Saturday, July 20th, 2024

C Current Stories



"You'll Never Go in the Water Again"
How one 1975 film gave birth to the Summer Block Buster and changed how a generation experiences the beach

A Brief History of July 4th Fireworks


Denise Sutton and Ashley Tullio of Sutton Tullio Realty, LLC
This mother-daughter team loves what they do and always puts their clients first

Forever Rose Headstone Cleaning
Inspired by her love of family and history, Cindy Meyer helps others keep the memories of their loved ones alive

National Cheer Up the Lonely Day-July 11th


National Get to Know Your Customers Day-July 21


National Hire a Vet Day, July 25th


Sweet Tea: The Real House Wine of the South


The Retreat at Harbour Cove and The Retreat at Western Branch
Luxury living for those 55-and-better in the heart of Hampton Roads



P Past Stories by Category



Automotive

West Service Center
Sons David and Tom bring unique insight to the family business

West Service Center
Celebrating 30 years of expert service and devotion to customers

Strang Enterprises
Chris Strang turns a life-long love of engines into a booming business

West Service Center's
Tom West continues a legacy of honesty, fairness and high-quality service

Strang Enterprises
Chris Strang turns a life-long love of engines into a booming business


Beauty

Salon on Pointe
Ensuring that all clients feel and look their best


Business

Internet Marketing and Design
Internet Marketing and Design's CEO Terry Young: the reigning genius in custom website development

The Shopper reflects its clients:
Entrepreneurial, family-owned, the foundation of America

Internet Marketing and Design
Staying eager to learn something new is the key to CEO Terry Young's success

Korving and Company
Helping people plan for a financially secure future

Terry Young's Internet Marketing and Design's Journey with SEALS
Web Developer credits fourteen-year project as emotional pinnacle of his career

Korving & Company
Father and son guide clients to financial awareness and stability

Internet Marketing and Design
Helping businesses navigate the World Wide Web now offering ground-based and aerial imaging

The Shopper
Celebrates count down to our 40th year!

Korving & Company
Creating financial strategies that reflect their clients' values

MVP Agencies
With knowledge, expertise and an infectious sense of humor, Vinny Menniti is a trusted advisor

Korving & Company
Bear Markets Are Painful But Markets Rise Over Time

Terry Young–A Secret Weapon
A technological genius from England appeared at The Shopper to stay

Virginia is for Wine Lovers
Local wine festivals are the latest chapter in the long history of Virginia winemaking

"Becoming Helen Keller"
New PBS film illuminates the life of an American icon

The Little-known History of Halloween
From Ancient Celts to Candy Corn

The Moyock Boom
Thanks to its charm and affordability, this N.C. township is Hampton Roads' fastest growing bedroom community

Coastal Benefits Group, Inc.
Greg Broermann helps people find healthcare solutions when most needed

Classic Charlie Brown Holiday Specials Airing on PBS this Year


Winter Solstice
Celebrating the Light

From St. Nicholas to Santa


The Legend of the Christmas Tree


How the Christmas Card Was Born


Great Bridge
Where history, commerce, and community blend beautifully

New Year Resolutions - for Pets


Western Branch and Churchland
Two distinct communities with a shared history spanning centuries

All Creatures Great and Small


National I Want You to be Happy Day


National Anthem Day - March 3
O' say, do you know the story behind "The Star-Spangled Banner?"

National Women Inventors Month


Ann Lambert
One life that has touched so many others

Brains and Beauty
The surprising legacy of Hedy Lamarr

Madam C. J. Walker
An American First

Korving & Company
Loving what they do, this father-and-son team offer their clients outstanding personalized service

"Anything Goes" premieres on PBS
Zany 1930s comedy comes to life in a sparkling new production

National Space Day


Sharon Lynch, State Farm Insurance Agent
This proactive agent offers her clients 32 years of experience and expertise

National Oyster Day, August 5th


New PBS Cooking Competition Celebrates the Melting Pot that is American Food


Almighty Meals
Healthy, nutritional meals is an easy fix for busy lifestyles

Visions of Sugar Plums


Winter Solstice: Celebrating the Light


From St. Nicholas to Santa


How the Christmas Card Was Born


The Legend of the Christmas Tree


Don't Wear White After Labor Day!...Who Says?


National Voter Registration Day, September 20th


When is the First Day of Fall?


National Family Health and Fitness Day, September 24th


American Business Women's Day


Some Easy Downsizing Tips


Celebrating Women in Business
A brief look at 100 years of female entrepreneurs

A Capitol Fourth


From Film Lover to Film Actress
Allison Joyce on Life's Unexpected Turns

Amy Brewer
Medical Marketing with Heart

Summer Vacation
A recent development historically, this unique American tradition was a long-time coming

National Coast Guard Day


National Fresh Breath Day


National Grief Awareness Day, August 30


National Nonprofit Day, August 17th


National Surgical Oncologist Day, August 22


Jeff Di Fulgo
Five years after a debilitating injury, the Virginia Beach resident's story continues to touch and inspire others

Weathering the Winter Crazies
Fun activities for when families with kids are stuck inside

Kids and Canines
Finding the perfect dog for your family

The Model Railroad Museum of Hampton Roads
Fred Humphrey and Greg Warth's dream is on track to becoming a reality

GOOD TIMES: A Reflection on Black Sitcoms of the 1970s


"It's About Making Well-rounded Individuals"
Performing Artist & Producer Tonya Rollins Shadley hopes to make a big impact in Hampton Roads

Changing the World One Word at a Time
The mission of Chesapeake Native and International Best-selling Writer Kwame Alexander

It's March 25! Happy New Year?


National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day


Linda L. Cannon of MSDS
Providing dental and medical offices with guidance through government interpretations and regulation adherence

A Force to Contend With
Chesapeake Councilman Don Carey on the Detroit Lions, the playoffs, and the future

Tips for Finding a Listing Agent in the Digital Age


National Siblings Day


The Gardens of Hampton Roads


The 7th Annual Revolutionary Beer Fest
Evoking America's Colonial past when the tavern was a staple of social, economic, and political life

Popular Home Improvements
When it comes to 'sprucing up the place' for oneself or the real estate market, these improvements top the list

National Pet Month


Fire Up the Grill
May is National Hamburger Month

Memorial Day


Good Hope Methodist Church
A New Chapter of Independence

"Thank You for Your Sacrifice"
Personal reflections on appreciating veterans and those serving in our military

Affordable Tree Service & Firewood, LLC
Offering a legacy of excellence

The Importance of Local Connections


National Handshake Day--June 30th



Charity and Non-Profit

Samaritan House
Help when life seems hopeless

People In Need Ministry
Virginia Beach gives hope to the homeless

Edmarc Hospice for Children
A place of hope and life

Virginia Beach Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Heroes with a heart for animals

