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Letters To The Editor

Fond memories of roller coaster

Editor, The Smithfield Times: John Edwards’ wonderful “Remembering Tidewater amusement parks” in The Smithfield Times’ Sept. 2 issue brought back fond memories. As a kid, ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:42 pm

Letters To The Editor

Act now on pressing issues

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Citizens are participatory members of a community with certain rights and duties. Citizens serve their county, state and nation when they ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:40 pm

Letters To The Editor

Anger can give way to dialogue

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I am hoping all of the registered voters vote so that our government can be truly representative of who we are. ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:39 pm

Letters To The Editor

DAR: Read the Constitution

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Perhaps you heard the bells ringing at 4pm on Thursday, Sept. 17, signaling the kickoff of Constitution Week. Our Constitution, the ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:38 pm

Letters To The Editor

Beware those who cry ‘racist’

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Racist: A dangerous word thrown around very liberally by those that really are.   Peter Helms Franklin Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:38 pm

Letters To The Editor

Rabble-rousers stir things up’

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I don’t think Black people all across the country suddenly jumped up one morning wanting to tear down statues. I think ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:37 pm

Letters To The Editor

About those ‘weeds’ on 17

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I would like to present a different point of view concerning the grass and weeds along Route 17 (“Roadside weeds hurt ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:54 pm

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Story on athlete much appreciated

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Thank you for Nate Delesline’s terrific article on Patty Maye Ohanian in last week’s Smithfield Times! You did an outstanding job, ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:54 pm

Letters To The Editor

Numbers favor keeping statue

Editor, The Smithfield Times: The article on the public hearing for the Isle of Wight monument to Confederate dead (“Monument hearing draws crowd,” Sept. 9) ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:53 pm

Letters To The Editor

‘Antagonists’ are on both sides

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Charles Bryan says in his “Rid public square of Confederacy“ letter (Sept. 9) that it is offensive and appalling when non-minorities ... Read more

by WordPress.com VIP, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 5:51 pm

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