James W. Robinson, Author at The Suffolk News-Herald

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Suffolk Public Schools approves $248.5 million budget

Wednesday’s June 14 board meeting saw the approval of the amended adopted fiscal year 2024-25 budget. The 6-1 vote, with Board Member Dr. Dawn Marie ... Read more

by James W. Robinson, Friday, June 21, 2024 9:43 am

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New mural hopes to reawaken village of Driver

Suffolk residents passing through the village of Driver may have noticed a colorful addition near Happy Hour Glass Works, which is nearing completion. Muralist Christopher ... Read more

by James W. Robinson, Thursday, June 20, 2024 9:00 am

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Defy the odds: Juneteenth mentorship program builds up young Black women

The 2024 #DefyTheOdds Mentorship Program, which helps provide cultural awareness, empowerment, and professional and personal development in honor of the Juneteenth holiday, is leading up ... Read more

by James W. Robinson, Wednesday, June 19, 2024 9:00 am

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TGIF! Fuzz Band kicks off sizzling Summer Concert series

Summertime in Suffolk is in full swing as the TGIF Summer Concert Series kicked off with a bang. The Hampton University-formed Fuzz Band brought Suffolk ... Read more

by James W. Robinson, Tuesday, June 18, 2024 9:00 am

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Celebrate Juneteenth with SPL

Suffolk Public Libraries is inviting residents to celebrate Juneteenth with a special jamboree. The SPL Juneteenth Jamboree will be hosted at 4 to 7 p.m. ... Read more

by James W. Robinson, Friday, June 14, 2024 10:00 am

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Commonwealth’s Attorney gears up for Back-to-School drive

Suffolk Commonwealth’s Attorney Narendra R. Pleas and her office need you to help Suffolk kids start their school year right. The Suffolk Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office ... Read more

by James W. Robinson, Friday, June 14, 2024 9:00 am

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School board takes united stand on rezoning

SUFFOLK, Virginia — In a roll call vote, the Suffolk School Board unanimously decided to table the decision to rezone seven elementary schools during its ... Read more

by James W. Robinson, Friday, June 14, 2024 7:12 am

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Gov. Youngkin makes stop in Suffolk in support of Right Help, Right Now

SUFFOLK, Virginia — Gov. Glenn Youngkin made a stop at the Western Tidewater Community Services Board Harbour View Mental Health Center Thursday, signing 31 bipartisan ... Read more

by James W. Robinson, Thursday, June 13, 2024 7:35 pm

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Westside heats up with Summer Concert Series

If you’re looking for a smokin’ good time during the smoldering summer, Westside Burgers and Fries is offering both good food and good tunes for ... Read more

by James W. Robinson, Thursday, June 13, 2024 10:00 am

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Shoot your shot in Suffolk’s 40+ basketball league

Shane Johnson hopes to give older Suffolk men a shot on the basketball court.  Organizer of Suffolk 3-on-3, a basketball league aimed at men aged ... Read more

by James W. Robinson, Thursday, June 13, 2024 9:00 am

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