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Letters To The Editor

Latest Letters To The Editor

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

5 days ago by WordPress.com VIP.

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

5 days ago by WordPress.com VIP.

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

2 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

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

2 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

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

2 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

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

2 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

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

2 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Vaccine decision can be tricky

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I am 84 years old, fairly healthy except for atrial fibrillation and still unvaccinated, but before anyone starts yelling anti-vaxer, systemic ... Read more

2 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Grow and learn after statue’s gone

Editor, The Smithfield Times: A recently published letter (“County’s culture is being canceled,” March 3) contends that the culture of the county is being canceled ... Read more

3 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Stone-cold racism lingers

Editor, The Smithfield Times: In the land of the free, inequality is embedded in the foundations of modern society, etched in the stones we memorialize ... Read more

3 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

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