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The Egyptian Festival is this weekend at the St. George Coptic Orthodox Church, 187 Semple Farm Road, Hampton. There is a delicious selection of food, from left, koshary, a chick pea ,lentil and rice dish with caramelized onions and side sauces, okra with lamb and tomato sauce, chicken and lamb gyro.
A man who was charged as a repeat DUI offender in a deadly two-vehicle accident in mid-August has now been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the case. Lennie Bulonza Perry, 49, of the 4100 block of Ebb Tide Lane in Hampton, was served the warrant for the charge on Friday and was in the custody of the Hampton Sheriff's Office, according to a Hampton Police Division news release.
After an argument between several Hampton residents turned sour last month, two men headed over to the victim's house that night in August and shot up the home while two people were inside. On Aug. 6 around 11:30 p.m., police responded to gunshots in the 400 block of Greenbriar Avenue.
Every Friday in Ticket , the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections.
The 30-year-old electrical contractor will run 200 miles from his Fort Washington home to Hampton, Va., Sept. 19 to raise funds to help his grandmother, Nancy Louise Adams, 76, who is being treated for lung cancer.
Hampton Roads boasts a long list of lost architectural landmarks going back to the first large buildings erected in Williamsburg during the 1700s. Governor's Palace, Williamsburg.
City Council is considering whether to update many of its six neighborhood master plans that dictate how and where development can occur in areas such as Coliseum Central, downtown and North King Street. Those documents dictating zoning, traffic patterns and land uses needed to act as "economic flypaper" that investors and developers can attach to when they propose projects, Hampton Community Development Director Terry O'Neill said.
Charges for a Hampton murder have been withdrawn in the case against a Newport News man, who was suspected and cleared in two other murders since 2006. Charges against 25-year-old Kwaume Laray Edwards of first-degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and violent felon possession of a weapon were nolle prosequi in Hampton General District Court on Thursday.
Officers and medics were called to the home, in the 800 block of Westwood Avenue, at about 4 p.m., police spokesman Sgt. Jason Price said.
While Veterans Affairs medical facilities nationwide are under investigation for widespread problems, Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald is requiring facilities to hold town halls and figure out what they need to work on - including the Hampton VA Medical Center. Hampton VAMC held its two-hour town hall Wednesday night, and veterans didn't hold back on problems they're having.
In the wake of a nationwide scandal involving patient wait times and delayed medical care, the leadership of the Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center will meet with veterans Wednesday evening.
Parts of Hampton got more than 10 inches of rain between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday, data from the National Weather Service shows. The majority of the city received between 5 and 6 inches.
The Planning Commission recommended Wednesday that the Newport News City Council approve a rezoning request that will allow the Daily Press building on Warwick Boulevard to become home to a company that designs and manufactures helicopter rotor blades.
Mayor George Wallace capered down a trail of economic development and school system successes Wednesday afternoon during his first state of the city address at the Hampton Roads Convention Center.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 03:16 am
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