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Council calls for city health department to reopen

Members of Suffolk’s city council, including its mayor and vice mayor, have called for the city’s health department to reopen as part of an effort ... Read more

3 days ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Bethlehem Christian Church welcomes new pastor

A Suffolk church is welcoming a new senior pastor amid the challenges of COVID-19. On Jan. 17, Bethlehem Christian Church at 1549 Holland Road voted ... Read more

3 days ago by Rachel Wartian.

Jenkins education bill gets committee approval

A bill from Suffolk delegate Clinton Jenkins that would require teachers to receive cultural competency training and for history and social science teachers to be ... Read more

3 days ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

WTHD to move to Phase 1B next week

The Western Tidewater Health District announced Wednesday that next week it will move into Phase 1B of its COVID-19 vaccination campaign. Read more

4 days ago by Tracy Agnew.

Firefighters on scene of large brush fire

Suffolk Fire & Rescue crews are currently on scene of a large working brush fire in the 7700 block of Crittenden Road. Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Man arrested, charged with rape

Suffolk Police have arrested a man following their investigation of an alleged rape that occurred the evening of Jan. 17 at a Suffolk residence. Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Police investigate shooting

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Gregory Andrae Byrd, 30, of Richmond. He remains hospitalized in serious condition. Earlier: Suffolk Police are investigating a ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

A legacy continued

New owner seeks to breathe new life into venerable Franklin business When Tonya Temple decided to purchase the former Elvin Vaughan Funeral Home in Franklin, ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

McEachin announces essay contest

Congressman A. Donald McEachin recently announced his second Black History Month Essay Contest for middle and high school students (grades 6-12) residing in Virginia’s 4th ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Long way to go on vaccines, and short on supply

If you remember those car trips when someone invariably asks, “Are we there yet? Are we there yet?”, then you likely know the answer to ... Read more

5 days ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

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