Gimme Shelter, Inc.
Dog-Lover Finds her Niche in Life Helping the Animals in Isle of Wight County

Parents In Need
A heartwarming example of loving thy neighbor

Chesapeake Care Clinic
Celebrating 25 years of helping the community

Portsmouth Humane Society
Offering love to those with room in their hearts and homes

Virginia Beach Christian Church
Celebrating 50 years at the church that love built

H.E.R. Shelter
Santa Claus visits early for Christmas in July

Habitat for Humanity of Southern Hampton Roads
Veteran and civilian families wanted for new homes in Chesapeake

Children's Health Investment Program of South Hampton Roads
Improving the future for less fortunate children

Extreme Seal Adventures
Web Developer credits fourteen-year project as emotional pinnacle of his career

H.E.R. Shelter
Helping victims of domestic violence from all walks of life

Montero Medical Missions
Wherever the need appears

Greenbrier Family YMCA
Livestrong program offers strength and fellowship to those battling cancer

Hampton Roads Morning of Hope
Replacing the stigma of depression and suicide with prevention, healing and hope

Oak Grove United Methodist Church
Where everyone has a place at the table

The Landings at Bennett's Creek
The good life in Suffolk's premiere, age-restricted waterfront community

STOP Inc.
Addressing the root causes of poverty and making a big impact

Portsmouth Humane Society
Caring for the most helpless among us

H.E.R. Shelter
A beacon of hope for domestic abuse survivors

The Battle of Great Bridge
Chesapeake museum commemorates a turning point in American History

Heros for HER Golf Tournament
Funds raised through upcoming event will help victims of domestic abuse

The Chesapeake Humane Society
Strengthening the human-animal bond by serving homeless and underserved animals

The Great Bridge Battlefield and Waterways History Foundation
Bringing America's first RevolutionaryWar Victory to Life

The Chesapeake Sports Club 10th Annual Jamboree
Major League Legend Johnny Bench to be keynote speaker at the Chesapeake Conference Center March 9th event


Clothing

Copper Bit Boutique
With a love of small-town life and horses, Michele Barkhurst wants her store to be a welcoming community space

Style Encore
Former Chesapeake teacher enjoys a new life as a business owner

Churchland Cleaners
A community mainstay for 33 years moves to expansive new location on Western Branch Boulevard

Avenir Bridal Boutique
Helping brides find the dress of their dreams


Cultural Arts

The Commodore Theatre
A bit of true, Americana movie magic in the heart of Olde Towne

Commodore Theatre
Commodore Theatre's Fred Schoenfeld sets visionary sights on Cradock's Afton Theatre

The Commodore Theatre
Movies as they were meant to be seen

The Commodore Theatre's Fred Schoenfeld
Preparing for the future by uncovering the past

Nauticus Salutes Battleship Wisconsin
Year-long celebration honors historic ship's 75th anniversary

The Commodore Theatre
Historic movie theatre from cinema's golden age celebrates the 30th anniversary of its restoration

The Hill House Museum
Imagine a family went for a stroll and never returned home

The Commodore Theatre
Where a night at the movies is an unforgettable experience

Sail Nauticus
Nonprofit program inspires kids and adults to set sail

The Commodore Theatre
A history of Virginia's most unique movie venue

The Commodore Theatre
Portsmouth's beloved entertainment landmark is a reel classic


Education

Quality Music and Dance
Celebrating 20 years of spreading the joy of music, and now, dance

Quality Music and Dance
Fun that brings life-long advantages

Apple Tree Learning Center
A dynamic, nurturing environment where children grow and thrive

Greenbrier Family YMCA
Livestrong program offers strength and fellowship to those battling cancer

Primrose School at Cahoon Commons
Celebrating a decade of educational excellence

Discover Learning Center
Preparing children for a bright educational future

Quality Music and Dance
Teaching kids performing arts... and the art of being a good person

Great Bridge Child Care
Providing children with care, education and enrichment

Quality Music and Dance
Creatively confronting COVID

Primrose School at Edinburgh Commons
Providing an enriching early childhood education and character development program to families in Hickory and Moyock


Entertainment and Event Planning

The Shopper reflects its clients:
Entrepreneurial, family-owned, the foundation of America

The Shopper
Celebrates count down to our 40th year!

Christmas in Smithfield
Antique show and home tours make the holiday season bright

The Chesapeake Forum
Jane Pauley, Ronan Tynan and Mae Carol Jemison will speak in Chesapeake

Suffolk Art League's 37th Antique Show & Sale
Treasures from the past support arts education in the future

Chaplain Ricky Mayhue
Marriage officient helps couples celebrate love and life on their big day

Cinema Cafe
Open since last August, theaters safely offer audiences a unique dinner-and-a-movie experience

Virginia is for Wine Lovers
Local wine festivals are the latest chapter in the long history of Virginia winemaking

"Becoming Helen Keller"
New PBS film illuminates the life of an American icon

The Little-known History of Halloween
From Ancient Celts to Candy Corn

The Moyock Boom
Thanks to its charm and affordability, this N.C. township is Hampton Roads' fastest growing bedroom community

Classic Charlie Brown Holiday Specials Airing on PBS this Year


Winter Solstice
Celebrating the Light

From St. Nicholas to Santa


The Legend of the Christmas Tree


How the Christmas Card Was Born


Great Bridge
Where history, commerce, and community blend beautifully

New Year Resolutions - for Pets


Western Branch and Churchland
Two distinct communities with a shared history spanning centuries

All Creatures Great and Small


National I Want You to be Happy Day


National Anthem Day - March 3
O' say, do you know the story behind "The Star-Spangled Banner?"

National Women Inventors Month


Ann Lambert
One life that has touched so many others

Brains and Beauty
The surprising legacy of Hedy Lamarr

Madam C. J. Walker
An American First

"Anything Goes" premieres on PBS
Zany 1930s comedy comes to life in a sparkling new production

National Space Day


National Oyster Day, August 5th


New PBS Cooking Competition Celebrates the Melting Pot that is American Food


Almighty Meals
Healthy, nutritional meals is an easy fix for busy lifestyles

Visions of Sugar Plums


Winter Solstice: Celebrating the Light


From St. Nicholas to Santa


How the Christmas Card Was Born


The Legend of the Christmas Tree


Don't Wear White After Labor Day!...Who Says?


National Voter Registration Day, September 20th


When is the First Day of Fall?


