled a January public hearing on whether to permanently move the polling location for the county’s Bacon’s Castle District from ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 4:09 pm

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Surry supports Petersburg casino

Surry’s Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 on Dec. 2 to pass a resolution in support of a casino coming to the city of Petersburg. Virginia’s ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 4:08 pm

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Surry proposes no voting district changes

Surry County is proposing to make no changes to its voting districts based on 2020 census data. Surry’s Board of Supervisors adopted the current five-district ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 4:08 pm

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Surry nuclear plant to replace sirens with wireless alerts

Starting March 1, Dominion Energy’s Surry Nuclear Power Station will replace its warning sirens with wireless alerts that will come to every cell phone within ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 4:07 pm

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State, local officials make last pitch for hospital

State and local officials held a press conference Monday afternoon to make a last pitch for Riverside Health System’s proposed 50-bed Isle of Wight County ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 4:06 pm

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Laura and Lucy’s store sold

Real estate agents Jay and Amber Hassell of Smithfield have purchased the former Laura and Lucy’s antiques store space on Main Street. They’re in the ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 4:05 pm

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IWCS largely spared statewide enrollment decline

Isle of Wight County Schools is down only 11 students from its pre-pandemic division-wide enrollment. According to data the Virginia Department of Education released in ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 4:02 pm

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Hearing set for historical society lease

Isle of Wight’s Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing Dec. 9 on a proposed lease agreement that would allow the county’s historical society ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 4:02 pm

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Decommissioning dam could cost more than repairing it

Decommissioning the Waterworks Road dam could potentially be more costly than repairing it. According to an engineering report by Draper Aden Associates, bringing the town-owned ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, December 7, 2021 3:56 pm

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