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  1. 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.

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  2. 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.

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  3. 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.

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

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Police say she took more than $43,000 from the group. Bailey says she gave it away to those in need The former president of the Isle of Wight Education Association pleaded guilty to embezzlement Wednesday for siphoning thousands of dollars from organization, which she said she gave away to those in need.

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  5. 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.

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  6. 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.

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

    Nov 14, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Daily Press-Ferguson Holiday Fund is marking its 86th year of giving to the region's neediest, and the second year of charitable collaboration with Ferguson Enterprises. The fund is accepting donations for this year until Jan. 31. "What is unique about the Daily Press-Ferguson Holiday Fund is that every penny a donor provides goes to needy individuals - and then some," said Daily Press Media Group President and Publisher Digby Solomon in an email.

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  8. 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.

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

    Nov 13, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Isle of Wight School Board looked down the road a few years Thursday night - and saw some very crowded schools in the county's future. The county is projecting huge growth in the coming years - Isle of Wight's population grew by more than 15 percent during the last decade and regional projections show the growth is expected to continue unabated.

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  10. 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.

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

    Nov 1, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Virginia is the second lowest in the U.S., according to a report released Friday by the AAA. On average, drivers in the Commonwealth are paying $2.78 for a gallon of regular unleaded.

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  12. It's in Isle of Wight's budget: $1,462,000 for bulk water purchasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    This line item only covers the water the county actually brings in to use, not the cost of the Norfolk water deal or the Western Tidewater Water Authority fixed capacity fees, which will cost the county millions more this year. The water comes from Windsor, Smithfield, Franklin and the Western Tidewater Water Authority, a group that includes Suffolk and Isle of Wight.

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  13. War of 1812Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    This is the type of headgear that would have been worn by such cavalry units as Capt. John Cooper's York Cavalry, which fought in the Battle of Hampton.

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  14. Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections.

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  15. Not all area emergency rooms created equal on the Peninsula | With VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Smithfield rescue personnel, after learning that Betty Ann Edwards, 82, had possible stroke symptoms the night before, followed the book. Rather than airlift her via helicopter to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and its Level 1 Trauma Center care, the ambulance took her to the closest facility, Sentara Obici in Suffolk, about 20 minutes away.

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  16. Mistrial declared in Newport News double-homicide trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Floyd Taybron, 22, is charged with killing Barry Eugene Richardson, 16, of Newport News, and Keon Otis Flemming, 15, of Smithfield, on Dec. 30, 2008. The boys were gunned down on 35th Street beside Huntington Middle School just after 7 p.m. In a note the 12 jurors told Newport News Circuit Judge H. Vincent Conway Jr. that they were hung 10 to 2 at 4:15 p.m. Conway asked the jurors if they would be able to reach a verdict if they continued deliberating.

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  17. Smithfield considering annexation of county landRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Town of Smithfield may push to annex more land from the county after an agreement to adjust the boundary lines was rescinded by the county, which town officials called "a shock." Earlier this month, the Smithfield Town Council instructed the planning commission subcommittee tasked with reviewing the town's comprehensive plan to look at possibly expanding Smithfield's footprint as well.

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  18. Man takes witness stand, denies killing teens in Newport NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Floyd Taybron, 22, is charged with killing Barry Eugene Richardson, 16, of Newport News, and Keon Otis Flemming, 15, of Smithfield, on Dec. 30, 2008. The boys were gunned down on 35th Street beside Huntington Middle School just after 7 p.m. The jury, six women and six men, deliberated for about two hours before halting around 4:25 p.m. for the day.

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  19. Defendant to take the stand when Newport News trial resumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Floyd Taybron, 22, is charged with killing Barry Eugene Richardson, 16, of Newport News, and Keon Otis Flemming, 15, of Smithfield, in Dec. 30, 2008. The boys were gunned down on 35th Street beside Huntington Middle School just after 7 p.m. Taybron, who was 16 at the time of the homicides, is expected to be the lone witness for the defense when the jury trial resumes Thursday.

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  20. Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Daily Press Eyewitness user "JeriTrudeau" captured this scene from the 2013 Gloucester Renaissance Festival, as this knight engaged in a thoughtful discussion with a young boy. Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for.

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