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Juneteenth in Smithfield

Smithfield hosted Juneteenth celebrations along Main Street to mark the June 19 state and federal holiday celebrating the ...

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Smithfield Foods denies diversity hiring is ‘targeting white males,’ as Trump-aligned law firm claims

A law firm founded by ex-Trump administration officials is asking the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Virginia ...

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VDH warns of weekend heat wave

It’s going to be hot this weekend. The Virginia Department of Health is warning of a prolonged heat ...

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Missy Cotter Smasal, Hung Cao win U.S House, Senate primaries

Democratic primary voters on June 18 overwhelmingly chose Missy Cotter Smasal, an ex-Navy surface warfare officer, over civil ...

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The field is set: Six candidates vie for four Smithfield Town Council seats

Two more Smithfield Town Council candidates filed by the 5 p.m. June 18 deadline to get their names ...

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Smithfield students take international KidWind honors

Students from Smithfield High School and Smithfield Middle School took home top honors from the World KidWind Challenge, ...

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Three senators revive ‘skill game’ legalization bill

Three state senators again proposed legalizing so-called “skill games” a month after Gov. Glenn Youngkin vetoed similar legislation, ...

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Bobby BlackHat set to perform

Peninsula bluesman Bobby BlackHat, a longtime crowd favorite for the Downtown Smithfield Summer Concert Series, will perform at ...

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‘Stay curious’ Smithfield High valedictorian tells 2024 graduates

Mallory Johnson, salutatorian of Smithfield High School’s class of 2024, finds inspiration in a song released decades before ...

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Isle of Wight votes 4-1 to withdraw from state school boards association

Fourteen months after floating the idea, Isle of Wight County’s School Board voted 4-1 on June 13 to ...

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