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Property values unchanged

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News editor 

Isle of Wight property values remained flat since the last reassessment in 2012, according to the commissioner of revenue.

Residential and commercial property rose about 1 percent, multi-family went up about 3 percent, while agricultural land fell 8 percent resulting in no overall increase in value, said Isle of Wight Commissioner of Revenue Gerald Gwaltney Thursday at the Board of Supervisors meeting.  

 

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Attention amateur photographers!

 

Take a shot of Windsor Castle Park — or a happening there — and enter The Smithfield Times Windsor Castle Park photo of the week contest.

Weekly winners will be printed in The Smithfield Times and entered into a year-end prize drawing in December. Photos are judged by The Smithfield Times news staff and local professional photographers. Judging criteria is based on exposure, lighting, composition and subject. One submission per person per week and photos must have been taken within the past year. To enter, send your JPEG digital image by 4 p.m. Friday to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Include name, address, phone number, age and any additional information about the photograph. 

For more information,  calls news editor Diana McFarland at 357-3288.

 

Thru trucks vexing Smithfield

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Staff writer

The town of Smithfield is trying once again to stop tractor-trailer trucks from traversing the town’s historic district.

The “no through truck” signs are up and the ban is on the town books, but officials from the Virginia Department of Transportation and town officials say the town must submit proper paperwork for it to be official.

 

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