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Tracy Agnew, Author at The Suffolk News-Herald


Mother hopes for healing with new memorial

Kelsey Walker lost her newborn son, Jaden, on the same day he was born — Aug. 26, 2000. More than two decades later, a horrifying ... Read more

by Tracy Agnew, Tuesday, March 9, 2021 5:00 pm


Woman sentenced in child abuse case

A Suffolk woman was sentenced to serve seven years and five months in prison on charges involving abuse of her daughter. Jessica Renee Carpenter, 28, ... Read more

by Tracy Agnew, Friday, March 5, 2021 6:16 pm


Man sentenced for abuse

A Suffolk man was sentenced Thursday to an active sentence of 12 years in the molestations of two girls. Read more

by Tracy Agnew, Thursday, February 11, 2021 10:06 pm


Ferguson announces retirement

Suffolk Commonwealth’s Attorney C. Phillips “Phil” Ferguson announced this week he plans to retire at the end of the year. Ferguson told his staff of ... Read more

by Tracy Agnew, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 4:39 pm


Free clinic names new director

The Board of Directors of Western Tidewater Free Clinic announced a new executive director on Thursday. Read more

by Tracy Agnew, Thursday, February 4, 2021 5:12 pm


Health district cancels appointments

First-dose vaccinations at two sites in the Western Tidewater Health District set for later this week have been canceled. District Emergency Manager Will Drewery said ... Read more

by Tracy Agnew, Monday, February 1, 2021 2:08 pm


WTHD to move to Phase 1B next week

The Western Tidewater Health District announced Wednesday that next week it will move into Phase 1B of its COVID-19 vaccination campaign. Read more

by Tracy Agnew, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:33 pm


Drug court moving forward

The proposal for a drug court in the Fifth Circuit is moving forward. The drug court was first approved last spring, when it received unanimous ... Read more

by Tracy Agnew, Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4:40 pm


Gag gift worked out in her favor

Editor’s Note: The Suffolk News-Herald is sharing Christmas memories of notable locals in order to help promote the Cheer Fund. Suffolk native Tommie Draper remembers ... Read more

by Tracy Agnew, Thursday, December 24, 2020 12:57 pm


Wreath-laying volunteers persevere

The annual wreath-laying event at the Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk was considerably smaller than in past years due to COVID-19. ... Read more

by Tracy Agnew, Monday, December 21, 2020 10:01 pm

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