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School sprinkler system trash after only 23 years in building

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Staff writer

The faulty fire sprinkler system at Carrollton Elementary School is beyond repair, say school officials.

Last week, the system leaked water into a third grade classroom and a computer lab full of 25 new iMac Pros, destroying one.

“It’s been down every hallway,” said Principal Kevin Goetz, counting about eight leaks so far this school year.

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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.

 

IW wants to send Section 8 housing program elsewhere

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News editor

Despite rumors to the contrary, Isle of Wight Social Services in not leaving the county.

“Social Services is not going anywhere,” said Isle of Wight County spokesman Don Robertson. What may be leaving the county is the Section 8 administrative office housed in the Social Services building.

Isle of Wight is currently appealing to the Virginia Housing Development Authority to have county vouchers administered in Suffolk and Franklin.

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