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Fencing Olympians to face off in Virginia Beach this weekend

Nearly 1,800 fencers will travel to Virginia Beach this weekend as Olympic and World medalists do battle at the January North American Cup Nourished by Black Angus Restaurant.

SBA Hurricane Matthew Business Recovery Center in Virginia closing

The SBA announced today that the Business Recovery Center in Virginia Beach will close on Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 5 p.m.

SANJO Corte Fino to invest $17.5 million to establish North American headquarters in Virginia Beach

SANJO Corte Fino, a manufacturer based in Barcelona, Spain, will invest $17.5 million to establish its North American headquarters in Virginia Beach.

National Small Farm Conference coming to Virginia Beach

The seventh annual National Small Farm Conference will be held Sept. 20-22 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.

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Randy Forbes: Street signs and the Constitution

Along the Virginia Beach oceanfront, visitors and residents find their way to the sandy beaches and activities by street number.

Virginia Beach-based STIHL Inc. wins prestigious national award

Virginia Beach-based STIHL Inc. has been awarded the National Association of Workforce Services Agencies’ National Business of the Year Award.

Update: Missing Augusta County woman found safe in Virginia Beach

Missing person Jennifer Miller has been located by Virginia Beach Police Department. The Virginia Beach PD confirmed today that Miller, 34, who had been reported missing on Tuesday, is OK.

Vehicle of missing Augusta County woman found in Virginia Beach

During the early morning hours Thursday, the vehicle of missing Augusta County woman Jennifer Wimer Miller was located at 2321 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach.

Outer Banks, Virginia Beach plans this weekend? Watch possible tropical system brewing in Atlantic

AccuWeather reports wind, seas and surf will build in advance of what could eventually become the first tropical system of 2015 along the southeastern Atlantic coast of the United States late this week.

Sierra Club names State Sen. Wagner #1 climate obstructionist

Demonstrators with the Sierra Club picketed outside an event for Senator Frank Wagner on Thursday at Town Center in Virginia Beach to protest the Senator’s opposition to EPA rules to regulate carbon pollution from coal and gas fired electricity power plants.


Who made the list of Virginia Four and Five Diamond restaurants, properties for 2015?

AAA Mid-Atlantic has announced the 22 hotels and 12 restaurants in Virginia that earned the Four or Five Diamond Rating during the past 12 months.

UVA soccer All-American Eric Bird selected 41st Overall in MLS SuperDraft by Philadelphia Union

UVA soccer midfielder Eric Bird (Sr., Virginia Beach, Va.) was selected by the Philadelphia Union in the 2015 Major League Soccer SuperDraft on Thursday (Jan. 15). A second-round selection, Bird was the 41st overall pick.

UVA safety Quin Blanding earns another Freshman All-America honor

UVA football player Quin Blanding earned his third Freshman All-America honor when ESPN.com included the free safety on its postseason list today.

UVA football lands 10 on All-ACC coaches’ teams

Seven defensive players highlight the 10 UVA players named to the 2014 All-Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Football team, as selected by the league’s 14 head coaches.

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McAuliffe announces 1,451 veteran hires through Virginia Values Veterans

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday that companies participating in the Commonwealth’s Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program have hired 1,451 Veterans between July 1, 2014 and September 30, 2014.

UVA safety Quin Blanding named ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year

UVA freshman free safety Quin Blanding has been voted the Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Rookie of the Year,as announced Tuesday by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA).

Thanksgiving driving fatalities experience record decline in Virginia

Despite the challenging weather at the start of the 2014 Thanksgiving weekend in Virginia, preliminary numbers indicate a record decline in traffic fatalities over the holiday statistical counting period.

Department of Labor selects Virginia Workforce Investment Board for economic growth initiative

The Workforce Investment Board serving Hampton Roads has been selected by the Department of Labor to participate in a Technical Assistance Initiative.

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Mark Herring Inaugural Committee closes out with donations to 11 charities

Attorney General Mark Herring announced donations today to 11 Virginia charities, closing out the funds donated to his inaugural committee in accordance with Virginia election law.


Free entry and special programs for Veterans Day at Virginia State Parks

Virginia State Parks will offer all guests free park admission and special programming on Veterans Day,Tuesday, Nov. 11.

Virginia Beach and Newport News report voting machine calibration issues

The Virginia Department of Elections was notified this morning that both Virginia Beach and Newport News are experiencing technical difficulties with their AccuVote TSX Touch Screen voting machines.


CSEMS announces new board appointments

Central Shenandoah EMS Council, Inc., a regional EMS planning and training body, announced that four current members were reelected and one new member has been selected to serve on the organization’s Board of Directors.

Republican Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms endorses Sen. Mark Warner

Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms, a Republican, announced on Tuesday his endorsement of Senator Mark Warner for re-election.

McAuliffe announces 150 new jobs in City of Virginia Beach

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Monday that DOMA Technologies, LLC, a Virginia Beach-based company that specializes in cloud-based data and document management, plans to create 150 new jobs and lease an additional 15,000 square feet of office space.

#10 UVA men’s soccer drops 2-1 decision on road at Clemson

The No. 10 UVA men’s soccer team saw its late rally fall short in a 2-1 defeat at Clemson Friday evening at Riggs Field in Clemson, S.C. Virginia (8-4-1, 3-2-1 ACC) had its four-match win streak snapped as the Cavaliers conceded multiple goals in a game for just the second time this season.