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Cocktails to go? Smithfield restauranteurs sound off on pros and cons

At least three local restaurants will continue offering to-go cocktails now that a change in state law permanently ...

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Sycamore Cross solar farm draws skepticism, but no vote

At least one Isle of Wight supervisor says he isn’t sold on approving what would be the county’s ...

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Rain cancels Friday concert, moves Saturday farmers market indoors

A forecast of continued rain this evening has forced the cancellation of tonight’s downtown Smithfield s summer concert, ...

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SRA baseball continues winning streak

Two Smithfield Recreation Association baseball teams are advancing to the July 11-13 South Region Championship Tournament in High ...

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Drought conditions affect Western Tidewater crops

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality coordinated with the Virginia Drought Monitoring Task Force to issue a drought ...

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Smithfield planners urge approval of gym franchise

Smithfield’s Planning Commission gave a unanimously favorable recommendation on July 9 to a proposed gym franchise seeking to ...

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Photographer chronicles Riverside Smithfield Hospital construction

Smithfield photographer Joe Lupton is chronicling the construction of Riverside Smithfield Hospital. His weekly updates will be featured ...

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Parents react to Youngkin order calling for ‘cellphone-free’ schools

Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s executive order calling for “cellphone-free education” in Virginia’s public schools is drawing mixed reactions from ...

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Smithfield track champion Marcus Glanville signs with Hampton University

Hampton University has recruited Marcus Glanville, Smithfield High School’s first-ever state outdoor track champion. Glanville, a 2024 SHS ...

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Letting freedom ring

The Virginia American Revolution 250 Commission, formed by the General Assembly in 2020 to plan the state’s 2025 ...

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