September 1, 1991 |
Virginia Beach offers 28 miles of clean, public, sandy beach and a budget accommodation, and it's is within a one-hour drive of some of this state's most popular attractions: Colonial Williamsburg, historic Jamestown and Busch Gardens, a popular theme park. Angie's Guest Cottage, a combination bed and breakfast and youth hostel at 302 24th St., a block from the beach, is a good base from which to see the sights.
February 8, 2004 |
As a grandmother of two, Meyera E. Oberndorf doesn't usually pay much attention to rap music. But the four-term mayor of this seaside city plans to soon issue a proclamation honoring four local residents who are up for 14 Grammys tonight: hip-hop stars Missy Elliott, Tim "Timbaland" Mosley, Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo. "It will be Recording Arts and Sciences Day in honor of these extremely gifted young people," Oberndorf said.
November 27, 1991 |
A teen-ager in Virginia Beach, Va., has accused lightweight boxing champion Pernell Whitaker of hitting him during a neighborhood dispute.
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March 29, 2014 |
Jeremiah Denton, the downed Navy pilot who was paraded before television cameras by the Viet Cong and confirmed U.S. suspicions of prisoner maltreatment during the Vietnam War by blinking out the word "torture" in Morse code, has died. He was 89. Denton, a former U.S. senator from Alabama, died Friday in Virginia Beach, Va. He had been in failing health for several years, a grandson, Edward Denton, said in confirming his death to the Associated Press. From 1965 to 1973, Denton was held at the "Hanoi Hilton" and several other infamous Vietnamese prisons.
August 7, 1986
Allan Bailey, a former coach and the play-making guard at Duquesne University in the early 1950s, died of cancer in a hospital at Virginia Beach, Va. He was 54.
April 6, 2012 |
A Navy jet has crashed into a residential area in Virginia Beach, Va. Two pilots are believed to have safely ejected from the F/A-18 Hornet aircraft, but there was no immediately word about possible on-the-ground fatalities. Two apartment buildings were on fire, according to CNN affiliate WTKR, which quoted eyewitnesses. Emergency crews from the military, Virginia State Police and Virginia Beach police are responding to the scene of the crash, according to Fox news. Photos : Navy jet crashes into apartments in Virginia Beach Black smoke was visible over the Birdneck Road area of Virginia Beach at 12:30 p.m. local time.