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Carrollton House stands test of time

At about 220 years old, the Carrollton House continues to stand the test of time. The building near the intersection of Reynolds Drive and Norsworthy ... Read more

5 hours ago by Nate Delesline III.

Development’s size is sticking point

Adding more than 1,100 new homes to Smithfield will adversely affect the town’s charm and character and further strain community infrastructure such as roads, schools ... Read more

5 hours ago by Nate Delesline III.

Smithfield Foods CEO to retire in ’21

Smithfield Foods President and Chief Executive Officer Ken Sullivan plans to retire in early 2021, the company announced Oct. 19. Dennis Organ, the company’s chief ... Read more

5 hours ago by Nate Delesline III.

What’s next for Nike missile?

COVID-19 puts restoration plans on hold In a fenced-off area of Carrollton’s Nike Park near the cinderblock buildings that date to its Cold War days ... Read more

5 hours ago by Stephen Faleski.

IW school dining services leader honored

Angie Smith, director of dining services for Isle of Wight County Schools, was recently recognized as a K-12 food service hero by Food Management magazine. ... Read more

5 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Chippokes hosting war reenactment

Chippokes Plantation State Park in Surry plans to host three Revolutionary War reenactments this month. The events, which are the park’s first after reopening with ... Read more

5 hours ago by Nate Delesline III.

November election deadlines approaching

Several deadlines are approaching for voters who want to cast their ballots in the Nov. 3 election. The deadline to request an absentee ballot is ... Read more

5 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Extra $2M for Hardy Elementary water?

Supplying a new Hardy Elementary School with drinking water could cost Isle of Wight County upwards of $2 million beyond what the county has already ... Read more

5 hours ago by Stephen Faleski.

IW schools farm manager honored

Daniel Judkins, the farm manager for Isle of Wight County Schools, was recently honored as one of Virginia Tech’s Agricultural Technology Outstanding Alumni. Judkins started ... Read more

5 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Diver rises to the top

By perfecting his diving, Matt Pettit has risen to the top of his field. The 12-year-old Smithfield Middle School seventh-grader already has an impressive list ... Read more

5 hours ago by Nate Delesline III.

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