Stephen Faleski, Author at Smithfield Times

Isle of Wight County

Isle of Wight County Fair again turns a profit

The Isle of Wight County Fair has turned a profit for the second year in a row. According to Fair Committee Chairman Danny Byrum, this ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, December 7, 2022 3:03 pm

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Del. Brewer proposes allowing concealed carry in Capitol Square

Del. Emily Brewer, R-Isle of Wight, has proposed legislation that would allow concealed-carry permit holders to bring firearms into Richmond’s Capitol Square and surrounding state ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, December 7, 2022 1:08 pm

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In the Christmas spirit

Weekend rainfall didn’t stop all of the “Christmas in Downtown Smithfield” activities. Carolers of Joy entertaining along Wharf Hill adjacent to Christ Episcopal Church are, ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, December 6, 2022 3:49 pm

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Over 600 homes still planned for smaller ‘Sweetgrass’ development

A Northern Virginia developer has slightly scaled back plans for a new community just outside the town limits of Smithfield but is still proposing more ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, December 6, 2022 2:29 pm

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Surry planners OK converting clubhouse to restaurant

Surry County resident Darrell Boothe is proposing to repurpose the old Blackwater Sportsman Club near Dendron into a restaurant. The county’s Planning Commission gave the ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, December 6, 2022 9:16 am

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Smithfield, Surry extend tax deadlines

The town of Smithfield and Surry County have each extended the deadline for paying real estate and personal property taxes. In each locality, tax bills ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Monday, December 5, 2022 4:43 pm

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Replacing Westside No. 1 priority under revised five-year plan

Replacing the 1960s-era Westside Elementary would become Isle of Wight County Schools’ No. 1 priority under a revised five-year capital improvements plan up for the ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Monday, December 5, 2022 4:40 pm

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Surry agrees to pay Isle of Wight $1,000 per EMS call

From this month forward, Surry County will pay Isle of Wight County $1,000 every time Surry asks Isle of Wight to send one of its ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, December 2, 2022 5:15 pm

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Isle of Wight, Surry educators due $1,000 bonuses this month

Isle of Wight and Surry county educators can expect to see a $1,000 bonus added to their paychecks this month. When the General Assembly adopted ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, December 2, 2022 5:04 pm

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Hearing on ‘borrow pit’ at IW-Suffolk line delayed to Feb. 15

Isle of Wight residents living near the county’s border with Suffolk have been waiting nearly nine months to learn the fate of a proposed “borrow ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, December 1, 2022 6:24 pm

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