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Food distribution in Hobson Saturday

The Suffolk Christian Fellowship Center continues to expand its outreach into rural areas of Suffolk with its latest ... Read more | Add your comment

Pizza for Providers helps support businesses, nursing homes

Employees at 13 Hampton Roads nursing homes, including two in Suffolk, received free pizzas Wednesday as part of ... Read more | Add your comment

Marchers deliver ‘a disturbance to the silence’

They spoke passionately — of their fears and their aspirations. Read more | Add your comment

Peaceful protest for Floyd, justice

The more than 140 people who came out to a North Suffolk shopping center Monday protesting not only ... Read more | Add your comment

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Success continues to grow

By Rachel Wartian With the rise of more sponsors, Healthy Suffolk can provide even more kits for “Gardens to Go.” Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Healthy ... Read more | Add your comment

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SPS extends Edgenuity, adjusts grading

Superintendent Dr. John B. Gordon III announced that the school division would keep Edgenuity courses available through Monday morning. Though the fourth quarter ends Friday, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Jimmy LaRoue.

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Man dies in crash

A Portsmouth man died in a crash Thursday evening. Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 5, 2020 10:26 am

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Council makes in-person return

Suffolk City Council had another first Wednesday for its meeting — the first in which everyone in the chamber wore masks. Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:29 pm

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Libraries go virtual for summer

By Rachel Wartian Many summer activities are choosing a virtual approach this year. This includes Suffolk Public Library’s launch of their summer reading challenges and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 9:55 pm

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Virtual Tour and camp scheduled

By Rachel Wartian The Hampton Roads Tour de Cure and kids’ camp are going virtual this year. The Tour de Cure is letting participants run, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 9:51 pm

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Phase II reopening to begin Friday

Suffolk and the rest of Virginia will be able to move into Phase II of the state’s reopening plan beginning Friday, with the exception of ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:43 pm

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Blood donors needed

As the curve of COVID-19 cases has flattened, hospitals have now begun to resume with non-emergency surgeries. This brings an urgent need for blood donations. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:42 pm

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Concerts, fireworks canceled

Summer concerts and the Fourth of July fireworks are the latest events to be canceled during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:41 pm

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T-shirt tradition continues

Many traditions will look different this year as the community cautiously moves forward in this new normal. Fortunately, there will still be the Chuckatuck Creek ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:40 pm

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A different goodbye at JYMS

John Yeates Middle School closed another school year with more emotion as the middle school said see you later to the students and goodbye to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:38 pm

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Stop fanning flames with rumors

Two protests. Two areas of the city. Two different groups. Two different days. Numerous rumors flew on social media about violence and looting. Numerous businesses ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:25 pm

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Experience presence through scent

Some years ago, my young sons were preparing to go to church on Sunday morning when my youngest son looked up and asked my husband, ... Read more

by Tracy Agnew, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:22 pm

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What makes people cry?

Did you know it’s all right to cry? Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:21 pm

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Hot spots for good food downtown

Restaurants in the core downtown area got their own curbside pickup parking spots this week thanks to a collaboration with restaurant owners and several city ... Read more

by Tracy Agnew, Friday, May 29, 2020 10:32 pm

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Testing events set for June 5, 10

Two community testing events for COVID-19 are coming up, and all are welcome to come and be tested on a first-come, first-served basis. Dr. Todd ... Read more

by Tracy Agnew, Friday, May 29, 2020 10:30 pm

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Chick-fil-A upgrades to help ‘moo-ve’

Expect the drive-through service to moo-ve faster now that the Chick-fil-A in the Harbour View area of North Suffolk reopened Thursday with dual lanes and ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, May 29, 2020 10:28 pm

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Council to resume meetings at City Hall

Suffolk City Council will hold a meeting at City Hall Wednesday, the first time it has done so since March 31, when it adopted a ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, May 29, 2020 10:26 pm

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We have to do better

Let’s call it what it was: murder. What everybody saw when they watched the video of George Floyd dying was plain murder. It was not ... Read more

by Tracy Agnew, Friday, May 29, 2020 9:56 pm

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Second chances deserve second look

By Delegate Clinton Jenkins Racial disparity lies deeply rooted in our criminal justice system, afflicting adult and juvenile sentencing. The 2020 legislative session served as ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 29, 2020 9:55 pm

Editorials

Come to testing events

Community testing for COVID-19 will be taking place two times in Suffolk in the next week and a half, and we strongly encourage anybody and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 29, 2020 9:55 pm

Columnists

Parole Board actions are disturbing

By Howard Hall Recently, we’ve learned of numerous disturbing decisions by the Virginia Parole Board, beginning with granting parole to Vincent Martin, who murdered a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 29, 2020 9:54 pm

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The Nansemond River oyster

By Elizabeth Taraski At Ruritan and Rotary fundraising events, they are steamed and then poured on the table. At restaurants, they are often displayed on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 29, 2020 9:53 pm

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An evil reality in our world

By QuaWanna Bannarbie Children of the 1980s know one common fear: scary movies that starred the characters of Freddy Krueger from the horror franchise titled ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 29, 2020 9:52 pm

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Police investigate undetermined death at boat ramp

Detectives from the Norfolk Police Department are investigating an undetermined death in Suffolk at the boat ramp at the Western Branch Reservoir. Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 29, 2020 1:34 pm

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No injuries in early morning fire

Suffolk Fire & Rescue units responded early Friday to a multi-family residential structure fire in the 300 block of Central Avenue.  Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 29, 2020 10:15 am

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Another drive-through testing event added

The city of Suffolk, in partnership with the Western Tidewater Health District, has added another free drive-through community testing event. Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:53 pm