Opinion

Editorial – An opportunity to get it right

We predict that the Grange at 10Main, the ambitious residential-commercial development proposed for the former Pierceville property on ...

Opinion

Letter – Grange plan  misses mark

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Pierceville is going to be developed. Everyone needs to get onboard with that idea ...

Opinion

Letter – Smithfield’s charm at risk

Editor, The Smithfield Times: When we came to this area in 2001 it was because of small-town Smithfield. ...

Opinion

Letter – Let students form opinions

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Last Thursday evening, I attended the Isle of Wight School Board meeting to witness ...

Opinion

Letter – Board should listen to teachers

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Every student who spoke or gave a presentation at the Isle of Wight County ...

Opinion

Letter – Literacy program tops 25k books

Editor, The Smithfield Times: “The single most significant factor influencing a child’s early educational success is an introduction ...

Opinion

Letter – Williams serves town faithfully

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I first knew Carter Williams when he moved to Smithfield with his mother, brother ...

Opinion

Letter – Honoring families  of Vietnam fallen

Editor, The Smithfield Times: American Legion Post 49 in Smithfield annually recognizes Vietnam-era military veterans in conjunction with ...

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Column- Historic district’s makeover was a remarkable feat

Smithfield’s hugely successful beautification projects on Main Street and, later, Church Street together gave the town’s Historic District ...

Opinion

Editorial – Good riddance to grocery tax

While the staggering inflation of 2022 has begun to subside, Virginia’s working families are still feeling the pinch ...

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