Staff Reports, Author at Smithfield Times

Editorial

School Board errs on unused leave

One of the worst justifications for a flawed decision is that “we’ve always done it that way.” That seems to be the Isle of Wight ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 11, 2022 7:40 pm

In The Short Rows

Military pride on full display in Savannah

We Hampton Roads residents take justifiable pride in the military presence here. We have an extraordinarily high percentage of veterans among our residents, as well ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, August 11, 2022 7:39 pm

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News

Smithfield man dies following Nike Park Road crash

A Smithfield man died yesterday from injuries he sustained in a two-vehicle crash on Nike Park Road over the weekend. Virginia State Police say 57-year-old ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 6:44 pm

News

Hot conditions, high humidity prompt NWS heat advisory

A heat advisory is in effect for Smithfield and the Western Tidewater region until 8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 10 as the National Weather Service expects ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 1:25 pm

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Flash flood watch posted for area as potential heavy rains could hit parts of Virginia today

The National Weather Service office in Wakefield has issued a flood watch for Suffolk, along with central, east central, eastern, north central, south-central and southeast ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 1:21 pm

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News

​​Missing 14-year-old Windsor girl found

A 14-year-old Windsor girl reported missing over the weekend has been found. Alexia “Lexi” Noelle Mahone was located unharmed in Portsmouth, according to an Aug. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 11:08 am

Obituaries

Leon Parker

Deacon Leon Parker, 86, of Main Street in Smithfield was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 7, 2022.  He was the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 9:49 pm

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News

Bowman receives Hart Award

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission presented Smithfield resident Steven G. Bowman, former commissioner for the Virginia Marine Resources Commission, with its highest annual honor, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 3:29 pm

News

Charter: Fiber damage to blame for internet interruptions

A “third party” was responsible for damaging Charter Communications’ fiber optic network and the resulting internet service interruptions Western Tidewater residents experienced in the morning ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 2:41 pm

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Despite growing pains, Miller excels for Lynchburg soccer team 

By Barbara Boxleitner Contributing Writer Size has become an advantage for Trevor Miller in his college soccer career. The Smithfield High School graduate was one ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, August 8, 2022 7:07 pm

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