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Isle of Wight (Isle of Wight, Virginia)

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  • 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...
  • $302,000: Professional reassessment services

    ISLE OF WIGHT — The Isle of Wight Board of Supervisors approved a county-wide property value reassessment earlier this year after postponing the biennial reassessment last year in an effort to save the county money. Under the proposed budget for...
  • Late Thursday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results and honors

    Boys basketball GROUP 2A ALL-STATE Player of the Year: Caleb Tanner, Floyd County. Coach of the Year: Kenny Murphy, Dan River. First team: Caleb Tanner, Floyd County, Sr.; Marcus Carter, Bruton, Sr.; Tremaine Edmunds, Dan River, Jr.; Terrell Edmunds,...
  • $53,000: Skating Rink

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series looking at line items in state and local budgets. ISLE OF WIGHT — In the southernmost area of Isle of Wight, just north of Franklin, the county government operates a skating rink to give local kids...
  • Your tax money: Hampton Roads local governments gear up for budget season

    At some point over the next six to eight weeks, a bunch of people you may — or may not — remember voting into office are going to sit down with some phone-book-sized documents and consider whether to make your monthly house payment or annual...
  • Opening day a thrill for Langley Speedway drivers; Greg Edwards wins Late Model opener

    Opening day a thrill for Langley Speedway drivers; Greg Edwards wins Late Model opener
    HAMPTON — In one sense, opening day at a stock-car racing track is similar to the first game at a professional baseball field. A mix of veterans and rookies share the same butterflies and sense of anticipation. There is one big difference...
  • 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...
  • Daily Press Internship Programs

    The Program The Daily Press Media Group offers a paid summer internship program in its three newsrooms. Internships may be filled in several newsroom functions: local news, sports, features, online/digital, editing or photo. You'll be assigned real...
  • A luxurious putter around Britain aboard the Patricia

    A luxurious putter around Britain aboard the Patricia
    SWANSEA, Wales — The Patricia is a small, hardworking ship that putters around the coast of England and Wales, tending buoys and lighthouses. At 283 feet long, it's about a quarter the length of Cunard's vaunted Queen Mary 2 ocean liner. And yet...
  • VDOT official to Isle of Wight Board: U.S. 460 project "refocused," not delayed

    A Department of Transportation official told the Isle of Wight Board of Supervisors on Thursday that the U.S. 460 project was being refocused, not suspended entirely. The project, a new 55-mile stretch of divided highway slated to be built along the...
  • Route 460 expansion halted amid permitting concerns

    Route 460 expansion halted amid permitting concerns
    The state will halt spending on the Route 460 expansion project until the Army Corps of Engineers gives its final OK, according to the state's top transportation official, and much to the disappointment of local officials. Transportation Secretary...