Republican Glenn Youngkin’s flips of Chesterfield County, Virginia Beach and Chesapeake from blue to red drew a lot of attention on election night, but it was a surge of rural voters that propelled the governor-elect to victory over Democrat Terry McAuliffe.
If you’ve traveled to the Oceanfront by way of Interstate 264, you were undoubtedly greeted upon arrival by a McDonald’s restaurant that’s become something of a landmark.
Singer Pharrell Williams puts a halt to his own festival in Virginia- after his cousin was shot dead by a policeman earlier this year.
Virginia’s tourism industry urgently needs help to recover from the blow it suffered during the long months of the COVID pandemic. And because tourism is a vital part of the state’s economy, efforts to draw large numbers of people back to our beaches, historic sites and other destinations also will be an essential part of the state’s overall economic recovery.
Del Taco, the California-based Mexican and American fast food restaurant, is opening its first Virginia store - in Virginia Beach.
At the start of a new decade, Virginia is a more racially and ethnically diverse state, albeit one that is growing very slowly, new census data shows.
Colonial Downs Group has expanded its Off-Track Betting operation in Collinsville.
This summer is shaping up to be a much better season for Virginia Beach hoteliers, who are still digging out of the COVID-19 trench. The tide started to turn in May. “Memorial Day weekend was one of the best weekends the area has had in a long time,” said John Zirkle, president of the Virginia Beach Hotel Association. “It was hopping.” But it’s going to take a long time for the numbers to ...
Virginia Beach police are investigating comments on social media that encouraged violence against the district’s School Board members. The comments reflect an escalation of tension over the issue of masks in schools.
Effective Thursday, it will be illegal to intentionally release a balloon outdoors. The civil offense is punishable by a $25 fine per balloon.
The company did not respond to questions about how many employees will be hired at the site and when it will be operational.
As part of a $2.25 billion investment across the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded Virginia more than $30.6 million to address health inequities fueled by the pandemic.
VIRGINIA BEACH — Lifeguards on Virginia's coast have rescued dozens of people from dangerous rip currents.
Virginia Republicans have a nominee for governor with a much better chance of winning than many Democrats realize.
Norfolk Council Member Andria McClellan toured New College Institute in Martinsville on Wednesday as part of what she described as a “road tou…
Amazon plans to build a massive distribution center near the Richmond Raceway in Henrico County that will use robotic technology to help pick and sort customer orders.
On the eve of the anniversary of the worst mass shooting in Virginia history, Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, both Virginia Democrats, are asking Congress to follow the state's lead in enacting restrictions on purchase and use of firearms.
Legislation backed by Gov. Ralph Northam that would require teachers to complete cultural competency training to keep their license is on the fast track to becoming law.
VIRGINIA BEACH — Authorities have called off the search for the driver of a truck that went off the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
Across the commonwealth, localities are setting different priorities as they respond to COVID-19 challenges on the fly and use federal CARES Act dollars to close financial gaps.
After urging Virginians to wear masks when in public, Gov. Ralph Northam acknowledged he should have worn one himself while visiting Virginia Beach on Saturday.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday that he will allow the city of Virginia Beach to reopen its beaches starting Friday, with some restrictions.
Beth Sholom, a Henrico senior living facility in Henrico, now has 38 residents who have tested positive for the coronavirus, up from the 25 reported Tuesday.