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Smithfield High School JROTC Drill Team wins regional competition for second consecutive year  WTKR News 3

SMITHFIELD, Va. – They're bringing home the gold – again! The Smithfield High School JROTC Drill Team posing with their trophy (Photo: Isle of Wight County ...

Smithfield student's threats to shoot others had 'disturbing racial undertones,' deputies say  WAVY-TV

SMITHFIELD, Va. (WAVY) -- A Smithfield High School student is in custody after a threat made online Tuesday prompted lockdowns at both the middle and high ...

Smithfield High School student charged with making social media threats; semi-automatic rifle confiscated at home  WTKR News 3

SMITHFIELD, Va. - Authorities arrested a Smithfield High School student Tuesday after a social media threat directed toward students placed the school on ...

Parents say student with special needs found outside of Smithfield High School  WAVY-TV

Isle of White County Schools is investigating an incident where parents say a student with a developmental disorder was allegedly seen outside the school ...

Mom of student charged with threat to Smithfield High School says he was bullied relentlessly  WTKR News 3

An 18-year-old Smithfield High School student accused of making a social media threat against the school made his first court appearance on Wednesday.

Smithfield High School students lobby for proposed bill that gives human trafficking victims a voice  WTKR News 3

Students at Smithfield High School say the law aims to give sex trafficking victims a second chance at life.

Student charged after accused of making threat on social media toward Smithfield High School WVEC

The 18-year-old student was taken into custody, and charged with two counts of communicating a threat via electronic means.

Smithfield Class of 2018 lays last piece in high school puzzle  Daily Press

Hot weather and a bright morning sun did not dim the spirits of the 316 members of the Smithfield High School Class of 2018 at their graduation Saturday.

Isle of Wight students protest former art teacher's termination  WAVY-TV

The teacher's firing came just hours after a dozen of her students fought for her to keep her position.

Students in Smithfield draft bill to help victims of human trafficking  WAVY-TV

Students at Smithfield High work to draft and lobby for bill to help victims of human trafficking.

Mother's complaint about 'very explicit' links prompts IOW schools to change website  WAVY-TV

SMITHFIELD, Va. (WAVY) -- The mother of a freshman at Smithfield High School says she was shocked and surprised last week by what she found on the ...

Red Cross needs local donations after winter storms impact blood supply  WTKR News 3

COASTAL, Va./NORTHEASTERN, N.C. – The American Red Cross is looking for regional blood donations after recent winter storms have impacted its supply.

Smithfield HS student arrested for threatening social media post  WAVY-TV

A Smithfield High School student has been arrested for posting a threatening statements on social media.

Liberty to open in Smithfield - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Smithfield residents will be invited to worship with members of Liberty Baptist Church when the latest branch of the church starts holding services in the first ...

Smithfield High School Class of 2017  Daily Press

Smithfield High School Salutatorian Alexander Culver used striking poetic images to inspire his peers to enjoy life and all that lies ahead.

Smithfield High School students use technology, art to stop human trafficking  WAVY-TV

A group of local students is tackling one of the biggest challenges facing society today: Human trafficking.

Photos: Friday Night Flights Week 3  WAVY-TV

Photos from high school games in the Hampton Roads area.

Isle of Wight County Schools announces administrative changes - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

SMITHFIELD Isle of Wight County Schools announced administrative changes last Sunday in preparation for the 2018-2019 school year. Zachary Haney ...

Threatening message found at Kempsville High School  WTKR News 3

Virginia Beach Schools confirm a threatening message was found written in graffiti discovered on a bathroom wall.

Smithfield Police Department releases lip sync video  WTKR News 3

Smithfield Police chose to cover Whitney Houston's 1987 hit "I Wanna Dance With Somebody."

Smithfield High School, Middle School placed on brief on lock down due to nearby shooting

SMITHFIELD, Va. – Smithfield High School and Smithfield Middle School were briefly placed on a modified lock down Thursday due to a police situation in a ...

Sounds of the Season: Smithfield High School

Performances from the school's jazz band and chorus!

Smithfield, local couple featured on HGTV’s ‘House Hunters’  WTKR News 3

Isle of Wight County, where Smithfield is located, sent out a post on Facebook as well about the show being in the area.

Isle of Wight Schools gets its largest donation ever: $3 million from Smithfield Foods  Virginian-Pilot

Smithfield Foods on Thursday announced its Legacy Project, a $3 million donation to Smithfield High School that will fund 3 major construction projects.

Smithfield High students tackle Human Trafficking; working to create bill

Students at Smithfield High School are tackling human trafficking head-on.

Hitting the right notes  Valley Breeze

North Smithfield High School chorus director Regina McAdam leads students through a breathing exercise during a recent class. According to McAdam, the ...

