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.
Whittaker Memorial Hospital is getting a $14 million makeover. The historic black hospital which was founded in 1908 and became a staple in the southeast community of Newport News, is now going to be transformed into low-income apartments. READ MORE.
A Poquoson man has died after he was hit by car 10 days ago, authorities said in an email on Monday. The suspect is described as a Hispanic or white man with short hair, a mustache and a “dark tan,” authorities said. READ MORE.
During the school year, hundreds of students practice their passions in after-school clubs such as art, sports and STEM programs. But where do some of these teams like robotics, meet to practice for the upcoming season? The Peninsula STEM Gym, of course. READ MORE.
Across the Warwick Boulevard from the Tom & Ann Hunnicutt Family YMCA is the Katt Bikini Bar and Grill, a beige colored building with a robin’s egg blue sign. While it seems like the bar itself is run down, it is very much alive. READ MORE.
City Council here on Wednesday approved a permit application for an indoor shooting range at Langley Research & Development Park, across the street from Derby Run Apartments. Gunsmoke will have 24-hour access. READ MORE.