Stoup property sold for $100,000

After nearly 15 years without definitive plans for the controversial Stoup property at the base of the James ...


Brewer-Sadler race to be decided by convention

The Republican Party of Virginia will hold a convention rather than a primary election to decide whether Del. ...


New solar farm slated for $12.1 million land purchase

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with confirmation from AES that the purchased land is intended for ...


Isle of Wight repays International Paper $8.3 million in machinery taxes

Isle of Wight County has refunded International Paper $8.3 million in machinery and tools taxes, plus interest. A ...

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Hearing set for ordinance that would limit solar farms to 2% of ‘prime’ soils

Isle of Wight County’s Planning Commission will hold a Feb. 28 public hearing on a proposed ordinance that ...


Tuesday’s internet outage tied to bridge work

Tuesday’s hours-long Charter outage in Smithfield was the result of a contractor inadvertently cutting a fiber optic cable ...



School Board bylaw discussion again postponed

The Isle of Wight County School Board has again delayed action on a series of proposed bylaws that ...



Hardy central office renovation now estimated at $1.3 million, involves saving two wings of old school

Saving part of the 1960s-era Hardy Elementary and converting it into the school division’s new central office will ...


Windsor Boy Scouts clean up Tyler Cemetery

Boy Scout Troop 41, based out of Windsor, seized an opportunity to serve its community recently when it ...


Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library coming to Isle of Wight

Smithfield Foods has provided funding to bring singer-songwriter Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to Isle of Wight County. Parton’s ...

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