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Dominion: No impact to Surry from plans to study small modular reactor at Lake Anna

Dominion Energy’s nuclear power plant in Surry County and an adjacent 600-acre parcel on which a first-of-its-kind combination ...

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IWCS bringing cafeteria management back in house

After five years of outsourcing cafeteria management, Isle of Wight County Schools is bringing its food services back ...

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Kaine calls for unity in wake of Trump assassination attempt

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., made an appearance in Franklin on Monday, July 15, and emphasized the importance ...

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Feeling 122: World’s Oldest Ham celebrates ‘birthday’

  The World’s Oldest Ham is feeling 22 – 122, that is. The Isle of Wight County Museum ...

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Mexican restaurant, hair salon coming to Smithfield

A shopping center being built next to Smithfield’s new Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles office will house a ...

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Smithfield’s DeBerry to attend national leadership summit July 22-27

Donnie DeBerry, a rising senior at Smithfield High School, will attend a July 22-27 national leadership summit in ...

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Smithfield Foods closer to first-in-decade U.S. stock listing

WH Group, the Hong Kong-based parent of Smithfield Foods, plans to take the world’s largest pork producer public ...

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Cocktails to go? Smithfield restauranteurs sound off on pros and cons

At least three local restaurants will continue offering to-go cocktails now that a change in state law permanently ...

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Sycamore Cross solar farm draws skepticism, but no vote

At least one Isle of Wight supervisor says he isn’t sold on approving what would be the county’s ...

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Rain cancels Friday concert, moves Saturday farmers market indoors

A forecast of continued rain this evening has forced the cancellation of tonight’s downtown Smithfield s summer concert, ...

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SRA baseball continues winning streak

Two Smithfield Recreation Association baseball teams are advancing to the July 11-13 South Region Championship Tournament in High ...

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Drought conditions affect Western Tidewater crops

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality coordinated with the Virginia Drought Monitoring Task Force to issue a drought ...

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Smithfield planners urge approval of gym franchise

Smithfield’s Planning Commission gave a unanimously favorable recommendation on July 9 to a proposed gym franchise seeking to ...

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Parents react to Youngkin order calling for ‘cellphone-free’ schools

Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s executive order calling for “cellphone-free education” in Virginia’s public schools is drawing mixed reactions from ...

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Smithfield track champion Marcus Glanville signs with Hampton University

Hampton University has recruited Marcus Glanville, Smithfield High School’s first-ever state outdoor track champion. Glanville, a 2024 SHS ...

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Letting freedom ring

The Virginia American Revolution 250 Commission, formed by the General Assembly in 2020 to plan the state’s 2025 ...

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Developer looks to revive rejected Windsor warehouses

The developer of a proposed multi-warehouse complex on the outskirts of Windsor that Isle of Wight County supervisors ...

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Tsunami Swim Club defeat Smithfield Dolphins at June 29 meet

The Smithfield Dolphins swim team fell to the Tsunami Swim Club 331-245 at its third meet, held June ...

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Riverside Smithfield Hospital hires chief medical, nursing officers

Riverside Smithfield Hospital has hired two more members of its leadership team. Dr. Justin Billings, a physician with ...

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Judges decline to rehear Nazario appeal

A panel of federal judges declined to reconsider their May ruling that upheld a Richmond jury’s 2023 verdict ...