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Obituaries

Melvin Harmond Gwaltney

Melvin Harmond Gwaltney, 91, peacefully passed away on June 05, 2020 surrounded by his family, just a hundred yards from the place on the farm ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Sunday, June 7, 2020 3:21 pm

Obituaries

James ‘Jimmy’ Shirley Crumpler Jr.

  James “Jimmy” Shirley Crumpler, Jr, 66, of Smithfield passed away on Friday, June 5, 2020 at his residence. Jimmy was born in Isle of ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Sunday, June 7, 2020 3:10 pm

News

Absentee ballots dominated Smithfield election

  By Stephen Faleski Staff Writer     Of the 954 voters who participated in Smithfield’s Town Council election on Tuesday, more than half did ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 6:30 pm

News

Tynes ousted in town election; challenger Rountree leads four-candidate field

  By Stephen Faleski Staff Writer Denise Tynes, who has served on Smithfield’s Town Council for the past 12 years, will be leaving her seat ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:20 am

COVID-19

Department of Health testing Smithfield Foods employees

  By Stephen Faleski Staff Writer   Smithfield Foods has confirmed that Virginia Department of Health personnel were on-site this week at the company’s meatpacking ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:05 pm

News

Smithfield restaurants, salons begin to reopen

  By Stephen Faleski Staff Writer In accordance with Phase 1 of Gov. Ralph Northam’s “Forward Virginia” reopening plan, several Smithfield restaurants, including the Smithfield ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Saturday, May 16, 2020 2:35 pm

COVID-19

COVID-19 testing to be offered in Franklin

  Staff report The Western Tidewater Health District will provide drive-through testing for COVID-19 this Friday and Saturday in Franklin. This testing is targeted for ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 1:32 pm

COVID-19

Trump signs order to keep meat plants open

  By Stephen Faleski Staff writer   President Donald Trump invoked his powers under the Defense Production Act on Tuesday when he signed an executive ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Thursday, April 30, 2020 9:36 pm

COVID-19

No new area cases of COVID-19 reported Monday

  The Western Tidewater Health District experienced wild swings in the number of cases reported over the weekend and Monday. There were no new cases ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Monday, April 27, 2020 10:59 pm

News

Crash shuts down Route 460

  An overturned tractor-trailer has shut down Route 460. The crash happened about 8:33 a.m. Monday, according to Virginia State Police Sgt. Michelle Anaya. It ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Monday, April 27, 2020 2:25 pm

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