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Here are this week’s most-read stories.
Robert “Free” Freeman and his best friend, Antoine Bethea decided to open a hangout spot where people from the community can relax and unwind. “We just wanted to have a place we can come to,” Freeman said, adding they didn’t want to open a club or a restaurant. READ MORE.
Hampton residents know them for their Mango Mangeux bistro, The Hampton event venue, two Simply Panache Place boutique hotels, the Simply Panache Nail Bar & Pedi Spa on Mallory street, and now their exclusive lounge, Noir — The “Simply Panache Group” is conquering Phoebus and growing their lifestyle brand one business at a time. READ MORE.
She describes her childhood as being “food insecure,” and because she knows all too well the burden kids who face hunger carry, Kelsea Pernsteiner made it her business to raise at least $100, or enough to feed 1,000 children through No Kid Hungry by Thanksgiving. READ MORE.
Bus drivers working for the Newport News Public Schools are responsible for a variety of duties, including dropping off and picking up kids at designated bus stops. But what happens when a bus driver drops a child off at the wrong bus stop? READ MORE.
Congratulations are in order for the city of Hampton as City Council recently passed a resolution designating it as a “Bee City,” or a place where bees, and other pollinators including butterflies and beetles, can live and even thrive. READ MORE.