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.
InsideNova.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:31:00 -0400
Highway workers will shut down the HOV lanes and force intermittent closures of the regular lanes on Interstate 95 from Lorton to Stafford, starting tonight.
StarExponent.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:53:00 -0400
The Hospice of the Piedmont has submitted a letter of intent to begin merger discussions with Hospice of the Rapidan.
PilotOnline.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:55:41 -0400
Norfolk residents who speed risk more - financially speaking - than other Hampton Roads drivers, according to new research. The personal finance website NerdWallet found that the higher insurance costs that follow a speeding ticket in Virginia hit people from Norfolk more than almost anywhere in the state, second only to Richmond.
PilotOnline.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:50:13 -0400
Passenger traffic at Norfolk International Airport fell 7 percent in June compared with the same month last year, the airport reported. About 281,000 passengers flew into or out of the airport, down from about 303,000 in June 2013. Traffic for the first half of 2014 is down 1.54 percent compared with 2013, according to the airport.
TimesDispatch.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:22:00 -0400
RICHMOND — A man refused to stop for a traffic violation in Richmond on Wednesday afternoon, leading a police officer on a car chase in which the suspect drove into a guardrail, according to Richmond
Roanoke.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:26:00 -0400
Don’t worry. Move to Charlottesville and be happy.
Roanoke.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:32:00 -0400
TAZEWELL — An argument over money apparently led Christopher Dean Looney to kill his parents at the Pizza Plus in Claypool Hill, where they worked, more than five years ago.
GoDanRiver.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:55:00 -0400
Danville Community College’s precision machining program has received another grant to support its program. This time, the funding originates with the National Institute for Metalworking and the Gene