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Isle of Wight (Isle of Wight, Virginia)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Man charged in Smithfield slaying was 'patently psychotic' during mental evaluation

    Man charged in Smithfield slaying was 'patently psychotic' during mental evaluation
    Last February, a sleepy Smithfield neighborhood that sits right behind the Smithfield Police Department was rocked by the brutal slaying of an elderly woman. According to court records, prosecutors believe David Ricciardi attacked Naira Davis with a...
  • Dog shot after attacking officer in Isle of Wight County

    An animal control officer shot a loose dog last week after it attacked the officer who was trying to restrain it, an Isle of Wight Sheriff's Office spokesman said  The incident happened in the 23000 block of Pearl Court in Carrollton July 25, Major...
  • $15,380: Elections expenses

    $15,380: Elections expenses
    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 — That proud American tradition of choosing your elected...
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...