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- Portsmouth council to consider 17-cent tax hike March 30, 2015PORTSMOUTH Portsmouth City Manager John Rowe has recommended a 17-cent increase of the city's real estate tax rate to fill an estimated $11.7 million budget shortfall. Most of the increase - 10 of the 17 cents - would be used as a permanent plug to a recurring $6 million-plus hole in the Portsmouth Public Schools budget. […]
- Wading through the rhetoric in search of real answers March 30, 2015TALKING ABOUT RACE is hard to do. Look at the flak Starbuck's CEO Howard Schultz has taken for the company's "Race Together" effort to start conversations about race relations in the nation.
- Zion Baptist Church looks back, and ahead March 29, 2015Zion Baptist Church organized in 1865, when our country was struggling with post-Civil War race relations. As the church celebrates its 150th birthday this month, our nation and city are once again at a racial crossroads. With the help of like-minded neighbors and a plan of action, Zion Baptist hopes to effect change in the city by modeling both the heart an […]
- Navy sailor injured in hit and run in Portsmouth March 28, 2015PORTSMOUTH A Navy sailor was injured while walking across the street in a hit-and-run incident tonight. The incident happened about 9:15 p.m., near the intersection of George Washington Highway and Elm Avenue, said Det. Misty Holley, a police spokeswoman. The victim, a 28-year-old man, was walking toward his barracks.
- Downtown Tunnel open this weekend March 27, 2015PORTSMOUTH The Downtown Tunnel will be open in both directions this weekend. Elizabeth River Tunnels officials had planned to close the eastbound side this weekend, but canceled the closing, according to a news release. The tunnel will be open again next weekend. The eastbound side will be closed the weekend of April 10.
- Portsmouth School Board unveils $146.5M budget March 27, 2015PORTSMOUTH Portsmouth's School Board approved a $146.5 million budget proposal Thursday that includes pay bumps for teachers and other staff but requires $6.1 million more than the division has. The board will ask the Portsmouth City Council to make up the difference.
- Coast Guard in Va. celebrates 100th birthday for vet March 26, 2015PORTSMOUTH The Coast Guard on Thursday celebrated the 100th birthday of a World War II veteran who had an eventful career on the seas. The celebration in Portsmouth was for Linwood "Tick" Thumm. The Coast Guard says Thumm commanded an 83-foot cutter based out of Little Creek. He spent the first part of WWII escorting convoys from New Jersey to Cape […]
- Portsmouth police, widow differ on drugs report March 26, 2015PORTSMOUTH Inventory from a search warrant lists drugs and weapons among the items in the home of a man fatally shot by officers this week. But Walter Brown III's wife said she had neither guns nor drugs in the house.
- Portsmouth chief asks State Police to investigate March 25, 2015PORTSMOUTH At Police Chief Ed Hargis' request, the Virginia State Police will investigate his officer's fatal shooting of a man. […]
- Top CAA, C-USA players commit to Portsmouth tourney March 25, 2015PORTSMOUTH The Players of the Year from the Colonial Athletic Association and Conference USA accepted invitations to this year's Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, organizers announced. Marcus Thornton, who set the William & Mary career scoring record this season, and Louisiana Tech's Kenneth "Speedy" Smith plan to participate in the […]
- Portsmouth council to consider 17-cent tax hike March 30, 2015
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- I-264 LANE AND RAMP CLOSURES SCHEDULED MARCH 27 – APRIL 2This file is in PDF format, requiring the Adobe Acrobat Reader to open.
- HAMPTON ROADS WEEKLY LANE CLOSURE FORECAST FOR MARCH 29-APRIL 4This file is in PDF format, requiring the Adobe Acrobat Reader to open.
- GEORGE P. COLEMAN MEMORIAL BRIDGE LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULEDThis file is in PDF format, requiring the Adobe Acrobat Reader to open.
- UPDATE: I-264 EAST DOWNTOWN TUNNEL OPEN THIS WEEKENDThis file is in PDF format, requiring the Adobe Acrobat Reader to open.
- SOUTH QUAY BRIDGE (ROUTE 189) OVER BLACKWATER RIVER TO CLOSE FOR REPAIRSThis file is in PDF format, requiring the Adobe Acrobat Reader to open.
- DES MOINES AVENUE TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY BETWEEN SOUTH AND DUKE STREETS IN PORTSMOUTH FOR PILE DRIVINGThis file is in PDF format, requiring the Adobe Acrobat Reader to open.
- LAKESIDE DRIVE (ROUTE 620) TO CLOSE BETWEEN YORKVILLE ROAD AND OLD LAKESIDE DRIVEThis file is in PDF format, requiring the Adobe Acrobat Reader to open.
