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Jimmy LaRoue, Author at The Suffolk News-Herald

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Steady turnout on first day of early voting

More than 200 people had voted early in Suffolk through midday Sept. 18 on the first day of in-person absentee voting in Virginia. City Registrar ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, September 18, 2020 6:35 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Forum for mayor candidates Saturday

A forum for Suffolk mayoral candidates will take place from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Sept. 19 at the Living Waters Christian Center at 1226 White ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, September 18, 2020 3:59 pm

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VHSL: No sports before December

The Virginia High School League will not allow schools to resume sports until Dec. 7 after its Executive Committee voted unanimously to adopt a “Championships ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:36 pm

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Planners: Sign ordinance out of compliance

City planners told the Planning Commission that Suffolk’s sign ordinance is out of compliance and needs to be updated. “This is a result of recognizing ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:34 pm

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NSA: ‘No worries’ being back in school

Though Nansemond Suffolk-Academy students and teachers have made adjustments to their routines due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most say they have no qualms about resuming ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 7:51 pm

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School division to hire more custodians

Suffolk Public Schools will hire seven full time and a handful of part-time positions at a cost of about $475,000 as part of its efforts ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:14 pm

News

Board votes to appeal FOIA decision

The Suffolk School Board has voted to appeal a Circuit Court decision that it and some of its members violated the Freedom of Information Act. Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 6:13 pm

News

Pitchkettle Road realignment meeting scheduled

The city has scheduled a public meeting for the $7.7 million Pitchkettle Road realignment project, in which it will feature three potential design alternatives. The ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, September 14, 2020 9:18 pm

News

Public comment policies clarified, reviewed

Reviewing proposed changes to policies on public speakers at its meetings, the Suffolk School Board received clarity on who would be allowed to speak during ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, September 14, 2020 9:16 pm

News

Making the connection: Broadband access challenges schools in virtual learning

It’s no secret that the rural areas of Western Tidewater lack reliable access to broadband internet. For those families, who also often lack the ability ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, September 11, 2020 5:22 pm

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