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Meme targets school equity coordinator

A meme showing Isle of Wight County Schools' coordinator of equity and inclusion, Kiyaana Cox-Jones, in a pose some commenters are calling a Nazi salute ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Nazario lawsuit trial date set

A federal judge has set a March 28, 2022, trial date for Army 2nd Lt. Caron Nazario’s lawsuit against one current and one former member ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Vicky Hulick leaving School Board

Isle of Wight County School Board member Vicky Hulick announced on July 6 that she plans to step down from her elected role come mid ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Tastee Freez blighted?

The former Tastee Freez restaurant on South Church Street may yet be spared a Smithfield Town Council ordinance declaring it “blighted.” Town officials had written ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Surry cancels gun ordinance hearing

Surry County has canceled its Aug. 5 public hearing on a proposed ordinance that would ban firearms in government buildings, parks and at public events ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Sheriff’s Office gets military surplus boats

Isle of Wight County’s Sheriff’s Office will be getting two new boats through a military surplus contract. One is a 22-foot Triton center console with ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Putnam sentenced in child porn, spray tan scam

Michelle Putnam of Carrollton will serve 15 years in prison, followed by 10 years of supervised probation for taking nude photos of women without their ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Petition seeks Julia Perkins’ recall from School Board

Candice Vande Brake, a parent who’s spoken repeatedly against Critical Race Theory at recent Isle of Wight County School Board meetings, has started a petition ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Parents push back on transgender policies

Isle of Wight County’s School Board received backlash from parents, and one student, at its July 12 meeting over a series of proposed policy changes ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Man found not guilty by reason of insanity

A Smithfield man accused of one of Smithfield’s most shocking murders in recent memory was found not guilty by reason of insanity last year and ... Read more

3 days ago by Tracy Agnew.

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