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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: $30,500 for Sheriff's deputies apparel

    ISLE OF WIGHT — To keep Isle of Wight Sheriff's deputies looking sharp and safe, the county has allotted $30,500 for the Sheriff's Office to outfit its 49 deputies. That includes covering costs for uniforms for new deputies and replacement...
  • Industrial sludge from Smithfield Foods, others may end up on farms

    Industrial sludge from Smithfield Foods, others may end up on farms
    Farms in central Virginia may soon be spreading "industrial sludge" from companies like Smithfield Foods on their fields, if one Baltimore-based company has their way.  Synagro Technologies is seeking state permission to spread the sludge, which is...
  • Industrial sludge from West Point paper mill and Smithfield Foods plant could end up on farmland

    Leftover waste from the RockTenn Co. paper mill in West Point, the Smithfield Foods pork processing plant in Isle of Wight and the Tyson Foods poultry processing plant in Hanover County could end up on Central Virginia farmland, The Richmond Times-...
  • Tiger shark visited Ocean City inlet over weekend

    Tiger shark visited Ocean City inlet over weekend
    A 12-foot tiger shark may have slipped past locals, but it made an appearance in Ocean City over the weekend according to a non-profit that studies sharks. Septima a 1,000-pound, 12-foot-8-inch female shark tagged by researchers at Ocearch surfaced...
  • The way of the past: Smithfield's only competitor in Isle of Wight County grows hogs 12 at a time

    The way of the past: Smithfield's only competitor in Isle of Wight County grows hogs 12 at a time
    It's noontime on a humid day early in June. It stormed in Isle of Wight the night before, leaving lots of fresh mud for Pete Edwards' hogs to roll around in. Edwards, a soft-spoken, bright-eyed man, stands in the pig pen dripping sweat while mud-caked...
  • Flood warning in effect for South Hampton Roads

    The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a flood watch for portions of Hampton Roads. Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk and Virginia Beach are under the watch until Sunday evening, according to the weather service. Some areas in...
  • Some Independence Day fireworks affected by storm

    Some Independence Day fireworks affected by storm
    Officials across Hampton Roads are waiting to see if fireworks shows will have to be canceled or postponed as a hurricane, previously a tropical storm on Wednesday, tracks up the East Coast. As of Thursday, at least one Peninsula fireworks show had been...
  • $7,000: Employee recognition

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. ISLE OF WIGHT — Being a public servant can be a tough gig. There's little love...
  • $11,014: Fire and rescue personnel medical services

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. ISLE OF WIGHT — Firefighters and EMS responders need to be in peak physical...
  • Daily Press Text 2 Win Movie Ticket Sweepstakes Rules

    OFFICIAL RULES   1.            NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. The Daily Press Movie Ticket Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is sponsored by The Daily Press LLC (“Daily Press”). Promotion is only offered in the following...
  • It's in Isle of Wight's Budget: $14,637 for case management software

    ISLE OF WIGHT — The criminal justice system can be complicated, and every case comes with a lot of moving parts. Commonwealth's attorneys across the state have long relied on one computer system to juggle the many cases they handle, according to...