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Stay vigilant. Stay home.

The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, but unfortunately, many people are acting like it is. The number of those infected in the Western Tidewater ... Read more

McEachin cheers National Park maintenance

By Congressman A. Donald McEachin Although August is typically a recess month for Congress, my staff and I have been and continue to be busy. ... Read more

Teach kids about good sportsmanship

By Nathan Rice He rolled the bowling ball down the lane, but the ball curved to the right, hitting only three out of the 10 ... Read more

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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