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SHS shines at national track meet

The Smithfield High track relay team qualified to participate in the Adidas National Championship event on March 18 ...


Smithfield Farmers Market delayed one week due to high winds, rain

The Smithfield Farmers Market’s opening day has been pushed back one week to April 8 due to forecasted ...


84th House race changes to GOP primary following court ruling in Senate dispute

A Richmond judge’s ordering of a primary election to decide the Republican nominee for the state’s 17th Senate ...


State Senate candidates Brewer, Sadler set for April 13 forum in Franklin

Voters will get a chance next month to size up the two candidates in the hotly contested Republican ...


Smithfield planners approve revised DMV design

Smithfield’s Planning Commission, on March 29, approved a revised design for the proposed Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles ...



IWCS pilots letting students keep Chromebooks

Students would be able to own their school-issued Chromebook computers upon finishing sixth grade under a pilot program ...


Judge orders GOP primary election in Senate District 17

Editor’s note: This article was updated at 9:30 a.m. March 30 with comments from the Virginia Republican Party. ...


Riverside’s Smithfield hospital moves closer to summer groundbreaking

Riverside Health Systems’ planned 50-bed Smithfield-area hospital is on track to begin construction this summer. According to Valerie ...

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Assault charge stems from GOP Senate nomination dispute

A dispute over the method of selecting a Republican nominee for Virginia’s new 17th Senate District turned physical ...


Clark resigns House seat, completes move to Suffolk

Del. Nadarius Clark, D-Portsmouth, has officially resigned his House District 79 seat to run in the newly created ...

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