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Announcing our Tip Jar

Starting today, the Suffolk News-Herald is accepting donations to support local Suffolk news through a program we call ...

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Newsprint supply is tightening, and you are affected

The paper used to print the Suffolk News-Herald you hold in your hands costs 10 percent more than ...

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Help recognize deserving businesses

For the third time, we have kicked off our Locals Choice program.

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Time for an Internet sales tax

Many online retailers are able to avoid collecting sales tax for most states.

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Downtown: what’s in a name?

If you ask 10 people to describe Suffolk’s downtown, you may well get 10 responses.

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A few hours on the Nansemond River

Last Sunday, I dropped a kayak into the Nansemond River a bend or two downriver from Constant’s Wharf. ...

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Dreaming of a greatness at Mast

Janice Henderson has a vision for Suffolk’s Mast Tennis Center. Janice is a former college player, occasional USTA ...

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Backyard chickens got the axe

In Suffolk you can own dogs, cats, fish, snakes, lizards, gerbils, canaries, parrots and more. Chickens, on the ...

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Share your thoughts about trails

Picture a network of trails for walkers, joggers and bikers connecting North Suffolk to downtown Suffolk, or downtown ...

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Crime Line an important local resource

At about 1 a.m. Thursday, the Circle K store on West Washington Street was robbed. The police quickly ...

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