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Isle of Wight County

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  • Surry coal plant would make a bad neighbor

    Let's say your neighbor decides to build a contraption on his property that would shoot dirty air in your direction and contaminate your soil and water.
  • Isle of Wight County Schools announces 2 new band directors

    There have been a few shakeups with staffing at Isle of Wight County Schools over the last few years, but the district is adamant that arts education will remain a big part of the school system’s instruction. Joel Joyner, a retired Army Sergeant...

    Peninsula area students make gains in math SOL scores, reflecting state trend

    Peninsula area students make gains in math SOL scores, reflecting state trend
    Students in Hampton Roads schools made progress in math on annual state Standards of Learning tests, according to data released Wednesday, while the pass rates in reading and writing dipped slightly. The gains in math reflected statewide performance,...

    Virginia releases SOL score results

    Virginia releases SOL score results
    The Virginia Department of Education has just released SOL test scores for school divisions statewide. Students made modest gains statewide in math, improving from 71 percent passing in 2012-2013 to 74 percent this past school year. "The gains...

    Couple still fighting to expand internet access

    Couple still fighting to expand internet access
    ISLE OF WIGHT — One Carrollton couple has hit some road blocks on the way to better Internet access, but they aren't ready to give up. Jim and Connie Henderson have been crusading for wider access to broadband Internet in Isle of Wight County...