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Planners approve duplexes

Smithfield’s Planning Commission voted 4-1 with two absent on Oct. 12 in favor of allowing former Smithfield Foods Chairman Joseph W. Luter III to construct ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Faleski.

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Suspect identified in SHS social media threats

The Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office, according to its Facebook page, has identified the person they believe responsible for last week’s social media threats ... Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Faleski.

Burkes Outlet coming to Smithfield

Burkes Outlet, a clothing and home goods retailer, will open its newest store in the Smithfield Shopping Plaza shopping center on Oct. 28. Burkes will ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

School equity audit to begin

Isle of Wight County Schools will undergo what Superintendent Dr. Jim Thornton has termed an “equity audit” this fall. According to a proposal by Dr. ... Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Faleski.

Wombwell House again slated for demolition

The historic Wombwell House is once again slated for demolition. Smithfield’s Town Council, on Sept. 7, voted unanimously to accept a bid of $14,100 from ... Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Faleski.

Drewery named honorary tree lighter

The Town of Smithfield has announced Isle of Wight Emergency Services Coordinator Will Drewery as its honorary tree lighter for the tree lighting event. The ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Smithfield planners debate land use map

Three schools of thought emerged on Aug. 24 with regards to redoing the land use map in Smithfield’s comprehensive plan. Anne Darby of Summit Design ... Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

Smithfield High students challenged to read ‘woke’

Parents push back, say books ‘disparage white people’   This coming school year, Smithfield High School’s library will again be challenging its students to read ... Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

Residents, commissioners wary of proposed duplexes

A number of historic district residents and at least two members of Smithfield’s Planning Commission have reservations about allowing former Smithfield Foods Chairman Joseph W. ... Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

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Luter Acres development proposed

Former Smithfield Foods Chairman Joseph W. Luter III is seeking approval from Smithfield’s Planning Commission to build four duplex houses at the corner of Washington ... Read more

3 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

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