National Family Health and Fitness Day, September 24th


American Business Women's Day


The Chesapeake Forum presents Kwame Alexander
Internationally beloved best-selling writer and Chesapeake native to speak on April 5th

Some Easy Downsizing Tips


Celebrating Women in Business
A brief look at 100 years of female entrepreneurs

A Capitol Fourth


From Film Lover to Film Actress
Allison Joyce on Life's Unexpected Turns

Amy Brewer
Medical Marketing with Heart

Summer Vacation
A recent development historically, this unique American tradition was a long-time coming

National Coast Guard Day


National Fresh Breath Day


National Grief Awareness Day, August 30


National Nonprofit Day, August 17th


National Surgical Oncologist Day, August 22


Jeff Di Fulgo
Five years after a debilitating injury, the Virginia Beach resident's story continues to touch and inspire others

Weathering the Winter Crazies
Fun activities for when families with kids are stuck inside

Kids and Canines
Finding the perfect dog for your family

The Model Railroad Museum of Hampton Roads
Fred Humphrey and Greg Warth's dream is on track to becoming a reality

GOOD TIMES: A Reflection on Black Sitcoms of the 1970s


"It's About Making Well-rounded Individuals"
Performing Artist & Producer Tonya Rollins Shadley hopes to make a big impact in Hampton Roads

Changing the World One Word at a Time
The mission of Chesapeake Native and International Best-selling Writer Kwame Alexander

It's March 25! Happy New Year?


National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day


Linda L. Cannon of MSDS
Providing dental and medical offices with guidance through government interpretations and regulation adherence

A Force to Contend With
Chesapeake Councilman Don Carey on the Detroit Lions, the playoffs, and the future

Tips for Finding a Listing Agent in the Digital Age


National Siblings Day


The Gardens of Hampton Roads


The 7th Annual Revolutionary Beer Fest
Evoking America's Colonial past when the tavern was a staple of social, economic, and political life

Popular Home Improvements
When it comes to 'sprucing up the place' for oneself or the real estate market, these improvements top the list

National Pet Month


Fire Up the Grill
May is National Hamburger Month

Memorial Day


Good Hope Methodist Church
A New Chapter of Independence

"Thank You for Your Sacrifice"
Personal reflections on appreciating veterans and those serving in our military

Affordable Tree Service & Firewood, LLC
Offering a legacy of excellence

The Importance of Local Connections


National Handshake Day--June 30th



Financial

Korving and Company
Helping people plan for a financially secure future

Korving & Company
Father and son guide clients to financial awareness and stability

CMS Mortgage Solutions Inc.
Offering what big banks can't - personalized service and low costs

Korving & Company
Creating financial strategies that reflect their clients' values

MVP Agencies
With knowledge, expertise and an infectious sense of humor, Vinny Menniti is a trusted advisor

Korving & Company
Bear Markets Are Painful But Markets Rise Over Time

Coastal Benefits Group, Inc.
Greg Broermann helps people find healthcare solutions when most needed

Korving & Company
Loving what they do, this father-and-son team offer their clients outstanding personalized service

Sharon Lynch, State Farm Insurance Agent
This proactive agent offers her clients 32 years of experience and expertise


Health and Fitness

Greenbrier Family YMCA
Livestrong program offers strength and fellowship to those battling cancer

The YMCA at Edinburgh
Exciting new workout program makes national debut right here

Hemp Haven
Denise Foster, RN promotes the health benefits of CBD at new Chesapeake store


Home and Garden

Russell"s Heating & Cooling
After Ted Koppel's book, Lights Out, professional-grade generators are in!

Maid For You
Dennis Thompson and his team have focused on the individual cleaning needs of his customers for over 30 years

Family Flooring
Quality products and professional service with heart lead to enduring success for this family business

Russell"s Heating and Cooling
Hard work and leadership skill take Marc Sawyer to the top of this successful local business

New Image Lawn & Scapes
Planting seeds and deepening roots within the communities of Hampton Roads

Russell"s Heating & Cooling
Proof that investment in training is an investment in customer satisfaction

Mr. Handyman of Virginia Beach
Helping make those 'honey do' lists disappear

Air Aspects
The sky is the limit with aerial imaging from a bird's eye view

Russell's Heating and Cooling
Team strength results in conscientious customer service

Addition Associates
Through exceptional craftsmanship, Barry Hobbs and his team earn a sterling reputation

Maid for You
Lifelong dream of business ownership reinvents success

Family Flooring
Customer caring is their finest product

Russell's Heating and Cooling
Proud son celebrates 40th anniversary of business started by his parents

Mr. Handyman of Virginia Beach
Making home maintenance easy

Air Aspects
Outstanding photographer and videographer expands repertoire to include aerial images

New Image Lawn and Scapes
Time to love the outdoors again

New Image Lawn and Scapes
Perfecting lawns and flower beds for your outdoor enjoyment

Maid For You
An exceptional cleaning each and every time

Russell's Heating and Cooling
New Chesapeake-based facility revolutionizes the workplace

Russell's Heating and Cooling
Keep any place comfortable with the Mitsubishi Mini-Split

New Image Lawn and Scapes
After a hot summer, seed and aerate for a beautiful lawn

Air Aspects
Embracing the newest technology to capture amazing photographs and videos

Family Flooring
Luxurious flooring, personalized service

Russell's Heating, Cooling, Plumbing & Electric
Kindness, caring and compassion as guiding principles

Addition Associates helps restore Obici House to its former grandeur


Smiley's Heating & Cooling
Bringing a smile to customers throughout Hampton Roads

MaidPro and Eco Carpet Pro
Small business takes care of its employees and the community

Air Aspects
Realtors and developers use quality photography and videography to enhance real estate listings

Tucker Homes, LLC and Tallen Concrete Construction, LLC
Chesapeake couple enjoys providing their neighbors with high-quality custom homes

Conrad's Climate Control Heating and Air Conditioning
Scott Conrad offers his clients honest, friendly, personalized service

Premier Roofing and Siding
Celebrating 30 years of outstanding customer service

New Image Lawn and Scapes
Creating and maintaining beautiful lawns through every season of the year

A&A Awnings and Storm Shutters
Providing protection and comfort no matter the weather

Russell's Heating, Cooling, Plumbing & Electric
Embracing innovations in comfort

Decorating Den Interiors (757) 356-0082
Peter and Angie Lowry make home transformation effortless and fun

Mr. Handyman of Virginia Beach
What honey can't do, they can

Hybrid Air Heating & Air Conditioning
Caring for the comfort of families

Premier Roofing and Siding
Making and keeping promises for 30 years

Sudsy House Washing
Friends take the plunge and start their own business

Smiley's Heating & Cooling
Comfort is just a smile away

Hybrid Air Heating & Air Conditioning
Offering superb service and peace of mind

Russell's Heating, Cooling, Plumbing & Electric
Preventing the little problems that can cause major troubles

Maid For You offers big benefits of convenience & insurance
Advises choosing a company, not an individual

Great Bridge Frame and Art
With a personal touch, third generation craftsman turns custom framing into an art

Dave’s CPR Cabinet Painting and Refinishing
Why Replace Cabinets? Refinish Them!

