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.
A holiday light display of sailboats, powerboats, and even Santa are back Dec. 13 for the 31st annual Lighted Boat Parade at the Downtown Waterfront in Hampton. READ MORE.
The Lighted Boat Parade in Hampton is back. Here’s how you can participate without owning a boat
With her parents, grandparents, and in-laws all buried there, Marquita Latta said her family has been investing in plots at Oakland Cemetery in Hampton since 1952 with the promise the graves would receive “perpetual care” — she asked, “where does that money go?” READ MORE.
Who maintains abandoned privately-owned cemeteries in Hampton? What if the owners are buried in their cemetery?
Just two days before Thanksgiving on Nov. 26, the Newport News City Council unanimously approved the use of e-scooters and amended the city’s municipal code regarding such devices. READ MORE.
City council approves e-scooters in Newport News. Here’s what that entails
Smitty’s Better-Burger Inc. is open again after a fire in March required the family-owned business to shut its doors for more than eight months and left Hampton residents and long-time customers waiting in anticipation. READ MORE.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee and NBA All-Star Allen Iverson has returned home to his high school alma mater where a gymnasium has been renamed in his honor. Iverson cut the ribbon at Bethel High School in Hampton unveiling the “Allen Iverson Gymnasium” Tuesday. READ MORE.
Gym at Bethel High is officially named for this famous alumnus, NBA star