Virginia Beach

For years, the island town of Chincoteague  has been challenged to find fresh drinking water. Now it's gotten even harder.

Steve Helber / AP

 

 

Opponents of offshore drilling traveled to Richmond Wednesday to speak out against President Trump’s plan to open coastal waters for drilling. The public information session on the plan was the first and only in Virginia.

Virginia Public Access Project

Despite some apparent disadvantages, Virginia Beach has joined the competition for Amazon's new headquarters. And, a new high school in Richmond is breaking with tradition to try and give its students a head start on the future. Those have been among the most read stories over the past week on the Virginia Public Access Project's Va News link at vpap.org.

Virginia Public Access Project

The Virginia Department of Transportation is dropping plans to take land from Hampton University for the widening of  I-64, and two Army veterans expanding their micro-brewery in Virginia Beach are getting resistance from the Navy. Those have been among the most read stories over the past week on the Virginia Public Access Project's Va News link at vpap.org.

Oyster Farmers Clash With Homeowners and Boaters

Sep 28, 2016
Pamela D'Angelo

This week, Virginia Beach homeowners and recreational boaters unhappy with large metal oyster farming cages on their beaches and waterways asked state officials for help.