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 / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:46:00 -0400
Adam O’Neal, mayor of tiny Belhaven, N.C., stopped in Woodbridge Saturday on his 273-mile walk to Washington.
InsideNova.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:35:00 -0400
St. Paul United Methodist Church will host the community screening of “Which Way Home” at 7 p.m. Aug. 2, followed by a panel discussion.
PilotOnline.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:19:04 -0400
VIRGINIA BEACH The pastel blue sky darkened as sunset drew nearer. Dates lay spread on paper plates near stacks of napkins in wicker baskets in the Crescent Community Center's small kitchen. Rich aromas of warming food filled the room. "Can I eat now or not?" a teenage girl asked. Finally, a phone alarm sounded. After 16 hours of no food or drink, relief.
PilotOnline.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 20:31:23 -0400
ELIZABETH CITY Myron Burney walked into the third-floor conference room at Elizabeth City State University's administration building wearing a gray pinstripe suit and blue-checked bow tie. Burney, 38, stands over 6 feet tall and has a big, quick smile that creases a closely cropped beard.
TimesDispatch.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:37:00 -0400
VIRGINIA BEACH — A Virginia Beach woman is looking for answers in the death of her 19-year-old son during a study program in Peru.
Roanoke.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:15:00 -0400
PRINCETON, W.Va. — Both northbound lanes of an Interstate 77 tunnel along the Virginia-West Virginia border reopened Saturday night after being shut down for a day following a tractor-trailer fire.
Roanoke.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:29:00 -0400
GoDanRiver.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:26:00 -0400
The Danville Area Humane Society has been making steady progress reducing its euthanasia rate over the past five years, but the numbers are still grim — a reflection of the huge numbers of unsprayed a