initiative

An initiative exists for good jobs but unfortunately, they don’t have the people to match with the positions. While Virginia’s unemployment rate remains high, there are many companies based in the state that have well-paying jobs that are going unfilled due to a lack of people with the right skills.Continue Reading

Boardwalk Holiday

Boardwalk holiday lights tradition at Hampton Roads on the Virginia Beach boardwalk will begin in November. Touchless ticketing is new this year. Boardwalk Holiday Lights: Just in Time for the Holidays Beginning on Friday, November 13, and continuing nightly through January 3, 2021, Bayport Credit Union Holiday Lights tickets haveContinue Reading

disabled

Disabled students are able to have a sense of belonging through the virtual world. During times like this, it’s important to be a part of a community– from a distance of course. There are some programs, like the Virginia Beach Recreation Centers, that can be life-altering for families. Sara Wiltshire,Continue Reading

drive-ins

Virginia Beach, VA – Drive-ins are becoming a hot-take for families and communities. As the country is still fighting its war with COVID-19 many are looking to get out of the house. Unfortunately, with bars closed, restaurants providing only deliveries, and movie theaters shutting their doors, there doesn’t seem likeContinue Reading

trump

President Trump and his administration are demanding that schools across America re-open for in-person lessons in Fall. To ensure that their wishes are met, they have enacted a two-fold plan. Firstly, they threatened to withhold federal funding from schools that refuse to re-open. Secondly, they warned that they will sendContinue Reading

property damage

Virginia Beach, VA – Protests report no property damage as concerned residents continue protesting in the city over the death of George Floyd – an unarmed African American who was killed while being detained by Minneapolis PD. The city itself has had a relatively easy time working with protesters andContinue Reading

evictions

The outbreak of covid-19 throughout the country slammed individuals with unforeseen financial consequences. Millions applied for unemployment over the past 2 months. An astounding 10 percent of the American workforce remains unemployed during the pandemic. As a result, many worry about paying rent. In response to those fears, a newContinue Reading

trucker

A harrowing ordeal ended after firefighters rescued a trucker whose cab dangled over the edge of a bridge, balanced precariously by its trailer. The incident took place on Monday, April 13. Wayne Boone, a Suffolk, Virginia resident, drove amidst a powerful windstorm. He traveled westbound on Interstate 64. Then, atContinue Reading