The family of Suffolk resident Ernest Harris desires his murder to be solved after 30 yearsCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Core vs Spike Aeration: Choosing the Right MethodRandy TayloeNewsBreak Contributor
18-year-old charged with felony for fatal Chesapeake crashWatchful EyeNewsBreak Contributor
Black History Triumphs: Franklin Dems Celebrate with Mayor StoneyStephy SaysNewsBreak Contributor
Revive Your Lawn: Repairing Dead PatchesRandy TayloeNewsBreak Contributor
Suffolk Feb 26 Weekly Crime Report: 39 Incidents and 2 Crime Stories
Suffolk Feb 26 Weekly Crime Report: 39 Incidents and 2 Crime Stories. During the last week, Suffolk recorded a total of 39 crimes. The most common crimes were Arrest and Theft, both with 10 cases each, accounting for approximately 26% of the total crimes each. This was followed by Assault, with 8 cases, making up about 20% of the total crime count. Vandalism was reported 5 times, Hit & Run 3 times, while other crimes and Trespass were reported 2 and 1 times respectively. The least frequent crime was Trespass, constituting nearly 3% of the total crimes. This data provides a clear picture of the prevalent crimes in the place, with Theft and Arrest topping the list, indicating a concerning level of law violation. The local authorities should take necessary actions to curb these crimes and ensure the safety of the residents.
Stop yields cocaine, marijuana, driving infractions
Captain Scott Hall of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office reported that Thursday around 10:30 p.m. Corporal D. Harrison stopped a motorist for an equipment violation in Scotland Neck which resulted in the passenger Lashawn Moore, 34, of Woodland being arrested on outstanding orders for arrest and possession of marijuana.
Bite into Bliss: Discover Suffolk's 3 Must-Try Pizzas
This article presents a tour of three exceptional pizzerias in Suffolk. Have you had the chance to sample any of their offerings? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments below!
Community shows love for Valentine gala
By Mona Sumblin The second annual Red & Black Valentine Gala, hosted by Theresa Hatch’s H&H Catering, was held at Camp Community College’s Regional Workforce Development Center on Saturday, Feb. 10. Filled to capacity with numerous guests, the event featured attendees dressed in red and black attire. Not only were the attendees treated to a […] The post Community shows love for Valentine gala appeared first on The Tidewater News.
Big-ticket projects driving $21 million in IWCS budget requests
A bus garage renovation, new school buses and athletic facility upgrades are among several large one-time expenses driving $21 million in requests for budget increases across Isle of Wight County Schools’ departments. Superintendent Theo Cramer presented 68 pages of budget requests to the School Board on Feb. 22. Now comes the hard part: deciding what […]
The family of Suffolk resident Ernest Harris desires his murder to be solved after 30 years
Yahoo says Ernest Harris was 40 years old when he was shot to death in his Suffolk, Virginia home 30 years ago. Wavy News reports that his daughter Shenetta Williams is hoping someone will come forward with the truth so she is keeping her father's memory alive.
Two nominated for Ward 6 Franklin City School Board seat
Franklin City Council received two nominees Feb. 12 to fill the vacant Ward 6 seat on the Franklin City School Board. The council received one nomination at a Jan. 8 public hearing on the matter but voted to hold the second hearing to allow for other nominees. The Ward 6 seat became vacant Nov. 30 […] The post Two nominated for Ward 6 Franklin City School Board seat 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...
EMERGENCY WATER SERVICE DISRUPTION – CEDAR POINT NEIGHBORHOOD
SUFFOLK, VA (February 26, 2024) Suffolk Department of Public Utilities advises of emergency water main repair work that will result in water service disruption in the Cedar Point neighborhood today, Monday, February 26, 2024, beginning at 12:30 p.m. and lasting an estimated three hours. The affected area includes 53 residential homes in the Cedar Point neighborhood to include the areas of Fairway Dr, Partridge Pl, Beech Tree Ct, and Quail Hallow.
Senior Services’ Better Together Café officially opens
Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia held the ribbon cutting ceremony for its Better Together Café on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the Windsor Town Center with more than 40 seniors on hand who were joined by town and county leaders. The event ran from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., with remarks from multiple officials being followed by the […] The post Senior Services’ Better Together Café officially opens appeared first on The Tidewater News.
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.
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Sunbury as of 2024-02-24. Find the available 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 Saturday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.282 , according to AAA.
Area jobless rate fell to 3.2% in Dec; workforce down 130
One-hundred thirty fewer people filed for unemployment benefits in the six-county area in December than in November, lowering the area jobless rate to 3.2% for the last month of 2023. The N.C. Department of Commerce released county unemployment data late last month showing a total of 1,670 unemployment claims were filed in Pasquotank, Perquimans, Chowan, Currituck, Camden and Gates counties in December. That’s down from 1,800 filed in November. All...
Isle of Wight supervisors enact target shooting restrictions
After debating the matter for nearly a year, Isle of Wight County supervisors enacted new restrictions on target shooting Thursday, Feb. 15. The new firearms law makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor to discharge a gun in any way that “will, or is likely to” result in the bullet crossing a property line, unless permission […] The post Isle of Wight supervisors enact target shooting restrictions appeared first on The Tidewater News.
Two-thirds of 2,600 ballots cast in region so far cast in GOP primary
More than 2,600 early and mail-in ballots have been cast in the five-county area for the March 5 primary election, with still a week to go before early voting ends. Pasquotank had already seen 1,128 ballots cast as of Saturday morning, according to the N.C. State Board of Elections. Currituck was next with 521 ballots cast. Chowan was next with 392 ballots cast, followed by Perquimans with 374. Camden has...
COLUMN: The sound of hope
By Jason Stump Guest Columnist Mardi Gras Sunday is one of our highlights of the year at the church I pastor. While it’s always good to worship God together, there’s just a different feel about this one. The music of the Olde James River Jazz Band, the beads, hats, and extra food on the hospitality […] The post COLUMN: The sound of hope appeared first on The Tidewater News.
Photo of overturned tractor-trailer in Franklin; driver suffered minor injuries
Southampton County Sheriff's Office responded to an overturned tractor-trailer on Feb. 22 around 8:25 a.m., deputies said.
Smithfield's Christian Home School receives historical marker
SMITHFIELD, Va. — A nearly century-old schoolhouse that was constructed to teach Black students during the Jim Crow era of segregation in Isle of Wight County was commemorated this weekend. The Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) unveiled the Christian Home School's historical marker on Sunday afternoon. It will...
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.
Bears, Falcons and Lady Barons win tourney titles
Three local schools will have to find additional space in their trophy cases now that their respective conference tournament championships are over. This past Friday night, the Hertford County varsity boys, Bertie varsity boys, and Gates County varsity girls each posted wins in their tournament title games. In Elizabeth City,...