State trooper’s car hit, no injuries to trooper
DailyPress.com / Fri, 24 May 2013 02:16:00 GMT
A Virginia State Police trooper’s car was hit by another Thursday night, but the trooper was not injured.
Chesapeake School Board approves $387.5M budget
PilotOnline.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 22:13:15 -0400
CHESAPEAKE The School Board approved a $387.5 million operating budget Thursday, making few changes from what was sent to the City Council earlier this year. The 2013-14 budget is about $10.7 million more than the current budget, but nearly $1 million less than what the board requested from the city.
Two men shot outside bar in Virginia Beach
PilotOnline.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 22:08:23 -0400
VIRGINIA BEACH Two men were shot early Thursday outside the Bayside Inn at 2104 Pleasure House Road. Around 1 a.m., a man approached a group, police wrote in a news release. He walked away after making small talk about a competition happening inside. The man approached again and made more small talk, then pulled out a gun and began firing, striking the first victim.
Portsmouth man pleads guilty in stabbing case
PilotOnline.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 22:05:19 -0400
PORTSMOUTH A 49-year-old man pleaded guilty Thursday to malicious wounding and other charges for the March 17 stabbing and attempted robbery of his next-door neighbor. James Artis Jr. faces up to life in prison for his crime. His sentencing is scheduled July 18.
Holiday closings in Hampton Roads
PilotOnline.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 21:56:55 -0400
Courts and municipal offices Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk and Virginia Beach City offices and courts will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. Financial institutions Most banks and credit unions will be closed Monday. Contact specific institutions. Garbage collection Chesapeake, Suffolk, Norfolk and Virginia Beach No changes to trash pickup.
F.C. School Board Chair Susan Kearney Issues Re-Election Statement
fncp.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 23:30:28 +0000
Announcing her candidacy for re-election to the Falls Church School Board last week, current board chair Susan Kearney issued the following statement: “Falls Church City’s schools are considered by many as the best in the D.C. area and state of Virginia, and deservedly so. While our accomplishments are many, there [...]
Connelly Launches F.C. City Council Bid With Statement of Candidacy
fncp.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 23:29:35 +0000
In announcing her candidacy for the Falls Church City Council this week, F.C. community and school activist Marybeth Connelly issued the following statement: “Shortly after my husband and I bought our first house in Falls Church in 1995, we walked from our cozy cape to the Falls Church Memorial Day [...]
Sze Issues Statement While Launching Bid for F.C. City Council SeatPage 4 of 181 pages « First < 2 3 4 5 6 > Last »
fncp.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 23:28:56 +0000
In announcing his candidacy to seek election to the Falls Church City Council this year, former Councilman Dan Sze issued the following statement: “I’m running for City of Falls Church Council in the November 2013 Elections. I am running because I am passionate about preserving, enhancing and celebrating what’s special [...]
Webb Issues Statement Announcing Bid For F.C. School Board Seat
fncp.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 23:28:01 +0000
Former Falls Church City Councilman Lawrence Webb announced this week he intends to run for a slot on the F.C. School Board this November. Webb is currently actively circulating petitions to qualify for the ballot before the June 11 deadline. The following is a statement issued by Webb this week [...]
Tornado spotted in Seaford, flooding in Williamsburg
DailyPress.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 23:17:00 GMT
A tornado was spotted in Seaford on Thursday night, according to the National Weather Service.
Woman shot in Portsmouth charged with robbery
DailyPress.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 22:58:00 GMT
A woman who was shot in Portsmouth early Wednesday morning is one of three people charged in a robbery earlier this month.
Boy Scouts of America delegates vote to remove ban on gay scouts
DailyPress.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 22:35:46 GMT
GRAPEVINE, Texas, May 23 (Reuters) - The Boy Scouts of America approved a proposal on Thursday to end a ban on openly gay scouts that has been in place throughout the organization's 103-year history, the group said in a statement.
TRAFFIC: Major delays on I-64 east and west
DailyPress.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 22:26:00 GMT
A multi-vehicle accident on I-64 eastbound at mile marker 238 before Camp Peary is backing up traffic seven miles to Croaker Road at exit 231, with the left lane blocked to traffic.
Virginia State Parks support Get Outdoors Day June 8
RappNews.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 22:13:53 +0000
All 35 Virginia State Parks will host special programs and events Saturday, June 8, as part of the fifth annual National Get Outdoors Day (GO Day), to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun.