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IWCS to allow parents to monitor library checkouts

In response to backlash from parents over Smithfield High School’s “Read Woke” challenge, Isle of Wight County Schools plans to allow parents remote access to ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

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Proposed hospital draws wide support

A Virginia Department of Health public hearing on Oct. 13 drew near-unanimous support for Riverside Health System’s proposed 50-bed Isle of Wight County hospital. The ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

Superintendent alleges death threats over equity

Superintendent Dr. Jim Thornton says he’s received four death threats from opponents of Isle of Wight County Schools’ equity and inclusion initiatives. Thornton made the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Faleski.

Isle of Wight appropriates ARPA funds for schools

Equity opponent asked that funding be withheld   Isle of Wight’s Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 on Sept. 16 to appropriate $3.7 million in American ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Stephen Faleski.

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 a fatality, and law enforcement officials say ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

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Isle of Wight approves $36.8M cost for Hardy

Construction to begin in December Isle of Wight County’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously with one member absent during a special called meeting Sept. 21 ... Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Faleski.

McCray certified a finalist for Camp presidency

Dr. Corey McCray has been certified a finalist by the State Board for Community Colleges to be the new president at Paul D. Camp Community ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Isle of Wight mask mandate to begin Aug. 23

Starting Aug. 23, Isle of Wight County employees and visitors who enter government buildings will be required to wear face masks when indoors — even ... Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

Over 100 without power in Isle of Wight County

Dominion Energy’s online outage map shows 118 customers in Isle of Wight County are without power as of 12:45 p.m. Sunday following last night’s storm. ... Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

IW schools will obey mask mandate

Isle of Wight County’s School Board had planned to make masks optional for the 2021-22 school year but canceled its scheduled Aug. 12 vote after ... Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

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