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  • First Aid works for mental health, too

    First Aid works for mental health, too
    One in four adults in the U.S. will experience mental illness in their lifetime. That statistic provides fuel for the mental health first aid movement, which aims to teach people how to recognize the symptoms and connect people to treatment and resources....
  • Ferguson relocating national sales center to Hampton, to create 171 new jobs by 2015

    Ferguson relocating national sales center to Hampton, to create 171 new jobs by 2015
    One of the Peninsula's largest employers is relocating its national sales center to Hampton, bringing nearly 350 jobs to the city. Officials with Newport News-based Ferguson, and the Hampton Economic Development Authority, announced Friday plans to...
  • Rest is the best medicine for young athletes

    Rest is the best medicine for young athletes
    Sports injuries from repetitive motion and overuse are on the rise among young athletes. Dr. Jason Smith, director of Riverside Sports Medicine in Newport News, counsels parents to let their children try multiple sports, to take at least a couple of...
  • Slew of new laws hit Virginia's books

    Slew of new laws hit Virginia's books
    RICHMOND — Hundreds of new laws take effect Tuesday, and you probably won't notice most of them. But one would have caught just about everyone's attention if it hadn't gone into effect: The new state budget. It directs $96 billion in state and...
  • Yorktown native to lead mystery conference

    Yorktown native to lead mystery conference
    Award-winning mystery and science fiction author Donna Andrews, whose titles "Murder with Peacocks" and "Revenge of the Wrought Iron Flamingos" are set in her native Yorktown, has been named toastmaster of the 2014 Deadly Ink Mystery Conference. The...
  • Public art discussion, movie screening on July 17 at Peninsula Fine Arts Center

    Public art discussion, movie screening on July 17 at Peninsula Fine Arts Center
    A discussion on public art and how it impacts communities takes place Thursday, July 17 at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center. How public art is chosen, the controversies surrounding it and the way it impacts communities, will be addressed, according to a...
  • Swimming advisory lifted for Hilton Beach

    Swimming advisory lifted for Hilton Beach
    Friday update: Peninsula Health District officials have lifted a swimming advisory for Hilton Park public beach that was issued earlier in the week. Health district officials tested the water at the beach on Wednesday, and the results indicate that...
  • UPDATE: Driver charged in connection with motorcycle fatality

    UPDATE: Driver charged in connection with motorcycle fatality
    UPDATE: Newport News police announced Wednesday the arrest of the driver in connection with a July 7 motorcycle fatality. Sabrina Lolita Johnson, 58, of the 1000 block of 43rd Street in Newport News was arrested and charged with reckless driving in...
  • Newport News teen faces charges after shooting at vehicle with CO2 gun, police say

    A 17-year-old Newport News teen was arrested after police said an officer saw him shooting at an occupied vehicle with what turned out to be a CO2 gun. The incident happened about 3:45 p.m. Friday in the 100 block of Beechmont Drive, and two males the...
  • Craft 60 Ale House offers new menu and specialty beers in Newport News

    Craft 60 Ale House offers new menu and specialty beers in Newport News
    After a year of updating and renovating, Craft 60 Ale House is sporting a classier look and a more upscale menu. Formerly called the Weekend Pub, the Newport News restaurant and bar has new owners and new menu as well as an impressive lineup of craft...
  • Family Dollar robbed in Newport News, police say

    Family Dollar robbed in Newport News, police say
    Newport News police are looking for someone they said robbed a Family Dollar store Friday morning. The incident happened at about 9:28 a.m. at the store at 5101 Jefferson Avenue, police spokeswoman Holly McPherson said. Two employees and two customers...