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Photos: 12 years later, remembering the 32 victims of the tragedy at Virginia Tech  Waco Tribune-Herald

This June 4, 2006 family photo released by Blacksburg Baptist Church show Austin Cloyd, 18, of Blacksburg, an international studies student at Virginia Tech.



Smithfield Foods to open new Career Building at Smithfield High School  WTKR News 3

SMITHFIELD, Va. – During a grand opening event, Smithfield Foods, Inc., and Isle of Wight County Schools will unveil a newly renovated Career Building at ...



Smithfield Foods Unveils New Career Building at Smithfield High School  CSRwire.com

SMITHFIELD, Va., Mar. 07 /CSRwire/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc., Isle of Wight County Schools, and Isle of Wight County unveiled a new Career Building at ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 opens new career center  13newsnow.com WVEC

SMITHFIELD, Va. — A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for a new career center at Smithfield High School on Wednesday. The facility gives students access to ...



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

SMITHFIELD, Va. - Students at Smithfield High School are trying to turn a proposed human trafficking bill into law. It would be called Monica's Law, named after ...



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.



New JROTC facility at Smithfield High School thanks to a donation  13newsnow.com WVEC

SMITHFIELD, Va. (WVEC) — Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Isle of Wight County Schools unveiled a new JROTC fieldhouse for Smithfield High Schools ...



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.



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.



Student charged after accused of making threat on social media toward Smithfield High School  13newsnow.com WVEC

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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, Middle School placed on brief on lock down due to nearby shooting  wtkr.com

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Boat operator arrested for boating under the influence in Smithfield  WTKR News 3

Ten passengers are safe after a boat overturned near Morgarts Beach in Smithfield Saturday morning.



Sounds of the Season: Smithfield High School  wtkr.com

Performances from the school's jazz band and chorus!



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, 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.



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 ...



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 High students tackle Human Trafficking; working to create bill  13newsnow.com

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



Smithfield Food Lion closes after electrical issue  WTKR News 3

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



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

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 ...



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 ...



Smithfield High School students arrested for possession of fire bomb materials  wtkr.com

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



Smithfield Wine & Brew Fest plans to donate $40,000-plus to community  Daily Press

The 2018 Smithfield VA Wine & Brew Fest is 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Windsor Castle Park. The festival is sold out as of April 8. There were 3200 tickets ...



Isle of Wight Co. elementary school to reopen September 6 after emergency A/C repairs  WTKR News 3

ISLE OF WIGHT CO., Va. - After being closed for the first two days of the new school year due to issues with the building's air conditioning, Westside Elementary ...



Band of the Week: Smithfield High School  WAVY-TV

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



Reps. Luria, Scott hold town hall meetings  13newsnow.com WVEC

2nd District Rep. Elaine Luria and 3rd District Rep. Bobby Scott are meeting with their constituents on Monday evening.



Isle of Wight Co. sees rise in LSD; deputies say it’s coming from college campuses  WTKR News 3

ISLE OF WIGHT Co., Va. - A popular drug from the 1960s is resurfacing in Isle of Wight County. Photo: News 3 Reporter Erin Miller. Sheriff's deputies report in ...



Smithfield Town Council candidates vie for four seats  Daily Press

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



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 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,



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 ...



Isle of Wight Co. Schools’ Land Lab welcomes five newborn baby goats  WTKR News 3

ISLE OF WIGHT Co., Va. – Students in the Isle of Wight County Schools' Agriculture program were in for quite the surprise when they got to class Wednesday ...



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.



Plans to build juvenile detention center move forward in Isle of Wight County  WTKR News 3

ISLE OF WIGHT Co., Va. - After nearly five and a half hours, the Board of Supervisors voted to move forward to start negotiations on the terms of sale on the land ...



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

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.



Poquoson football game supports community veterans project  WTKR News 3

POQUOSON, Va. – Friday night lights brought more than just two local high school football teams together, it also brought out local veterans among the ...



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.



Photos: Friday Night Flights Week 1  WAVY-TV

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



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

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) -- A student was arrested and charged with disturbing the peace after threatening graffiti was found at Tallwood High School, ...



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

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



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 .



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.



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 ...



Munden, Thomas (Tom) Carlton | Obituaries  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, ...



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.



USACE hosts 4th annual career fair in Norfolk for college students and graduates  WTKR News 3

Current federal employees and job recruiters will provide information on federal job benefits, the Federal Pathways Internship Program and current job ...



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, ...



First Seabin on the East Coast installed in Nauticus’ marina  WTKR News 3

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the seabin will be open to the public at 5 p.m. on October 10 at the Nauticus marina.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



TCC to build visual and culinary arts building, further energizing Norfolk’s NEON District  WTKR News 3

The Patricia and Douglas Perry TCC Center for Visual & Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management is estimated to be built by 2021 on the site of the former ...



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

Two new schools that would cost the county at least $49 million are included in a proposed capital improvements plan that will go before the Isle of Wight County ...



Norfolk Public Schools receives seven-figure donation for culinary program  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk Public Schools (NPS) will be receiving a significant seven-figure donation from a single donor that will enhance the districts culinary ...



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 ...



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,



Fatal industrial accident reported in Benn’s Grant area of Smithfield  WTKR News 3

Authorities are responding to an industrial accident in Isle of Wight County.



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 ...



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 ...



Former Smithfield Police Lt. investigated for stealing from department  wtkr.com

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



Lake City physician recognized as community star  SCNow

LAKE CITY, S.C. – Lake City Physician Dr. Morris E. Brown III was recognized Thursday morning by the South Carolina Office of Rural Health as a 2018 National ...



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

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. WINDSOR Windsor High School welcomed Tyler R. Mosley as its new head football coach on Tuesday ...



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.



Body found of missing Isle of Wight woman  WTKR News 3

According to Isle of Wight Sheriff's Office, they are noting the death as suspicious.



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 ...



Gallery: Isle of Wight adoptable shelter dogs celebrate Shark Week  WTKR News 3

Look out for sharks at the Isle of Wight County Animal Shelter - but don't worry, these cuties won't bite.



Tragedy's terrible toll  Daily Press

Editorial: It's been 11 years since the Virginia Tech massacre. It is a milestone we can use to draw inspiration from how two victims chose to live their lives, and ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Disabled students turned basketball stars  13newsnow.com

WINDSOR, Va. (WVEC) --- Naturally, Ania Ellsworth was a little nervous inside the Windsor High School gym Thursday morning. The band was playing, there ...



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

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 ...



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

The Isle of Wight County Museum is holding a birthday celebration for their most famous exhibit -- the World's Oldest Ham!



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Suspect arrested for bomb threat that closed Isle of Wight County courthouse  wtkr.com

A bomb threat has forced everyone to evacuate from the Isle of Wight County Young-Laine Courts building.



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.



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.



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 ...



Decoys Seafood Restaurant opens in Bennett’s Creek  WTKR News 3

The restaurant will host an official grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, April 12 at 2 p.m..



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 ...



Peninsula-area schools reiterate safety measures, look at changes after Parkland  Daily Press

Nancy Welch, superintendent of the 1,000-student Mathews County Public Schools, understands that the community she lives and works in enjoys hunting and, ...



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

Smithfield Foods announced Wednesday a new company group called Smithfield Bioscience, which will use byproducts from meat production for medical ...



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.



Hampton Roads high school students earn over $470k in culinary scholarships  wtkr.com

Seventeen high school seniors and juniors were awarded $470000 in scholarships during an awards ceremony at the Western Virginia Beach Town Center.



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