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Jimmy LaRoue, Author at The Suffolk News-Herald

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Bon Secours looking to add beds to new hospital

Growth, coupled with the growing need for hospital services in North Suffolk, are the drivers behind plans by Bon Secours to expand its hospital in ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, July 6, 2020 9:21 pm

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Elementary teacher of year shows by example

When Gwendolyn Mann found out she had been named Suffolk Public Schools’ Elementary Teacher of the Year, the Pioneer Elementary School second grade teacher was ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, July 3, 2020 8:00 pm

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Parents support hybrid school option

More city parents support a hybrid back-to-school option for the fall that would provide for four days of instruction per week, including one day in ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, July 3, 2020 7:57 pm

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Survey to guide design work for new library

While many of the 200 people surveyed so far say the Morgan Memorial Library is most convenient to them, 58 percent of them go primarily ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, July 2, 2020 8:34 pm

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Health director urges caution as Phase III begins

While COVID-19 cases have trended downward in Suffolk and across Virginia, Western Tidewater Health District Director Dr. Todd Wagner cautioned people to be vigilant in ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:31 pm

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Part of Wilroy Road to close for bridge project

A portion of Wilroy Road will close later this month as part of an expected four-month project to remove a trio of failing culverts and ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 6:55 pm

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Residents weigh in on intersection project

The design public hearing Tuesday for the nearly $8.9 million Bridge Road and Crittenden Road intersection realignment project was much like any other the city ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 6:54 pm

Lakeland

Lakeland celebrates state championship

There was bling in the rings as the stars of the Lakeland High School boys’ basketball team celebrated their state championship in a brief ceremony ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 9:17 pm

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Earls ‘couldn’t have asked for a better first year’

Editor’s Note: We will feature the Suffolk Public Schools teachers of the year in each edition through July 12. We start today with the Rookie ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 9:16 pm

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Initial unemployment claims declining

Initial unemployment claims in the Western Tidewater and South Hampton Roads regions continue to decline, according to data from the Virginia Employment Commission. In Suffolk, ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, June 29, 2020 8:37 pm

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