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Supt. briefs School Board on transgender law

A state law passed in 2020 requires all Virginia public schools to adopt policies pertaining to transgender students by the start of the 2021-2022 school ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

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Animal Control removes 110 dogs, other animals from farm

Isle of Wight County Animal Control personnel have removed 110 dogs and 150 other animals from a Windsor-area farm whose owner recently died. According to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Faleski.

Planning takes issue with Hardy fence

Isle of Wight’s Planning Commission gave its approval May 25 for the new Hardy Elementary that is to break ground in June — but took ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Faleski.

Isle of Wight Academy graduates 40 seniors

For Isle of Wight Academy’s 2021 valedictorian, Allison Dolan, the school’s May 28 outdoor commencement ceremony didn’t just mark the end of high school for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Stephen Faleski.

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Confederate monument removed from county land

Editor’s note: This story was originally published May 8 and updated at 4:07 p.m. May 10 with additional statements from Volpe Boykin, Valerie Butler and ... Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Faleski.

Demolition derby held at IW fairgrounds

There are a lot of rules for entering a demolition derby. The entry form for the one at the Isle of Wight County Fairgrounds on ... Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

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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

2 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

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