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Tuesday's First Warning Forecast: Wind, flooding, and rain from Jose

***Coastal Flood Advisory for most of the Southside, Peninsula, Middle Peninsula, Eastern Shore, and Outer Banks today and tonight. Minor level flooding is expected during times of high tide.*** ***High Surf Advisory for Virginia Beach, Currituck, Dare, Accomack, and Northampton through this afterno

WTKR - 2017-09-19 10:06:54

Finding the right fit for office space takes time

After nearly two years as Albemarle Life editor, I've finally figured out how to decorate my cubicle. When I was a reporter for Camden and Currituck counties, I pinned up two giant maps of the massive territory I covered. One of my goals was to travel every single road on those maps, which I did not

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Chesapeake woman killed while walking on Currituck back road

POWELLS POINT, N.C. A Chesapeake woman was killed late Saturday by a passing car as she walked along a Currituck County back road. Charles Nathaniel Baum, 22, of Jarvisburg, was charged with driving while impaired and felony death by vehicle after he struck Lindsey Anne Parsons, 29, of Chesapeake at

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-18 13:10:00

Father, son arrested after transporting over 90 pounds of marijuana into Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - A father and son have been arrested in a case involving the transportation of a large amount of marijuana. According to court documents, on August 25, an officer received a tip that a large amount of marijuana was going to be transported from California to Virginia Beach

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-19 20:30:03

Man sentenced to 50 years in prison for 2016 Virginia Beach Oceanfront shooting

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A man who was arrested in 2016 for his involvement in an attempted robbery that ended in the murder of one of the shooters at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront was sentenced to 50 years in prison Tuesday. Deandre Evans Womack, 24, of Franklin, was sentenced for First Degree Felony

WTKR - 2017-09-19 20:28:26

Virginia Beach teenager missing, considered suspicious

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - Police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 19-year-old girl. Police say that Ashanti Markaila Billie is considered missing after she did not show up for work near Shore Drive and did not attend a scheduled class near Town Center. Her missing is also bei

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-19 19:50:59

Victim at Virginia Beach church assaulted with air freshener

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - David Burry Watson was arrested when he assaulted and sprayed the victim with air freshener. The incident happen on the property of Open Door Church at 3177 Virginia Beach Blvd on Sept. 12, 2017, at approximately 9:20 p.m. The victim was treated for non-life threatening injurie

WTKR - 2017-09-18 19:17:16

Davis, Parker make their cases for mayor

Elizabeth City's mayoral candidates touted their lifetimes of community service and their abilities to unite the city during Tuesday night's forum co-sponsored by The Daily Advance. "Yes, I have spent my entire adult life being a public servant," said Pasquotank County Commissioner Bettie Parker, wh

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-19 23:59:59

Utility bills dominate town hall

Utility issues dominated another town hall meeting with the Elizabeth City City Council on Monday night, as citizens - and several candidates for office - blasted the council and City Manager Rich Olson for their handling of the city's billing problems. Monday's meeting is the second town hall the c

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-19 23:59:59

EC police investigating after officer's firearm discharges, strikes him

Elizabeth City police are conducting an internal investigation to find out why an officer's firearm discharged and struck him while he was inside the police department Tuesday. Officer Lamont Butts was treated and released from Sentara Albemarle Medical Center after sustaining an injury to his lower

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Suspect wanted in Chesapeake 7-Eleven armed robbery

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) - Police are looking for the suspect in the armed robbery of a 7-Eleven. Police say that the man came into the store in the 200 block of Hanbury Road on Sept. 14. He then pulled a gun on an employee and demanded money. The suspect took an unknown amount of cash and then fled t

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-19 20:59:39

ECSU preps for 'Promise' students

Elizabeth City State University is overhauling its enrollment management system in anticipation of a surge of new students next year as the N.C. Promise tuition discount is rolled out. N.C. Promise will offer in-state tuition of $500 a semester -- the General Assembly indicated it wanted the univers

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-19 04:22:58

Suspect arrested in Mall jewelry kiosk theft

A 50-year-old Elizabeth City man with a prior record is behind bars for allegedly committing felony larceny of a kiosk-based jewelry business at Southgate Mall late last week, authorities said. Lionel Lee Johnson, of the 300 block of Speed St., was arrested on Monday, in connection with an incident

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

Start can be tricky in Moth races

Racers have to time their arrival at the starting line just right to get a jump on competitors at the Moth Boat Nationals Regatta at Elizabeth City's Waterfront. When the gun sounds, sailors have five minutes to reach the dotted line. Cross the line too soon, and a boater has to start over at the ba

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-09-18 04:40:30

Virginia Beach police say 19-year-old woman's disappearance is "suspicious"

Police are searching for a 19-year-old woman who went missing under "suspicious circumstances," police said. Ashanti Markaila Billie was last seen Monday around 4 p.m. in the 4400 block of Bonnie Road at the Midtown at Town Center Apartments. Police said Billie never showed up for work near Shore D

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 19:57:00

Pharrell Williams drops somber speech during celebratory "Hip Hop Honors" show

Pharrell Williams admitted to hijacking the moment. But with so much recent sociopolitical unrest, the Virginia Beach pop superstar didn't want to waste his airtime during the over-the-top nostalgia fest of VH1's "Hip Hop Honors: The '90s Game Changers," which aired on Monday. Dressed in a powder bl

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 17:53:00

Blog: Jose's Local Impacts. Maria Devastates The Eastern Caribbean.

Since yesterday there have been some interesting developments in the tropics. The good news is that Lee is gone. There is also some good news that Jose will definitely stay offshore. However, the bad news is that hurricane Maria turned into a cat 5 hurricane as it moved over parts of the Lesser Anti

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-19 13:18:46

"I have never seen so many active dolphins": Trio of jumpers put on a show off Cape Henry

Recently James Taylor photographed playful dolphins from his boat off Cape Henry. "It is my first picture showing three dolphins jumping out of the ocean together," Taylor wrote. "I have never seen so many active dolphins." Last week firefighters and wildlife rehabilitators rescued a great horned ow

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 20:37:00

Hair dresser gives free haircuts to local homeless people

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A British hair dresser aims to change lives one haircut at a time. Wanting to make a difference in the world, Joshua Coombes set out two years ago to give free haircuts to homeless people all over the world, from London to New York to Cancun and now Virginia Beach. He was in Ha

WTKR - 2017-09-19 16:04:16

VB Commonwealth's Attorney has new way to keep drug addicts out of jail

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - The Virginia Beach Commonwealth's Attorney announced a new program to help get drug addicts clean and keep them out of jail. "It is a huge problem right now," Commonwealth's Attorney Colin Stolle says. Every day, Virginia Beach residents addicted to drugs come in and out

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-18 21:52:56