Sunday, October 1, 2023

ICYMI in Hampton and Newport News: Beach fitness, college signs, honorary beer and more

With dozens of headlines every week, it’s easy to miss some here and there. Get in on the conversation.

Here are this week’s most-read stories.

Gym classes

Chelsea Greenwood started doing CrossFit to cope with the death of her father who succumbed to colon cancer in 2014. She loved it so much, she started her own gym. READ MORE. 

New CrossFit location opens in Buckroe Beach

Highway logos

Thomas Nelson Community College is building a sign and message board along Interstate 64. In case you were wondering what the gray structure was. READ MORE.

Here’s what’s being built in front of TNCC off I-64

Brewed memories

Billsburg Brewery will release an IPA in honor of Chad Dermyer, a Virginia State trooper killed in the of duty in 2016. It was his wife’s idea. READ MORE.

Billsburg to release new beer in honor of fallen state trooper

Gun safety

The city’s police department recently released firearm theft prevention tips on their blog in an effort to let people know gun locks are available for free. Last year, 106 firearms were reportedly stolen from vehicles, authorities said. READ MORE.

Hampton Police: Don’t leave guns in your car

Charlotte Russe

On Feb. 13, the business Charlotte Russe Holdings, Inc. filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to court documents. It is not clear when the locations will close, including the store at Patrick Henry Mall. READ MORE.

This Premium Outlet store is closing, but doesn’t know when

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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