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Carrollton man arrested on child porn charges

A Carrollton man has been charged with possessing child pornography. Investigators with the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s ...


Power restored in Founder’s Pointe

Power appears to have been restored to roughly 100 homes in the Founder’s Pointe housing development that reported ...

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Smithfield woman dies in Route 17 crash

A Smithfield woman died in a two-vehicle crash on Route 17 Sept. 23. According to Sgt. Michelle Anaya, ...

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Isle of Wight shooting results in fatality, suspect at large

A shooting at the Safco Distribution Center in Isle of Wight County on Thursday, Sept. 23, resulted in ...

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Detour in place for Routes 17, 258 intersection starting Sept. 15

Starting as early as Sept. 15, the Virginia Department of Transportation will close the southbound lanes on Route ...


Renee Dial to succeed Vicky Hulick on School Board

Isle of Wight County’s School Board voted 3-1 Sept. 7 to appoint Renee Dial as its new Newport ...


School Board to fill vacant Newport seat Sept. 7

Editor’s note: This version corrects the length of time Vicky Hulick’s replacement will serve in an appointed capacity ...

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IW Planning OKs daycare at former school

A proposal to renovate the former James River Christian Academy on Benns Church Boulevard into a daycare facility ...

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Carrollton father pleads for justice

It’s been 143 days since a Smithfield police officer knocked on Christopher McMillian’s door in the middle of ...



VDOT to close southbound lanes of Route 17

The Virginia Department of Transportation plans to close the southbound lanes of Route 17 (Carrollton Boulevard) at the ...

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