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  1. Town begins annexation studyRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2012 | Smithfield Times

    By Abby Proch Staff writer Smithfield officials have begun public discussions concerning annexation.


  2. Kiwanis Club of Smithfield gives toys to needy in Isle of Wight CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Kiwanis Club of Smithfield provided toys for 150 needy children at its Toy Store event, with a recent donation by the Daily Press-Ferguson Holiday Fund. The toys were distributed to the children's families on Dec. 9. "It's gratifying just to be able to help the community.


  3. IW OKs water line to G'Pt.Read the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | Smithfield Times

    ... pital improvements plan for fiscal 2015 at a cost of $2 million. The decision comes weeks after the town of Smithfield announced it is looking into annexing Gatling Pointe. ...(Subscribe!)


  4. Smithfield boys basketball overcomes slow start to edge Tabb 57-55Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Round One of what should be three entertaining battles for the second of two regional tournament berths out of Conference 19 went to Smithfield High. Just barely.


  5. Old Ironsides' last battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... beef, smoked salmon, dried beef, codfish, pineapple cheeses, sugar, gin, wine tea and hams "inferior not even to Smithfield, Virginia," according to one account. Old Ironsides' crew had a Christmas they never forgot. Captain Stewart then sailed for ...


  6. Warhill rallies to upend Bay Rivers girls basketball favorite Smithfield 57-44Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The preseason buzz in Bay Rivers District girls basketball circles was that while Smithfield High might be the slight favorite, the "on any given night" adage applied for at least the top five teams. One such night materialized immediately, as Warhill opened the season on Tuesday by beating the visiting Packers 57-44.


  7. Packers-Patriots ticket prices about normalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    ... at Sunday's game. "I saw Garth Brooks last weekend, I paid $300 to sit on the floor," said Terry Vanvalkenburg of Smithfield, Virginia. "To see a Super Bowl matchup like this? Absolutely."


  8. Former education association head pleads guilty to embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... The group investigated, found that she had been making unauthorized withdrawals and turned the case over to the Smithfield police. Phillips said Bailey told both the VEA and Smithfield police that she had given the money to the homeless and teachers ...


  9. GeoDecisions Captures GIS Day with Video, Blogs, Firsthand Student ExperiencesRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Directions Magazine

    With a strong presence during central Pennsylvania GIS Day at Harrisburg Area Community College , GeoDecisions highlighted employee and student activities on camera and in blogs . In addition, GeoDecisions staff gave GIS Day presentations at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia; Westside Elementary School in Smithfield, Virginia; and Little Explorers Preschool in Madison, Wisconsin.


  10. Carrollton delegate's bills aim to curb collection of fees from houses of worshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The leaders of one Smithfield church have challenged Isle of Wight's stormwater fees for churches, saying the fee violates the rights of churches under the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment and the Virginia state constitution. They've made it clear that they are willing to carry their lawsuit to the ends of the legal system, if that's what it takes.


  11. Sunday forecast: Enjoy the respite from the cold, it won't last longRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    After 3 days the clouds are breaking up. Went for a photo walk at St.Lukes Church at Benns Church Isle of Wight County near Smithfield.


  12. Daily Press-Ferguson Holiday Fund open for donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Other companies that provided significant donations last year were Canon, Old Point National Bank, Spectrum, Smithfield Foods, Hampton Roads Eye Associates at Oyster Point and Warwick Plumbing & Heating. "I am especially impressed by the number of ...


  13. CNU gets assist from Smithfield Foods with food bank donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Christopher Newport University completed its five-week food and funds drive for the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank Friday, with Smithfield Foods donating 10,000 pounds of protein to the effort. Christopher Newport University completed its five-week food and funds drive for the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank Friday, with Smithfield Foods donating 10,000 pounds of protein to the effort.


  14. Isle of Wight schools have expansion, construction projects aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... the county's long-term spending plan, called the capital improvement plan. The first, a $27 million expansion to Smithfield High School, would begin construction in 2020 and help rein in the high school population, which for years has spilled over ...


  15. Church sues IW over feeRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | Smithfield Times

    By Diana McFarland Staff writer A Smithfield church long outspoken against Isle of Wight's new stormwater fee filed suit last week against the county, alleging a violation of First Amendment rights and the Virginia Constitution.Calvary Baptist Church, led by Pastor Dan Gray, alleges the fee is actually a tax, and churches are exempt from taxation ... (more)


  16. Grounded eagle rescuedRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2006 | Smithfield Times

    By Diana McFarland Staff writer Smithfield resident Joseph Wright wasn't sure he was actually seeing what he thought he was seeing - a downed eagle in a farm field.Wright was driving down Blount's Corner Road Monday afternoon when he spotted the eagle, which flopped around the field and crossed the road twice before flapping and limping off to ... (more)


  17. Smithfield church sues Isle of Wight County over stormwater feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Calvary Baptist Church in Smithfield has refused to pay the new stormwater fees imposed by the county this year. The church filed suit this week in an effort to stop the county from collection the fee from houses of worship.


  18. WH Group's Smithfield Posts Record Profit After Pork Prices GainRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Smithfield Foods Inc., the world's largest pork producer, reported third-quarter profit that quadrupled on higher meat prices and said it expects to benefit in 2015 from lower feed costs. The company, a unit of China's WH Group Ltd., said net income jumped to $155.3 million from $35.4 million a year earlier and sales climbed 11 percent to $3.7 billion.


  19. Smithfield Foods Continues 'Sustainability Stories' Web Series with a Look at Animal CareRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 |

    Latest Installment Features a Young Leader in Animal Welfare SMITHFIELD, Va., Nov. 5, 2014 -- At 30 years old, Ashley DeDecker, PhD., already has received accolades for her efforts to improve animal care and welfare in the pork industry. Her work, representing one of Smithfield Foods' key sustainability commitments, is featured in the latest installment of multi-media "sustainability stories" on


  20. Virginia gas prices tied for second lowest in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... website also provides detailed parcel maps and demographics for each neighborhood in the Williamsburg area. The Smithfield-based pork producer, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of China-based WH Group Ltd., third quarter results come at a time of ...


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