- I-264 RAMP AND LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED DURING NATIONAL WORK ZONE AWARENESS WEEKThis file is in PDF format, requiring the Adobe Acrobat Reader to open.
- HAMPTON ROADS WEEKLY LANE CLOSURE FORECAST FOR MARCH 22-28This file is in PDF format, requiring the Adobe Acrobat Reader to open.
- I-264 LANE AND RAMP CLOSURES SCHEDULED MARCH 14 – 20This file is in PDF format, requiring the Adobe Acrobat Reader to open.
- I-264 LANE AND RAMP CLOSURES SCHEDULED MARCH 27 – APRIL 2
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Move Schedule Announced07/27/2012
- "Cool City" Cooling Stations Activated07/26/2012
- Mosquito Control Tips07/24/2012
- Portsmouth in Postcards - Presented by Keith & Pam Atkins07/20/2012
- Portsmouth Judicial Center Dedication Ceremony Held07/20/2012
- Cooling Stations Activated July 18-1907/18/2012
- Coast Guard City Celebration August 2 – 407/17/2012
- 26th Annual Gospelrama August 4-507/16/2012
- Portsmouth Judicial Center Dedication Ceremony07/16/2012
- Hurricane Preparedness Reminder07/16/2012
- Portsmouth Judicial Center Move Schedule Announced
- Weather: High winds, low humidity mean fire dangerLow humidity and gusty southwest winds will mean there is an increased fire danger this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Winds are expected to include gusts of up to 30 mph and humidity levels are expected to drop to between 20 an 30 percent, the special weather statement said.
- More sand coming to Ocean View beachesNORFOLK It's been a long time coming, but the city's Ocean View beaches are finally getting more sand. Thank Hurricane Sandy, or at least the federal money that flowed after the 2012 disaster. Starting in November, roughly 7 miles of Chesapeake Bay beaches between Little Creek inlet and Willoughby Spit will be widened by 60 feet. The project is sch […]
- Weather: Rain, then sunny skies and temps in low 60sA weak cold front is expected to move across the area this morning, bringing the likelihood of rain before about 11, according to the National Weather Service. The clouds should gradually clear out, leaving behind sunny skies and highs in the low 60s. Tonight should be mostly clear with temperatures in the low 40s.
- Temps drop to record levels in Danville, LynchburgLYNCHBURG Residents in Danville and Lynchburg woke up to record cold temperatures on Sunday morning. The National Weather Service says the temperature in Danville dropped to 21 degrees. That broke the old record of 23 degrees in 1982. Lynchburg's low temperature was 17 degrees, which also broke a record set in 1982. The old record was 23 degrees.
- Cold forecast this morning, then warmerKeep that winter jacket handy for a bit longer, because the cold will hang around until this afternoon. It was expected to be chilly Saturday night and this morning, with lows tonight in the mid- to upper 20s, probably a little warmer near the water. […]
- Snow flakes falling and record cold could be on the wayNORFOLK Very light snowflakes are falling in areas of Hampton Roads this afternoon. But they won't last long. and no accumulation is expected. After the snow clears out this afternoon, record-low temperatures could be on the way. Lows tonight should be in the upper 20s and the all-time low in Norfolk for March 28 is 28 degrees.
- Freeze watch for parts of northeastern N.C.A freeze watch has been issued for parts of northeastern North Carolina, where temperatures should dip into the mid-20s on Saturday. The National Weather Service issued the watch for places including Dare and Hyde counties. The cold could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation. Temperatures will likely be in the mid to upper 20s on Saturday night, into Su […]
- Temps to fall today with chance of rain and snow tonightIt's going to be a rainy day with temperatures falling from a high of 54 degrees to 45 by 1 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Showers are likely to continue into tonight which will bring a chance of a mix of ran and snow. The low will be about 35 degrees.
- Rain today, snow possible Friday in Hampton RoadsNORFOLK Rain has begun to fall in Hampton Roads and plenty more could be on the way. But the region could get snow on Friday. Highs today will be in the upper 70s, but Friday, the region could see a wintry mix of rain and snow. Expect breezy conditions today with winds out of the south up to 21 mph with gusts as high as 31 mph, according to the National Weat […]
- Weather: Mostly cloudy with highs near 60 degreesIt should be mostly cloudy today with highs near 60 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. There is also a 30 percent chance of rain before 8 a.m. and then another chance of showers overnight. Tonight it should be mostly cloudy with lows near 50 degrees.
- Weather: High winds, low humidity mean fire danger
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By Jim Hurley, Portsmouth, VA Wrongful Death Lawyer In a new blog on the Virginia Personal Injury Attorneys site my colleague John Cooper writes about the death of a pedestrian in Gloucester County, VA. The driver involved in this accident was charged … Continue reading