| May 20, 2010
Windsor is a small town at the crossroads of U.S. 258 and 460 in the center of Isle of Wight County.
The first recorded name for what became Windsor was Corrowaugh.
In 1852, Corrowaugh was established as a post office, and mail was brought once a week...
| Aug 7, 2009
| 12:42 PM
| Aug 18, 2009
| 6:49 PM
HAMPTON — Historic Fort Monroe is being eyed as a future home for the National Cold War Museum.
The executive director of the museum has met once with officials from Hampton and the Fort Monroe Federal Area Development Authority to discuss the...
| Jan 12, 2010
| 7:41 PM
Peninsula-area existing-home sales were up 18 percent last month, compared to December 2008.
Double-digit increases in sales in recent months helped buoy the housing market, but it wasn't enough to push year-end sales above 2008 figures.
Sales of all...
| Jan 13, 2010
| 7:19 PM
— Oyster trader Joe Melzer Jr. gets regular visits from the state Department of Health. His business, Pagan River Dockside Seafood Inc., is rarely tagged for a violation.
Not so on a recent December morning. An inspector issued a citation after...
| Feb 4, 2010
| 7:44 PM
Let's say your neighbor decides to build a contraption on his property that would shoot dirty air in your direction and contaminate your soil and water.
And let's say when you object, your neighbor tells you to mind your own blanking business.
| Feb 10, 2010
| 9:49 PM
Peninsula-area foreclosure filings increased 35 percent last month from December.
The 306 filings is also up 21 percent from January 2009's 253 filings, according to RealtyTrac, which compiles foreclosure statistics.
Across the nation, foreclosure...
| Feb 16, 2010
| 8:09 PM
ISLE OF WIGHT — Pollutants emitted by a 1,500-megawatt coal-fueled power plant proposed for Surry County could have far-reaching, long-lasting health and environmental fallouts for Hampton Roads, according to a spokesman with the Chesapeake Bay...
| Mar 21, 2010
Few people have a keener feel for the change of seasons than Isle of Wight farmer Rex Alphin.
Schooled by his father — and by his father's father alongside him — he learned early on to recognize the significance of the climbing sun and...
| Oct 13, 2009
| 7:52 AM
Summary: The county Planning Commission recommended denial of the American K-9's request to purchase property.
The Isle of Wight Board of Supervisors is poised to make a decision Thursday that might determine whether a company that trains bomb- and drug-...
| Aug 12, 2010
| 7:23 PM
Schools statewide slipped in meeting federal No Child Left Behind Act achievement goals, with 40 percent not making adequate yearly progress, or AYP, this year. Results, based on pass rates on state tests, were released Thursday by the Virginia Department...
| Mar 31, 2010
| 8:03 AM
On March 5th 2010, Michael W. McPherson and Paula J. McPherson sold their home at 208 Manchester Court in Smithfield, VA, to Mr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Endrusick. The home was purchased for $366,000.
Dr. Michael W. McPherson is the Superintendent of Schools...