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Column – City must build on its diversity, not follow divisive path

Suffolk is home to pockets of diverse communities that work together as one organic system. Communities are not ...

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Editorial – Proud Virginians; pessimistic  Americans

Virginians feel better about their state than their country. That’s a reasonable conclusion to draw from the latest ...

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Column – Comparison is the enemy, robs God’s joy

By Tonya Sinclair Swindell Comparison is my enemy. It is definitely not my friend. When I compare myself ...

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Column – Smokers: Don’t be butt heads

We pick up trash at Lone Star Lakes Park just about every Monday. The staff at the park ...

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Column – Turn of the decade, 1929-1930

The year 1929 got underway with rewards offered to come up with a plan to repeal the 18th ...

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Editorial – Voters want action on mental health crisis

Momentum continues to build for finally addressing Virginia’s mental health crisis. If politicians needed any more incentive, a ...

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Editorial – Suffolk should go all out for data center

Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s announcement Friday that Amazon Web Services will invest $35 billion to build multiple “data centers” ...

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Column – “Box out” to prepare for tackling new goals in ’23

Standing partially bent over with his arms extended to each side and his elbows forming near 90-degree angles, ...

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Column – 1928 headlines include bootlegging and economy

The year is 1928. Calvin Coolidge is the president. Prohibition is in full force. Ford is making Model ...

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Letter – Post 49 to honor Vietnam-era veterans March 29

Editor: American Legion Post 49 in Smithfield annually recognizes Vietnam-era military veterans in conjunction with National Vietnam Veterans ...

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