Some of our libraries carry active subscriptions to the local newspapers, but we also keep a print archive as space allows.
Access World News Research Collection:
Explore and stay informed on local (Smithfield Times, Tidewater News, Virginian Pilot, and Richmond Times Dispatch), national and international topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources from around the world to around the corner, including [insert local title if applicable]. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device. (library card required for remote access)
Smithfield Times (1928-2013): click here
The same issues are available on microfilm, ask a librarian today!
Sussex Surry Dispatch (1913-2011) are available on microfilm, ask a librarian today!
Tidewater News (2014-present): click here (library card required for remote access)
Issues as far back as 1917 are available on microfilm, ask a librarian today!