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Spring Grove solar farm proposed

Hexagon Energy LLC, a Charlottesville-based producer of renewable energy, hopes to construct a 150-megawatt solar farm at the intersection of Routes 10 and 40 in ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 5:59 pm

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VCU student creates “world’s oldest ham” comic

In 1902, one of P.D. Gwaltney Jr.’s Smithfield hams was overlooked and, for 20 years, hung from a rafter inside a packing house. When Gwaltney ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 5:59 pm

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Organ steps down as Smithfield Foods CEO

Dennis Organ has stepped down as Smithfield Foods’ president and chief executive officer after only a few months in the leadership role. Organ became president ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, July 9, 2021 4:15 pm

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Tornado strikes Smithfield

A tornado touched down in Smithfield the evening of July 8 as fallout from Tropical Storm Elsa blew through the Hampton Roads region. According to ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Friday, July 9, 2021 4:06 pm

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Activists found guilty of disorderly conduct

A judge found a trio of animal rights activists guilty of disorderly conduct July 8 for disrupting a meeting of Smithfield’s Planning Commission last August ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Thursday, July 8, 2021 6:07 pm

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Smithfield Foods plant to end slaughtering

Effective this August, Smithfield Foods will end slaughtering operations at its hometown meatpacking plant on North Church Street. Smithfield also plans to consolidate its pet ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 4:55 pm

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Mallory Scott development approved

Smithfield’s Town Council voted 5-2 July 6 to grant eight approvals Virginia Beach-based developer Napolitano Homes had sought for the proposed 812-home Mallory Scott development. ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 12:01 am

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Fireworks return to Smithfield

Just after 9:30 p.m. July 2, a rocket took off from Clontz Memorial Park and detonated over the Pagan River — producing a loud “bang” ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, July 6, 2021 5:15 pm

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IW opposed to collective bargaining

A May 1 change in state law has ended Virginia’s 1993 ban on public sector employees bargaining collectively with their local governments. The law now ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, July 6, 2021 5:13 pm

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Federal money earmarked for Surry bike trail

A $715 billion five-year federal infrastructure bill includes $6.3 million for a bicycle path in Surry County. The U.S. House of Representatives voted 221-201 along ... Read more

by Stephen Faleski, Tuesday, July 6, 2021 5:13 pm

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