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At Big Bethel, Civil War troops first saw horror to come
PilotOnline.com / Sun, 08 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500
You've driven past. Especially if you've spent much time on the Peninsula, motoring along Big Bethel Road, crossing a pretty reservoir that, weeks ago, reflected blazing autumn colors. You've passed an obelisk-shaped monument that stands behind a fence on a blind curve in the road where you don't dare stop. You've passed and kept going.
Admitted child abuser keeps his Navy career
PilotOnline.com / Sat, 07 Dec 2013 22:26:23 -0500
VIRGINIA BEACH When a Navy officer was accused of sexually molesting two of his children, city social workers investigated and concluded that the allegations were credible. They placed his name on the State Child Abuse and Neglect Registry. He was forbidden under court order from going within 2 miles of the home, school or workplace of any of his four children until they turn 18.
Woman delivers answers to health insurance seekers
PilotOnline.com / Sat, 07 Dec 2013 22:24:08 -0500
Marivic Potter accepts no excuses when it comes to signing up for the Affordable Care Act.
Huddle up: It’s for a good cause.
PilotOnline.com / Sat, 07 Dec 2013 21:48:00 -0500
VIRGINIA BEACH Darryl Nimmo jogged off the swampy football field at Landstown High School and stopped next to Richard Cobb, conspicuous in a coat and cap among the yellow jerseys and nicked-up helmets. "It doesn't feel the same without my man here," Nimmo said. "We were the last ones standing."
President of SEAL charity quits post
PilotOnline.com / Sat, 07 Dec 2013 21:38:32 -0500
VIRGINIA BEACH Dave Cooper stepped down as president of the Navy SEAL Foundation, two weeks after being placed on administrative leave. A receptionist who answered the phone at the foundation said Cooper had resigned Friday morning. She referred additional questions to the foundation's Boston-based public affairs consultant, who did not return phone calls.
Half-century of safe flying earns pilot lofty honorPage 1 of 25 pages 1 2 3 > Last »
PilotOnline.com / Sat, 07 Dec 2013 20:59:33 -0500
CHESAPEAKE In 1954, 10-year-old George Galo took his first ride in an airplane. His father had been stationed in the Panama Canal Zone with the Navy for two years, and on their way back to Norfolk, they flew in a Lockheed Constellation. The pilot took notice of George sitting with his mother and invited him into the cockpit.
Endangered Species Act could be in danger
PilotOnline.com / Sat, 07 Dec 2013 20:38:19 -0500
Roberta Hylton remembers the snail darter. It is a little brown fish, striped, about 3½ inches long. It eats snails. It moves quickly, hence the name.
Photos | Chesapeake Christmas Parade
PilotOnline.com / Sat, 07 Dec 2013 20:05:54 -0500
Norfolk may require microchipping for many pets
PilotOnline.com / Fri, 06 Dec 2013 23:00:47 -0500
NORFOLK Rockstar's spotted ear and wagging tail revealed her playful Dalmatian influence. But it was her brute pit-bull strength that kicked in as Garrett Boyd tried to hold her still for the microchipping needle.
Chesapeake must recount 61,000 ballots by hand
PilotOnline.com / Fri, 06 Dec 2013 21:34:27 -0500
CHESAPEAKE In the upcoming recount of Virginia's attorney general election results, Chesapeake's 61,000 paper ballots must be tallied manually, the state Board of Elections has told city officials.