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Reck on the Road: Benson Alpaca Meadows

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - The Benson family moved to a farm in Suffolk five years ago. They have chickens and goats, but for the most part, they are llama and alpaca breeders. The farm is a great place to find your inner peace and it has given their son Justin a purpose in life. Find out more in this

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-26 17:04:16

Woman, dog safe after water adventure

The Suffolk Department of Fire & Rescue was called out Sunday when a man thought his wife was in danger in the water. City spokeswoman Debbie George said emergency services responded to the Nansemond River near the 2200 block of Bridge Road. The woman had thought her dog was in danger, so she swam o

SUFFOLK NEWS-HERALD - 2017-09-25 23:59:59

1 dead in Holland Road accident in Suffolk

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Emergency crews responded to a single-vehicle accident in the 1400 block of Holland Road, Tuesday afternoon. The Suffolk Police Department says that the emergency call came in at 3:21 p.m. Police say that the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The area of the accident is

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-26 20:14:04

Suffolk single vehicle crash leaves one dead; portion of Holland Road closed for investigation

SUFFOLK, Va. - One person has died after a single vehicle crash in the 1400 block of Holland Road Tuesday afternoon. Emergency crews were notified of the crash at approximately 3:21 p.m. The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim's identity will not be released until next

WTKR - 2017-09-26 20:26:15

Woman swims after dog in Nansemond River

Photo courtesy Suffolk City. SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - A woman swam into the Nansemond River to save her dog on Sunday afternoon. Spokesperson Debbie George tells WAVY.com the woman thought her dog was in danger and she swam out after it. Her husband lost sight of her and called 911 around 12:15 p.m.

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-24 20:17:21

3 suspects wanted in Suffolk 7-Eleven robbery

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Police are investigating an armed robbery of the 7-Eleven in the 2100 block of North Main Street, early Monday morning. Police say that the crime happened around 1:16 a.m. Three suspects came into the store, forced the employee to open the cash register at gunpoint and then fle

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-09-25 20:58:51

Police investigating armed robbery at Suffolk convenience store

SUFFOLK, Va. - Police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at the 7-Eleven in the 2100 block of North Main Street. It happened Monday at 1:16 a.m. The clerk told officers she was robbed at gunpoint by three suspects wearing masks. The three took cash from the register and ran out of the

WTKR - 2017-09-25 19:54:40

'Bosch' sniffs out drugs

AULANDER - A traffic stop performed on an individual known to be driving on a revoked license turned into much more than a simple citation near here last week. Thanks to the work of the Hertford County Sheriff's Office, the Down East Drug Task Force and K-9 "Bosch", an Aulander man was arrested and

ROANOKE-CHOWANNEWSHERALD.COM - 2017-09-26 15:50:54

Not 'swept' away

The issue has been a thorny one for the Ahoskie Town Council since Town Code Enforcement Officer Paul Vaughan expressed to the Ahoskie Planning Board back in February a need to get clarification on the definition of Internet Sweepstakes and Game Cafes. Ordinances and their enforcement have become ev

ROANOKE-CHOWANNEWSHERALD.COM - 2017-09-25 15:07:39

VFW hosts 9th annual Car Show

GATESVILLE - VFW Post 7312 will hold their ninth annual Car, Antique Tractor and Motorcycle Show from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7 in the parking lot at Gates County High School. The event coincides with the annual Gates County Family Fun Day, held at the Community Center located adjacen

ROANOKE-CHOWANNEWSHERALD.COM - 2017-09-25 14:35:23

Ahoskie Heritage Day is worth saving

Having personally attended and covered (for this newspaper) each of the 13 previous Ahoskie Heritage Day events, I, without being boastful, can be an honest and forthright judge on how this past Saturday's 14th annual event unfolded. In a word - it was bad. Now, saying that, everyone basically knew

ROANOKE-CHOWANNEWSHERALD.COM - 2017-09-26 15:15:53

Coast Guard medivacs 71-year-old man off North Carolina coast

WILMINGTON, N.C. - Watchstanders with the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center medivaced an elderly man from a cruise ship off the North Carolina coast Monday. Around noon, crews received a report from the cruise ship Carnival Pride that a 71-year-old man was suffering from symptoms of a

WTKR - 2017-09-26 02:04:43

Rev. Jesse Jackson visits Greensville Encourages audience to register new voters

With Virginia voters heading to the polls Nov. 7, 2017 to choose the next governor, Civil Rights Activist Rev. Jesse Jackson's 27-city "Healing and Rebuilding Tour" brought the civil rights activist to the Golden Leaf Commons Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 to address a crowd of approximately 300 people. Hi

BRUNSWICKTIMES-GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-26 21:58:00

Heaton Construction to break ground in area for pipeline

JACKSON - After years of planning and discussion about the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, construction will soon begin on the compressor station and its regional office in Northampton County. Building the office will be Heaton Construction Inc. of Roanoke Rapids, which is a local company that formed in th

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-26 17:42:00

Frank Ferrara, former Chamber CEO, passes away at 80

When Frank Ferrara retired in 2014, he described his 18 year tenure at the Chamber of Commerce as "a great, great ride." Ferrara's ride came to a halt on Tuesday, Sept. 19, when he passed away at the age of 80 in MorningStar Care Facility. The Chamber of Commerce opened its Sept. 21 breakfast meetin

FOUNTAIN HILLS TIMES - 2017-09-26 20:37:00

Ballet Under the Stars 2017

Photos taken during the 2017 Ballet Under the Stars, presented by Ballet Arizona on Friday evening, Sept. 22. Motorcyclist killed in Saguaro crashLaw enforcement reportDevelopment fees, local guidelines explainedVehicle crashes into wash Friday morningEvelyn MunnPark Place: Restraining order deniedQ

FOUNTAIN HILLS TIMES - 2017-09-26 18:28:00

Home Delivered Meals seeks volunteers

The Home Delivered Meals program in Fountain Hills is seeking volunteers who want to make an impact helping their neighbors. The purpose of the Home Delivered Meals program is to provide nutritional noon-time meals for individuals who require meal preparation assistance allowing them to reside as lo

FOUNTAIN HILLS TIMES - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Celebrate Hispanic heritage with events around the Valley

Downtown Peoria will celebrate the Latino community that has helped shape it with a joyful festival during National Hispanic Heritage Month. Known in the past as Fiesta Peoria, Somos Peoria! on Sept. 30 offers something for the whole family, including live music and dance performances, craft and foo

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-26 13:00:06

Score half-off pancakes at 'The Place' for National Pancake Day

SCOTTSDALE - Pancakes are such a big hit that they have two national holidays, one in March and one in September! Batter up and no we aren't talking baseball! We're talking the batter that makes yummy pancakes. They're from "The Place". No, not any place. The Place has two locations, one in Scottsda

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-09-25 21:52:36

Our View: Desert Discovery Center in Scottsdale needs a public vote

Editorial: Scottsdale residents have the greatest stake in Desert EGDE, the scaled-back version of an interpretive center. They deserve a vote on it. A vision to transform Scottsdale's beloved McDowell Sonoran Preserve into a grand attraction and learning experience may finally get realized. But the

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-26 13:13:15