Service Member Spotlight: U.S. Navy Lt. Mason Hunerkoch from Virginia Beach, Va

U.S. Navy Lt. Mason Hunerkoch, from Virginia Beach, Va., fires an M9 service pistol during a small arms live-fire exercise aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is in 7th Fleet conducting routine operations. 7th Fleet is the U.S. Navy’s largest forward-deployed numbered fleet, and routinely interacts and operates with 35 maritime nations…

Winter Weather Preparedness: How to Stay Safe During Freezing Temperatures Ahead

A Wind Chill Advisory has been issued from 7 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday in Hampton Roads. Very cold wind chills are expected. If you need to travel, use caution and wear proper clothing, hats, and gloves. VDOT encourages you to keep an emergency supply kit in your car with these automobile extras: Jumper cables…

Norfolk native serves aboard USS Harry S. Truman

NORFOLK, Va. (Dec. 1, 2022) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Kayla Smith, from Norfolk, Virginia, uses a magnet to pick up foreign object and debris on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), December 1, 2022. Truman is the flagship of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike…

Hampton native serving with U.S. Navy Band performs a solo at a senior living community

Musician 1st Class William Ledbetter, from Hampton, Virginia, performs a solo during a concert at Morningside at The Meadows senior living community. The Commodores performed seventeen concerts across five states during their 22-day tour connecting communities across the nation to their Navy. (U.S. Navy photo by Musician 1st Class Anastasia Bonotto)

2022 Hampton Roads Holidays: Get a List of Events, Light Displays, and More!

It’s beginning to look a lot like the holiday season in Hampton Roads! Check out our neighborhood holiday light map guide here and get a list of holiday events and light displays below. Chesapeake Chesapeake’s Christmas Bird Count Dec. 14th- Jan. 5th- Held annually by the National Audubon Society, this is the ideal way to see…