Sunday, October 1, 2023

ICYMI: Biz happenings, SmartFlower, early school year, Brown petition, zip it and more

Biz buzz

Here are the happenings in recent months as far as businesses are concerned in Virginia Beach. READ MORE.

Clean energy

The Virginia Wesleyan University campus is one of only two in the nation to have a SmartFlower. READ MORE.

Petition saga

Democratic Party of Virginia spokesman Jake Rubenstein said the ruling found “out and out fraud.” READ MORE.

Before Labor Day?

Starting school prior to Labor Day would effectively reduce the available “prime family vacation time that cannot be replaced,” according to the city’s legislative agenda. READ MORE.

School could start early next year if this bill passes

Zip it!

Ever had the desire to soar high between the trees, with the big blue sky above and the natural beauty of Virginia Beach wetlands below? READ MORE.

Other stories people were talking about:

Beach Breach Weekly: Everyone has disappeared

Authorities are asking anyone with information about any of these people to contact Virginia Beach Crime Solvers. Here’s last week’s list.

Just in case school starts sooner, Visitors Bureau working to be ready

If Virginia were to pass legislation allowing classes to resume sooner, families would need to adjust their vacation plans accordingly. READ MORE.

Unemployment in Virginia down, holding steady in Hampton Roads

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the civilian labor force in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News metro area was just over 867,000. Of those, about 785,000 workers are in non-farm related jobs. READ MORE.

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