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Norfolk and Virginia officials issue statement about Virginia Beach

Norfolk Mayor Kenneth Cooper Alexander’s statement on the Virginia Beach tragedy. “Today’s heartbreaking tragedy has spread grief throughout the region. We have lost loved ones, family, friends, colleagues, and souls committed to excellence in public service, and there are many whose lives will be forever changed by this event. “In the moments to come as … Continue reading

Gov. McAuliffe announces STIHL Inc. to invest over $20 million in City of Virginia Beach
Business / Local / Virginia

Gov. McAuliffe announces STIHL Inc. to invest over $20 million in City of Virginia Beach

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today, Oct. 17,  that STIHL Inc., the manufacturer of the number one selling brand of chainsaws in the world and a full line of outdoor power tools, will invest over $20 million to expand its headquarters operation in the City of Virginia Beach. The company will construct a state-of-the-art, 80,000-square-foot administration … Continue reading

Norfolk Disaster Recovery Center opens for Hurricane Matthew assistance
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Norfolk Disaster Recovery Center opens for Hurricane Matthew assistance

Survivors who have damages from Hurricane Matthew are urged to visit the newly opened Norfolk Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) to register, apply for recovery assistance, and have their questions answered. The center opened at noon Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 and is located in the City of Norfolk Work Force Development Center building on Little Creek … Continue reading

Hermine kills 2, ruins beach weekends in northward march
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Hermine kills 2, ruins beach weekends in northward march

Tropical Storm Hermine was intensifying Saturday as it moved slowly up the Atlantic Coast with heavy rains, wind and storm surges making a mess of the holiday. Hermine (her-MEEN) already caused 2 deaths, damaged homes and businesses and left hundreds of thousands without electricity from Florida to Virginia. “This is not a beach weekend for … Continue reading

Local / Virginia

Cake Shop-Money Laundering story

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — In an April 4 story about a couple pleading guilty to drug and money laundering charges, The Associated Press reported erroneously that prosecutors ran a cocaine operation as the defendant’s home. Prosecutors say Norvell ran the cocaine operation at his home. A corrected version of the story is below: Bakery … Continue reading