Jen Jaqua, Author at Smithfield Times

A Slice of Smithfield

Spring 2024 Slice

Click here for the full edition Here at Slice, we love many rites of spring. Opening day at the Smithfield Farmers Market, egg hunts and ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Friday, April 12, 2024 10:12 am


Bon Secours sues Anthem over alleged ‘slow pay and no-pay tactics’ in Virginia

By Sarah Vogelsong Virginia Mercury The fight between a major health system in the Richmond and Hampton Roads regions and Virginia’s largest health insurer escalated ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Wednesday, August 30, 2023 6:41 pm


Hammy Awards: The Nominees

The complete ballot We want to thank the hundreds of readers that took the time to submit nominations for our HAMMY AWARDS edition. Your submissions ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Wednesday, August 2, 2023 1:31 pm


Jacqueline Sophia Taylor

Jacqueline Sophia Taylor, 85, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2023. Born in London, she moved to the US at the age of 18 and had ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Tuesday, June 27, 2023 5:54 pm

Letters To The Editor

Letter – Unanswered Grange questions

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I’m not against the Grange development; however, our governmental checks and balances are not operating as intended.   The Planning Commission work ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Tuesday, June 6, 2023 5:41 pm


David Lee Langley

Sergeant Major David Lee Langley (Retired), 89, passed away in his home with his loved ones on May 5th, 2023.  Born in Pitt County, NC, ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Tuesday, May 16, 2023 4:46 pm


Linda White Peden Tusinski

Linda White Peden Tusinski, 70, of Windsor, VA passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2022, after a courageous life long struggle with diabetes.  She was ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Tuesday, September 27, 2022 5:42 pm


Robert Noel Woods

Robert (Bob) Noel Woods, 91, of Smithfield passed away July 18, 2022. Bob was born in Decatur, Illinois, March 11, 1931. He was the elder ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Tuesday, July 26, 2022 5:14 pm


Edward Wayne Hontz

Edward Wayne Hontz, 74, of Newport News, passed away Feb. 7, 2022. Edward was raised in Smithfield and later moved to Newport News. He is ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Wednesday, February 16, 2022 1:09 pm


Let Windsor probe play out

Reaction has been swift to outgoing Attorney General Mark Herring’s lawsuit alleging a pattern of racial discrimination by the Windsor Police Department in the way ... Read more

by Jen Jaqua, Tuesday, January 4, 2022 4:51 pm

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