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Jimmy LaRoue, Author at The Suffolk News-Herald

COVID-19

State officials urging vaccines, vigilance 

As Virginia enters Phase 2 of its vaccination campaign and more than three million more state residents are now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, April 19, 2021 8:22 pm

COVID-19

P.1 variant found in Virginia

Two cases of the P.1 variant of COVID-19 have been identified by the Virginia Department of Health, including one in the Eastern Region. The state ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, April 19, 2021 8:16 pm

News

SPS staff to receive spring bonuses

Suffolk Public Schools staff will receive a second round of bonuses following unanimous School Board approval. The bonuses, approved by the board at its April ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, April 19, 2021 8:02 pm

News

Camp calls on technology to improve baseball program

The kiddie pool used for ice baths is about as low-tech as the Paul D. Camp Community College baseball team will get. Most everything else ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, April 19, 2021 8:01 pm

News

Graduation ceremonies to be held outdoors

Graduation ceremonies at Lakeland, King’s Fork and Nansemond River high schools will be held outdoors in June, after drive-through ones were held last year earlier ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:12 pm

News

JM Smucker to close, sell Suffolk facility

J.M. Smucker has announced that it will close and sell its Suffolk coffee manufacturing facility next spring. The inconspicuous announcement came at the end of ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:11 pm

COVID-19

State vaccine eligibility to open for everyone 16 and up 

Anyone in Virginia age 16 and up will be eligible to get a free COVID-19 vaccine beginning April 18. This comes as about half of ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Friday, April 16, 2021 6:08 pm

Chuckatuck

Council delays decision on Kings Highway Bridge

A near-majority of city residents surveyed about the Kings Highway Bridge favor its replacement over the same area where it once stood, but a number ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Thursday, April 15, 2021 7:48 pm

News

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine paused

The Virginia Department of Health has paused the use of the Johnson & Johnson one-dose COVID-19 vaccine after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:05 pm

COVID-19

More in Suffolk vaccinated, but pace slows

Though more people in Suffolk are receiving COVID-19 vaccinations, the pace of them still trails all but two other localities in South Hampton Roads and ... Read more

by Jimmy LaRoue, Monday, April 12, 2021 9:17 pm

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