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Town Council, county supervisors disagree over rezoning Riverview Park

Some members of Smithfield’s Town Council are pushing for more restrictive zoning for Riverview Park. Riverview, the only ...

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Clifton named IWCS ABCD winner

Isle of Wight County Schools recognizes a support staff member each quarter who has gone “Above and Beyond ...

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Carrollton Elementary hosts ‘Giving Tree’

During the months of December and January, Carrollton Elementary School hosted “The Giving Tree,” a project of the ...

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More money needed for ‘460 Commerce Center’ road

Isle of Wight County’s Economic Development Department expects to need more money from county supervisors to fund a ...

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Generals meet with JROTC at lunch event

The Schoolhouse Museum and the Isle of Wight Museum sponsored “Lunch and Learn with the Generals” Thursday, Feb. ...

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 Parker graduates State Police academy

Tracey D. Parker Jr. of Smithfield recently became one of Virginia State Police’s newest state troopers.  Graduation took ...

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Weather Service adds tidal gauge at Smithfield Station

The National Weather Service has placed a tidal gauge at Smithfield Station in hopes of gathering a more ...

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Surry switches on new public safety radio system

Surry County’s new 700 MHz public safety radio system went live on Feb. 20. Surry’s emergency services station ...

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First steel beams in place at Riverside Smithfield Hospital

Progress on the 50-bed Riverside Smithfield Hospital slated to open in 2026 is starting to become apparent from ...

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Strengthening Windsor Castle’s longleaf pines with fire

A “drip torch” is roughly the same size and shape as a standard fire extinguisher, but serves the ...

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Big-ticket projects driving $21 million in IWCS budget requests

A bus garage renovation, new school buses and athletic facility upgrades are among several large one-time expenses driving ...

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Coastal Carolina University honors two local students

Two area residents were honored for their fall semester academic achievements at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South ...

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Ingwerson named to HU dean’s list

Isabelle Ingwerson of Smithfield was named to the Hollins University dean’s list for the fall 2023 semester. The ...

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Briggs earns dean’s list at Virginia Tech

Kelsey Briggs of Smithfield, a senior at Virginia Tech majoring in professional technical writing and creative writing, was ...

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Photo of the Week

Times reader Fred Walls photographed these cedar waxwings at bathtime, but it wasn’t easy. “These guys are hard ...

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Edwards, Youker win Spades Card Tournament

On Super Bowl Sunday, the inaugural Spades Card Tournament was held at the Gatling Pointe Yacht Club. After ...

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Cofer earns spot on dean’s list

Jackson Cofer,  a freshman at Hampden-Sydney College, was named to the school’s dean’s list for achieving a 4.0 ...

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Doyle discusses physical therapy with Smithfield Kiwanis

Sally Doyle of Riverside Physical Therapy in Smithfield, at left, is pictured with our Smithfield Kiwanis President Steve ...

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Smithfield troop 1904 accepted donation from Angel Quilters

The Angel Quilters of Trinity Methodist Church donated flannel material for an American Heritage Girls Virginia 1904 troop ...

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Smithfield Lions inducts new club members

The Smithfield Lions Club recently added more service minded, quality members to its roster with District Governor Homer ...