The family of Suffolk resident Ernest Harris desires his murder to be solved after 30 yearsCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
18-year-old charged with felony for fatal Chesapeake crashWatchful EyeNewsBreak Contributor
Black History Triumphs: Franklin Dems Celebrate with Mayor StoneyStephy SaysNewsBreak Contributor
Driver of tractor trailer injured following crash on Black Creek Rd. in Franklin
The Southampton Co. Sheriff’s Office responded to an overturned tractor trailer in the 21000 block of Black Creek Road.
30 years later, key to Suffolk cold case eludes police
SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Ernest Harris was 40 years old when he was killed in Suffolk. Now, 30 years later, his daughters keep his memory alive and hope police find the clue that solves his murder. “Maybe one day, somebody, someone would come forward or have some type of, you know, evidence,” said his daughter […]
18-year-old charged with felony for fatal Chesapeake crash
Eighteen-year-old Elvis Jamir Cruz of Portsmouth is facing a felony for the fatal crash that killed 19-year-old Lauryn Ni'kole Leonard of Suffolk on Monday. According to Virginia State Police, Cruz and Leonard were headed southbound on I-664 in Chesapeake and were south of Military Highway when they their vehicles collided.
‘All clear’ given at Southampton Middle School after lockdown
The Southampton County Sheriff’s Office completed an investigation and search and then gave the “all clear” at Southampton Middle School on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 21, after the school was put on lockdown following a report of a weapon on campus. In a voice message sent out at 2:47 p.m. to parents, Will Melbye, of Southampton […] The post ‘All clear’ given at Southampton Middle School after lockdown appeared first on The Tidewater News.
Southampton board plans to decrease real estate tax rate
Southampton County Board of Supervisors Chair Dr. Alan W. Edwards said he guarantees the board will be decreasing the real estate tax rate later this year to offset assessment increases that real property owners in the county should be learning about any day now. With the last county reassessment coming in 2018, another one is […] The post Southampton board plans to decrease real estate tax rate appeared first on The Tidewater News.
Murfreesboro Council approves rezoning for old motel
New owner plans to offer rental housing for senior citizens The post Murfreesboro Council approves rezoning for old motel appeared first on The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald.
Waverly man dies when car runs into logging truck on U.S. Route 460 in Disputanta
DISPUTANTA – A Waverly man was killed Thursday afternoon when his vehicle ran into a logging truck on U.S. Route 460. Prince George Police said they were still trying to determine what led to the crash that killed 25-year-old Sheron Gerod Haskins. According to reports, Haskins was eastbound in a 2010 Scion when it rear-ended the Kenworth tractor-trailer around 3 p.m. Thursday.
A Taste of Mexico in Suffolk: 4 Restaurants You Need to Explore
In this article, we'll be exploring four exceptional Mexican restaurants located in Suffolk. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences! Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Broncos repeat as district tourney champs
Franklin High School’s varsity boys basketball team routed Surry County High School and then recorded upset victories over Greensville County High School and Brunswick High School on its way to repeating as the Tri-Rivers District Tournament champion. Keeping the momentum going in the Region 1B Tournament, the No. 5 Broncos upset No. 4 Rappahannock County […] The post Broncos repeat as district tourney champs appeared first on The Tidewater News.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.99 and $3.21 in Suffolk as of 2024-02-23. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.267, a week ago the price is $3.284 , according to AAA.
Sharing the message of God through poetry
Poet Ricky Clemons is continuing to share the message of God with his new poetry book, “I Look at Myself in the Mirror.” With his 18th book, published by Fideli Publishing, the Suffolk native and Franklin resident is continuing his path of prose poetry writing that God called him towards while sharing the message of […] The post Sharing the message of God through poetry appeared first on The Suffolk News-Herald.
March 19 appeal set for National Guardsman who sued Windsor police
Lawyers representing Virginia National Guard 1st Lt. Caron Nazario and the two Windsor police officers he sued for holding him at gunpoint and pepper-spraying him during a 2020 traffic stop will each make their cases on March 19 to a panel of federal judges as to whether Nazario should be granted a new trial. Nazario […] The post March 19 appeal set for National Guardsman who sued Windsor police appeared first on Windsor Weekly.
Windsor college/career fair gains good feedback
Junior and senior students at Windsor High School were recently exposed to a variety of options that they might be able to pursue after graduation. This exposure came at the Windsor High School College and Career Fair on Feb. 14. The fair was held in the WHS gymnasium and featured more than 30 exhibits, including […] The post Windsor college/career fair gains good feedback appeared first on Windsor Weekly.
Smithfield troop 1904 accepted donation from Angel Quilters
The Angel Quilters of Trinity Methodist Church donated flannel material for an American Heritage Girls Virginia 1904 troop of Smithfield merit badge project. Pictured are leader Pam Havens with her daughter Malaya Havens, Priya Havens and Aviyana Havens. The Angel Quilters will assist the American Heritage Girls with this project for their merit badge.
How a Hampton Roads Black farmer, church and food bank are tackling food insecurity
SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY, Va. — A unique partnership is fighting hunger in Hampton Roads. A food bank, a church and one local Black farmer are teaming up to feed thousands of people in need. How a Southampton County farmer began working with the Hampton Roads-based Foodbank. Every morning, bright and...
Bloodhound rewarded with Pupcup after finding missing child in IOW
A runaway juvenile was sniffed out and found thanks to the help of a bloodhound in Isle of Wight.
Southampton County School Board approves funds for two facilities projects
The Southampton County School Board gave its official approval Feb. 12 to use approximately $2 million in American Rescue Plan Act money to build a Student Health and Education Center on the high school campus and to revitalize the old school board building to establish a Parent Resource Center. Board Chair Dr. Deborah Goodwyn introduced […] The post Southampton County School Board approves funds for two facilities projects appeared first on The Tidewater News.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority welcomes new members
The Ahoskie Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority continues to grow. The organization welcomed 30 new sorority sisters into their sisterhood recently. Edna Brown Coleman, one of the 22 women at Howard University who founded the sorority in 1913, would be proud the organization continues to expand. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a...
Suffolk Feb 20 Weekly Crime Report: 58 Incidents and 3 Crime Stories
Suffolk Feb 20 Weekly Crime Report: 58 Incidents and 3 Crime Stories. During the last week, Suffolk reported a total of 58 crime cases. The most frequently reported crime was Assault, accounting for 20 cases, followed by Theft with 16 cases. Arrests were made in 9 instances, while Vandalism was reported 8 times. Hit & Run cases were relatively fewer, with only 3 incidents. The category labeled 'Other' saw 2 cases which included an Emergency Custody Order and Disorderly Conduct. Despite the high number of Assault cases, the place maintained a relatively low number of Hit & Run incidents. The data suggests the need for increased vigilance against assault and theft, which constituted more than half of the reported crimes. The local authorities are expected to intensify their efforts to ensure the safety of Suffolk residents.
Smithfield Lions inducts new club members
The Smithfield Lions Club recently added more service minded, quality members to its roster with District Governor Homer Cook presiding over the induction ceremony. New members pictured from left are Susan Reynolds, Mavis Garrett, Sam Gilliam, Rene Gilliam, Kay Bright, District Governor, Homer Cook, Laurie Mercer, Cecile Petrone, Kathy Grillo and Sam Grillo. Since 1977, […]