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Jimmy LaRoue, Author at The Suffolk News-Herald

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PHOTO: Amazon construction continues

Construction of Amazon’s robotics fulfillment center continues in Northgate Commerce Park Aug. 13. Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, August 14, 2020 5:27 pm

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School Board to appeal FOIA verdict, award of fees

Attorneys for the Suffolk School Board will appeal the verdict handed down last month by a Suffolk Circuit Court judge who ruled the board and ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, August 14, 2020 5:23 pm

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COVID-19 cases trending slightly down

The Western Tidewater Health District still has one of the highest percentage of people in the state who have tested positive for COVID-19, but that ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:39 pm

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The AlphaBEST for SPS childcare

Suffolk Public Schools’ fall reopening plan approved by the School Board last week calls for childcare to be offered at all 11 of the division’s ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:36 pm

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Council votes down Turlington Road development

A developer who wanted a Turlington Road property rezoned to allow him to build 101 new homes will not be able to do so after ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:06 pm

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Judge awards Story fees in FOIA lawsuit

A Suffolk Circuit Court judge has awarded School Board member Sherri Story all attorney’s fees and other costs associated with her Freedom of Information Act ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:10 pm

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Suffolk first responders receive Valor Awards

Noticing that a brick wall was about to come crumbling down at the scene of a garage fire, Suffolk Fire & Rescue Lt. Laurina Watson ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, August 10, 2020 9:22 pm

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YMCA offering e-Learning Academy

YMCA’s across South Hampton Roads, including the Suffolk Family YMCA off Godwin Boulevard, will offer full-day child care options this fall that it said would ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, August 10, 2020 9:21 pm

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COVID-19 testing scheduled

The Western Tidewater Health District will be holding free COVID-19 testing in Smithfield, Franklin and Suffolk in August. The testing began Aug. 7 at Sentara ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, August 7, 2020 6:37 pm

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Board opts for virtual start to school year

Students in Suffolk Public Schools will begin the upcoming school year virtually for the first nine weeks following a unanimous vote of the School Board ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, August 7, 2020 6:36 pm

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