MaidPro & Eco Carpet Pro
Helping others have better lives is what it's all about

Mr. Handyman of Virginia Beach
Fix it right or don't fix it at all

Family Flooring
Where the foundation is integrity

Sudsy House Washing
Entrepreneur Finds Soft Washing Houses Satisfying And Neighbors Watching Creates Instant Clients and Friends!

William "Russell" Smith
Living an interruptible life

Jerry Harris Remodeling
Remodeling Hampton Roads for 35 years

Chesapeake Pest Control
Giving to clients and community

A&A Awnings
Successful awning manufacturer opens Chesapeake facility

Addition Associates' Barry Hobbs
Clients describe what they need, remodeler designs how!

Family Flooring
Offering the finest products, great service and peace of mind

Chesapeake's Helping Hands
Making Christmas merry and bright for underprivileged children

Addition Associates
Making beloved, familiar homes feel amazingly new

Floors Unlimited Celebrates Brisk Business
Latest Advance in Flooring Drives Non-Stop Demand

Family Flooring
High-quality products and craftsmanship to enhance any home

Sudsy House Washing and Roof Cleaning
Mickey Ferrell knows that a clean house starts at the top

Mr. Handyman of Virginia Beach
When life happens, it's good to have someone to call who you can trust

Esprit Decor Home Furnishings
A family legacy of dedication, hard work, and customer relationships

Family Flooring
Offering personable expertise, high-quality products, and craftsmanship

Stateline Builders
Clay Lewis and his dedicated staff are committed to building quality products they can stand behind

TFC Recycling
From humble beginnings, this Chesapeake-based, family-owned business is now the largest recycler in Virginia

Family Flooring
Bringing lasting beauty to any home with the finest products at the most affordable price

Casual Home Furniture
Josh and Jodi Briseno fulfill a dream of helping people find 'furniture that fits their lives.'

Casual Home Furniture
Helping people make their home everything they want it to be

Greenbrier Lighting
A luminous legacy of transforming spaces

Dave's CPR - Cabinet Painting and Refinishing
Why Replace Cabinets? Refinish Them!

Floors Unlimited
Offering friendly personalized service, top-of-the-line products, and 50 years of expertise

Family Flooring
Bringing lasting beauty to any home with the finest products at the most affordable price

Sudsy House Washing
The Sudsy Dream: Building a Business, One Wash at a Time


Kids

Apple Tree Learning Center
A dynamic, nurturing environment where children grow and thrive

Greenbrier Family YMCA
Livestrong program offers strength and fellowship to those battling cancer

Primrose School at Cahoon Commons
Celebrating a decade of educational excellence

Discover Learning Center
Preparing children for a bright educational future

Great Bridge Child Care
Providing children with care, education and enrichment

Sylvan Learning of Chesapeake
Offering parents educational options for their children

Jasaron Learning Institute, LLC
Where children discover the joy of learning


Legal

James E. Short, PLC
A good friend in the law

Linda M. Sherfey, P.C.
Preventing stress, frustration, and a family meltdown by creating customized estate plans for seniors

W. Christopher Dunn, Esq. of Randall Page Law
This Chesapeake native took "the scenic route" to his original destination

Linda Sherfey, P.C. - Estate Planning Attorney
The Estate Planning Solution

James E. Short, PLC
Attorney James Short's Lessons Learned on the Trout Stream


Medical and Dental

Family Medicine Healthcare
Where compassion and a personal approach are the hallmarks of the doctor/patient relationship

Midgette Family Dentistry
Long-term relationships create an atmosphere of family among patients and pros

Midgette Family Dentistry
Celebrating 30 years of high quality, compassionate service

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
Geoff Campbell, DVM, is a special kind of family doctor who truly loves animals

Dr. Bill Austin of Tidewater Pastoral Counseling
Retirees need to plan meaningful use of time

Alzheimer's Association - Southeastern Virginia Chapter
Working for a world without ALZ

Tidewater Pastoral Counseling Services
Offering hope, health and healing to all

Family Medicine Healthcare
Former combat doctor joins dedicated medical team

Edinburgh Family Dentistry
Trio of dentists expand well-loved practice for patients who are more like friends

Chesapeake Care Clinic
Celebrating 25 years of helping the community

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
Pursuing a holistic approach to comprehensive veterinary care

Family Medicine Healthcare
Committed to helping patients feel and look their best

Midgette Family Dentistry
Family-friendly, advanced dentistry

Children's Health Investment Program of South Hampton Roads
Improving the future for less fortunate children

Cardinal Plastic Surgery
For Dr. Julia Stevenson, the patient is the standard of beauty

Midgette Family Dentistry
A new face continues to uphold tried and true values

Webb Family Dentistry
Small family practice offers big results

Barker Animal Hospital
Welcoming two new doctors to its dedicated veterinary team

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
Helping pets reach their fullest, happiest potential

Julius Miller, MD, FACP
A physician is part bartender, part priest, part mom, part coach

Coastal Prosthetics and Orthotics, LLC
Providing hope and help for patients of all ages

Beach Eye Care
Committed to ensuring healthy vision for life

Christenson Family Orthodontics
Engineering led daughter into father's orthodontic practice

Midgette Family Dentistry
Where every patient is a welcomed neighbor

Edinburgh Family Dentistry
Creating beautiful smiles with a personal touch

Family Medicine Healthcare
New physician assistant believes being cared for begins with being known

Dr. Julia Stevenson of Cardinal Plastic Surgery
Dr. Julia Stevenson celebrates one year of helping others be their best selves

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
Honoring the powerful bond between people and their pets

Pariser Dermatology Specialists, LTD
Where the latest medical advances and compassion converge

Midgette Family Dentistry
Patience and perseverance paved Dr. Kelly Paxton's path to becoming a dentist

Galardi / Rosenblum Plastic Surgery
For Dr. J. Byers Bowen, plastic surgery is an art form that improves lives

Chesapeake Regional Healthcare
Adam Meyers, MD improves patients' quality of life through bariatric surgery

EDINBURGH FAMILY DENTISTRY
Friendly, personalized service with a hometown feeling

Thomas & Thomas Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
Great Bridge practice celebrates 30 years of dedicated service

Webb Family Dentistry
Celebrating 25 years of patient-driven, high-quality dental care

Family Medicine Healthcare
Dr. James Donecker brings his passion for community healthcare to practice's new location

A Year Like No Other
Both Pastoral and Private Counseling Professionals Address Current Mental Stress

Like Mother, Like Son
The Group for Women

The Group for Women celebrates the addition of Zachary Puritz Wohlgemuth to the practice

Dr. Geoff Campbell of Edinburgh Animal Hospital
New Year Pet Resolutions

Warrington Wellness RX
Beloved pharmacist returns to the Great Bridge/Hickory area

Dr. Kelly Paxton of Midgette Family Dentistry
“We are like a family, all working together.”

