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Mayor: Help Windsor heal

April has been a tough month for the town of Windsor. Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Questions linger in Windsor

A Town of Windsor press release late Sunday night — more than 48 hours after its police force made national headlines for pulling guns on ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Sad way to make national news

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I first found out about the “Dec. 5th Windsor Traffic Incident” on Friday, April 9, via an article on vice.com. By ... Read more

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Beware ‘equity’  plan for schools

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I have recently become aware of the EDequityVA initiative put into place in Virginia schools by Gov. Ralph Northam and the ... Read more

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Unlike yesteryear, we don’t need most of the stuff we store

Americans are the most prolific collectors of stuff in the world. And once we collect it, we keep it. If you don’t think so, just ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Comprehensive  plan should guide

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I am writing to express my opposition to the proposed rezoning of the Mallory Scott Farm. The town put a lot ... Read more

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Vaccine workers feel church’s love

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I’ve just returned home after spending the afternoon at a COVID vaccine clinic held at Main Street Baptist Church in Smithfield. ... Read more

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Preserve, but don’t glorify, hurtful relics 

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I am writing in response to Mr. Albert P. Burckard Jr.’s letter (“County’s culture is being canceled,” March 3) in which ... Read more

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IW has changed for the better

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I stand in agreement with the editorial “Supervisors made right call on statue” (March 3). After 116 years, the Isle of ... Read more

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One vote can change history

Editor, The Smithfield Times: The politics of electing the governor of Virginia has begun. I have started to receive pledge requests from candidates I have ... Read more

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