A Ground-Breaking Ceremony was held at the site of the new sports complex on Wednesday, December 28, 2016. In attendance were representatives from the Smithfield Town Council, Isle of Wight County Supervisors, Farmers Bank, Smithfield Recreation Association, and RAD Sports.
Among those attending were:
Smithfield Mayor Carter Williams, Vice Mayor Andrew Gregory, and Smithfield Town Council Members Denise Tynes, Connie Chapman, Mike Smith, and Randy Pack
Isle of Wight County Supervisor Dick Grice
Dick Holland from Farmers Bank
Chris Kennedy with the Smithfield Recreation Association.