Lynn Cipcic of Midgette Family Dentistry
“You can go home again.”

Bivins Orthodontics and Roy Orthodontics
Partnering for a Legacy of Patient Care

Sentara Therapy Center-Great Bridge
Pediatric therapy services are now offered by dedicated team of specialists

Chesapeake Internists, Ltd. welcomes Anil Nair, MD


Tidewater Lung and Sleep Center
For Dr. Rajnish Dhawan, empathy, integrity, and compassion are guiding principles

East Cardiovascular Specialists
For Dr. Mark East, health begins in the heart

Wendy Schofer, MD of Family in Focus
Empowering parents of overweight children to build healthier families

Family Medicine Healthcare
Committed to compassionate care, Dr. Samir Abdalshaheed puts the "family" into family medicine

Edinburgh Family Dentistry
With a friendship as its foundation, this popular practice is dedicated to serving the community

Virginia Oncology Associates
Two new locations provide cancer patients with compassionate care and the latest advanced treatments

Coastal Virginia Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr. Frank Yeh is committed to improving the quality of life

Dr. Kevin Ross of Midgette Family Dentistry
A commitment to personalized patient care

Tidewater Pastoral Counseling Services
As societal norms embrace counseling, this 48-year-old agency offers help to all regardless of ability to pay

South Chesapeake Psychiatry
Positively impacting lives through personalized one-on-one care

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
Stunning new hospital is a dream-come-true for Dr. Geoff Campbell

Dr. Clayton Willinger of Midgette Family Dentistry
"Dentistry is a perfect blend of craftsmanship, science and medicine."

Lighthouse Veterinary Care for Cats
A life-long love of cats is at the heart of Dr. Leslie Nelson's practice

Paula Abraham of Eastern Virginia Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists
Providing life-changing treatments for hearing loss

Fyzical Therapy and Balance Center
Helping those suffering balance issues find their footing again

Coastal Virginia Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr. Frank Beale's mission is to provide the highest level of compassionate care

Family Medicine Healthcare
For Dr. Billy Strong, relationships are the hallmark of family medicine

Janna Quiling, DO of TPMG
Osteopathic Family Physician brings her passion for serving others to TPMG Edinburgh Family Medicine

Dr. Shane Swatts and Dr. Leah Ramos of Eastern Virginia Eye Associates (EVEA)
With dry eye affecting nearly half of all patients, EVEA opens a Dry Eye Spa

Munjed Salem, DPM of Active Foot and Ankle Center
Providing excellent, unmatched surgical and general podiatric care for all foot and ankle conditions

Ann-Marie Johnson of OWR Therapy, LLC
Helping those in dark places step into the ligh

Dr. Bill Austin and Brenda Mallery, LCSW
Recently certified by renowned Grief Expert David Kessler, Bill and Brenda are leading grief recovery support groups

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
With a beautiful new building and expanded staff, Dr. Geoff Campbell continues offering state-of-the-art vet care with a hometown feel

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center
State Health Commissioner approves request to introduce open-heart surgery at the hospital

Family Medicine Healthcare
A comprehensive, intimate approach to treating the whole patient

Tidewater Pastoral Counseling Services
On the cusp of turning 50, the agency expands its staff and offers new services

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
Using the latest technology to give clients the info they need to care for their pets


Miscellaneous

The Shopper reflects its clients:
Entrepreneurial, family-owned, the foundation of America

A story a half-century in the making
Reverend Dr. Bill Austin recalls youthful assignment working among prehistoric tribe

The Shopper
Celebrates count down to our 40th year!

The Family of Dr. Don and Alvene Buckley
Three generations of respected Chesapeake family dedicate their lives to healthcare

Robin Tull- Chesapeake's First Citizen of 2019


Christmas in Smithfield
Antique show and home tours make the holiday season bright

The Chesapeake Forum
Jane Pauley, Ronan Tynan and Mae Carol Jemison will speak in Chesapeake

Suffolk Art League's 37th Antique Show & Sale
Treasures from the past support arts education in the future

Denise Hall
Currituck County's Register of Deeds has a heart for community service

Linda J. Byrd Selected 2019 Woman of the Year
by Women's Division Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Chesapeake

Ronald Humphrey
Retired Chesapeake Sheriff Sergeant chosen as Virginia's 2019 Men's Master Track and Field Athlete of the Year

Mayor Rick West
This "local boy made good" is committed to Chesapeake's future

Don Carey
Retired NFL player runs for Chesapeake City Council

Nathalie Dupree
Personal stories and beloved recipes from Southern Cooking's Grande Dame

Minerva Rew
Two new books from the local author address current social issues with an inspiring mix of fantasy and faith

Craig Warren for Delegate
The Suffolk native encourages voters to think independently and vote independently

Virginia is for Wine Lovers
Local wine festivals are the latest chapter in the long history of Virginia winemaking

"Becoming Helen Keller"
New PBS film illuminates the life of an American icon

The Little-known History of Halloween
From Ancient Celts to Candy Corn

The Moyock Boom
Thanks to its charm and affordability, this N.C. township is Hampton Roads' fastest growing bedroom community

Classic Charlie Brown Holiday Specials Airing on PBS this Year


Winter Solstice
Celebrating the Light

From St. Nicholas to Santa


The Legend of the Christmas Tree


How the Christmas Card Was Born


Great Bridge
Where history, commerce, and community blend beautifully

New Year Resolutions - for Pets


Western Branch and Churchland
Two distinct communities with a shared history spanning centuries

All Creatures Great and Small


National I Want You to be Happy Day


National Anthem Day - March 3
O' say, do you know the story behind "The Star-Spangled Banner?"

