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Editorial – Letters to Santa deadline nears

The Times has been pleased to carry on an annual tradition that has special meaning to many of ...

Letters To The Editor

Letter – Culinary arts students shine

Editor, The Smithfield Times: It was exciting to see what the culinary art students are doing through the ...

Letters To The Editor

Letter – IWCS critics speak the ‘truth’

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I commend the Times for reporting on school board campaign finance over the past ...

In The Short Rows

Column – Brits, Germans helped fill wartime labor void

Those of my generation knew World War II only as the recent memories of our parents, but those ...

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Dispatches from Wharf Hill

Column – School Board turnover was predictable

You could see the shakeup of Isle of Wight County’s School Board coming from a mile away. Or ...

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Editorial – McEachin served with distinction

We were saddened by news on deadline of U.S. Rep. Donald McEachin’s passing after a battle with colon ...

In The Short Rows

Column – After much diligence, another map error is fixed

Map makers have always performed a vital service. Be it political boundaries, topography, soil type, ocean and coastal ...

Letters To The Editor

Letter – Testimony questioned

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Recently, I spoke to Dr. Jim Thornton, the second time I had seen him ...

Letters To The Editor

Letter – Group proud of Kiggans

Editor, The Smithfield Times: On Nov. 8, state Sen. Jen Kiggans was elected to the U.S. House of ...

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Editorial – A politically diverse region

The 13th annual Life in Hampton Roads survey by Old Dominion University contains some interesting insight on politics ...

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