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  1. Former Smithfield Foods CEO to donate $2 million for Smithfield sports complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    A former CEO of Smithfield Foods wants to donate $2 million toward a sports complex in Smithfield, but there's a catch: Isle of Wight County must commit $250,000. Smithfield Mayor T. Carter Williams announced the offer from Joseph Luter III to the Board of Supervisors last week.

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  2. Best dishes to try during local restaurant week events | DP ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Writing about local restaurant weeks has gotten my mouth watering and my mind daydreaming about the potential for many wonderful meals. If I had unlimited time and resources, I'd go to all of the restaurants participating inrestaurant week events in Williamsburg , Smithfield and Newport News .

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  3. Alan Alda, MarsCon, silent films and more | Top 10 events this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The award-winning "M*A*S*H" star discusses "Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself" 8 p.m. Friday at the Ferguson Center for the Arts as part of its Distinguished Speaker Series. The award-winning "M*A*S*H" star discusses "Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself" 8 p.m. Friday at the Ferguson Center for the Arts as part of its Distinguished Speaker Series.

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  4. Your guide to surviving restaurant week(s) in Hampton RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Pictured is a dish from Mike's Place, now under new ownership as Rick and Libby's, from Newport News' inaugural restaurant week in 2014. The restaurant will participate again this year.

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  5. Joey Cook shows, historical tours and classic movies | Top 10 things to do this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The blue-haired American Idol contestant takes the stage at Cozzy's Comedy Club and Tavern - where she used to wait tables - with the Indigo Cats 9 p.m. Saturday. $5 cover.

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  6. Glazed Doughnuts opens in Hampton | The DishRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    A customer looks at the array of doughnuts at Glazed Doughnuts, a shop that opened last week in downtown Hampton. A customer looks at the array of doughnuts at Glazed Doughnuts, a shop that opened last week in downtown Hampton.

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  7. Check out holiday symphonies, glass exhibits and more | Top 10 things to do this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Listen to seasonal songs and traditional carols by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, the orchestra's chorus and special guests 8 p.m. Friday at the Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News , 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday at the Harrison Opera House in Norfolk , and 7 p.m. Sunday at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts . Tickets for all three shows start at $25.

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  8. Virginia Peninsula Foodbank strives to alleviate hunger around the holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Daily Press-Ferguson Holiday Fund donations from the 2014 holiday season were distributed to recipients at Ferguson Enterprises on November 12, 2015. From left, Mike Monteith, CEO of Peninsula Community Foundation, John Wilcox, Senior Vice President, Ferguson Enterprises, Michele Benson and Karen Joyner from the Food Bank of the Virginia Peninsula, receive a check from the Holiday Fund, Digby Solomon, CEO and publisher of Daily Press Media Group.

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  9. Travel agent accused of stealing from Smithfield High families facing charges in second countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Arrest and booking photos are provided by law enforcement officials. Arrest does not imply guilt, and criminal charges are merely accusations.

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  10. School boards holding annual conference in Williamsburg this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Nearly 1,000 school board members, superintendents and other school staffers from around the state will descend on Williamsburg this week. The Virginia School Boards Association will host its annual convention Wednesday through Friday at the Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center, with 981 people registered as of Monday afternoon, organizers said.

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  11. Town of Smithfield, Smithfield Foods to donate $3 million for renovation of Windsor CastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Town of Smithfield and Smithfield Foods will give a total $3 million to the Windsor Castle Park Foundation - the most money it has ever received in single donations - to renovate the park's manor house and its outbuildings, the foundation announced Wednesday. The town will donate $2 million, and Smithfield Foods will donate $1 million, according to Sue Ivy, president of the foundation.

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  12. Trick or treating hours on the Peninsula for Halloween 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Smithfield and Isle of Wight County: On Saturday, children ages 13 and under may trick or treat from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. throughout the county. York County: On Saturday, children ages 12 and under may trick or treat between 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. They should be accompanied by an adult.

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  13. Opera in Williamsburg presents 'Don Giovanni'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Mozart's opera about the philandering Don Juan is the next production up for Opera in Williamsburg. Performances of "Don Giovanni" will take place at 8 p.m. Oct. 30 and 2 p.m. Nov. 1 in the Kimball Theatre on Merchant's Square.

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  14. Oct. 13 Letters: Columbus Day, Mark MarshallRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    With politicians electing to rename Columbus Day per the request of Native Americans, I would like to offer an alternative solution. These politicians and their government counterparts should focus on eliminating the Columbus Day holiday and indulge themselves in an activity that will provide them with greater satisfaction than changing the name of a holiday.

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  15. Subscribers: Flooding affecting delivery in some areas; e-edition and digitalPLUS availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Due to flooded streets around the Peninsula area, some subscribers living in or near low-lying areas may not receive their newspaper. If we are unable to safely deliver in certain parts of our market, we will double deliver tomorrow as we are safely able.

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  16. A little rain can't stop Aiken & Friends from shiningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The forecast called for rain over the weekend, and they made it sound pretty dire. Everything from nor'easters to floods.

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  17. VIDEO: Bria Kelly sings a new anthem about animal abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The video for the new animal abuse anthem "Why Me," written by Smithfield's Amy Hines and recorded by Bria Kelly, debuted on Friday night at the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center in Newport News. Proceeds from the song will benefit Dogs Deserve Better, an animal rescue organization run out of the very property in Surry County that used to house the dogfighting operation that sent NFL star Michael Vick to federal prison.

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  18. Aiken & Friends brings free music festival to SmithfieldRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    When Mike Aiken held his first singer-songwriter festival in Smithfield in 2006, it would have been a pipe dream to think in terms of planning a 10-year anniversary. And yet, here it is.

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  19. Bria Kelly sings a song for the dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Smithfield's Bria Kelly, 18, sits with her guitar in her backyard on Wednesday afternoon. Kelly returned home last week after she was eliminated by viewer vote on NBC's "The Voice."

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  20. More convenience stores on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Smithfielders may have choked when they saw a sign listing gas for more than $7 a gallon last week, but oil prices haven't spiked. The Southern Food Store and gas station on Benns Church Boulevard is being converted into another 7-Eleven store, set to open on Tuesday.

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