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Jimmy LaRoue, Author at The Suffolk News-Herald


A year later, students set to return to school

Part 1 of a multi-part series In normal circumstances, students in Suffolk Public Schools would have 180 days of classes in-person. This year? Barring any ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, March 5, 2021 6:19 pm


Officials confident of more COVID-19 vaccine coming to state, city

Take the one you can get. That’s what health officials are saying about one of the three COVID-19 vaccines now circulating in Virginia and around ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, March 4, 2021 8:50 pm


Interim city attorney named

Helivi Holland’s last day as Suffolk’s city attorney was filled with praise as City Council members and others lauded her achievements and wished her well ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, March 4, 2021 8:48 pm


Camp baseball splits games in Myrtle Beach trip

The Camp Community College baseball team split four games on its trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C.  Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 9:28 pm


Young making the most of opportunity at Hampton

Nylah Young may have been a two-time All-State selection and Southeastern District Player of the Year while at King’s Fork High School, but she hardly ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 4:40 pm


Suffolk City Attorney moves to the bench

Helivi Holland has been both a prosecutor, a defense attorney and a city attorney among the jobs in her career.  Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, March 1, 2021 10:38 pm


School Board, Story settle FOIA case

The Suffolk School Board and the member who sued it — again — have reached a settlement in a second Freedom of Information Act case. ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, March 1, 2021 8:37 pm


COVID-19 patients keeping area ICUs busy

In a normal year, about five million people are admitted into hospital intensive care units, and on average, they are about two-thirds full, according to ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, February 26, 2021 6:06 pm


Superintendent introduces $193.8 million budget 

Superintendent Dr. John B. Gordon III’s proposed fiscal year 2021-2022 budget of $193.8 million would be a nearly 7% increase over the current budget, but ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, February 26, 2021 1:17 am


School Board appoints former mayor Johnson to Sleepy Hole Borough seat

The Suffolk School Board has appointed former mayor Linda Johnson to fill the Sleepy Hole Borough seat on an interim basis.  Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, February 25, 2021 8:14 pm

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