NORFOLK TowneBank and a retired president and CEO of Landmark Communications Inc. were given the 2013 Darden Awards for regional leadership Tuesday.
The rainy weather cleared out overnight but temperatures stayed around 30 degrees. High pressure began building in from the west overnight and will settle over the southeast today when it should be sunny with temperatures in the low 40s, according to the National Weather Service. A dry cold front should move through the area tonight, but it will stay mostly clear with lows in the upper 20s.
About 20 shelter workers and friends gathered in the conference room of the Virginia Beach SPCA Tuesday night, Dec. 10, 2013 for their annual Pet Memorial to remember pets that had found loving homes and honor those shelter animals who did not and had to be euthanized.
VIRGINIA BEACH To cope with the rising cost of health care, the city and school district are considering adopting employee health plans with higher deductibles. Some could increase by thousands of dollars.
The Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has granted a small victory to death row inmate Anthony Bernard Juniper. A federal judge in March denied Juniper’s claim of ineffective representation, made in a federal habeas petition. In the appeals court ruling on Tuesday, judges said Juniper is entitled to appointment of a new lawyer to review that claim.
VIRGINIA BEACH A Circuit Court judge on Tuesday sentenced a man to serve two life terms plus 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting a teenage girl in 2010 and 2011. Antonio M. Taborn, 48, pleaded guilty in September to two counts of rape, one count of object sexual penetration and one count of aggravated sexual battery, according to online court records.
VIRGINIA BEACH After crashing his car on Ansol Lane last March, Michael D. McIntyre pulled his sister - injured, but otherwise OK - from the wreckage, according to a police report.
CHESAPEAKE There is a 1998 Mercury Tracer LS with 176,000 miles, silver frost paint job and banged-up bumper for $2,000. And there is a 2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS convertible with 52,000 miles, manual transmission and black cloth roof for $8,500.
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