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Camps in the Swamp

Company built railroad to transport cut hardwoods, pines Story and photos by Clyde Parker During the last half of the 19th century, the family headed ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Hinton Hurff, keeper of history

Story by Phyllis Speidell Photos by John H. Sheally II From Hinton Hurff’s living room, you can see Bennett’s Creek and its smaller streams branching ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Horses ‘hold space’ for clients

On a weekday back in February, Cocoa enjoyed a walk around the arena at Fox Hollow Farm on Kings Fork Road. The brown pony was ... Read more

2 months ago by Alex Perry.

Pennies from Heaven?

Story by Phyllis Speidell Photos by John H. Sheally II Suffolk may not have showers of pennies from heaven but, for more than 100 years, ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

A Suffolk native on the Alaska Highway

The world was at war in 1942, and the United States was deeply embroiled in it, with emotions raging following the late-1941 attack on Pearl ... Read more

7 months ago by Tracy Agnew.

Choo-choos in Chuckatuck

Story by Phyllis Speidell Photos by John H. Sheally II A steam whistle wailing in the morning quiet of rural Chuckatuck draws dozens of train ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Reports.

Memories at the Marina

Story by Phyllis Speidell Photos by John H. Sheally II A narrow lane winds from Godwin Boulevard, past fields, flocks of wild turkeys and a ... Read more

7 months ago by Staff Reports.

A strong lure for fishing

As a child, Alan Schubert would tag along with his father on fly fishing trips to Back Bay. His father, Alfred Schubert, would wade in ... Read more

7 months ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Who doesn’t love a Jeep?

Story by Phyllis Speidell Photos by John H. Sheally II Jim Holloman’s passion for Jeeps started more than 50 years ago when he got his ... Read more

10 months ago by Staff Reports.

Searching for ghosts in the Nansemond

Archaeologists have been scouring the Nansemond River to dive deeper into the Suffolk “Ghost Fleet,” a project that’s shining a light on local maritime history ... Read more

10 months ago by Alex Perry.

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