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Surry promotes small businesses

In an effort to support local small businesses, Surry County Economic Development Department is enticing shoppers to support small businesses and participate in their “Shop ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Windsor gets another mural

In Windsor near where South Court Street meets the railroad tracks stands a one-story brick storefront that dates to the early 1900s. It’s one of ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

Surry schools debut new strategic plan

Surry County’s School Board took a first look at a new strategic plan — one its creators say is based on lessons learned during the ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

Sheriff’s Office won’t share footage of officer’s alleged prior force

The Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office, on Nov. 18, acknowledged the existence of body camera footage and an internal affairs report purported to show ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

Real estate TV show to highlight Smithfield

Two Smithfield real estate agents will be featured on an upcoming episode of a new national television show titled “Financing the American Dream.” The show, ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

IW to share in Nike Park Road cost

Isle of Wight County’s Board of Supervisors, on Nov. 18, pledged to share half the cost of the Virginia Department of Transportation’s proposed Nike Park ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

IW to hold off vaccine mandate

Isle of Wight County will hold off enacting a COVID-19 vaccine-or-test requirement for its employees until legal challenges to the Biden administration’s federal mandate are ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

IW Supervisors approves laboratory

Isle of Wight County’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Nov. 18 to allow a former Smithfield Foods office building to be repurposed as a ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

Christmas comes early to Smithfield

Christmas came early to Smithfield on Nov. 19 with the return of the town’s annual tree-lighting ceremony after a one-year, pandemic-imposed hiatus. Fittingly, Will Drewery, ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Faleski.

A new book for the holidays

Smithfield’s favorite pitbull has a new book out just in time to celebrate Christmas. Sonja McGiboney, who lives in Smithfield, has released her newest book ... Read more

1 week ago by Rachel Austin.

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