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Pedestrian fatally struck in Carrollton; driver charged with DUI

A Newport News woman has been charged with drunken driving after an unidentified pedestrian was struck late Saturday ...


Isle of Wight treasurer retiring

Judith Wells will retire effective July 1 as Isle of Wight County’s treasurer after serving in the role ...


Over 800 IW homeowners contesting tax valuations

Isle of Wight County’s recent property reassessment, which saw single-family home values rise 34% on average since 2019, ...

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Surry supervisors approve 71 cent real estate tax rate, budget

By Akilah Frye Staff writer Surry County supervisors approved a real estate tax rate of 71 cents per ...


Isle of Wight adopts lowered 71-cent real estate tax rate

Isle of Wight County supervisors have reduced the county’s real estate tax rate by 14 cents to lessen ...


Draining of Sunken Meadow pond temporary, officials say

By Akilah Frye Staff Writer The temporary draining of a large pond near Claremont in Surry County is ...


Prostate cancer awareness event set for June 17 in Surry

By Akilah Frye Staff writer During the Juneteenth weekend, the Hampton Roads Prostate Health Forum, in partnership with ...

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Daughter of plaintiff in IW stormwater lawsuit looks to join case

The daughter of a deceased Carrollton man whose estate remains embroiled in a lawsuit against Isle of Wight ...

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Sheriff’s deputy, husband charged in alleged domestic assault

An Isle of Wight County sheriff’s deputy and her husband were each arrested earlier this month and charged ...


17th Senate District Republican primary candidate profile: Emily Brewer

A Republican primary is set for June 20 to decide the party’s nominee for the new 17th Senate ...

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