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IW Confederate monument moving south

Within the next 90 days, Isle of Wight’s Confederate monument will be moving to land in the southern end of the county owned by Volpe ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

IW proposes $85.8M budget, 4-cent tax increase

Isle of Wight County’s proposed fiscal year 2021-2022 budget includes a 4-cent real estate tax increase, intended to fund debt payments associated with the Hardy ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Faleski.

Proposed cigarette tax to be put to public hearing

Isle of Wight’s Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 March 18 to authorize County Attorney Bobby Jones to draft an ordinance imposing a cigarette tax. Changes ... Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Faleski.

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State Police pull two vehicles from Blackwater River

A Virginia State Police dive team raised two vehicles from the bottom of the Blackwater River March 10. One is a 1994 Ford F-150 pickup ... Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Faleski.

New administrators in proposed ’22 school budget

Isle of Wight County Schools’ proposed $69.7 million budget for the next school year includes new central office positions, among them two coordinators who will ... Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

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Isle of Wight votes to move monument

Isle of Wight’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Feb. 18 to relocate the Confederate monument that’s stood outside the county’s government complex for the past ... Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

Budget may shift for math, reading specialists 

Isle of Wight County teachers — especially those who serve the youngest students — will probably need additional support professionals in the classroom to help ... Read more

2 months ago by Nate Delesline III.

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Windsor says ‘no’ to monument

In a unanimous Feb. 9 vote, Windsor’s Town Council rejected the idea of relocating Isle of Wight County’s Confederate monument to the town’s municipal cemetery. ... Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

Grice, Rosie to lead IW supervisors

Isle of Wight County’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Jan. 7 to name Dick Grice of Smithfield as its chairman for 2021 and Don Rosie ... Read more

3 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

Windsor to poll citizenry on monument

Windsor plans to poll its citizenry on the idea of moving Isle of Wight County’s Confederate monument to the town’s municipal cemetery — surveys Mayor ... Read more

3 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

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