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  • UPDATE: Beach swimming advisory lifted for King Lincoln, Yorktown, Virginia Beach

    UPDATE: Beach swimming advisory lifted for King Lincoln, Yorktown, Virginia Beach
    UPDATE: The swimming advisory has been lifted for King Lincoln Park Beach in Newport News, according to a Peninsula Health District news release. The district said it received results from re-sampling completed on Thursday. The results indicate that...
  • Notes and notables

    A deeper connection Newport News Shipbuilding is the largest industrial employer in Virginia and the economic engine that drives Hampton Roads, but there is something unique and special about the work done there that goes well beyond numbers. It is...
  • Fresh Market brings back its Hatch Chili Fest on Saturday, Aug. 16

    Fresh Market brings back its Hatch Chili Fest on Saturday, Aug. 16
    Fresh Market is bringing back its Hatch chilis for demonstration and sale on Saturday, Aug. 16. Available for a limited time each year — from late July to early September — Hatch chiles come from Hatch, N.M., and are a bigger, milder chile...
  • Newport News teachers get glimpse of expectations

    Newport News teachers get glimpse of expectations
    NEWPORT NEWS — New teachers at Newport News Public Schools noshed on pancakes, bacon and scrambled eggs Friday morning and got a glimpse of expectations for the school year ahead. Gathered at Woodside High School for the "Welcome Week" ceremony,...
  • Commander of submarine USS Newport News relieved of duty

    The commanding officer of the Norfolk-based submarine USS Newport News has been relieved of duty, the Navy said Friday. Cmdr. Christopher Tarsa was relieved "due to a loss of confidence in his ability to serve effectively as commanding officer,"...
  • Three years later, Newport News couple still maintaining historic cemetery

    Three years later, Newport News couple still maintaining historic cemetery
    HAMPTON — When Artistine Lang began to see the historic African-American cemetery where her parents, grandmother and brother are buried becoming abandoned, overrun with tall grass, weeds and trash, she decided to do something about it. Lang, 70,...
  • Ferguson scraps plans for additional corporate office

    Ferguson scraps plans for additional corporate office
    Before plans were announced to construct a new showroom facility on its corporate campus, Ferguson officials were preparing to go vertical with its fourth office building. Denise Waters Vaughn, Ferguson director of corporate communications, said Tuesday...
  • Southeast residents to council: We need a grocery store

    More than 50 Southeast Community residents attended Tuesday's City Council meeting to express their desperate need for a grocery store in that part of town, which is now considered a food desert. Several people asked council members to do anything they...
  • Virginia groups receive grants to battle veterans homelessness

    Three organizations in southeastern Virginia have received grants from the Department of Veterans Affairs totalling $1.4 million to help end homelessness among former service members. In all, Virginia organizations received $11.3 million in grants under...
  • Newport News courts on high alert after threat

    Newport News courts on high alert after threat
    Newport News courthouses are on high alert Tuesday after a potential threat was made, a sheriff's office spokeswoman said.  The Newport News Sheriff's Office received "credible information" about the threat to normal court proceedings, spokeswoman...
  • Newport News-based An Achievable Dream Academy launches program in Virginia Beach

    Newport News-based An Achievable Dream Academy launches program in Virginia Beach
    A Newport News-based nonprofit is growing its curriculum and educational philosophy to the Southside. An Achievable Dream Academy has partnered with Virginia Beach's Seatack Elementary School to become the region's third An Achievable Dream program,...