Jimmy LaRoue, Author at The Suffolk News-Herald

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Amazon hiring seasonal workers in Hampton Roads

Hiring hasn’t yet begun for Suffolk’s Amazon robotics fulfillment center that is expected to open in the first quarter of 2022, but the company is ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, October 18, 2021 9:13 pm

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Council questions Parks and Rec director on master plan

Council members peppered Parks and Recreation Director Mark Furlo with questions about different department initiatives, focusing on recreation centers during a briefing on a draft ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, October 14, 2021 8:03 pm

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City pays respects to fallen officers at memorial

Suffolk Police officers remember the fallen every day, and they honored them, and current officers’ commitment to put their lives at risk daily, during the ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, October 14, 2021 7:59 pm

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COVID-19 on decline, but surges possible

While COVID-19 cases are going down across the Western Tidewater region, the Delta variant of the virus is still prevalent enough in the unvaccinated to ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:08 pm

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Council gets redistricting update

After a delay due to late-arriving U.S. Census data, City Council can move forward with the redistricting process.   Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 6:33 pm

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Crowds soak in Peanut Fest return

Overcast conditions and spotty rain for much of the weekend did little to dampen enthusiasm for the 43rd annual Suffolk Peanut Festival after a year’s ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, October 11, 2021 9:23 pm

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Shentel makes play for Suffolk

Shentel’s broadband service has been quickly expanding from its western Virginia base and is aggressively making inroads on the Peninsula and in Hampton Roads. In ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, October 8, 2021 6:09 pm

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SPS announces plans for Saturday Academy

Suffolk Public Schools will offer remediation and accelerated learning programs for students through its Saturday Academy beginning Oct. 16. The program will take place every ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, October 8, 2021 6:08 pm

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City recommends Kings Highway Bridge alternative

A new Kings Highway Bridge should be built at a 35-foot height over the Nansemond River along Five Mile Road between Godwin Boulevard and Kings ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, October 7, 2021 8:07 pm

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Amedeo’s spreads the Italian love

You wouldn’t expect to find an authentic taste of Italy in a generic mixed-use development in the busy Bridge Road area of North Suffolk. But ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Tuesday, October 5, 2021 6:40 pm

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