Parents: Smithfield high school students’ trip canceled because of travel agent

That's what Kristie Lanford has to say to the travel agent who she says scammed her, her daughter, and more than a dozen students from Smithfield high ...

Smithfield High School students arrested for possession of fire bomb materials

Two Smithfield High School students, ages 14 and 15, were arrested Wednesday on a number of charges, including the possession of fire bomb materials.

Deputies still working to recover laptops stolen from Smithfield High  WAVY-TV

Officers continue to track down every lead and now, they are seeing the stolen goods pop up around the country.

Smithfield Food Lion closes after electrical issue  WTKR News 3

As a result of the incident, there is no working grocery store in Smithfield.

Band of the Week: Smithfield High School  WAVY-TV

The Smithfield High School band is the Friday Night Flights Band of the Week.

Smithfield Foods responds to reports of employee allegedly urinating on production line  WTKR News 3

Smithfield Foods, Inc. released a statement Tuesday in response to reports of an employee allegedly urinating at his station at the company's processing facility.

Windsor Castle Park is bursting with color  WTKR News 3

SMITHFIELD, Va. -Windsor Castle Park in Smithfield is bursting with color. This is the first year the park has had 12 acres of sunflowers and our WTKR Weather ...

Smithfield Town Council candidates vie for four seats  Daily Press

One incumbent and five newcomers are running for four seats on Smithfield Town Council.

Smithfield Foods unveils new charitable grant program that will donate $1.5 million  WTKR News 3

SMITHFIELD, Va. – The Smithfield Foundation, Inc. has created a new charitable grant program that plans to donate up to $1.5 million each year to the ...

Manure equals energy: Smithfield Foods and Dominion Energy enter joint venture  WTKR News 3

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - Smithfield Foods and Dominion Energy announced a joint venture called Align Renewable Natural Gas that will look to turn manure ...

Smithfield police officer resigns after being charged with sex crimes with minor  WTKR News 3

A former Smithfield police officer has been charged with sex crimes with a minor.

Stand up and be heard, Smithfield High valedictorian tells Class of 2015  Daily Press

Hundreds of friends and family braved the sun, heat and humidity at Packers Stadium Saturday morning to cheer on the graduates of Smithfield High School's ...

Student arrested after threatening graffiti found at Tallwood HS  WAVY-TV

I do ask that you please share with your child that this behavior is unacceptable and will lead to disciplinary action at the school as well as possible criminal ...

Travel agent receives suspended sentence, must pay back Smithfield families  WAVY-TV

A travel agent accused of booking a bogus trip with several Smithfield High School students received a 50-year suspended sentence.

Smithfield High travel agent arrested in Fairfax on drug charges, resisting arrest  Daily Press

A travel agent accused of bilking Smithfield High School families out of tens of thousands of dollars is now facing drug-related charges in Fairfax County,

IOW sheriff candidates debate - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

WINDSOR On Monday evening, Interim Sheriff James Clarke, one of two candidates running for Isle of Wight County Sheriff, faced off against challenger Lt.

Photos: Friday Night Flights Week 1  WAVY-TV

Check out these photos from across Hampton Roads during week one of Friday Night Flights.

UPDATE: Smithfield High resource officer arrested, charged with sexual assault after student complaint

An Isle of Wight County Sheriff's deputy working as a school resource officer (SRO) has been suspended following a complaint made by a student.

Group that fights human trafficking raises money, awareness with "Sweet Taste of Freedom" event  Roanoke Times

RICHMOND — Attendees at Saturday's fundraiser and recognition event for the Prevention Project, which curbs human trafficking through education, heard from ...

Great Bridge breaks through, outlasts Smithfield for region field hockey title  Virginian-Pilot

Great Bridge and Smithfield battled to an early standstill in the Class 4 Region A field hockey championship game Thursday at the Regional Training Center .

Meet the top graduates in Suffolk's schools  Virginian-Pilot

A graduation tribute to the area's best and brightest.

More than a dozen students arrested amid reported school threats  WAVY-TV

A Va. Beach middle schooler was arrested Thursday and police are investigating a threat made toward Woodside High School in Newport News.

Singing together is fun for Smithfield's Dempsey sisters  Daily Press

The producers and songwriters who have worked in Nashville with the Dempseys, three siblings known for years in Smithfield as the Dempsey Sisters, say their ...

McGinnis, Kate Lee Cobb  The Daily Progress

Kate Lee Cobb McGinnis passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. A native of Isle of ...

Isle of Wight leads the region in complaints about special education  Daily Press

ISLE OF WIGHT — On a recent Sunday morning, John Leitch reached through a back-seat window of his wife's van to say goodbye to his 9-year-old daughter, ...

Woman facing 13 additional charges in connection to homicide of Isle of Wight mother, son  WTKR News 3

Officials with the Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that a woman is facing additional charges in connection to the double homicide of a mother ...

