Monday, April 15, 2024

ICYMI: Atlantic Avenue, NATO, Chief Boone, cluster crashes, a deal, and more

What say you?

Last year the city began working with the Atlantic Avenue Association to identify the reasons why locals don’t frequent the area more in the off season, and how they could work together to make the area “more attractive” to people. READ MORE.

Do you want to share your opinion about Atlantic Avenue? Consider this online survey

NATO in Norfolk

While June 19 marked the 15th anniversary of Supreme Allied Command Transformation in Norfolk, NATO’s presence here actually dates back to 1953 when Allied Command Atlantic was established at Naval Station Norfolk to defend and safeguard passage across the Atlantic Ocean. READ MORE.

NATO HQ in Norfolk observes 15 years in the city

Making a difference

For Norfolk Police Chief Larry Boone, growing up in the projects meant growing up with drug dealers and thugs. READ MORE.

It’s a cluster

Two locations in the city are the sixth and the eighth respectively in the entire state for the highest “cluster” of crashes so far this year. READ MORE.

Where are the crashes happening in Virginia Beach?


Mayor Louis Jones had brokered a modified ordinance regarding a cost participation agreement with the current developer of the Ashville Park neighborhood. READ MORE.

Virginia Beach mayor brokers new path forward for Ashville Park

Other stories people were talking about:

Virginia Beach cop arrested over the weekend following ‘domestic related incident’

The officer is one of six sergeants assigned to the Internal Affairs Division, and has worked for the the department since 1982. READ MORE.

Beach Biz Pileup: Fabric, pizza, Cook Out, candy, Blink and a closing

May was a busy month for new business licenses in Virginia Beach, with the Commissioner of Revenue recording 343. Here are some highlights. READ MORE.

No charges in shooting death of Navy sailor by Norfolk officer

The shooting of India Nelson by Officer David Dreyer “was not only a justifiable reaction but a duty-mandated response,” according to a legal review by Commonwealth’s Attorney Gregory Underwood. READ MORE.

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