Dale Liesch

Staff writer

Supervisor against IOW tax increase

Isle of Wight Board of Supervisors’ Chairman Al Casteen said the proposed 4-cent tax rate increase is not necessary. Read more  | 6 comments

You asked: Participants needed for chili cook-off success

Downtown Franklin Association for three years sponsored a chili cook-off, but with only one participant last year, the early November event was sidelined. Read more  | 4 comments

‘Idol’ star to perform at IOW Fair

‘Idol’ star to perform at IOW Fair

It was Casey James’ national exposure on the Fox television show “American Idol” that led the Isle of Wight County Fair Committee to book the ... Read more  | 2 comments

You asked: Franklin is an independent city, not a part of Southampton County

Franklin is one of Virginia’s 39 independent cities and isn’t part of Southampton County, however the localities share a court clerk, a sheriff and a ... Read more  | 5 comments