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Opinion

Foundation’s response to virus timely, generous

The Suffolk and Western Tidewater region is quite fortunate that there exists the means by which various agencies and non-profit organizations can get needed financial ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Help kids get enough sleep

By Nathan Rice The middle-school-aged girl sat across from me, wiping away tears from her face. “I couldn’t stop crying at school,” she said. “I ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Erasing the lines for safety

When it comes to saving lives and property, nothing could be less important than the exact boundary lines between cities and on which side of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

FedEx not delivering the goods

To the editor: It has been my recent experience that several of my packages destined for ZIP code 23434 (and perhaps other local ZIPs?) wind ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Blue-chippers and elite prospects

By QuaWanna Bannarbie I learned a new word at midnight. I was watching the most recent live broadcast of the school board meeting of Suffolk ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Not too late to respond to census

It’s vitally important for the future of our community that everyone who lives in Suffolk is counted in the census. There is only one month ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Parents should demand anti-racist education

By Winford K. Rice Jr. and Sabrina Haque Racism is a cancer to the fabric of our country and permeates our school systems through educators’ ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Blessings for local business owner

To the editor: God is good! Even when things look terribly bad. I was watching the weather at 3 a.m. Aug. 4. The weatherman pointed ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

A true giant

Brawny is a household name in paper towels, and the company recently honored one of our local “household names” here in Suffolk. Lorna Slaughter was ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Criminal reform needed

To the editor: My name is Marvin Jacobs, and I’m a returning citizen living in Suffolk. I’m a leader in the Virginia Organizing Suffolk chapter. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

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