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Isle of Wight (Isle of Wight, Virginia)

Isle of Wight (Isle of Wight, Virginia)
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  • Morris letter to AG challenges Isle of Wight County fair's politics ban

    ISLE OF WIGHT — State Del. Rick Morris, R-Carrollton, has officially filed his request for an attorney general's opinion on the constitutionality of the Isle of Wight County Fair Committee's prohibition of political groups at the fair. Morris was...
  • Virginia groups receive grants to battle veterans homelessness

    Three organizations in southeastern Virginia have received grants from the Department of Veterans Affairs totalling $1.4 million to help end homelessness among former service members. In all, Virginia organizations received $11.3 million in grants under...
  • Maryland student has close encounter with great white shark

    Maryland student has close encounter with great white shark
    Was it Big Kahuna? That's just a guess after seeing a video of a shark circling a boat off the coast of Ocean City that was posted online by University of Maryland student Aaron Caplan. Caplan, 19, said he was shark fishing with friends on July 30 about...
  • Residents warned to protect selves, pets after skunk tests positive for rabies

    A skunk that wandered into a yard in central Isle of Wight yesterday has tested positive for rabies, according to health officials. A dog killed the skunk when it wandered into a yard and sprayed the dog in the rural Whispering Pines Trail area of the...
  • Friday's 8/15 local schedule (updated Thursday AM)

    HIGH SCHOOLS Football (scrimmages) Bruton at Essex, 6 Nansemond River vs. Grafton (at Bailey Field), 6 Potomac vs. Jamestown (at Wanner Stadium), 5 King William vs. Lafayette (at Cooley Field), 5 Poquoson and Washington & Lee at West Point, 5 Smithfield...
  • 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....