Day: July 6, 2011

One River: Suffolk News Herald

After spending a month paddling down the James River in canoes, one group of high school students will have one heck of a “what I did on my summer vacation” story to share with classmates. Twelve students and four teachers took part in the James River Expedition, which was sponsored by the James River Association. On Thursday, the group landed on the shores of Chuckatuck Creek to spend the night in Suffolk.

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Retiring at 90: Suffolk News Herald

When Dr. Philip Thomas asked a friend if opening a practice in Chuckatuck was a good idea, the friend replied, “Only if you want to kill yourself.” “But here I am, 90 years old, and I haven’t killed myself yet,” Thomas said last week. Now, after 60 years of practicing medicine, Thomas has decided to retire.

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