Thursday, April 27, 2017

Leonard E. Colvin

Anthony Burfoot

A motion was filed this week to remove Anthony Burfoot as Norfolk Treasurer, following his sentencing to six years in prison. Burfoot was suspended from the position by a Norfolk judge in February. On Monday, April 17, U.S. District Judge ...

Virginia U.S. Congressman Donald R. McEachin and President  Donald J. Trump have at least two things in common: having won elections last November is one of them. Also, since being sworn into their respective offices 17 days apart in January, ...

It’s around  8 p.m. on a warm spring Tuesday night at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Norfolk. Oneiceia Howard is hard at work  fielding and answering questions before members of  Barraud Park, Cottage Heights and Lindenwood Civic League. That  night she ...

From Various Wire Service Reports NEW YORK New York City and other law enforcement officials are still seeking to piece together the cause of the reasons for the death of  Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, whose body was found floating in the ...

This year  the nation and city of Norfolk will celebrate the 100th Anniversary  of the opening of the Naval Operating Base Hampton Roads at Sewells Point,  known  today as Naval Station Norfolk. The facility is the largest Naval base in the ...

From the first to the last days of life, we will write many chapters in life’s book detailing with successes, failures and surprises. Allison Moore is a college graduate, a housewife, mother of three, human resources manager, and a partner in ...

Publisher’s Note: This is a series looking at the life and careers of some of the region’s longest serving African-American Broadcast and Print Journalists.  This week, we begin with Barbara Ciara. For over three decades Barbara Ciara  has become one ...

A Richmond-based, Black-owned developer  is part of a group crafting plans to fund an effort to restore and convert  the Historic Whittaker Memorial Hospital  in Newport News into a 62-unit affordable apartment complex. Last fall, the Whitaker Development II LLC group ...

If the Republican-backed Affordable Health Care Act  (AHCA) is passed, millions of Americans currently enrolled in Obamacare would lose their  insurance and see fewer benefits and higher costs, especially if you are poor and working class. Research by the Commonwealth ...

The five-story  office building which houses the Willis Broadcasting Co. and other small Black-owned businesses at 645 Church Street is up for sale or lease, according to  the Norfolk  office of S.L. Nusbaum Realty Company. A Nusbaum Realty sign indicating that ...

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