Stephen Faleski, Author at Smithfield Times

A Slice of Smithfield

Clary family lights up the night

For Carrollton’s Clary family, there’s no such thing as “too early” for setting up Christmas lights. They’ve been at it for 10 months, synchronizing 20,000-plus ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, January 21, 2022 3:28 pm

Isle of Wight County

IW schools leave mask mandate in place

Isle of Wight County’s School Board on Thursday voted 4-1 to continue its mask mandate — becoming the latest Virginia school system to defy Gov. ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, January 20, 2022 9:44 pm

cary street crash

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Car strikes Cary Street home

A car collided with a house on Cary Street Jan. 19, destroying its fence and front porch and injuring the car’s driver. According to Isle ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 6:32 pm

Isle of Wight County

IW School Board to reconsider masks

Isle of Wight County’s School Board will hold a special meeting Jan. 20 to reconsider its mask policy in light of Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s executive ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 3:36 pm

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Two solar farm public hearings next week

Two proposed solar farms — one in Isle of Wight County and one in Surry County — will be put to public hearings next week. ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 1:45 pm

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Vines proposes School Board raises

Isle of Wight County School Board member Michael Vines has asked that he and his fellow board members be given raises. Vines, who holds the ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 5:33 pm

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Smithfield Self Storage allowed to expand

Smithfield’s Planning Commission, on Jan. 11, voted to approve Smithfield Self Storage’s expansion plans. The 23,000-square-foot, climate-controlled self-storage facility opened in 2020 after securing a ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 5:31 pm

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Pack resigns as Planning Commission chairman

Randy Pack stepped down as chairman of Smithfield’s Planning Commission Jan. 11, and announced his intention to recuse himself from any future votes on the ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 5:27 pm

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Norment revives sales tax bill

State Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg) has reintroduced a bill that would add Isle of Wight County to the list of localities authorized to impose an ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 5:27 pm

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More raises for bus drivers

Thornton warns of ‘breaking point’ that could close schools School bus drivers and bus assistants working for Isle of Wight County Schools will receive another ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 5:23 pm

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