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Isle of Wight County

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  • International Paper again Isle of Wight County's No. 1 taxpayer

    International Paper again Isle of Wight County's No. 1 taxpayer
    International Paper is once again Isle of Wight's largest taxpayer, paying the county more than $3 million in real estate, property, business equipment, machinery and tools over the previous fiscal year.
  • Smithfield Olden Days kicks off this Friday

    The annual Smithfield Olden Days festival kicks off this Friday, with music, classic cars, the Pagan River Raft Race and more attractions than you can shake a butter churn at. Here's the full list of events, courtesy of the Smithfield and Isle of Wight ...

    Crime down in Virginia, Hampton Roads | With Crime Statistics

    Crime down in Virginia, Hampton Roads | <span style=color:#ff0000><b> With Crime Statistics </b></span>
    Crime was down again in both Virginia and Hampton Roads in 2013 — with several Peninsula cities and counties experiencing sharp reductions that helped drive down the region's crime rate. The new report from the Virginia State Police shows the rate...

    Atmosphere of secrecy

    Virginia allows public bodies to enter closed session but the commonwealth's Freedom of Information Act clearly asserts, "The affairs of government are not intended to be conducted in an atmosphere of secrecy." Elected officials in Hampton Roads...

    Notes and notables

    A tale of two districts There were some interesting similarities between two Republican primaries that played out in Virginia on Tuesday: two conservative incumbents from conservative districts, facing primary opposition from even more conservative...