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Tidewater Cove hosts groundbreaking

Tidewater Cove hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Memory Care Unit on June 16. Located off East ... Read more | Add your comment

Valedictorian building a future

Alyssa Cadua gave her parents’ boasting a big boost by earning valedictorian status at Nansemond River High School. ... Read more | Add your comment

Father’s Day celebrated at Autumn Care

The Suffolk Sheriff’s Office delivered Father’s Day cards to the residents at Autumn Care of Suffolk. Most holidays ... Read more | Add your comment

No injuries in tractor-trailer fire

A tractor-trailer fire on Route 58 westbound at the city line with Chesapeake has delayed traffic. Suffolk Police ... Read more | Add your comment


City marks Mosquito Control Awareness Week

The American Mosquito Control Association has declared June 20-26 as National Mosquito Control Awareness Week. The public plays a critical role in mosquito populations and ... Read more | Add your comment

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Foundation announces classroom grants

The Suffolk Education Foundation recently announced its financial support of the following classroom instructional programs that will impact more than 6,000 students during the 2021-22 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.


Two dogs perish in fire

Two dogs died in a residential structure fire on Friday evening. The fire in the 100 block of Crumpler Lane was reported at 7:49 p.m., ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:12 am


Get vaccinated soon

There are plenty of good reasons not to delay getting vaccinated for COVID-19. The vaccine is now readily available, and you can get yours at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 18, 2021 7:33 pm

Letters to the Editor

Clean Virginia needs to back winners

To the editor: As a progressive, I have been watching Clean Virginia’s growing involvement in Democratic primaries with a combination of excitement and concern for ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, June 18, 2021 7:32 pm

Letters to the Editor

Go ‘fishing’ for Father’s Day

To the editor: This Sunday is Father’s Day, and while most of the country might be celebrating with baseball and burgers, I’m taking a decidedly ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Friday, June 18, 2021 7:31 pm


Happy Father’s Day

By Myrtle V. Thompson Today is Father’s Day! None of us would be here without them — and our moms. The Creator God made both ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 18, 2021 7:30 pm


Man gets 26 years for assault

A Virginia Beach man was sentenced to 26 years to serve in an emotional hearing in Suffolk Circuit Court on Thursday. Timothy Wayne Carr, 50, ... Read more

by Tracy Agnew, Friday, June 18, 2021 6:54 pm


Schools to host vaccine clinics

The city’s three public high schools will host COVID-19 vaccination clinics for Suffolk Public Schools staff and students ages 12 and up. Lakeland High School ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, June 18, 2021 6:53 pm


News-Herald provides musical inspiration to campers

It is said “Music makes the world go round” — well, that is certainly the case this summer. To inspire creativity in the Suffolk community, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 18, 2021 6:52 pm


Governor signs bills in Suffolk

The focus was on reproductive healthcare outside the Health and Human Services building in downtown Suffolk as Gov. Ralph Northam signed several bills into law ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, June 18, 2021 6:51 pm


Tent revival announces new details

The three-day tent revival planned for October now has set dates and a location. Rekindle Virginia will take place the weekend of Oct. 8, 9 ... Read more

by Rachel Wartian, Friday, June 18, 2021 6:50 pm


Garage fire extinguished

Suffolk Fire & Rescue extinguished a garage fire early Thursday morning in the 700 block of Carolina Road. The fire was reported at 6:01 a.m., ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:45 pm


Port sets record monthly volumes

The Port of Virginia set a new monthly milestone, handling nearly 315,000 containers in May, beating its record by nearly 30,000 containers. The largest container ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:27 pm


Bringing a touch of France to Suffolk

Residents of Suffolk can now have a piece of French history and culture in their homes without leaving the city. The French Corner officially opened ... Read more

by Rachel Wartian, Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:26 pm

Nansemond River

Nansemond River softball wins regional title, secures state berth

Nansemond River High School’s varsity softball team pulled away for a 14-2 victory over Kempsville High School on June 16 at Stoney Run Athletic Complex ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Thursday, June 17, 2021 10:58 am


Interim tag taken off for city attorney

Suffolk City Council voted unanimously to appoint William E. Hutchings Jr. as city attorney effective July 1, removing the interim title from his position. Hutchings ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:56 pm


Whaleyville solar farm denied

Solar farms wanting to locate on Suffolk farms are likely to have a difficult time for the foreseeable future, as City Council unanimously denied a ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:49 pm

King's Fork

Nansemond River reaches regional semifinals in baseball, softball

Nansemond River High School’s varsity baseball and softball teams made it past the quarterfinals of their respective Region 5A tournaments, while the 2021 season ended ... Read more

by Titus Mohler, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 6:19 pm


Suffolk Public Library plans for Juneteenth

The Suffolk Public Library has a week full of events to help the city celebrate Juneteenth. The first event took place on June 11. This ... Read more

by Rachel Wartian, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 5:43 pm


Prayer vigil planned

Suffolk Clergy United invites the community to a prayer vigil at 5:30 p.m. June 18, at the prayer labyrinth at the front of Lake Prince ... Read more

by Rachel Wartian, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 5:42 pm


Flea Market returns

The GFWC Junto Woman’s Club is holding its annual flea market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 19, at Oakland Christian Church, 5641 Godwin ... Read more

by Rachel Wartian, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 5:42 pm


Lakeland valedictorian ‘just had to persevere’

Joshua Aldridge already had experience with distance learning when COVID-19 closed schools about 15 months ago. Having taken dual enrollment classes at both Paul D. ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 5:41 pm


Thrilled to see concerts return

The post-pandemic return to “normalcy” has been slower than many of us imagined a year ago — and, frankly, at this point, may never truly ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 5:39 pm


Transform your ‘unlovable’ 

By Ariane Williams Are you searching for a new, internal definition of “love” in your heart? Are there some deep places within you that feel ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 5:39 pm


A challenge to men

By Nathan Rice “Do you remember when you came to my school?” he asked. It had been almost two years since the evening I knew ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 5:38 pm


Exploring Suffolk in ‘nutty’ chase

A nutty scavenger hunt was back to take Suffolk residents all over the city they call home and learn more about local Black history. The ... Read more

by Rachel Wartian, Monday, June 14, 2021 10:28 pm