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Campaign donations show interest in IW clerk’s race

Campaign finance reports show a high interest in who becomes Isle of Wight County’s next clerk of circuit ...


Energy task force gives quarterly update

Isle of Wight County’s energy task force plans to make its recommendations to the Board of Supervisors within ...


Orbit Road solar farm developers pledge to replant improperly felled trees

A 20-acre solar farm on Orbit Road is back on track to begin construction after its owner agreed ...


Area juvenile detainees will move to Williamsburg

Isle of Wight and Southampton counties have partnered with the cities of Franklin and Suffolk to house children ...


262 homes proposed behind Tractor Supply

A proposed mixed-use development would add 262 homes and five commercial parcels along the Benns Church Boulevard corridor. ...


Halloween-themed murder mystery dinner comes to Smithfield

Smithfield’s murder mystery dinner theater troupe, All Y’all Players, is back with a new show just in time ...


Challengers outspend incumbents in IW School Board races

First-time candidates in all three Isle of Wight County School Board races have outspent their incumbent opponents. Campaign ...


Planners postpone vote on Sweetgrass development

A public hearing on a mixed-use community proposed just outside Smithfield drew a handful of speakers in opposition ...


17-cent tax rate back on the table for Smithfield

Smithfield’s Town Council plans to advertise a real estate tax rate 3 cents higher than the one it ...



Smithfield man won’t face charges for crash that killed wife

A Smithfield man won’t face charges in connection with a car accident that killed his wife. Virginia State ...

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