Shockoe baseball stadium plan wins initial backing 6-3
The Richmond City Council chose Monday to press ahead with the plan for a baseball stadium in Shockoe Bottom, but the 6-3 vote leaves little room for error as Mayor Dwight C. Jones sets out to finalize the project’s details.
Monday’s vote, which occurred around 11 p.m. after a marathon session, was not the final decision, but it was the first major test for the development plan unveiled by the mayor late last year.
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:07:46 -0400
It was no Isabel, Irene or Sandy. When Hurricane Arthur whooshed through the Outer Banks on the Fourth of July, it left far less damage than past storms. The main reason? Speed. When Arthur touched down at Shackleford Banks, it was shifting to the east at 15 mph.
PilotOnline.com / Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:14:24 -0400
SUSSEX COUNTY A highway project that ran up nearly $300 million in bills without any guarantee it could be built is back on the public meeting circuit while state officials work out a new plan for it. About 70 people attended a town hall session Monday at Sussex Central High School to get a status report on the U.S. 460 Corridor Improvements Project and air their frustrations with it.