Make Something on Main,a DIY art studio located at 322 Main Street in Smithfield's Historic District, celebrated its grand opening on Thursday, December 12, 2019, with a ribbon cutting hosted by the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce. The studio is designed for all ages and skill levels where you canpaint your own pottery, paint on canvas, design door hangers and more! The studio is open on Fridays and Saturdays or by appointment for groups or parties. Owner Kelli Amrine also has a second studio in Suffolk. For more information, call(757) 637-0633.
COUNTY ENTERPRISE ZONE RENEWED FOR 5 YEARS
The Virginia Enterprise Zonethat Isle of Wight County has sharedwith the City of Franklin and Southampton County since 2011 has been renewed for five (5) more years. The program aims to stimulate economic growth and revitalization through state and local incentives for new investment and job creation. The County has three subzones which include Shirley T. Holland Intermodal Park and the International Paper Campus. Staff is working on a proposal to expand the zones, especially in the Camptown area. Visit the Economic Development website for zone maps and more information on how businesses can qualify for state and local Enterprise Zone incentives.
Looking for a new job in the new year? Businesses from the Western Tidewater area are participating in the 5th Annual Tidewater News Job Fair on Wednesday, January 22, 2020,3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Paul D. Camp Community College Regional Workforce Development Center in Franklin. Job seekers should come dressed for success and bring copies of their resumes. Participating businesses from Isle of Wight include Smithfield Hog Production, Keurig Dr Pepper, International Paper, Consulate Health Care of WindsorandIsle of Wight County(local gov't). For more information, contact Michelle Gray at 757-562-3187.
NEW BUSINESS LICENSE REPORT DECEMBER 2019
NEW BUSINESS LICENSES*
Isle of Wight County
Town of Smithfield
Town of Windsor
*Includes homeoccupations and out-of-town contractors.
Weextend a warm welcome to all of our new businesses -- thank you for putting down roots to growin Isle of Wight County!
Featured Available Property FOR LEASE - Class A Medical Office
Sentara St. Luke's - Carrollton
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Search the County'savailable properties databasefor more commercial or industrial properties. If you own or represent a commercial property in Isle of Wight County that is available for sale or lease, pleaseCONTACT US, and we will add it to our database.
GET LISTED IN THE
2020 FARM TOUR BROCHURE
TheVisit the Farmsbrochure is being updated for 2020. If you are currently listed in the brochure, please contact us to update or confirm that your information is correct! If you own a farm in Isle of Wight County and offer on-farm sales and/or farm tours and would like to be listed in the revised brochure, please complete thisFORMand return it no later thanFriday, January 10th.