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Suffolk Living

A history lesson at school

There’s a story behind every name, and that includes the men and women who have become namesakes of different Suffolk Public Schools. Florence Bowser Elementary ... Read more

1 year ago by Alex Perry.

A history lesson in the field

Story by Phyllis Speidell Photos by John H. Sheally II Herbert Horst, a World War II veteran, was one of thousands of military veterans who ... Read more

1 year ago by Staff Reports.

Stylist to stars, but Suffolk is home

LaTroy Brinkley is the owner of Serendipity Hair Salon in downtown Suffolk. A Suffolk native, Brinkley, 42, has built a reputation with his services that’s ... Read more

1 year ago by Alex Perry.

Growing gastronomical influence

Global influence of Suffolk’s agriculture and food scene has been growing in recent years. A prime (and tasty) example? Soybeans grown in Suffolk and Isle ... Read more

1 year ago by Tracy Agnew.

Treasure trove for Suffolk readers

One of Suffolk’s best-kept secrets is a small store on Carolina Road that sells a massive collection of cheap books, all donated by local readers ... Read more

1 year ago by Alex Perry.

A new Hope for Suffolk

As Hayden Blythe walks amidst the yarrow, larkspur and other flowers in Hope for Suffolk’s community garden at Westminster Reformed Presbyterian Church, she sees the ... Read more

1 year ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Dancing like a family

The East Suffolk Sophisticated Steppers started their new line-dancing session with steps, turns, cha-chas and crosses. Newcomers and long-time members stepped and slid in formation ... Read more

2 years ago by Alex Perry.

From utility to artwork

More than three decades ago, a group of women decided to form the Suffolk Quilters Guild as a way to bond over activity and learn ... Read more

2 years ago by Staff Reports.

‘The Green Book’ in Suffolk

Where shall we sleep tonight?” For years, it was the unfortunate question that black travelers in America had to ask themselves, as Jim Crow laws allowed ... Read more

2 years ago by Tracy Agnew.

Going for that extra mile

They sweat and toil and ache, no matter the environment or the weather, but for some dedicated runners, that’s the only way they can move ... Read more

2 years ago by Alex Perry.

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