A development, a gateway
The plans are for what the developer calls a “suburban-urban” apartment complex called Monroe Gates that will continue the revitalization of downtown Phoebus and serve as a gateway to Fort Monroe. READ MORE.
Easier with maps
Here you can see where the crimes have taken place as well as see which crimes are homicides vs. shootings (injuries or otherwise). READ MORE.
Money for projects
The primary purpose is to fund programs that teachers would normally have to buy out-of-pocket. READ MORE.
Hampton Police history
Learn about Hampton’s Police history in this little-known museum. Visitors are also encouraged to ask about the various programs the center offers as well as general inquiries about public safety. READ MORE.
A meeting with the chief
More than 40 residents attended, including members of the local neighborhood watch group, Shore Patrol. READ MORE.
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Meet Hampton’s own USA Special Olympian
Venezia Arielle Jimenez was one of 46 athletes, 18 coaches, two youth leaders and four Special Olympics staff members to make the journey to Seattle this past summer. READ MORE.
Huntington Ingalls lands $165.5 million contract
The shipbuilding company won the contract as part of the Navy’s LX(R) Replacement Program, that started in 2016. The goal: To replace the retiring LSD 41/49 Class ships, according to a Navy pre-solicitation announcement. READ MORE.
There’s a fire ant quarantine in South Hampton Roads. Here’s what it means
Stretching from James City County all the way to Virginia Beach, the quarantine, which went into effect in 2009, has limited the import and export of hay, sod, nursery plants and more in the area for nearly a decade. READ MORE.