Free Parking Returns to Virginia Beach on Atlantic Ave

Free parking on Atlantic Ave. is back! The City of Virginia Beach announced that now through April 2022, visitors can enjoy curbside parking where spaces are marked along Atlantic Ave. for up to two hours – free of charge. Be mindful of the signs, hours and locations of the parking zones vary. Details: From 6th…

City of Poquoson Moves Halloween Observance to Oct. 30

The City of Poquoson City Council has made the decision to observe Trick or Treating for Halloween on Saturday October 30, 2021 instead of the traditional date of October 31, 2021 since it falls on a Sunday. Poquoson City Council voted on the motion, which passed 7-0.  During deliberation, council members did clarify that, “we’re not…

Virginia Beach SPCA Asks for Community’s Help After Taking in 45 Rescue Animals

The Virginia Beach SPCA has taken in 45 dogs after they were rescued from a reported hoarding situation on the Eastern Shore, and now they’re asking for the community’s help. The organization shared, “In total, there were more than 100 dogs living inside the home. They are scared, dirty, and covered in fleas. These dogs have…

Patriotic Festival To Move From Virginia Beach to Norfolk

The 2022 Patriotic Festival has a new location.  The festival, which is usually held at the Virginia Beach oceanfront, is set to move to Norfolk’s Town Point Park and Norfolk Scope Arena. The festival will feature concerts from national touring artists, as well as military and corporate displays. In a press conference on Monday, Oct.…

Chesapeake Native Lana Scott Competes in ‘The Voice’ Battle Rounds {WATCH}

The Battle Rounds took place this week on “The Voice” and among the contestants competing was Chesapeake native Lana Scott, who is on Blake Shelton’s team. Lana took the stage with fellow contestant Hailey Green to perform Maren Morris’ hit song “Girl.” The coaches loved both performances and it came down to Blake’s decision as…

USPS, FedEx, UPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines

It’s almost time for holiday shopping and shipping!   If you have loved ones out of the area on your gift giving list, mark your calendars now for the following shipping deadlines. The United States Postal Service recently began slowing mail deliveries and says “the earlier you send, the better: Don’t delay, mail and ship today.”…

Virginia Beach Public Library Offers Free Resources for Job Hunters

If you or someone you know lives in Virginia Beach and is searching for a new job, the Virginia Beach Public Library has free resources available to help. Adult Learning Center: Part of the Virginia Beach City Public Schools, offering fee-based computer classes ranging from keyboarding basics to web page design. Virginia Career Works: A…

Five Things Teachers Can Get for Free Year-Round!

October 5th is World Teachers’ Day and to celebrate, we put together a list of five websites where teachers can take advantage of discounts, free products and memberships year round! 1.  Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.  Microsoft gives teachers free access to all of its Office products.  All it takes is a school email address. 2.  A…

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