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The 1958 Suffolk-Nansemond Festival was a sight to behold

by Kermit Hobbs We all know that Suffolk’s recorded history dates back to 1608, when Captain John Smith sailed up the Nansemond River and “traded” ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

‘An Eye for an Eye’

Story by Phyllis Speidell Photos by John H. Sheally II Ava Dunbar’s smile belies the array of medical treatments the 5-year-old has already experienced. Diagnosed ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Can’t refuse the refuse

If you see Bubba in his truck, give him a wave, a wide berth and enough space between your trash cans, please. From the time ... Read more

2 months ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

The Nansemonds Now

STORY BY PHYLLIS SPEIDELL PHOTOS BY JOHN H. SHEALLY II Three years after the Nansemond Indians received federal recognition, the tribe, now officially the Nansemond ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Life is cyclical

By Patrick Belcher As I walked into the Mod Olive, the retro feel of the atmosphere struck me. The green and orange wallpaper, the hard ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Motivated by advocacy

Outstanding Teen titleholder treasures platform pageants give her Television shows about pageants often portray them and their participants as bastions of superficiality, but for one ... Read more

2 months ago by Tracy Agnew.

Going to new heights

Most people get behind the wheel of a car before they get in the cockpit of an airplane, but kids in Suffolk have the opportunity ... Read more

2 months ago by Rachel Austin.

Spring break at the Lakes

Story by Phyllis Speidell Photos by John H. Sheally II Ready to enjoy spring? A tediously long winter can nudge even the most sedentary couch ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Robotics in breezy Bermuda

Marine biology is to robotics as Suffolk, Virginia is to St. George’s, Bermuda. But Susie Hill has a connection to all of it. Hill, a ... Read more

4 months ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Delivering smiles no matter what

For Suffolk Meals on Wheels, it will take more than a pandemic or a little rain to slow them down. Many senior citizens would not ... Read more

6 months ago by Rachel Austin.

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