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Isle of Wight (Isle of Wight, Virginia)

Isle of Wight (Isle of Wight, Virginia)
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  • It's in Isle of Wight's budget: $15,000 for fireworks

    ISLE OF WIGHT — Many fingers were crossed around Hampton Roads when Hurricane Arthur was bearing down on Hampton Roads ahead of this year's July 4th holiday. Worse than a few barbecues or beach days being nixed in Isle of Wight was the threat of...
  • Changes emerge in redesigned Daily Press

    Changes emerge in redesigned Daily Press
    More content, a repurposed Town Square section and the return of a former Daily Press nameplate are awaiting readers in their Sunday morning newspapers. Officials and staff with the Newport News-based Daily Press, now part of Tribune Publishing,...
  • TRAFFIC: Emergency road work blocks 1 lane on Route 17

    On Route 17 southbound at the James River Bridge, emergency road work has blocked the left lane. Eastbound traffic on I-64 in Hampton is backed up 2 miles at the HRBT. Eastbound traffic backup about 1 mile in Portsmouth near US-58W on VA-164....
  • Morris to seek AG opinion on county fair's political group ban

    Morris to seek AG opinion on county fair's political group ban
    ISLE OF WIGHT – Del. Rick Morris, R-Carrollton, will request an opinion from Attorney General Mark Herring later this week about whether the Isle of Wight County Fair Committee's decision to bar him from handing out legislative literature...
  • Pollution cuts ordered for coastal bays

    Pollution cuts ordered for coastal bays
    Federal regulators approved new pollution limits Monday for Maryland's coastal bays aimed at restoring water quality in the shallow lagoons that serve both as playground for Ocean City vacationers and vital habitat for fish and wildlife. Like the...
  • Isle of Wight economic development director 'voluntarily resigns'

    Lisa Perry, the longtime economic development director with Isle of Wight, is no longer in the county's employ. Perry had been on extended medical leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act during the month of July and was expected to return on Aug....
  • New flood maps could cost Isle of Wight, Smithfield residents

    ISLE OF WIGHT — New federal flood maps will include 324 properties in Isle of Wight inside high-risk flood zones and may cost homeowners who fall within the boundaries, according to county officials. The maps outline the "100-year flood plain," an...
  • Share the road — especially with the sheriff

    Cyclist Mark Marshall was pedaling his bicycle from the Farm Fresh to the CVS on Route 10 recently, something he often does when he has a few small errands to run. Marshall is also the county's sheriff, but he was wearing a bright yellow cyclist's jersey...
  • 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...
  • Take a free walking tour of Smithfield

    Take a free walking tour of Smithfield
    Historic homes are among the sights to see on a free walking tour of downtown Smithfield on Saturday, Aug. 9. The hour-long tour begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Isle of Wight County Museum, said Jennifer England, a spokeswoman for the city. "We'll...
  • Newport News man injured in Isle of Wight crash

    Newport News man injured in Isle of Wight crash
    A Newport News man was taken to the hospital Wednesday morning after his vehicle was hit and overturned in Isle of Wight County, a Virginia State Police spokeswoman said. Police were dispatched to Route 17 near Whippingham Parkway in Carrollton at about...