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Obituaries

Joyce Helmick Gill

Joyce Helmick Gill, 89, of Smithfield, passed away peacefully at home, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, surrounded by her family. Born Nov. 12, 1931, in Rescue, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 7:01 pm

News

Smithfield LOVEwork sign relocated

Smithfield’s LOVEwork statue has a new home. The art installation and photo backdrop is now located in front of The Smithfield Times office at 228 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:52 pm

COVID-19

Vaccine disparities emerge

By Stephen Faleski and Jimmy LaRoue Staff Writers Is the Western Tidewater Health District getting left behind in the race to vaccinate its residents? While ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:45 pm

News

Scholarships available through the Suffolk Foundation

The Suffolk Foundation recently announced the availability of 13 scholarships to benefit area high school seniors and graduates of area high schools. The individual criteria ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:43 pm

Sports

SHS wrestling captures first regional title

For the first time in Smithfield’s wrestling program history, the wrestling team captured a Regional Championship title, hosted at Smithfield High School on Feb. 11. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:39 pm

News

Garden ollas

By Mark C. Carroll What on earth is a garden olla? Simply put, it is a clay pot of water, buried in the ground. Why ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:37 pm

Sports

Football season quickly approaching

By Akilah Frye Intern   COVID-19 has pushed many sports back, but football season for the Smithfield Packers will finally be getting under way soon. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:35 pm

Education

Academic Announcements

James Madison University announces fall 2020 President’s List James Madison University recently announced that the following students made the President’s List for the fall 2020 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:34 pm

Editorial

Tension high amid vaccination rollout

Anxiety about COVID-19 vaccination is understandable. We feel the angst when readers call or email us with stories of canceled appointments, clogged phone lines and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:31 pm

In The Short Rows

Getting ‘the shot’ is a joyous occasion

I’ve never been particularly fond of needles. I think my fear of them began in earnest when I was about 5 and old Dr. Hugh ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 6:30 pm

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