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Smithfield Ruritans award scholarships

The Smithfield Ruritan Club recently awarded six local high school graduates $1000.00 each for their outstanding Ruritan scholarship ...

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Courthouse reenactment, author talks draw visitors despite Arts Fest cancellation

Rain canceled outdoor components of Smithfield and Isle of Wight County Tourism’s third annual Arts Festival, which had ...

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Smithfield officials: No involvement in letter soliciting money for police group

Town government had no involvement with a letter some residents reported receiving on May 14 that claims “Smithfield ...

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IW approves six-year secondary road plan

Isle of Wight County supervisors on May 16 unanimously approved the Virginia Department of Transportation’s secondary six-year improvement ...

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Rainy forecast cancels Arts Festival

Smithfield and Isle of Wight County Tourism announced on its Facebook page just after 4:30 p.m. on May ...

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IW adopts 2-cent tax increase, $107 million budget

Isle of Wight County supervisors voted unanimously just after midnight on May 17 to adopt a $107.6 million ...

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Isle of Wight supervisors postpone vote on Windsor warehouses

Isle of Wight County supervisors postponed voting on a proposed multi-warehouse complex on the outskirts of Windsor. The ...

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IW supervisors approve 615-home Sweetgrass development

Isle of Wight County supervisors voted 3-2 on May 16 to approve mixed-use zoning for Sweetgrass, a proposed ...

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Isle of Wight Academy softball team advances to state title game

The Isle of Wight Academy varsity softball team punched its ticket to the VISAA Division II state championship ...

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Surry debuts driving tour highlighting Black, indigenous history

In 1860, a year before the start of the Civil War, over a third of Surry County’s African ...

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