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A big thank you

Once again, Suffolk was in the crosshairs of a tornado — two at the same time, this time, in fact — and no lives were ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

HB 972 creates clear discrimination

To the editor: HB 972 was passed recently in Virginia by the governor’s recommendation. This bill makes the possession of no more than an ounce ... Read more

3 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

Remembering the Violas of Selma

By QuaWanna Bannarbie Hate stuns me. How hate mobilizes people to act so violently stuns me. I have been watching several history films lately. I ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

What to do after the storm

Now that Tropical Storm Isaias has come and gone, it’s time to start cleaning up. As a reminder, below are some safety tips that you ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

‘In times like these…’

That is a song reminding us life on planet earth has its pitfalls. We need help for our escape. A GPS won’t help. We need ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

Support plastic legislation

To the editor: Re: Break Free from Plastic Pollution Act — Senate Bill #3263 and House Bill #5845 Fellow citizens of Suffolk, I am requesting ... Read more

7 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

Prepare now for storms

As awful as 2020 has been, there was little doubt that a tropical system or two would come along to complicate our already chaotic circumstances ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Prevent collective bargaining

To the editor: Among proposals for policing reform recently released by the Virginia Senate Democratic Caucus, there is one glaring omission: Prevent destructive Collective Bargaining ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Across that bridge

By QuaWanna Bannarbie Since Friday, July 17, 2020, our news and social media feeds have been sporadically reminding us of the lives of two great ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Hoping for the best

Just like whatever the ultimate plan is for school itself, the plan announced Monday by the Virginia High School League for sports and other extracurricular ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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