Virginia Beach councilwoman to host town hall on backyard hens

Backyard hens

Councilwoman Jessica Abbott is passionate about legalizing backyard hens. “Backyard hens is the reason I ran,” said Abbott in an interview last November. “Denver did it, New York City did it … there are lots of big cities that allow people to have hens in their backyard and we’re stuck in some backwards way of thinking […]


Virginia Beach to host opioid overdose educational course Tuesday

Drug syringe and cooked heroin on spoon

The Commonwealth is currently under a public health emergency because of a statewide opioid addiction crisis, and Virginia Beach authorities plan to educate the community about it this year. The free statewide opioid overdose and naloxone education program will be held Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Virginia Beach EMS administration office, 477 Viking Drive, […]


More than a thousand people take to the streets at Women’s March in Norfolk

Norfolk Women's march

President Donald Trump took the oath of office Friday and people across the nation took to the streets Saturday in protest. More than a thousand men, women and children marched from the Chrysler Museum plaza to a plot in the Neon District in downtown Norfolk in response to Trump’s inauguration. Together, they walked and howled phrases like […]


Military Highway Road construction to close a Broad Creek Shopping Center entrance in Norfolk Monday

Military Highway

The Broad Creek Shopping Center entrance between IHOP and 7-Eleven in Norfolk will temporarily close beginning Monday, Jan. 23 through Wednesday, Jan. 25.  as construction crews working on the Military Highway Continuous Flow Intersection Project can complete a storm drain installation. Motorists can still use the entrance between KFC and Target to access the shopping center […]


Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line and more to perform in Virginia Beach

Lady Antebellum live at Country to Country London 2015. (Photo courtesy of Clarence Ji's Flickr)

National touring country music stars will perform shows at the Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater in Virginia Beach this summer and tickets go on sale for them Saturday, Jan. 21 at 10 a.m. The six-show concert series — the 2017 Mattress Warehouse Country Megaticket — features a host of artists, including Lady Antebellum and Luke Bryan. […]


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