National Women Inventors Month


Ann Lambert
One life that has touched so many others

Brains and Beauty
The surprising legacy of Hedy Lamarr

Madam C. J. Walker
An American First

"Anything Goes" premieres on PBS
Zany 1930s comedy comes to life in a sparkling new production

National Space Day


National Oyster Day, August 5th


New PBS Cooking Competition Celebrates the Melting Pot that is American Food


Reese Jackson-Chesapeake's First Citizen of 2022


Almighty Meals
Healthy, nutritional meals is an easy fix for busy lifestyles

Visions of Sugar Plums


Winter Solstice: Celebrating the Light


From St. Nicholas to Santa


How the Christmas Card Was Born


The Legend of the Christmas Tree


Don't Wear White After Labor Day!...Who Says?


National Voter Registration Day, September 20th


When is the First Day of Fall?


National Family Health and Fitness Day, September 24th


American Business Women's Day


The Chesapeake Forum presents Kwame Alexander
Internationally beloved best-selling writer and Chesapeake native to speak on April 5th

The Chesapeake Sports Club 10th Annual Jamboree
Major League Legend Johnny Bench to be keynote speaker at the Chesapeake Conference Center March 9th event

Some Easy Downsizing Tips


Celebrating Women in Business
A brief look at 100 years of female entrepreneurs

A Capitol Fourth


From Film Lover to Film Actress
Allison Joyce on Life's Unexpected Turns

Amy Brewer
Medical Marketing with Heart

Summer Vacation
A recent development historically, this unique American tradition was a long-time coming

National Coast Guard Day


National Fresh Breath Day


National Grief Awareness Day, August 30


National Nonprofit Day, August 17th


National Surgical Oncologist Day, August 22


Jeff Di Fulgo
Five years after a debilitating injury, the Virginia Beach resident's story continues to touch and inspire others

Weathering the Winter Crazies
Fun activities for when families with kids are stuck inside

Kids and Canines
Finding the perfect dog for your family

The Model Railroad Museum of Hampton Roads
Fred Humphrey and Greg Warth's dream is on track to becoming a reality

GOOD TIMES: A Reflection on Black Sitcoms of the 1970s


"It's About Making Well-rounded Individuals"
Performing Artist & Producer Tonya Rollins Shadley hopes to make a big impact in Hampton Roads

Changing the World One Word at a Time
The mission of Chesapeake Native and International Best-selling Writer Kwame Alexander

It's March 25! Happy New Year?


National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day


Amanda Newins
Chesapeake's 2024 Woman of the Year

Linda L. Cannon of MSDS
Providing dental and medical offices with guidance through government interpretations and regulation adherence

A Force to Contend With
Chesapeake Councilman Don Carey on the Detroit Lions, the playoffs, and the future

Tips for Finding a Listing Agent in the Digital Age


National Siblings Day


The Gardens of Hampton Roads


The 7th Annual Revolutionary Beer Fest
Evoking America's Colonial past when the tavern was a staple of social, economic, and political life

Popular Home Improvements
When it comes to 'sprucing up the place' for oneself or the real estate market, these improvements top the list

National Pet Month


Fire Up the Grill
May is National Hamburger Month

Memorial Day


Good Hope Methodist Church
A New Chapter of Independence

"Thank You for Your Sacrifice"
Personal reflections on appreciating veterans and those serving in our military

Affordable Tree Service & Firewood, LLC
Offering a legacy of excellence

The Importance of Local Connections


National Handshake Day--June 30th



Music and Dance

Quality Music and Dance
Celebrating 20 years of spreading the joy of music, and now, dance

Quality Music and Dance
Fun that brings life-long advantages

Quality Music and Dance
Teaching kids performing arts... and the art of being a good person

The Destiny Center Studios
Nurturing and guiding musical talent

Quality Music and Dance
Creatively confronting COVID


Personal Services

Maid For You
Dennis Thompson and his team have focused on the individual cleaning needs of his customers for over 30 years

Maid for You
Lifelong dream of business ownership reinvents success

Maid For You
An exceptional cleaning each and every time

MaidPro and Eco Carpet Pro
Small business takes care of its employees and the community

Decorating Den Interiors (757) 356-0082
Peter and Angie Lowry make home transformation effortless and fun

Maid For You offers big benefits of convenience & insurance
Advises choosing a company, not an individual

Great Bridge Frame and Art
With a personal touch, third generation craftsman turns custom framing into an art

MaidPro & Eco Carpet Pro
Helping others have better lives is what it's all about

Watson's Transport and Delivery
Will Watson is everyone's dream of a neighbor

Churchland Cleaners
A community mainstay for 33 years moves to expansive new location on Western Branch Boulevard


Pets

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
Geoff Campbell, DVM, is a special kind of family doctor who truly loves animals

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
Pursuing a holistic approach to comprehensive veterinary care

Portsmouth Humane Society
Offering love to those with room in their hearts and homes

Barker Animal Hospital
Welcoming two new doctors to its dedicated veterinary team

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
Helping pets reach their fullest, happiest potential

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
Honoring the powerful bond between people and their pets

Portsmouth Humane Society
Caring for the most helpless among us

Dr. Geoff Campbell of Edinburgh Animal Hospital
New Year Pet Resolutions

Wild Birds Unlimited
Trish and Brandon Lohman help others strengthen their connection to birds and wildlife

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
Stunning new hospital is a dream-come-true for Dr. Geoff Campbell

Lighthouse Veterinary Care for Cats
A life-long love of cats is at the heart of Dr. Leslie Nelson's practice

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
With a beautiful new building and expanded staff, Dr. Geoff Campbell continues offering state-of-the-art vet care with a hometown feel

Edinburgh Animal Hospital
Using the latest technology to give clients the info they need to care for their pets


Professional Services

Internet Marketing and Design
Internet Marketing and Design's CEO Terry Young: the reigning genius in custom website development

James E. Short, PLC
A good friend in the law

Air Aspects
The sky is the limit with aerial imaging from a bird's eye view

Auction757
Scott Freeman helps charities take their benefit auctions to the next level

Dr. Bill Austin of Tidewater Pastoral Counseling
Retirees need to plan meaningful use of time

Tidewater Pastoral Counseling Services
Offering hope, health and healing to all

Scott Freeman and Auction757
After forty years, Master auctioneer still loves helping buyers and sellers

Internet Marketing and Design
Staying eager to learn something new is the key to CEO Terry Young's success

Linda M. Sherfey, P.C.
Preventing stress, frustration, and a family meltdown by creating customized estate plans for seniors

Korving and Company
Helping people plan for a financially secure future

Air Aspects
Outstanding photographer and videographer expands repertoire to include aerial images

Air Aspects
Embracing the newest technology to capture amazing photographs and videos

Jones CPA Group
Firm's new downtown Norfolk office reflects the future of the industry

