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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

4 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month ago by Stephen Faleski.

IW School Board adds transgender law to policies

Isle of Wight County’s School Board voted 3-1 Aug. 12 to enact a series of policy changes intended to protect transgender students. State law now ... Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Faleski.

IW schools plan to make masks optional

Isle of Wight County Schools plans to make masks optional for the 2021-2022 school year. A nationwide COVID-19 resurgence fueled by the more contagious delta ... Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Faleski.

Tornado warning issued for Isle of Wight

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for the southern end of Isle of Wight County, the city of Franklin and parts of ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

IW School Board meeting rescheduled for July 12

Isle of Wight County’s School Board has rescheduled its meeting scheduled for this afternoon to July 12 due to a forecast of inclement weather from ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

IW opposed to collective bargaining

A May 1 change in state law has ended Virginia’s 1993 ban on public sector employees bargaining collectively with their local governments. The law now ... Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

Trial date set for stormwater lawsuit

Carrollton resident Otis Brock, who’s suing Isle of Wight County over a collapsed stormwater pipe that’s been washing away his yard since 2018, will have ... Read more

3 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

County portion of trail opens

After more than two decades in the making, Isle of Wight County’s portion of the Carrollton to Smithfield park-to-park trail is finally complete and open ... Read more

3 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

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