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Rachel Wartian, Author at The Suffolk News-Herald


New advocacy group planned

A new advocacy group is starting in Suffolk to bring healing to those hurt by losing a loved one through violence. Joan Turner is starting ... Read more

by Rachel Wartian, Friday, March 5, 2021 6:20 pm


Library wins its fourth Winter Reading Challenge

As Suffolk stayed quarantined from the pandemic and dreary weather, the community read an impressive amount of books. During the month of January, the Annual ... Read more

by Rachel Wartian, Friday, March 5, 2021 6:16 pm


Easter bunnies arrive at hospital

A special spring delivery came to a Suffolk hospital on Thursday. The Suffolk Sheriff’s Office delivered stuffed bunnies donated from The Easter Bunny Foundation to ... Read more

by Rachel Wartian, Thursday, March 4, 2021 8:47 pm


Stomping out isolation 

Girls on the Run is changing its program to allow girls to meet together again safely.  Read more

by Rachel Wartian, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 9:29 pm


Raising money to help kids’ mental health

With a pandemic, illness and everyday life worries, a local fundraising group is doing what they can to improve children’s mental health. The Esprit de ... Read more

by Rachel Wartian, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 4:41 pm


Railroad looking into crossing gate errors

The railroad crossing gates on North Main Street have faced technical problems on multiple occasions within the last couple of weeks. Each time, the gate ... Read more

by Rachel Wartian, Monday, March 1, 2021 8:36 pm


Winter storms create a greater need for blood donations

After winter storms swept across the nation, including parts of Virginia, the American Red Cross needs blood donations. Read more

by Rachel Wartian, Friday, February 26, 2021 6:11 pm


Tower 112 now under new ownership

One of Main Street’s landmarks has been sold to a new owner. On Feb. 25, Ralph Nahra, the previous owner of Tower 112, sold the ... Read more

by Rachel Wartian, Friday, February 26, 2021 6:08 pm


Greater Sweet Beulah puts together a history book

Greater Sweet Beulah Apostolic Church is putting together a biography of the church’s history. The biography is called “Greater Sweet Beulah Apostolic Church Black History ... Read more

by Rachel Wartian, Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:11 pm


Educating about HBCUs

A new book has been published to teach kids about HBCUs. “Why an HBCU?” is a children’s book written by Suffolk author Dr. Kawanna Ward ... Read more

by Rachel Wartian, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 6:51 pm

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