Terry Young's Internet Marketing and Design's Journey with SEALS
Web Developer credits fourteen-year project as emotional pinnacle of his career

Korving & Company
Father and son guide clients to financial awareness and stability

Air Aspects
Realtors and developers use quality photography and videography to enhance real estate listings

Internet Marketing and Design
Helping businesses navigate the World Wide Web now offering ground-based and aerial imaging

Jones CPA Group
Celebrating 40 years of helping businesses grow and succeed

Korving & Company
Creating financial strategies that reflect their clients' values

MVP Agencies
With knowledge, expertise and an infectious sense of humor, Vinny Menniti is a trusted advisor

Willow Creek Gracious Retirement Living
An active lifestyle filled with camaraderie

Korving & Company
Bear Markets Are Painful But Markets Rise Over Time

Harmony Home Care
Deep Creek native finds her life's purpose delivering personalized home care

Coastal Speech Therapy and Wellness
Michelle Rusk empowers her clients to regain their self-determination

Willow Creek Gracious Retirement Living
A home designed for a vibrant, active lifestyle

Terry Young–A Secret Weapon
A technological genius from England appeared at The Shopper to stay

A Year Like No Other
Both Pastoral and Private Counseling Professionals Address Current Mental Stress

Ailsworth Accounting and Software Solutions
QuickBooks Experts and Resellers

Wendy Schofer, MD of Family in Focus
Empowering parents of overweight children to build healthier families

W. Christopher Dunn, Esq. of Randall Page Law
This Chesapeake native took "the scenic route" to his original destination

Coastal Benefits Group, Inc.
Greg Broermann helps people find healthcare solutions when most needed

Linda Sherfey, P.C. - Estate Planning Attorney
The Estate Planning Solution

Tidewater Pastoral Counseling Services
As societal norms embrace counseling, this 48-year-old agency offers help to all regardless of ability to pay

South Chesapeake Psychiatry
Positively impacting lives through personalized one-on-one care

Silbar Security
Founder and CEO relocates his company's national headquarters within Chesapeake

Korving & Company
Loving what they do, this father-and-son team offer their clients outstanding personalized service

Sharon Lynch, State Farm Insurance Agent
This proactive agent offers her clients 32 years of experience and expertise

Ann-Marie Johnson of OWR Therapy, LLC
Helping those in dark places step into the ligh

Dr. Bill Austin and Brenda Mallery, LCSW
Recently certified by renowned Grief Expert David Kessler, Bill and Brenda are leading grief recovery support groups

James E. Short, PLC
Attorney James Short's Lessons Learned on the Trout Stream

ProMedia Video Services
The Art and Heart of Preserving the Past

Tidewater Pastoral Counseling Services
On the cusp of turning 50, the agency expands its staff and offers new services


Real Estate

Air Aspects
The sky is the limit with aerial imaging from a bird's eye view

Air Aspects
Outstanding photographer and videographer expands repertoire to include aerial images

Air Aspects
Embracing the newest technology to capture amazing photographs and videos

The Retreat at Bennett's Creek
An active lifestyle at one of the region's most picturesque spots

Air Aspects
Realtors and developers use quality photography and videography to enhance real estate listings

Murphy Brown of The Real Estate Group
Realtors provide invaluable guidance whether buying or selling

Riddle Associates, Inc.
Helping medical practices find the perfect property

Berkshire Hathaway's Katrina Griggs
"When it comes to my clients, I am all in!"

RealVisions Realty Team
Moyock couple invest care and time in their relationships with clients

CMS Mortgage Solutions Inc.
Offering what big banks can't - personalized service and low costs

A Better Way Realty
Robert Stamey's Company Name Reflects His Ethics

The Landings at Bennett's Creek
The good life in Suffolk's premiere, age-restricted waterfront community

The Retreat at Kemps River
Where those age 55-and-better can find their "forever home"

Murphy Brown of The Real Estate Group
She's been where her clients are, and it makes all the difference!

The Retreat at Kemps River
Community, luxury and an active lifestyle for those 55-and-better

The Retreat at Kemps River
Only a few luxury homes left in this active lifestyle, 55-and-better community

Ashley Bussey
of S.L. Nusbaum Realty Company

Lindsey Riddle Elliott of Riddle Associates
A commercial real estate natural

The Retreat at Western Branch
Offering those 55-and-better an active lifestyle in the heart of Hampton Roads

The Retreat at Western Branch
Forever homes for those 55-and-better wanting an active lifestyle in the heart of Hampton Roads

The Retreat at Harbour Cove
An upscale 55-and-better community where luxury living meets resort-style amenities


Restaurants

The Commodore Theatre
A bit of true, Americana movie magic in the heart of Olde Towne

Commodore Theatre
Commodore Theatre's Fred Schoenfeld sets visionary sights on Cradock's Afton Theatre

The Commodore Theatre
Movies as they were meant to be seen

The Commodore Theatre's Fred Schoenfeld
Preparing for the future by uncovering the past

Freemason Abbey Restaurant and Tavern
Distinctive casual elegance and unique menu

Off The Hook Seafood & Chophouse
Ringing in the New Year with a new location in Norfolk

Tossed and Sauced
Chesapeake couple realizes dream of fun-filled, family-friendly sports bar

Black Pelican Seafood Company
The ideal venue for family celebrations and business gatherings

The Commodore Theatre
Historic movie theatre from cinema's golden age celebrates the 30th anniversary of its restoration

The Commodore Theatre
Where a night at the movies is an unforgettable experience

Decent People Taproom
Where "being decent' is a culture

Vino Italian Bistro
Kempsville area bistro reopens, offering delicious Mediterranean-inspired cuisine

The Moyock Farm Market
Where Everyone Finds Their Perfect Pumpkin!

The Commodore Theatre
A history of Virginia's most unique movie venue

Moyock Farm Market
Flowering Plants Mark Season of Celebrations!

Tokyo is Closer Than You Think
With atmosphere and authentic Japanese food

Home Bakery
For Chesapeake's Rick Windley, having his own 'made-from-scratch' bakery is a dream come true

The Commodore Theatre
Portsmouth's beloved entertainment landmark is a reel classic


Retail

Long Jewelers
International jewels with hometown heart

Quality Music and Dance
Celebrating 20 years of spreading the joy of music, and now, dance

Long Jewelers of Chesapeake
Engagement diamonds to fit everyone's budget

Quality Music and Dance
Fun that brings life-long advantages

Long Jewelers
Traveling the world to find the best diamonds

Quality Music and Dance
Teaching kids performing arts... and the art of being a good person

Ann's Hallmark
Celebrating 40 years of providing ideal gifts for any occasion

Long Jewelers
Directly importing the world's most beautiful diamonds

Christmas in Smithfield
Antique show and home tours make the holiday season bright

Great Bridge Frame and Art
With a personal touch, third generation craftsman turns custom framing into an art

Suffolk Art League's 37th Antique Show & Sale
Treasures from the past support arts education in the future

Dave’s CPR Cabinet Painting and Refinishing
Why Replace Cabinets? Refinish Them!

