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Riverside announces plans for 50-bed IW hospital 

Riverside Health System has proposed to build a 50-bed hospital on nearly 30 acres it owns in the Benn’s Grant area of Isle of Wight ... Read more

3 days ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

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

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

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IW high schools announce 2021 valedictorians, salutatorians

Smithfield and Windsor high schools, on June 10, announced their top students for the class of 2021. Smithfield High’s valedictorian is Michelle Endrusick. She will ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Last-minute changes to Windsor, Smithfield graduations

Heavy rain forecasts June 10 and 11 are likely to make the football fields at Smithfield and Windsor high schools unusable for the graduations scheduled ... Read more

4 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

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Planning OKs Mallory Scott development

The proposed 812-home Mallory Scott development is heading to Smithfield’s Town Council with a recommendation for approval from the town’s Planning Commission. The commissioners voted ... Read more

5 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Smithfield to move forward with bike trail

Smithfield’s Town Council voted June 1 to move forward with the town-funded portion of Isle of Wight County’s park-to-park trail. The matter was included in ... Read more

6 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Route 17 study moves forward

As part of the Virginia Department of Transportation’s ongoing efforts to enhance safety, improve mobility and reduce congestion on Route 17 between Brewers Neck Boulevard ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Raft Race canceled

The Pagan River Raft Race has been canceled this year due to a lack of participants having signed up by the June 5 deadline. The ... Read more

6 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Plans call for saving part of Hardy

Isle of Wight County and its school division are considering saving a portion of the 1960s-era Hardy Elementary School. A new 107,945-square-foot Hardy modeled after ... Read more

6 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Can localities opt out of legal marijuana?

Yes and no, county attorney says Virginia cities, counties and towns that wish to prevent retail marijuana stores from opening within their borders will have ... Read more

6 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

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