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2 new schools eyed By Diana McFarlandEditorA new Westside Elementary School to be located next to Smithfield middle and high schools is being considered by the Isle of Wight School Board and Board of Supervisors.The two Boards held a joint meeting Feb. 12 and discussed usin
Smithfield Times | Feb 19, 2020 06:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Smithfield, Virginia
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Sheriff offers SRO options By Diana McFarlandEditorIsle of Wight Sheriff James Clarke is offering up a plan to put a school resource officer in all of the countys nine public schools.The plan allows for three options to hire five in one year or phase it in over a two or three-year
Smithfield Times | Feb 19, 2020 06:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Smithfield, Virginia
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Thornton proposes $68 mil budget By Stephen FaleskiTidewater NewsOn Thursday, Superintendent Dr. Jim Thornton presented Isle of Wight County's school board with a proposed $68.2 million budget for the 2020-2021 school year.The total amounts to a roughly $2.9 million increase over the sch
Smithfield Times | Feb 19, 2020 06:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Smithfield, Virginia
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Restoration comes in $2 million under budget By Frederic LeeStaff writerThe Windsor Castle Park restoration project wrapped up last month at a savings of $2.1 million under original cost projections, according to Smithfield Parks and Recreation Director Amy Novak.At its onset, the projects estimated
Smithfield Times | Feb 19, 2020 06:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Smithfield, Virginia
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Smfd. Parks Dept. growing By Diana McFarlandEditorAlong with the completion of the Windsor Castle Manor House restoration, another full-time employee has been added to Smithfields growing Parks and Recreation Department.In all, the department has expanded to include nine full-time
Smithfield Times | Feb 19, 2020 06:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Smithfield, Virginia
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Smfd. prepares for growth By Diana McFarlandEditorThe 2020 U.S. Census is looming, and with it, preparations for the day when the Town of Smithfield nears or exceeds a particular population threshold.When the town reaches 10,000 residents it triggers the need, by state law, for it
Smithfield Times | Feb 12, 2020 06:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Smithfield, Virginia
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Couple learns to live with dementia By Diana McFarlandEditorAn album filled with photos brings back happy memories for Chuck and Donna Cowger, of sunny days spent boating with friends.I could do anything on the water, said Chuck, adding that he once owned a boat that went 100 mph and that h
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Guilty in double murder By Frederic LeeStaff writerSmithfield resident Richard Holmes charged in connection with the double murder of an elderly woman and her son in their Ennisdale Drive home pled guilty to two counts of first degree murder Wednesday.Holmes also pled guilty to
Smithfield Times | Feb 12, 2020 06:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Smithfield, Virginia
Smithfield hosts Alzheimer's forum By Diana McFarlandEditorGetting older means sometimes forgetting where you left the keys. But minor, temporary lapses in memory are a normal part of aging Alzheimers and related dementias are not.And as one of the top 10 leading causes of death in the Uni
Smithfield Times | Feb 11, 2020 11:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Smithfield, Virginia
Surry develops code of ethics By Frederic LeeStaff writerThe new chairman of the Surry County Board of Supervisors has floated the idea of instituting a board-wide code of ethics, based on how hes seen board members behave within the last year.While Chairman Robert Elliott declined to
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