Virginia Beach students recognized at Microsoft Office Specialist Championship

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Princess Anne High School student Cameron Pillatsch came in first place for his skill at Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 at the 2018 Certiport ...

Photos | Lake Taylor and Norfolk Collegiate compete in high school basketball playoffs  Virginian-Pilot

Lake Taylor played Smithfield in a VHSL boys basketball playoff game Tuesday night. Norfolk Collegiate took on Walsinham in a TCIS playoff game.

Isle of Wight County, Smithfield, plan to add land to town soon  Daily Press

Isle of Wight County and Smithfield agreed Thursday to meet again within the next two months to work out a resolution that would incorporate Scott Farm,

Local karate champion brings home two gold medals from international competition on Coast Live  WTKR News 3

Glen Spence from Applied Martial Arts Academy in Virginia Beach just returned from Europe where he became the Global Stick and Blade Alliance World ...

Windsor Dukes welcome new football coach - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

WINDSOR Windsor High School welcomed Tyler R. Mosley as its new head football coach on Tuesday morning. According to a statement from Principal Daniel ...

Bail granted in attempted robbery  Smithfield Times

Staff writer. The only adult charged in an attempted armed robbery that resulted in the death of a Smithfield High School student stood before a judge this week ...

Two Norview Middle students arrested for school threats  WAVY-TV

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- An investigation into recent school threats around the area has led to two more arrests of students, this time at Norview Middle School.

Isle of Wight Schools to end partnership with Suffolk-based trade school  Daily Press

Juniors and seniors at Smithfield and Windsor High schools will not be able to sign up for courses at the Pruden Center for Industry and Technology beginning in ...

Peninsula marches held in solidarity with national March For Our Lives, advocate for more gun control  Daily Press

On the day of the national March For Our Lives to advocate for gun law reforms following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, sibling ...

Virginia National Guard standing by for high water transport, helicopter rescue in Danville  WTKR News 3

The Virginia National Guard has two medium tactical vehicles and four Soldiers providing high water transport capabilities Friday in Danville, Virginia, after ...

VFW members keep Memorial Day tradition alive  Valley Breeze

North Smithfield VFW members Farrell McMillan, Ernest Frappier and Dave Thibault stand in front of the veterans' monument at Town Hall that will be the site of ...

Isle of Wight sheriff's deputy charged with sexual battery of high school student  Daily Press

A former Isle of Wight Sheriff's deputy assigned to patrol the county's high schools has been charged with sexual battery and indecent liberties with a minor after ...

Currituck County H.S. volleyball team to play for 2A state title  WTKR News 3

Currituck County Lady Knights to face West Davidson Saturday for NCHSAA Class 2A volleyball title.

Chlorine Hill Murphy of Kill Devil Hills, May 21  The Outer Banks Voice

Chlorine Hill Murphy died peacefully at home in Kill Devil Hills, NC on May 21, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, James Franklin ...

Two new Isle of Wight schools included in proposed capital plan  Daily Press

The Isle of Wight School Board will consider a capital improvements plan that includes $49 million for the construction of two new schools.

Renelle Roberts, voice-over actress | First person | Inside Business First Person Features  Virginian-Pilot

RENELLE ROBERTS IS USED TO BEING THE ONE ASKING the questions and learning about others. So, it was a bit odd for the 35 year old former reporter ...

New Smithfield group to develop human cells, tissue and organs  Daily Press

A new group at the world's large pork producer will use pig parts to create new cells, tissue and develop organs for transplants. Smithfield Foods announced ...

Munden, Thomas (Tom) Carlton  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM Jan. 21, 1922 - Dec. 14, 2018 Thomas (Tom) Carlton Munden Sr., passed away on December 14, 2018. Mr. Munden was born January 21, ...

Smithfield double homicide victims identified; Deputies still looking for missing vehicles

Deputies are investigating after two people were found dead at a home in the 4000 block of Ennisdale Drive.

Free concert series in Hampton Roads this summer  Daily Press

As the weather gets nice and the evenings start to feel comfortable, it's a sure sign that outdoor concert season has arrived on and around the Peninsula.

A very 'Hammy Birthday' for 114-year-old famous Smithfield pet ham

114 years ago, on July 9, 1902, P.D Gwaltney Jr., the man who took the Isle of Wight Gwaltney ham business to Smithfield Ham fame, took this legendary slab of ...

Former Smithfield Police Lt. investigated for stealing from department

A former Smithfield police officer is facing allegations that he stole money from the police department.

Over 100 laptops stolen from Hampton school; 1 person charged in connection  WAVY-TV

Police have arrested a person in connection in a multiple stolen laptop case from a Hampton school.

On Social Media, Principals Fight Losing Battle to Keep Up With Students  Education Week

School leaders worry about students and social media. But most don't feel fully prepared to tackle the challenge, a new Education Week Research Center ...

