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Carr withdraws from Carrsville District School Board race

Chairwoman Jackie Carr announced at the conclusion of the Isle of Wight County School Board’s Oct. 14 meeting that she would be withdrawing her candidacy ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, October 15, 2021 2:40 pm

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Julia Perkins resigns

Julia Perkins has resigned from Isle of Wight County’s School Board. School Board Chairwoman Jackie Carr read Perkins’ resignation letter into the record of the ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:46 pm

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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

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, October 14, 2021 3:13 pm

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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

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 5:32 pm

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Planners approve duplexes

Smithfield’s Planning Commission voted 4-1 with two absent on Oct. 12 in favor of allowing former Smithfield Foods Chairman Joseph W. Luter III to construct ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 8:10 pm

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Smithfield seeks proposals to decommission dam

Smithfield’s Town Council voted unanimously with one absent on Oct. 5 to request proposals for decommissioning the Waterworks Road dam. Repairing the structure, which decades ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 5:42 pm

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Smithfield Halloween festivities to return

Downtown Smithfield’s annual Safe Trick or Treat is back for 2021 after being canceled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Main Street and Grace ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 5:41 pm

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Redistricting task force makes its choice

Isle of Wight’s 2021 redistricting task force voted unanimously with one member absent on Oct. 6 to select one of three maps as its top ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 5:40 pm

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Equity assignment given at GTMS

Isle of Wight County Schools is “not teaching students about equity and inclusion,” Superintendent Dr. Jim Thornton assured critics in June. Equity and inclusion coordinator ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 5:36 pm

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‘Souper Saturday’ returns

Despite threatening skies, the Isle of Wight Christian Outreach Program’s “Souper Saturday” event returned to Trinity United Methodist Church on Oct. 9 after a one-year ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 5:34 pm

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