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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

2 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

‘Vulgar’ emails sent to IW students

Officials with Isle of Wight County Schools are blaming a hacker for “vulgar” and “despicable” emails sent to roughly 90 students multiple times Jan. 5. ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Auction brings in donations

Elevate Church and RECORE felt the giving spirits of the community and recently announced that the inaugural ELEVATE HOPE online auction was met with great ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Smithfield Foods announces new executive team

Smithfield Foods has appointed seven people to new executive leadership roles in the company. Russ Dokken is chief sales officer, responsible for aligning sales, marketing, ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Local experts skeptical of plan to cut vaccine doses

Local health experts who participated in the Isle of Wight County NAACP’s virtual COVID-19 panel discussion Jan. 4 expressed reservations about a U.S. Food and ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

LPJ Middle School gets 21st Century grant

Luther Porter Jackson Middle School in Surry County was one of 51 schools to recently receive a 21st Century Community Learning Center grant from the ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

Smithfield water rates increase

Town Council formally approved water and sewer rate increases for Smithfield customers this year. Under the town’s adopted 2020-2021 fiscal year budget, for water service ... Read more

3 days ago by Nate Delesline III.

Possible COVID-19 exposure from teacher training

A Carrsville Elementary School employee tested positive for COVID-19 shortly after attending in-person restraint and seclusion training at the school on Dec. 4. Several others ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

IW receives new disaster response vehicle

Isle of Wight County has a new tool available to support local and regional public safety. The county recently took delivery of a new mass ... Read more

3 days ago by Nate Delesline III.

IW Museum Foundation publishes ‘Dr. Purdie’s Papers’

In 1853, Dr. John Robinson Purdie of Smithfield charged N.P. Young $2.50 for a house call on May 22. “Leeching Sallie” cost another $2.50. In ... Read more

3 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

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