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Dispatches from Wharf Hill

Subscriber loyalty sustains Times during economic upheaval

Since the spring of 2020, when COVID-19 began battering the economy, especially small businesses like The Smithfield Times, many readers have asked how you could ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Tuesday, August 24, 2021 5:32 pm

Dispatches from Wharf Hill

Proud to call Smithfield home

Life on Commerce Street is tranquil a century after the Great Fire of 1921. Better Half and I — residents at the foot of Wharf ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Tuesday, August 17, 2021 6:24 pm

Opinion

The adventures of Miss Kitt: a cat story you won’t believe

Owning a newspaper in a small town can carry a certain celebrity status, but the first Stewart to make a splash in Smithfield wasn’t my ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 5:10 pm

Obituaries

Billy Gene Hollandsworth

Billy Gene Hollandsworth, 73, of Smithfield, passed away on Friday July 24, 2020 at his residence, with his family by his side.  He was the ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Sunday, July 26, 2020 6:44 pm

Obituaries

Melvin Harmond Gwaltney

Melvin Harmond Gwaltney, 91, peacefully passed away on June 05, 2020 surrounded by his family, just a hundred yards from the place on the farm ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Sunday, June 7, 2020 3:21 pm

Obituaries

James ‘Jimmy’ Shirley Crumpler Jr.

  James “Jimmy” Shirley Crumpler, Jr, 66, of Smithfield passed away on Friday, June 5, 2020 at his residence. Jimmy was born in Isle of ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Sunday, June 7, 2020 3:10 pm

News

Absentee ballots dominated Smithfield election

  By Stephen Faleski Staff Writer     Of the 954 voters who participated in Smithfield’s Town Council election on Tuesday, more than half did ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 6:30 pm

News

Tynes ousted in town election; challenger Rountree leads four-candidate field

  By Stephen Faleski Staff Writer Denise Tynes, who has served on Smithfield’s Town Council for the past 12 years, will be leaving her seat ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:20 am

COVID-19

Department of Health testing Smithfield Foods employees

  By Stephen Faleski Staff Writer   Smithfield Foods has confirmed that Virginia Department of Health personnel were on-site this week at the company’s meatpacking ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:05 pm

News

Smithfield restaurants, salons begin to reopen

  By Stephen Faleski Staff Writer In accordance with Phase 1 of Gov. Ralph Northam’s “Forward Virginia” reopening plan, several Smithfield restaurants, including the Smithfield ... Read more

by Steve Stewart, Saturday, May 16, 2020 2:35 pm

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