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The Smithfield Times 19h
The Town of Smithfield is moving ahead to demolish the Wombwell house, a beleaguered Tidewater cottage-style house that sits next to the newly opened Joseph W. Luter Jr. Sports Complex. Read Here:
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The Smithfield Times Sep 18
Isle of Wight County-owned property along Route 258 being eyed for the proposed juvenile correctional center is one of three areas to receive updated wetlands delineations from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Read Here:
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The Smithfield Times Sep 17
Despite warnings of Hurricane Florence earlier last week, Smithfield residents only felt a fraction of what a Category 4 hurricane would bring. How did you prepare for the storm before Florence dwindled? Comment below, or call The Smithfield Times at 357-3288.
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The Smithfield Times Sep 17
Main Street is scheduled for closure Tuesday, Sept. 18 and Wednesday, Sept. 19 due to milling and repaving work. There will be no on-street parking on the 100 and 200 blocks from 6 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday.
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The Smithfield Times Sep 13
Isle of Wight County is opening a shelter Thursday, Sept. 13, 6 p.m. at Windsor High School. Meals begin on Friday, Sept. 14. The Isle of Wight County Hurricane Florence public information number is 365-6205.
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The Smithfield Times Sep 13
Isle of Wight's annual Seafood Fest was in full swing Wednesday evening.
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The Smithfield Times Aug 27
Isle of Wight and Surry counties are on Virginia’s “Salty Southern Route,” a new tourism initiative designed to dip into the culinary and agricultural traditions of Southeastern Virginia.
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The Smithfield Times Aug 24
Internet searches concerning adults enjoying producing pain in children were found on the phone of one of the accused in a child abuse case turned deadly, according to testimony Monday in Isle of Wight County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.
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The Smithfield Times Aug 23
The Virginia State Police is investigating a three vehicle accident today on Route 460 in Zuni. There were injuries and all lanes of traffic were blocked. One individual was airlifted to VCU.
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The Smithfield Times Aug 23
. bridge maintenance crews are performing tests lifts for mechanical repairs on the James River Bridge (Route 17) that require multiple intermittent traffic stops in each direction. The traffic stops are scheduled to occur tonight, Aug. 23, between 7 p.m. and midnight.
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The Smithfield Times Aug 23
A mother addressed the Windsor Town Council on behalf of her four children and their five chickens, pets which she said are particularly helpful to her son who has a diagnosed disorder.
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The Smithfield Times Aug 22
The Isle of Wight County Board of Supervisors is considering options when it comes to prayer before meetings and plans to address the issue again at its September work session.
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The Smithfield Times Aug 21
A shooting in Smithfield Heights has left two men with gunshot wounds and one may be wheelchair-bound for quite some time, according to the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office.
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The Smithfield Times Aug 20
The Rescue Post Office is for sale.
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The Smithfield Times Aug 17
The Isle of Wight County Planning Commission is down two members, and among some others, attendance has become an issue.
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The Smithfield Times Aug 16
The Isle of Wight County Fair deadlines stated in the Aug. 8 edition story referred to the 4-H competitions. There is still time to enter the other fair competitions. Read more here:
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The Smithfield Times Aug 15
"Going into this season, we're excited. There's not a team on our schedule that I think we cannot beat this year." - Head Coach Dale Chapman Subscribe to The Smithfield Times for the rest of this article! Click here:
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The Smithfield Times Aug 14
Tomorrow, check The Smithfield Times for an update on football! Staff photo by Dale Wolf.
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The Smithfield Times Aug 13
The Carrollton Civic League briefly entertained the notion of turning Carrollton into a town the night of Aug. 6. But in the end, “we drove a stake in it,” said Bill Coburn about the idea.
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The Smithfield Times Aug 10
Fresh details were revealed Monday as part of a bond hearing for Paul Longoria, the Carrollton resident accused of possessing bomb-making materials.
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