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  • Best of 2014
    Best of 2014
    2014 was a great year for live music in Hampton Roads. The Hampton Roads area has great music venues that provide a lot of entertainment and brings in many difference genres of music acts. One of the best music venues in the United States is The...
  • New schedule set for traffic closures on the Elizabeth River
    New schedule set for traffic closures on the Elizabeth River
    Dates have been modified for 2015 closures of the Elizabeth River to boat traffic this winter and spring. The United States Coast Guard (USCG) announced in the Federal Register of Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 the dates it will close the river in...
  • King Triton's Lights
    Holiday Season kicks off in Hampton Roads this weekend
    It seems like only yesterday we were sunning ourselves on sandy shores, but winter has finally made it’s seasonal début. The holiday season is upon us, and there are many celebrations taking place this weekend. So bust out your coats, your...
  • Elizabeth River closure plan finalized
    Elizabeth River closure plan finalized
    The Elizabeth River in Portsmouth Virginia will be blocked to boat traffic at various times over the winter. The United States Coast Guard (USCG) announced in the Federal Register of Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 that it will restrict traffic for a...
  • Our Children are precious
    Our children, how precious they are
    A couple of days ago a young man was crossing the street with his friends, trying to safely get across when the unthinkable happened, he was hit by a vehicle. Our children, how precious they are. This incident put the young man in the hospital,...
  • Mystery surrounds death announcement of sailor who died onboard USN ship in June
    Mystery surrounds death announcement of sailor who died onboard USN ship in June
    Late this afternoon, the Department of Defense announced the death of a female sailor who died onboard the U.S.S James E. Williams (DDG-95) while conducting routine naval operations in the Red Sea.It remains a mystery as to why the Department of...
  • Obama outhouse parade float draws controversy nationwide today.
    Obama parade float: Outhouse with Obama zombie on parade float raises stink
    An Obama parade float in the Norfolk, Neb. Fourth of July Parade has gained national attention for its creativeness and for what some believe is disrespect to the nation’s president. On the back of a flatbed truck stood an outhouse titled ...
  • Melanie Martinez
    Melanie Martinez is coming to Norfolk
    If think you recognize the hauntingly beautiful vocals of Melanie Martinez, you might be right. The up-and-coming singer/songwriter was in the top 6 on Season 3 of The Voice. Now, Martinez is breaking out as a solo star, having just released her...
  • Tokarski vs Whale
    Dustin Tokarski is playing admirably long after Whale troubles
    The injury to starting goaltender Carey Price put the Montreal Canadians in a panic to pick an emergency replacement. They chose their AHL goaltender Dustin Tokarski. You may recall Tokarski anchored the net for the incredible 28 game win streak...
  • Fitz and the Tantrums at The NorVa
    Fitz and the Tantrums at The NorVa
    Fitz and the Tantrums played The Norva on Sunday night, getting all of Norfolk on their feet dancing along to their neo soul/indie pop fusion tunes.The band, which consists of frontman and namesake Michael Fitzpatrick, vocalist Noelle Scaggs,...
  • Old Dominion University's Coach Wilder Speaks to Little Feet Meet Participants
    Little Feet Meet 2014, at Old Dominion University
    The annual Little Feet Meet event at Old Dominion University was another great opportunity for children with disabilities to shine like little junior athletes.It was a passport to explore what physical attributes little people could muster, and...
  • WOLF PACK SEE RED
    A breakdown of the Wolf Pack playoff chances
    The Wolf Pack are still mathematically alive in the playoff race. That’s about as positive as it gets. The Pack sit 14 points out of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. The have, on average, been about 15 points out...
  • Norfolk Shooting
    Norfolk shooting: Civilian and suspect killed aboard destroyer at Norfolk base
    A Norfolk shooting at the naval base in Virginia has left a sailor and the civilian suspect dead. The shooting occurred Monday night at Naval Station Norfolk, the world's largest naval base, and forced the base into a lockdown.According to a...
  • Carnival Splendor to sail seasonally from Norfolk in 2015
    Carnival Splendor to sail seasonally from Norfolk in 2015
    Carnival Cruise Lines announced that Carnival Splendor will sail a series of voyages from Norfolk, Va. in 2015. According to a March 20, 2014 press release received by Examiner, six cruises from Norfolk to the Bahamas and Bermuda will operate in...
  • Johnny "Rock" Rochford of Jumbo Rollers.
    Interview: Johnny Rock of Jumbo Rollers talks about the hubbub
    Three years ago, Johnny “Rock” Rochford and Richard “Black” Powell got together in Virginia Beach, Virginia and began to lay the ground work for the band, Jumbo Rollers. Several line up changes and a few years later, change...