Rachel Austin, Author at The Suffolk News-Herald

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New Suffolk ministry focuses on youth

A new ministry has come to Suffolk to show love to the people and youth in the community. Abundant Life Worship Outreach Ministries officially launched ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Tuesday, June 7, 2022 6:22 pm

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Former foster care child honors social worker with a resolution

Anthony Gitalado wanted to do something to honor Yvette Jones-King, a social worker who made an impact on his life. Gitalado grew up in the ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Friday, June 3, 2022 6:34 pm

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Suffolk girl to hold fashion show to combat bullying

After months of healing, Morgan Robinson is turning her pain into purpose with a fashion show. The Takeover Fashion Show will start at 3 p.m. ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Friday, June 3, 2022 6:25 pm

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Arise Gala celebrates two new nonprofits in Suffolk

Suffolk came together last week to support two women-led nonprofits in Suffolk. The Arise Gala was held Thursday at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Tuesday, May 31, 2022 6:39 pm

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Suffolk poet publishes her first book to encourage others

Many in Suffolk have enjoyed the writing of Tonya Sinclair Swindell, and now her poems can be found in one place. Swindell self-published her first ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Friday, May 27, 2022 8:28 pm

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June 4 march aims to be proactive against rising violence

To be proactive rather than reactive, a Suffolk organization is stepping up against the rising violence in the city. EFERM, Ex-Felon Entrepreneurship Retail Museum, is ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Tuesday, May 24, 2022 6:26 pm

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Luxury apartments coming to Godwin

Luxury apartments are taking shape on the former Lowe’s property off Godwin Boulevard. The Cathcart Group, a real estate developer, construction and property management company ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Monday, May 23, 2022 8:29 pm

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New author writes about personal experiences- adds aliens

In April, Suffolk author William Tyler released his first book, “Saving the Blue Marble,” which mixes personal experiences with science fiction. Tyler, originally from Portsmouth, ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Friday, May 20, 2022 7:14 pm

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Suffolk family creates kindness challenge in memory of son

After a sudden loss, a Suffolk family wants to create something positive for the community. James and Shannon Tompkins unexpectedly lost their 24-year-old son, Tyler, ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Tuesday, May 10, 2022 8:08 pm

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Band director from Suffolk wins Nobel Educator of Distinction award

A Suffolk resident has been recognized as a Nobel Educator of Distinction. Alvin Moore graduated from Lakeland High School in 2005 as a proud member ... Read more

by Rachel Austin, Tuesday, May 3, 2022 6:49 pm

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