[Q] Android: SMS messages come in blank as from "5556"

So I'm having a peculiar problem which doesn't appear to be specific to my model phone (which happens to be a Samsung Captivate).

I use Google Voice for my text messaging so I'm not sure when this started. But I'd like to be able to at least receive text messages that people try to send to my main number. But what happens now is that I see the message text appear in the notification part temporarily, but when I go into the stock SMS app all I see is a separate blank message from "5556" and always with a date of March 26 and a time of 12:19AM. The actual message doesn't appear anywhere but temporarily in the notification bar.

I've used APNdroid and QuickSettings in the past to disable 3G but leaving the "allow MMS" option checked. Neither is currently enabled but maybe they mess with settings somewhere?

And like I said, I have Google Voice installed too. Not sure what else could have messed with settings. My message center is set to "+13123149810".

I have been searching and saw these threads so it's not unique:
Nexus One:
HTC Desire:

No solution though. Any thoughts?

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