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Editorial

Heroes edition coming May 25

It’s been a busy time here at the newspaper as we gather photos and information for our annual ...

Dispatches from Wharf Hill

Reflections on a father’s enduring influences 

I’ve got an important obituary to write — on deadline, of course — but first, some quick reflections ...

In The Short Rows

No place for Luter attacks in Pierceville debate

Opposition to a multiuse development of the Pierceville property falls into several categories, as opposition to development usually ...

Letters To The Editor

Even better: Kill car tax

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Regarding the article “Smithfield budget proposes car tax reduction” in the May 11 edition:  ...

Letters To The Editor

Response to Joe Luter IV

Editor, The Smithfield Times: As a 25-year resident of Smithfield, I appreciated Joe Luter IV’s explanation of the ...

Letters To The Editor

Actions louder  than words

Editor, The Smithfield Times: The Surry County administrator and the Surry Board of Supervisors have created a county ...

Letters To The Editor

Who’s in charge in Surry County?

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I attended a meeting of the Surry County Board of Supervisors on May 12. ...

Editorial

GOP primary is a doozy

It’s getting little attention in a seemingly uneventful election year locally, but Isle of Wight voters have a ...

In The Short Rows

Doris Gwaltney inspired writers with dedication to the craft 

Among the diverse people who form the fabric of a community, there are those who influence its course ...

Letters To The Editor

Let family build home

Editor, The Smithfield Times: The people who want to build a house on the lot zoned RAC that ...

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