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Mask requirement still stands for SPS

Suffolk Public Schools will still require students and staff to wear masks indoors while on school property or while using the division’s transportation, according to ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, January 21, 2022 4:56 pm

Suffolk Living

This metal detectorist loves being on the case

Metal detector in hand, Ina Finn relishes the solitude of the hunt, scanning fields in search of well, just about anything. But don’t ask her ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, January 21, 2022 2:52 pm

Suffolk Living

For the love of spores, ‘don’t munch on a hunch’

Sleepy Hole Park alive with mushrooms Mushrooms abound and liven up the ground at Sleepy Hole Park. And after an avid mushroomer such as Theresa ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, January 21, 2022 2:09 pm


Public can weigh in on maps

Suffolk City Council members expressed frustration with the lack of detail on boundaries in a new, proposed redistricting map presented to them during a Jan. ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, January 20, 2022 2:24 pm


NSA art show stays virtual

The featured artist at this year’s 36th annual Nansemond-Suffolk Academy Art Show and Sale said she regrets that, for the second year in a row, ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, January 20, 2022 2:22 pm


City, VDOT preparing for winter storm

With a hazardous weather outlook for the city and region related to the stronger chances of snow and winter weather coming over the next few ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Wednesday, January 19, 2022 12:19 pm


Can VDOT make Route 17 safer without widening? It wants your ideas

Can the Bridge Road/U.S. Route 17 corridor through Suffolk be made safer and keep drivers from experiencing backups without large-scale roadway widening?  Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Tuesday, January 18, 2022 5:41 pm


Despite new governor’s new order, SPS to continue masking in schools

In the wake of new Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s executive order allowing parents to choose whether their children wear masks to school, Suffolk Public Schools plans ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, January 17, 2022 3:53 pm


No change in School Board leadership roles

There will be no change to the Suffolk School Board’s top leadership roles.  Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, January 14, 2022 6:39 pm


New Commonwealth’s Attorney sworn in

Narendra Pleas was formally sworn in as Suffolk’s next Commonwealth’s Attorney during a ceremony in the council chambers of City Hall Jan. 10.  Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, January 13, 2022 8:47 pm

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