Chesterfield tax increase looking more likely
TimesDispatch.com / Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500
Higher property taxes in Chesterfield County appear inevitable to some members of an appointed group that helps the Board of Supervisors evaluate the yearly budget.
Peyton Manning's reply makes Roanoke bride blush
Peyton Manning couldn’t make the wedding, but he did make a Roanoker’s heart skip a few beats this week.
Anna White Bozard had sent the wedding invitation to her favorite athlete on a whim. She’d addressed it to the Denver Broncos headquarters, inviting the quarterback to attend her Nov. 9 union with James Brandon Bozard.
“Over the years, my friends have sent stuff to the White House or Disneyland or other celebrities, so I figured, why not?” said Bozard, a 26-year-old Roanoke Catholic and Roanoke College alumna. “Could be fun.
“I don’t think I actually put in the mail until the week of or 10 days before the wedding, though.”
Fredericksburg.com / Mon, 09 Dec 2013 00:00:00 -0500
BOWIE, Md.--I like capitalism. Specifically, I like the idea that if I write a better book, have a better idea, build a better mousetrap, I will be rewarded accordingly. A system where everyone gets the same reward regardless of quality or quantity of work is inconsistent with excellence and innovation, as the mediocrity and inefficiency that beset the Soviet Union readily proves....
PilotOnline.com / Sun, 08 Dec 2013 18:39:17 -0500
By John-Henry Doucette Special to The Virginian-Pilot NORFOLK It is hard to imagine an ending so terrible. Around noon on Dec. 9, 1958, a Navy plane known as the AJ-2 Savage headed back to Norfolk Naval Air Station after suffering engine trouble during a refueling mission near Weeksville, N.C. First, the plane's wing clipped a home on the 8900 block of Granby St.
PilotOnline.com / Sun, 08 Dec 2013 18:55:55 -0500
CHESAPEAKE It looked like Black Friday on Sunday afternoon inside the Edinburgh Commons Wal-Mart. The James C. Archbell III Foundation brought in more than 1,100 people for a holiday shopping spree, including approximately 800 measuring less than 4 feet tall who were bused in.