Quality Music and Dance
Creatively confronting COVID

Embroidery and Print House Gift Shop/Fabric Shoppe
Suffolk's Pam Miller creates a successful business from the patchwork of her life

Esprit Decor Home Furnishings
A family legacy of dedication, hard work, and customer relationships

Casual Home Furniture
Josh and Jodi Briseno fulfill a dream of helping people find 'furniture that fits their lives.'

Casual Home Furniture
Helping people make their home everything they want it to be

Greenbrier Lighting
A luminous legacy of transforming spaces

Dave's CPR - Cabinet Painting and Refinishing
Why Replace Cabinets? Refinish Them!


Sports & Recreation

The Estate at Kingsmill
Luxury fit for a king, queen...or doctor

Robin Tull- Chesapeake's First Citizen of 2019


The Kingsmill Resort
The ideal venue for meetings and conferences

Linda J. Byrd Selected 2019 Woman of the Year
by Women's Division Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Chesapeake

Reese Jackson-Chesapeake's First Citizen of 2022


The Chesapeake Sports Club 10th Annual Jamboree
Major League Legend Johnny Bench to be keynote speaker at the Chesapeake Conference Center March 9th event

Amanda Newins
Chesapeake's 2024 Woman of the Year


Technology

Internet Marketing and Design
Internet Marketing and Design's CEO Terry Young: the reigning genius in custom website development

Air Aspects
The sky is the limit with aerial imaging from a bird's eye view

The Shopper reflects its clients:
Entrepreneurial, family-owned, the foundation of America

Internet Marketing and Design
Staying eager to learn something new is the key to CEO Terry Young's success

Air Aspects
Outstanding photographer and videographer expands repertoire to include aerial images

Air Aspects
Embracing the newest technology to capture amazing photographs and videos

Terry Young's Internet Marketing and Design's Journey with SEALS
Web Developer credits fourteen-year project as emotional pinnacle of his career

Air Aspects
Realtors and developers use quality photography and videography to enhance real estate listings

Internet Marketing and Design
Helping businesses navigate the World Wide Web now offering ground-based and aerial imaging

The Shopper
Celebrates count down to our 40th year!

Terry Young–A Secret Weapon
A technological genius from England appeared at The Shopper to stay

Virginia is for Wine Lovers
Local wine festivals are the latest chapter in the long history of Virginia winemaking

"Becoming Helen Keller"
New PBS film illuminates the life of an American icon

The Little-known History of Halloween
From Ancient Celts to Candy Corn

The Moyock Boom
Thanks to its charm and affordability, this N.C. township is Hampton Roads' fastest growing bedroom community

Classic Charlie Brown Holiday Specials Airing on PBS this Year


Winter Solstice
Celebrating the Light

From St. Nicholas to Santa


The Legend of the Christmas Tree


How the Christmas Card Was Born


Great Bridge
Where history, commerce, and community blend beautifully

New Year Resolutions - for Pets


Western Branch and Churchland
Two distinct communities with a shared history spanning centuries

All Creatures Great and Small


National I Want You to be Happy Day


National Anthem Day - March 3
O' say, do you know the story behind "The Star-Spangled Banner?"

National Women Inventors Month


Ann Lambert
One life that has touched so many others

Brains and Beauty
The surprising legacy of Hedy Lamarr

Madam C. J. Walker
An American First

"Anything Goes" premieres on PBS
Zany 1930s comedy comes to life in a sparkling new production

National Space Day


National Oyster Day, August 5th


New PBS Cooking Competition Celebrates the Melting Pot that is American Food


Almighty Meals
Healthy, nutritional meals is an easy fix for busy lifestyles

Visions of Sugar Plums


Winter Solstice: Celebrating the Light


From St. Nicholas to Santa


How the Christmas Card Was Born


The Legend of the Christmas Tree


Don't Wear White After Labor Day!...Who Says?


National Voter Registration Day, September 20th


When is the First Day of Fall?


National Family Health and Fitness Day, September 24th


American Business Women's Day


Some Easy Downsizing Tips


Celebrating Women in Business
A brief look at 100 years of female entrepreneurs

A Capitol Fourth


From Film Lover to Film Actress
Allison Joyce on Life's Unexpected Turns

Amy Brewer
Medical Marketing with Heart

Summer Vacation
A recent development historically, this unique American tradition was a long-time coming

National Coast Guard Day


National Fresh Breath Day


National Grief Awareness Day, August 30


National Nonprofit Day, August 17th


National Surgical Oncologist Day, August 22


Jeff Di Fulgo
Five years after a debilitating injury, the Virginia Beach resident's story continues to touch and inspire others

Weathering the Winter Crazies
Fun activities for when families with kids are stuck inside

Kids and Canines
Finding the perfect dog for your family

The Model Railroad Museum of Hampton Roads
Fred Humphrey and Greg Warth's dream is on track to becoming a reality

GOOD TIMES: A Reflection on Black Sitcoms of the 1970s


"It's About Making Well-rounded Individuals"
Performing Artist & Producer Tonya Rollins Shadley hopes to make a big impact in Hampton Roads

Changing the World One Word at a Time
The mission of Chesapeake Native and International Best-selling Writer Kwame Alexander

It's March 25! Happy New Year?


National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day


Linda L. Cannon of MSDS
Providing dental and medical offices with guidance through government interpretations and regulation adherence

A Force to Contend With
Chesapeake Councilman Don Carey on the Detroit Lions, the playoffs, and the future

Tips for Finding a Listing Agent in the Digital Age


National Siblings Day


The Gardens of Hampton Roads


The 7th Annual Revolutionary Beer Fest
Evoking America's Colonial past when the tavern was a staple of social, economic, and political life

Popular Home Improvements
When it comes to 'sprucing up the place' for oneself or the real estate market, these improvements top the list

National Pet Month


Fire Up the Grill
May is National Hamburger Month

Memorial Day


Good Hope Methodist Church
A New Chapter of Independence

"Thank You for Your Sacrifice"
Personal reflections on appreciating veterans and those serving in our military

Affordable Tree Service & Firewood, LLC
Offering a legacy of excellence

The Importance of Local Connections


National Handshake Day--June 30th