The story has been shared more than 250,000 times and liked by more than 110,000 people so far, with social media users delighted by the sweet story. In a Facebook status, Dorn wrote: "I couldn't find Harley this evening until I looked out on the lake.
The Coast Guard rescued a boat more than 30 miles off Virginia's Eastern Shore Thursday after it started taking on water. Around 7:08 a.m., the Coast Guard watch at Station Wachapreague got a distress call about the sinking boat east of Wachapreague Inlet. The team sent out a 45-foot Response Boat, a 47-foot Motore Lifeboat crew, a MH-60 Dolphin helicopter (from Elizabeth City) and the cutter Angela McShan to make the rescue.
This particular home is a four bedroom on two levels. A butterfly-style roof line provides soaring ceilings on the upper level, and oversized windows bring in light and views of the trees in different rooms. The upper level has two bedrooms, a renovated bathroom, updated kitchen and dining room.
VIRGINIA — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has formed a task force charged with identifying the best ways for putting together public school calendars that recognize the needs of more cultures and religions, the governor’s office said Thursday. The group, called the Task Force on Culturally Inclusive School Meals and Calendars, also will look at how school nutrition programs can ensure students have access to meals that suit their dietary needs and honor their cultural practices.
Frank Bonner, ‘WKRP in Cincinnati’ actor, dies at 79 Frank Bonner, best known for his role in the sitcom “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died at the age of 79. His daughter wrote on social media that her dad “loved his fans and was still signing autograph requests until the last few weeks of his illness.” TODAY
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Interstate 40 West has reopened in Knoxville near the Holston River Bridge following a fatal crash Tuesday morning, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation. Knoxville Police said officers were called to the crash around 5:20 a.m. Tuesday morning. Police said all lanes of traffic on I-40W were closed for hours after the crash and traffic was diverted to Strawberry Plains Pike.
A 27-year-old woman was taken into custody in Orange County, Virginia in the “early morning hours” on Thursday after authorities determined that she shot and killed a man at residence the night before, the sheriff’s office said in a new release. According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Brianna Cole Knicely is the individual who shot and killed 36-year-old James Manning in Barboursville on Wednesday.
The Chantilly, Virginia native had flown under the radar with the inability to camp, but got on campus in College Park and worked out for the Terrapin coaching staff and quickly formed a bond. “Everything about [Maryland] is crazy,” Wheatland told Testudo Times.
Rochester, N.Y. – A campaign to raise awareness about human trafficking made a stop in our area Thursday. Kelly Diane Galloway and the FreeTHEM Walkers are walking 902 miles, traveling the route of the Underground Railroad. Their goal is to raise awareness of human trafficking and to help put an end to it.
(Reuters) - U.S. motorists drove 55% more miles in April over pandemic levels in 2020 as more Americans return to offices and resume trips. The Federal Highway Administration said motorists drove 256.5 billion miles in April, up 90.6 billion miles over April 2020. In seasonally adjusted figures, travel in April was down 4.7% or 12.3 billion miles, versus March 2021, the agency said.
Akshita Balaji, 14, of Merrifield, representing Fairfax, and Ashrita Gandhari, 14, of Leesburg, representing Loudoun, each spelled two words correctly during Tuesday's quarterfinal rounds and also correctly provided the definition of a third word. The Scripps National Spelling Bee started last Saturday with 209 spellers from across the U.S. and around the globe, all vying for the championship trophy.
His victory in the state’s Democratic gubernatorial primary could be one for the history books THE ONLY man to serve two terms as governor of the Old Dominion since the civil war was a courtly “Virginia gentleman” and segregationist called Mills Godwin. Hailing from the rural south of the state, whose large black population and racism recalled the Deep South, Godwin claimed that letting black children attend Virginia’s better schools “would be a cancer eating at the very lifeblood of our public education system”.
Terry McAuliffe’s hope to waltz into a second term as Virginia’s governor is facing a potential hurdle as his campaign focuses on supercharging the black and liberal vote. The black woman’s brother was shot by a city police officer in 2018, and she petitioned to run as a “Liberation Party” candidate after leading efforts for police reforms.
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - With the school year coming to a close, there is an important reminder for all Virginia families that free meals are available to students all summer long. Many school districts are rolling out their summer meals program starting on June 21.
*UPDATE: 34-year-old Peter Edwards has been found safe. according to Alexandria Police. --------------------------------------------------------- Police in Alexandria is asking for the public's help in finding a 34-year-old man with mental health issues.
The rapper had announced that he was calling it a day in July last year Logic has ended his retirement from music after less than a year, announcing to his fans: “I’m back.” The Maryland rapper said that he was retiring following the release of his sixth studio album ‘No Pressure’, which arrived in July 2020.
Republicans are looking at the governor's race in Virginia as a critical test ahead of the midterm elections as the party grapples with the continued influence of former President Trump. GOP candidate Glenn Youngkin is preparing to face off against former Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe in a state that has trended blue in recent years and that rejected Trump in 2016 and 2020.
It's time to get uplifted! A family in reunited has been reunited with their dog, Bjorn, after 10 months of searching. In August 2020, Bjorn went missing from his home in Fairfax, Virginia. For months, the family searched for him, never giving up hope that their beloved dog was out there somewhere.
RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Unemployment benefit woes continue across Virginia, but the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) is hoping to answer your questions without making you wait on hold. The Virginia Employment Commission can now offer scheduled appointments to speak to a VEC representative regarding UI claims.
The only person in the car of a single-vehicle crash on Dam Neck Road died at the scene, according to police. In a Wednesday night tweet, the Virginia Beach Police Department said the accident happened in the 4100 block of that road. That's near New Castle Elementary School.