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Raccoon in Surry tests positive for rabies

A grayish brown and black North American raccoon has tested positive for rabies in Surry County, according to the Crater Health District. Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Reports.

District moves into vaccine Phase 2

The Western Tidewater Health District is expanding COVID-19 vaccinations to Phase 2 on April 12. All persons 16 or older who work or reside in ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect through 5:30

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Smithfield, northern Isle of Wight County and central Suffolk. The agency warns a storm ... Read more

1 day ago by Stephen Faleski.

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Lawsuit alleges Windsor police misconduct

A lawsuit filed April 2 in Norfolk’s federal court claims two Windsor police officers assaulted and threatened a person of color during a traffic stop. ... Read more

1 day ago by Stephen Faleski.

Zoo-Nye Closet opens its doors

Felicia Pennell knows what it’s like to fall through the cracks. Over the past 17 years, the single mother says she’s earned just $3 to ... Read more

4 days ago by Jen Jaqua.

Vaccine eligibility expands in Western Tidewater, state

The Western Tidewater Health District has moved to Phase 1C of COVID-19 vaccinations, following other localities in Hampton Roads and around the state. It also ... Read more

4 days ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Concert series to return this year

A series of community concerts held at the gazebo in front of The Smithfield Times office on Main Street will return in July this year, ... Read more

4 days ago by Tracy Agnew.

Surry solar project decision delayed

Surry County will wait until next month to decide on a project that would allow a 240 megawatt solar energy project that would span more ... Read more

4 days ago by Nate Delesline III.

Smithfield Sprint Triathlon returns this weekend

Motorists in and around Smithfield are urged to watch out for cyclists and runners on the roadways as the Smithfield Sprint Triathlon returns for another ... Read more

4 days ago by Tracy Agnew.

Students pitch business ideas to local sharks

Catching waves at the beach is rad. But hauling a surfboard around is no fun. Jonah Ambrosino has a solution — a valet service for ... Read more

4 days ago by Nate Delesline III.

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