Cities in Virginia with the most people using food stamps
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a federal government program designed to help needy families purchase food. The federal aid program is administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) under the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS). The amount of SNAP benefits a household receives depends on the family size, income, and expenses.
VA ABC making moves to cut theft
VA ABC is on a mission to cut its losses from theft, and that focus includes stealing by the public and its employees. VA ABC has already put some initiatives into motion and others are on the way.
Transgender Daughter Accused of Murdering Respected Virginia Beach Dentist
This post includes content assisted by AI. A devastating domestic incident unfolded in Virginia Beach, as renowned dentist Dr. Abbey Horwitz, 68, was allegedly stabbed to death by his own daughter, 34-year-old Norah Horwitz.Early Saturday morning, local law enforcement discovered Dr. Horwitz's body, riddled with multiple stab wounds. The Virginia Beach Police Department stated he was pronounced dead at the scene. In the immediate aftermath, Norah, also known as Michael in jail records, was apprehended and charged with second-degree murder and stabbing offenses.
Virginia Beach broadcaster Pat Robertson has died at age 93
Pat Robertson, whose birth name was Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson was born on March 22, 1930, in Lexington, Virginia. He died at the age of 93 on June 8, 2023, in his home in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Pat Robertson's life and legacy in Virginia and beyond will continue to be debated
Pat Robertson's name will elicit varied responses depending on what you thought of his views and the things he said. The controversial conservative religious leader who passed away on Thursday at age 93 was the founder of CBN (The Christian Broadcasting Network) in Virginia Beach where his death was announced but no cause was given. Robertson was also the founder of Regent University and for 60 years the host of the popular 700 Club which aired on his television network.
Virginia Basketball legend Allen Iverson turns 48
Allen Ezail Iverson is known for being one of the greatest basketball players of his time. He was born June 7, 1975, in Hampton Virginia, to 15-year-old Ann Iverson and his father Allen Broughton was not a big part of his life. Iverson attended Bethel High School in Hampton where he was a 3 sport player and his road to fame was not an easy one.
Norfolk DMV Customer Service Center to Close Temporarily for Renovations
The Military Circle DMV Center to Undergo Major Interior and Exterior Overhauls, Offers Online Services and Nearby Locations. The Norfolk Military Circle Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Customer Service Center (CSC), located at 5745 Poplar Hall Drive, is set to temporarily close after Saturday, June 10, for comprehensive renovations. The facility is expected to reopen on Monday, July 17, with improvements designed to enhance customer service.
Virginia Pharmacist Sentenced for $1M Prescription Drug Fraud Scheme
A man from Virginia has been handed a two-year prison sentence today for his involvement in a scheme to deceive Medicare by acquiring prescription drug benefits worth more than $1 million.
A frightened mother issues a warning after her teen made a very dangerous mistake while handling a snake
In an article in Yahoo News, a mother has a warning for other parents and children after her 15-year-old daughter made a dangerous mistake while handling a snake. Ashley Spain's teenage daughter was walking on a Virginia beach with her friends when she saw what resembled a garter snake on the path.
Virginia actor Grant Gustin is the latest victim of the celebrity hoax
Grant Gustin is a singer and actor who was born on January 14, 1990, and grew up in Norfolk Virginia. He is best known for his roles in Glee and The Flash and at the beginning of June, found himself on the list of celebrities who have been falsely reported as deceased. The Internet was buzzing that Austin had died but it was not true.
5 Best Thrift and Antique Stores in Virginia Beach
When it comes to finding hidden treasures and one-of-a-kind items, Virginia Beach is a haven for antique and thrift store enthusiasts. While well-known chains like Goodwill and the Salvation Army have their place, this article will highlight some of the most unique and offbeat establishments in Virginia Beach that offer a distinct shopping experience. Whether you're a collector, a vintage enthusiast, or simply enjoy the thrill of discovering something unexpected, these stores are worth a visit.
Top 4 Spots To Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride in Virginia
Pride parades are vibrant and joyful celebrations of LGBTQ+ identity, community, and acceptance. Virginia, with its diverse and inclusive atmosphere, hosts a number of Pride events, including colorful parades that attract people from all walks of life. In this article, we highlight some of the best locations to watch the Gay Pride Parade in Virginia, providing a guide for those who want to join in the festivities.
Top 4 Most Haunted Places in Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach, a bustling coastal city renowned for its sun-soaked beaches, holds a shadowy secret—a plethora of haunted locations shrouded in mystery and paranormal tales. In this extensive article, we embark on an exhilarating journey to discover the most haunted places in Virginia Beach, delving into the ghostly legends and chilling encounters that have captivated residents and visitors alike.
Some of Newport News’ poorest families sought help from a nonprofit. They’re still waiting.
Lilian Echanerry said she had been struggling financially for nearly five months when she started having trouble making her rent payments last June. The mother of three had been using a Section 8 rental subsidy since 2020, when she was forced to move from her Newport News, Va., public housing at Ridley Place, a complex with more than 250 units that was torn down this past spring.
How a former nightclub singer became Virginia’s most powerful and tireless advocate for inmates
NORFOLK - John Coggeshall – or “Cog,” as most knew him — played many roles in his 71 years: actor, musician, nightclub singer, occasional political candidate and dogged defense lawyer.
Top 4 Cities with the Highest Crime Rates in Virginia
Virginia, known for its historical significance and diverse communities, also faces crime challenges in certain cities. In this extensive article, we explore the cities with the highest crime rates in the state, shedding light on the factors contributing to crime and examining potential solutions. By understanding these challenges, we can work towards fostering safer and more secure environments for residents across Virginia.
Virginia hemp farmer preps – and waits – for legal marijuana
“In 2019 and 2020, everyone thought hemp was going to be the golden ticket,” said Virginia Beach farmer Brad Wynne. Today, the future is less clear. Virginia Center for Investigative Journalism at WHRO.
The long journey for the right to vote
Stares, poll taxes and struggles - A former president of the Norfolk chapter of the NAACP on registering to vote before Civil Rights reforms. VIRGINIA CENTER FOR INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM AT WHRO.
VCIJ has a new home at WHRO Public Media
The Virginia Center for Investigative Journalism is excited to announce that it has joinedthe growing news operation at WHRO Public Media. Launched in 2019 by veteran Virginia journalists Christopher Tyree and Louis Hansen, VCIJ has been offering enhanced news coverage and in-depth reporting on issues vital to residents of the commonwealth. That won’t change.
50+ Fun Things to Do in Virginia Beach This Summer (Besides Going to the Beach)
Looking for the best things to do today, this weekend, or during your trip to Virginia Beach this summer? Summer is the most fun time of year to visit Virginia Beach, and there are so many events and activities to take part in!
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