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WTHD to move to Phase 1B next week

The Western Tidewater Health District announced Wednesday that next week it will move into Phase 1B of its COVID-19 vaccination campaign. Read more

50 mins ago by Tracy Agnew.

Firefighters on scene of large brush fire

Suffolk Fire & Rescue crews are currently on scene of a large working brush fire in the 7700 block of Crittenden Road. Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Man arrested, charged with rape

Suffolk Police have arrested a man following their investigation of an alleged rape that occurred the evening of Jan. 17 at a Suffolk residence. Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Police investigate shooting

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Gregory Andrae Byrd, 30, of Richmond. He remains hospitalized in serious condition. Earlier: Suffolk Police are investigating a ... Read more

10 hours ago by Staff Reports.

A legacy continued

New owner seeks to breathe new life into venerable Franklin business When Tonya Temple decided to purchase the former Elvin Vaughan Funeral Home in Franklin, ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

McEachin announces essay contest

Congressman A. Donald McEachin recently announced his second Black History Month Essay Contest for middle and high school students (grades 6-12) residing in Virginia’s 4th ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Long way to go on vaccines, and short on supply

If you remember those car trips when someone invariably asks, “Are we there yet? Are we there yet?”, then you likely know the answer to ... Read more

1 day ago by Jimmy LaRoue.

Local food journalist recognized

Patrick Evans-Hylton received recognition recently for 25 years of work in the Tidewater region as a food journalist. He is currently living in Virginia Beach ... Read more

1 day ago by Rachel Wartian.

Overcoming hemophilia

A local rocket scientist was born with a rare disorder and has recently received a new treatment to live a normal life. Don Smith has ... Read more

2 days ago by Rachel Wartian.

Promoting intelligence and character on MLK Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is also known as a day of service to give back to the community as King did. A scholarship foundation ... Read more

2 days ago by Rachel Wartian.

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