Republican Glenn Youngkin’s flips of Chesterfield County, Virginia Beach and Chesapeake from blue to red drew a lot of attention on election night, but it was a surge of rural voters that propelled the governor-elect to victory over Democrat Terry McAuliffe.
Through establishment of the Community Flood Preparedness Fund and its ongoing participation in RGGI, Virginia is making a critical investment in protecting communities from flooding that upends local economies, destroys people’s homes and even claims lives.
If you’ve traveled to the Oceanfront by way of Interstate 264, you were undoubtedly greeted upon arrival by a McDonald’s restaurant that’s become something of a landmark.
Pharrell Williams has reeled in a boatload of awards as a recording artist and producer. But the Virginia Beach native’s greatest hit may have been the 2019 Something in the Water music festival on that city’s waterfront.
Singer Pharrell Williams puts a halt to his own festival in Virginia- after his cousin was shot dead by a policeman earlier this year.
Del Taco, the California-based Mexican and American fast food restaurant, is opening its first Virginia store - in Virginia Beach.
This summer is shaping up to be a much better season for Virginia Beach hoteliers, who are still digging out of the COVID-19 trench. The tide started to turn in May. “Memorial Day weekend was one of the best weekends the area has had in a long time,” said John Zirkle, president of the Virginia Beach Hotel Association. “It was hopping.” But it’s going to take a long time for the numbers to ...
Virginia Beach police are investigating comments on social media that encouraged violence against the district’s School Board members. The comments reflect an escalation of tension over the issue of masks in schools.
Effective Thursday, it will be illegal to intentionally release a balloon outdoors. The civil offense is punishable by a $25 fine per balloon.
As part of a $2.25 billion investment across the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded Virginia more than $30.6 million to address health inequities fueled by the pandemic.
VIRGINIA BEACH — Lifeguards on Virginia's coast have rescued dozens of people from dangerous rip currents.
On the eve of the anniversary of the worst mass shooting in Virginia history, Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, both Virginia Democrats, are asking Congress to follow the state's lead in enacting restrictions on purchase and use of firearms.
Donovon Lynch, a former football player at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise and a 2019 graduate of the school, was shot and killed on Friday night in Virginia Beach.
Legislation backed by Gov. Ralph Northam that would require teachers to complete cultural competency training to keep their license is on the fast track to becoming law.
VIRGINIA BEACH — Authorities have called off the search for the driver of a truck that went off the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
On Saturday, Virginia surpassed 1 million recorded coronavirus tests and reported 1,245 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the combined total of confirmed and probable infections to just over 83,600.
ABINGDON, Va. — A Virginia man has been arrested after authorities said he called an Abingdon office to threaten to kill U.S. Senator Mark Warner.
With large public marches and protests continuing across Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam renewed his call Tuesday for participants to take steps …
In 2017, Virginia had some interesting choices for their next governor. Democrats could have nominated the left-wing insurgent Tom Perriello. …
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam will order state residents to remain at home with some exceptions, as the state steps up its effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, a source familiar with the order said.
The Virginia Department of Health on Tuesday afternoon announced the eighth “presumptive positive” case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the commonwealth.
At the end of this month of December, the Glade Spring Life Saving Crew will have been officially closed one full year.
Seven people died in traffic crashes on Virginia highways over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, according to a Virginia State Police news release.
With the faint smell of smoke in the air during the final days of August, I’m thinking about apple butter and fall festivals and mountain musi…