Jimmy LaRoue, Author at The Suffolk News-Herald


Murder, other charges certified to grand jury

Charges against a Suffolk man in the death of a Chesapeake woman, including second-degree murder, were certified to the grand jury Thursday in Suffolk General ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, August 12, 2022 7:50 pm


Division closing gap in filling classroom vacancies

Suffolk Public Schools is closing in on having all of its classrooms covered in time for the start of the 2022-2023 school year. Chief of ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, August 12, 2022 7:47 pm


Lake Prince Woods to expand, to use up to $15 million bond money to pay for it

Lake Prince Woods’ continuing care facility will be expanding. It plans renovations to the facility, along with infrastructure improvements, a new 17,780-square-foot wellness center and ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, August 11, 2022 7:26 pm


Leading lawn and garden product manufacturer to locate in city

The second largest manufacturer of lawn and garden products in North America will locate its second Virginia location in Suffolk, Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced Wednesday. ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 4:28 pm


Division looks to address teacher shortage, plans to be outlined to School Board

Suffolk Public Schools officials plan to address the division’s teacher shortage as the new school year approaches during the School Board’s work session Thursday. As ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 9:42 pm


Plan IDs wish list for city

The city’s rural, small-town feel is one of its biggest strengths, according to preliminary public feedback on the city’s comprehensive plan update. According to the ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 9:38 pm


Port 460 project developer submits application for federal, state environmental review

Matan Companies, the applicant for the 545-acre Port 460 Logistics Center that would bring 10 warehouses and five commercial retail buildings to a site on ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, August 8, 2022 9:05 pm


Port 460 opponents deliver an earful to council, developers

If members of City Council and the developers of the Port 460 Logistics Center didn't know how people who live in the area surrounding the ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Saturday, August 6, 2022 12:55 am


Council greenlights plans for festival park, library, gives approval to permits for shooting range and training school

Over the next 18 to 24 months, city officials expect a new festival event park and library to transform downtown.  Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Saturday, August 6, 2022 12:06 am


City Council notebook: Downtown festival park, library, shooting range projects get council go-ahead

Mayor Mike Duman had teased during a Facebook Live earlier in the week that the regular meeting agenda for the Aug. 3 City Council meeting ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, August 4, 2022 6:34 pm

< Older