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Isle of Wight (Isle of Wight, Virginia)

Isle of Wight (Isle of Wight, Virginia)
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  • Living Here: Smithfield

    Living Here: Smithfield
    Smithfield is known for ham. Home of Smithfield Foods, which was named a Fortune 500 company again in 2013, the town's ham history dates to the Native Americans, who have been credited with originating the salt- and hardwood-smoked dry-cured...
  • Living Here: Windsor

    Living Here: Windsor
    Windsor is a small town at the crossroads of U.S. routes 258 and 460 in the center of Isle of Wight County. "Corrowaugh" was the first recorded name for what would later become Windsor. Corrowaugh was established as a post office in 1852, with mail...
  • Living Here: Museums and historic sites

    Living Here: Museums and historic sites
    Museums and sites can help you track the story of our region. From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our area. History museums 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets,...
  • Living Here: Federal and state elected officials

    Living Here: Federal and state elected officials
    U.S. Senate Sen. Mark Warner (D) Washington, D.C., office: 475 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Phone: 202-224-2023 Norfolk office: 101 W. Main Street Suite 4900 Norfolk, Va. 23510 Phone: 757-441-3079 Contact...
  • Living Here: Museums and galleries

    Living Here: Museums and galleries
    From the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum in Williamsburg to the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, art abounds in Hampton Roads. Art museums 1. Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum. Nationally acclaimed American folk art collection...
  • Daring night attack off Newport News Point

    Most of the sailors in the Union's North Atlantic Blockading Squadron were sound asleep when a small, nearly silent craft slipped through the darkness off Newport News Point early on April 9, 1864, and headed toward the USS Minnesota. Then a...
  • Peninsula has two of the state's healthiest communities

    Peninsula has two of the state's healthiest communities
    More than one in four adults in York and James City counties are obese and fewer than one in five exercise on a regular basis, but those two counties still rank as the healthiest on the Peninsula. The counties also rank among the 10 healthiest...
  • $326,000: Landfill post-closure care

    Editor's note: This is part of a daily series examining specific line items in state and local budgets. ISLE OF WIGHT — The continued care of a landfill the county closed years ago will cost Isle of Wight $326,000 next year under the current...
  • Suspended Newport News doctor explains his practice

    Suspended Newport News doctor explains his practice
    Tall and lanky, the 69-year-old physician surveyed his empty waiting room. Four binders holding partial medical records sat on a shelf, ready for patients to pick up. Magazines overflowed on the central table, a plant reached for the ceiling. He'd...
  • Late Wednesday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Baseball Nansemond River 3, Beaufort (S.C.) 2 Oscar Smith 9, Salem 4 Atlantic Shores 5, Notre Dame (W.Va.) 1 Greenbrier Christian 4, Logan (W.Va.) 2 Hickory 9, Cane Bay (S.C.) 1 Bayside 7, Indian River 3   BAYSIDE 10, WALSINGHAM AC. 5    Walsingham 021...
  • Peninsula locales in middle of pack for smoking

    Peninsula locales in middle of pack for smoking
    The 5 percent drop in the U.S. smoking rate among both men and women from 1996 to 2012 has been unevenly distributed geographically, according to the latest report by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. "Declining rates have been driven...