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VA: Newport News Airport Sets New Direction on Service

May 18–Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport is steering a new course to boost traffic, turning away from its longtime strategy of wooing low-fare airlines. The new effort will instead focus on the Big Three airlines, two of which already serve the airport, said Executive Director Michael Giardino, detailing the approach in an working session of the […]

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Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding Division Launches One Community Transformational Grant Program

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Aug. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has launched a new philanthropic initiative designed to support projects that will make a difference in Hampton Roads. As an extension of the company’s existing charitable giving, the One Community Transformational Grant will provide startup funding to eligible […]

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Newport News man in custody following bomb threats, bank robbery

Oscar Von Alston. (NNPD) NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Bomb threats made to Newport News businesses were linked to a bank robbery that occurred around the same time Wednesday, according to Newport News Police. Two bomb threats were reported in Newport News just seven minutes apart, but were proven to not be credible. The first came […]

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Dance Feature Fest, August 18 in Newport News, VA!

Posted by dancefeaturemagazine, Community Contributor Come and celebrate one year of Dance Feature Magazine at Dance Feature Fest at Dance Works in Newport News, Va., on Saturday August 18th! This event is open to the public. Registration opens to dancers of all skill levels, ages 7 to 18 on Tuesday, 7/31. Tickets include a contemporary […]

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Greenbrook Village home tops sales at $610,000

The home at 6615 Coopers Hawk Court in Greenbrook Village recently sold for $610,000. Residential real estate transactions for July 2-6 A home in Greenbrook Village topped all transactions in this week’s real estate. Mark and Margaret Milbourn, of Barrington, Ill., sold their home at 6615 Coopers Hawk Court to Ian and Joanne Bowles, of […]

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Lt. Governor Fairfax, local leaders search for high eviction rates solutions

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) — Local and state leaders are brainstorming ways to lower the eviction rate in Hampton Roads. A recent report in the New York Times shows the Hampton Roads area has one of the highest levels of eviction judgments in the nation. On Tuesday, Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax joined a round-table discussion […]

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Holyoke tennis courts renovations continue

A new concrete surface will be poured this week for the Crosier Field tennis courts, part of $1.3 million plan to revamp the city’s tennis courts. Renovations continue at Jones Point Park with Holyoke High School courts to follow.( HOLYOKE — Renovations continue on the Crosier Field and Jones Point Park tennis courts, part of […]

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Newport News Shipyard’s Workforce Expanding to 25,000

A crane moves the lower stern into place on the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) at Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va., June 22, 2017. (U.S. Navy photo) With a backlog of work and the promise of more to come, Newport News Shipbuilding plans to expand its workforce to about […]

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Man in surgical mask robbed a gas station in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) — Police are searching for a man who robbed a gas station on Thursday in a surgical mask. Around 1:30 p.m. police received a call of a panic alarm at the Shell Station located at the 10900 block of Warwick Boulevard. According to the store clerk, the suspect entered the store […]

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6118 Water Violet Ter, Chesterfield, VA 23102

OWN a CUSTOM HOME in desirable FOXCREEK! This gorgeous home is located in prestigious Wynwood at FoxCreek on a double cul de sac & backs to a private wooded area making it the ideal homesite. Built by Homesmith Construction, the Newport offers a timeless customizable elevation selected by you. Open the front door & notice […]

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Woman in wheelchair hit by car in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A woman in a wheelchair was injured early Tuesday morning after police say she was hit by a car. Newport News police say officers responded to Saunders Road around 12:25 a.m. A 67-year-old Newport News woman was lying in a drainage ditch when officers arrived. Police say she had cuts […]