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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

4 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

‘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

4 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

James Madison University welcomes class of 2025

James Madison University recently welcomed the class of 2025 to campus. The incoming freshman class represents an accomplished, diverse group of individuals who hail from ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Lawyer shares journey from Camptown to the NSA

Tena Lawyer is a retired teacher from the U.S. intelligence community who is used to being busy, but she found herself with a lot of ... Read more

4 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Wayne Community College, Smithfield Foods sign apprentices

Smithfield Foods and Wayne Community College accepted a third cohort of maintenance apprentices in a signing ceremony recently. The new cohort adds 13 apprentices to ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Smithfield approves police sign-on bonuses

Smithfield’s Town Council voted unanimously on Oct. 5 to authorize its police department to offer sign-on bonuses to new sworn personnel. The department plans to ... Read more

4 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Windsor PD, Nazario settle subpoena fight

Lawyers representing Army 2nd Lt. Caron Nazario and Windsor’s Police Department reached an agreement Sept. 30 regarding subpoenaed town records. Nazario is suing WPD Officer ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

Teen pleads guilty to manslaughter

A former Smithfield High School student charged with fatally shooting his classmate in March pleaded guilty in Isle of Wight County Circuit Court on Oct. ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

Sheriff’s office continues to investigate suspicious death

Investigators from the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate the death of Donald Clarke. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Bacon fest returns

Smithfield’s annual Bacon, Bourbon & Music Fest returned to Windsor Castle Park on Oct. 2 after having been canceled last year due to the coronavirus ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Faleski.

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