A different challenge
For many, the videos have been opportunities to relieve stress and have fun, but for the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office, which was challenged to a lip sync battle by the Tazewell Sheriff’s Office last month, the lip sync video was an opportunity to spread a more important message. READ MORE.
Doing business in The Alley
The name The Alley comes from a time, years ago, when there were so many surfboard builders in that area that locals gave it the name Surfboard Alley. READ MORE.
Spray, spray, spray
Human cases typically start around this time of year and usually continue through September. READ MORE.
What about jail fees?
Since 2002, more than 160,000 inmates have been released from the Virginia Beach Jail. Those inmates currently owe the city $8.7 million in outstanding jail fees. READ MORE.
A piece of ‘Underground’ history
While gesturing to the right half of the grand fireplace in the front room of the house Pat Berson said, “This was a stop on the Underground Railroad. This is hollow. If you go upstairs, you can lift up the floor and it’s hollow. And they used to put slaves in there.” READ MORE.
Other stories people were talking about:
The First 2,000: The most important days of a child’s life
Can a child follow direction? Can they sit and listen to a story? How will the child interact with his or her peers? Those are all important skills to have before starting school and things parents can work on with their children. READ MORE.
Beach Breach Weekly: Thievery at the mall and beyond
Here’s last week’s list.
One at a time: Brothers help customers save money and the environment
Both of the brothers say they try to help customers see solar energy as an investment: First by saving them money month after month and year after year, and second through its positive impact on the environment and for generations to come. READ MORE.