Rachel Austin, Author at Smithfield Times

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A new book for the holidays

Smithfield’s favorite pitbull has a new book out just in time to celebrate Christmas. Sonja McGiboney, who lives in Smithfield, has released her newest book ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 4:19 pm

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Author aims to inspire others

Smithfield native Linda Williams-Bright recently published her first children’s book and hopes to inspire others with her story. “Stop Bullying, Be a Friend, Stand Up ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Tuesday, November 9, 2021 5:05 pm

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The Genieve Shelter receives grant

The Genieve Shelter kicked off Domestic Violence Awareness Month by receiving a donation from Spectrum at its administrative office off Pruden Boulevard in Suffolk. Spectrum ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 5:43 pm

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Resuming cancer screenings encouraged

As Virginia emerges from the pandemic, it is vital for folks to resume regular cancer screenings. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 6:59 pm

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‘Caught in the frenzy’

An unprecedented real estate market in the midst of a pandemic Like many things in the past year, the real estate market has taken a ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 7:06 pm

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The Children’s Center receives grant

The Children’s Center, a local nonprofit organization, received a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for its Early Head Start Program. ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 5:38 pm

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Sentara hosts drive-through flu shot events

Another round of drive-through flu shots is coming to Hampton Roads. Sentara is hosting free drive-through flu shot events throughout the area with three locations ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 5:45 pm