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IWCS critics might get more help from guv than board

An overhauled Isle of Wight County School Board, which will have seen four of its five seats change ...

In The Short Rows

Parade, other Smithfield Christmas traditions evolve

Traditions die hard, but some do die. Those traditions that survive are usually ones that can evolve and ...

Editorial

Ease regulation of medical marketplace

The die might well be cast on the rejection of Riverside Health System’s current plan to build a ...

Letters To The Editor

Jericho Road smoother, safer

Editor, The Smithfield Times: The recent well executed paving of Jericho Road is a very welcome development. One ...

Letters To The Editor

Pleased with Riverside stay

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I would like to take this opportunity to share my recent experience at Riverside ...

Editorial

Internet, cellular lagging in IW

A few months back in this space we heaped praise on Surry County officials for showing Virginia the ...

In The Short Rows

Obits are longer — and better — than in the old days

There have been huge changes in journalism since I first walked into a newsroom in the mid-1960s — ...

Letters To The Editor

Be heard on IW hospital

Editor, The Smithfield Times: We understand that on Dec. 10 Dr. Norm Oliver, commissioner of the Virginia Department ...

Letters To The Editor

Too soon for ‘burnout’ days

Editor, The Smithfield Times: My wife and I don’t have children in the Isle of Wight school system, ...

Letters To The Editor

Transparency still lacking

Editor, The Smithfield Times: On Sept. 22, I received an email from the Isle of Wight County administrator ...

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