U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced three communities across the country will receive a combined $85 million to redevelop severely distressed public or assisted housing and to revitalize surrounding neighborhoods. Provided through HUD’s Choice... Read More
  A 13-year-old boy is battling life-threatening injuries after he was shot Sunday afternoon in the Young Terrace area of Norfolk, police said.  Officers responded to a report of shots fired at the intersection of Lincoln Street and East Olney Road about 3:40 p.m., according to a news... Read More
  The Neighborhood Markers mural, designed and painted by ODU students and community members, will be unveiled on Sunday, May 12, 2019 in Norfolk.... For more information visit   Read More
  Today, U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine announced $43,460,812 in federal funding to support affordable housing development across Virginia. The funding, which will go to 26 municipalities across the Commonwealth, has been awarded through the Department... Read More
  Over the next couple of years, the sight of Downtown Norfolk will change. The city has plans to redevelop the St. Paul's area by tearing down three public housing communities, starting with Tidewater Gardens. It houses 618 families and was built in the mid-1950s.... For more information... Read More
  Nordstrom is getting ready to leave MacArthur Center Mall in Norfolk later this week. Your last chance to shop there is Friday, April 5.  The high-end department store made the announcement to leave back in January. Nordstrom had been an anchor for MacArthur Center since the mall's... Read More
  I've yet to see director Jordan Peele's new shocker, "Us." Heck, I still have the willies from "House on Haunted Hill," a 1959 film starring Vincent Price. Eight years old at the time, I even thought the placard in the theater lobby was creepy. It showed a human skeleton, dangling from the... Read More
  On a recent morning at Granby High School, students were read a passage from an adaptation of Toni Morrison's "The Bluest Eye." In it, the story's primary character, 11-year-old Pecola Breedlove, describes squeezing her eyes shut slowly to create the illusion of her own body disappearing...... Read More
The city will dedicate $20 million over the next five years to build a brand-new headquarters for the Department of Utilities to help spur development in the St. Paul’s area.... For more information visit Read More
Residents of the Diggs Town neighborhood reached out to 10 On Your Side after seeing "Danger: Asbestos" taped across a few homes... For more information visit Read More
  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $335,700, the highest amount in the state, to Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority to hire or retain five coordinators to help residents achieve economic and housing independence... For more... Read More
  Like a lot of cities struggling with segregation, Portsmouth has spent years trying to pull its poorest people out of the dilapidated public housing projects they’ve endured for generations. To do this, officials typically do some combination of three things: They demolish old projects, they... Read More
  By the end of summer, the first 187 Tidewater Gardens residents will be moving out of the huge public housing community near downtown Norfolk. This will be part of the first phase of the city’s St. Paul’s Redevelopment Project...   For more information visit... Read More
  Margaret Lee “Peggy” Curtis, 64, of Virginia Beach, passed away peacefully Monday, March 4, 2019. She was a native of Norfolk and the daughter of the late George H. Curtis III and Mary McNamara Curtis... For more information visit Read More
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