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Opinion

For adult  supervision

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Yesterday, a neighbor was describing a book to me she had been reading. It seemed to include the idea that “The ... Read more

1 week ago by WordPress.com VIP.

‘Share the road’ with runners

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I love running. I love running our rural roads at Rescue. While I am running I love to wave and say ... Read more

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Very proud of  election process

Editor, The Smithfield Times: With all the recent discussion of elections being “stolen,” I decided that I would try to see firsthand how our election ... Read more

2 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Better info on biogas plant

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I see some positive differences doing renewables the favor they deserve between the Times’ Nov. 10 report (“Surry residents get info ... Read more

2 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Teach children good manners

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I am now 78 and haven’t written a letter to the editor in years. We would like to know when Americans ... Read more

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Don’t reverse progress in teaching history honestly

Our society has become far more open in recent years to the fact that race has been and remains a complicated and integral part of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Emails shameful; aftermath bungled

Cowardly emails to Dr. Jim Thornton have no place in the debate over Isle of Wight County Schools’ equity and inclusion initiative. The Isle of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Say thanks to a veteran

It’s been a century since the last Virginians who fought in World War I came home. Veterans Day — which will be celebrated Thursday — ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Not a fan of rain fee

Editor, The Smithfield Times: If a resident owns acres for his one house, is he extorted one heinous fee for rain? Stormwater is a theft. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Ghost Walk group grateful

Editor, The Smithfield Times: The 1750 Isle of Wight County Courthouse Board would like to thank everyone who participated in the Ghost Walk that occurred ... Read more

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