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Smithfield proposes allowing permanent shipping containers in limited areas

Smithfield’s Planning Commission is considering a change to the town’s zoning ordinance that would allow shipping containers as ...

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Collision repair shop eyes Smithfield car dealership

Caliber Collision, a Texas-based auto body repair shop with 1,500 locations across 40 states, is proposing to repurpose ...

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School naming policy vote postponed to December

Isle of Wight County’s School Board will wait until December to reauthorize its policy for naming schools and ...

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‘I loved the game:’ Hall-of-Famer Vivian Greene still a women’s sports trailblazer

Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame inductee Vivian “Sweet Viv” Greene is a living legend in more ways ...

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Christian Outreach receives grant

Ray DePlatchett, left, a Realtor with Rose and Womble Realty, presents a $500 donation to Rick Rowlands, executive ...

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Playoffs begin for young Packers

In the first week of the Peninsula Youth Football and Cheerleading Organization’s fall playoffs,  Smithfield Packers Youth Sports ...

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Smithfield voters oust mayor

Voters in the Nov. 8 election ousted Mayor T. Carter Williams from Smithfield’s Town Council. According to unofficial ...

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Verizon tower proposed for Pinewood Heights

The Smithfield Town Council is open to the idea of leasing land in Pinewood Heights for a Verizon ...

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A not-so-trivial pursuit: SHS student’s art goes worldwide in ‘Trivia Knight’ game

Smithfield High School senior Elizabeth DeFluri has always been captivated by art. When the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered Virginia’s ...

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Smithfield Little Theatre presents scholarships

The Smithfield Little Theatre Performing Arts and Educational Scholarship Selection Committee has named its three scholarship recipients for ...

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