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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. This is...
Tags: Politics, Stan Clark, Coal, Local Government, Mining
The Virginian-PilotShelling out up to $75 just for the opportunity to shop at an assortment of resale stores sounds counter to the premise of bargain hunting. But it's not just about bargain hunting -- it's also about the thrill of coming across something unusual. With...
Virginia Department of Transportation maintenance crews will close one southbound lane of the James River Bridge this weekend to repair guardrails. The repairs, which will take place from Sunday at 8 p.m. to Monday at 3 a.m., impact the right lane...
In the history of the American people, many places are precious. But none reaches back so far -- or did so much to shape the nation's identity -- as the first permanent English settlement at Jamestown. Twelve years after the first colonists landed in 1607...
Step through the gate at old St. Luke's and the hourglass starts to flow backward. Behind you, echoing through the fields surrounding busy Route 10, a steady stream of cars and tractor-trailers roars to and from nearby Smithfield. But the sound...
At 7 a.m. on Tuesday, April 30, Rosemary Willis who holds the Miss Virginia title will greet students at breakfast and help school staff serve smoothies. She is visiting Smithfield Middle School, 14175 Turner Drive, Smithfield, as part of her Healthy...
The Virginian-PilotISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY The bridge on Mill Creek Drive will be closed Monday and Tuesday for repairs. The daily closures, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., will allow crews to replace several deck boards, according to a news release from the Virginia...
The Isle of Wight County Board of Supervisors approved an additional $676,201 for schools for the current school year Thursday morning. Each supervisor made remarks about their frustration over the past week, when rumors and misinformation swirled...
Contention between the Isle of Wight County Board of Supervisors and School Board over money for the rest of the school year will be revisited Thursday. For months schools staff have been telling the Board of Supervisors that without additional money...
Nine shrubs and groundcovers with various shades of yellow and gold foliage -- all meant to brighten the garden -- are featured in this year's Beautiful Gardens lineup for Virginia gardeners. Since 2009, the plant introduction program has tested and...
We are in the midst of local government budget season in Virginia, with school divisions and localities presenting proposed 2013-14 spending plans and holding public forums and hearings on them. If you want to explore the proposed budget, and compare it...
ISLE OF WIGHT – Surrounded by surf and sand, Jimmy Oliver thought about cotton. As he vacationed on the Outer Banks in late 2011, the Isle of Wight County farmer said he mapped out where he would plant his 2012 cotton crop. Beginning on a sunny,...
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