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Opinion

Keep the  party going

Isle of Wight’s coming-out party after more than a year of COVID-19 hibernation has been a blast. Our takeaway from the Isle of Wight County ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Carrsville school board race is a bellwether

Is the uproar over Isle of Wight County Schools’ equity and inclusion movement the product of a few disgruntled parents and taxpayers? Or a much ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Steve Stewart.

Biogas plant beats alternative

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I appreciate Jolene Mafnas’ letter to the editor (“Surry should reject biogas,” Sept. 29). I read about Food and Water Watch, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Brewer dodges valid questions

Editor, The Smithfield Times: The Smithfield Times reserved a portion of last week’s edition to this November’s 64th House of Delegates election. They had a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Teach, enforce ‘no wake’ zones

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I suppose it was inevitable that the canoe launch at Windsor Castle Park would break. The roller segment at the outboard ... Read more

2 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Teach children honest history

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I am responding to a letter in last week’s Smithfield Times (“School Board isn’t listening”). Critical Race Theory has not now ... Read more

2 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

U.S. headed off fiscal cliff

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Federal spending is way out of control. The federal government has run a deficit every fiscal year since 2001, according to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Be consistent on vaccinations

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Recently Democratic President Joe Biden told the American people that he was losing patience with the unvaccinated in the USA. He ... Read more

2 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Write in Chase for governor

Editor, The Smithfield Times: I am very dissatisfied at the choice of candidates we have for governor this fall. There are many Virginians who don’t ... Read more

2 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

Science better than faith

Editor, The Smithfield Times: Scientists have disagreements just like religionists do. Like Carl Sagan said, some astronomers don’t believe that an expanding universe is responsible ... Read more

2 weeks ago by WordPress.com VIP.

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