Former Virginia Tech wide receiver juggles fatherhood, first-time coaching  Roanoke Times

His body might have been in Brooklyn this spring, getting his football coaching career underway at a junior college, but former Virginia Tech wide receiver Dyrell ...

Threat made against Hornsby Middle School  Virginia Gazette

A student at Lois S. Hornsby Middle School was disciplined after threatening the school Monday, according to a Williamsburg-James City County Schools ...

Virginia Beach NJROTC squad defends Navy National title  WTKR News 3

Green Run's NJROTC program won Navy Nationals last year and has one the Virginia state title six years in a row.

11 students win Byrd Leadership Awards in program's 24th year  The Winchester Star

RICHMOND — Chief Justice Donald W. Lemons of the Supreme Court of Virginia presented $10000 checks Wednesday to 11 Virginia high school seniors ...

2017 Holiday event guide for Hampton Roads  Daily Press

Christmas and Holiday Parade: 3-6 p.m. Dec. 2 at 6489 Main St., Suite 303. Parade along Main Street starting at the Main Street Center and ending at Botetourt ...

Peninsula residents affected by VT shooting brace for 10th anniversary  Daily Press

There's a scar on Dave McCain's right forearm that he likens to the pain of April 16, 2007. He doesn't notice it all the time, but it's still there — a reminder of the ...

Green Run NJROTC prepares to defend Navy National title in Pensacola  WTKR News 3

The Green Run Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps is one of the best in the nation.

2017 Veterans Day events on the Peninsula  Daily Press

Hampton Roads has a deep military history among all branches. Servicemen and women are being honored across the Peninsula through many Veterans Day ...

Hammy 115th Birthday to the World’s Oldest Ham!

SMITHFIELD, Va. – The Isle of Wight County Museum is holding a birthday celebration for their most famous exhibit — the World's Oldest Ham! According to the ...

2017 757Teamz boys basketball preview  Virginian-Pilot

Leading off our preseason top 10 rankings is Lake Taylor, which is hoping to forget some bad memories from the end of last season.

Isle of Wight County Schools recognizes businesses for their support - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

ISLE OF WIGHT Isle of Wight County Schools nominated three businesses for inclusion in the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) Business Honor Roll ...

Virginia Beach bakeries in the running for national title

The competition began on March 1 and will run until July 31. The bakery with the most votes wins the title.

18 free outdoor concert series in Hampton Roads | DP List  Daily Press

If you like to hear live music under the stars with a cool breeze in the air, but you can't afford amphitheater prices, there is still hope. Every summer brings with it a ...

Investigators continue pursuing leads in 2004 unsolved murder

ISLE OF WIGHT, Co. - Investigators tested the DNA of a Virginia Beach man during the investigation into the unsolved murder of Carrie Singer, according to a ...

Longtime NSHS band director takes job in South Kingstown  Valley Breeze

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The teacher named “most inspirational” last year by the North Smithfield High School student body is leaving the district for a job in ...

SAT score averages vary widely across Hampton Roads  Daily Press

NEWPORT NEWS — A comparison of the average SAT scores at local area high schools show wide variations throughout the region, with suburban schools ...

Rose-y acts of kindness - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

Suffolk residents from Chuckatuck to downtown benefited recently from the kindness of a 15-year-old and her friends. Alyssa Rose, whose birthday was ...

More than 20 marching bands will participate in Saturday's Neptune Festival Grand Parade  Virginian-Pilot

Bands will join floats, military units, costumed characters, dance groups, organizations and others for the festive march down Atlantic Avenue. The theme: Mystic ...

New principals named - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

The Suffolk School Board has appointed six new administrators, including new principals at Lakeland and King's Fork high schools and at Booker T. Washington ...

Green Run High School wins Navy JROTC national championship

Green Run High School's Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps won first place at the 2017 NJROTC Nationals Academic, Athletic and Drill ...

McAuliffe: Virginia Students Awarded $140K in Cyber Security Scholarships  NBC 29 News

Governor McAuliffe announced that Virginia students have been awarded a total of $140000 in cyber security scholarships.

The 2017 regional golf calendar  Virginian-Pilot

18, Birdie Bash-Kick Off Tourney Tidewater Golf Week Amateur Tour, Carolina Club;; 25-26, Spring 2-Man, Carolina Club & The Pointe GC. APRIL. 1-2, Big Hole ...

Poquoson Middle and High Schools’ Odyssey of the Mind teams place first in VA State Tournament

Poquoson, Va. – On April 26, 2014, the Poquoson Middle and High School Odyssey of the Mind (OotM) Structure Teams placed first in the Virginia State ...

'Old School' draws a crowd - The Suffolk News-Herald  Suffolk News-Herald

There was another memorable reunion on the hardwood Aug. 7 of local teams from a bygone era during the second annual Old School Classic at Lakeland ...

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