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Man wanted after robbing two 7-Eleven stores in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who is wanted in connection to two early morning robberies in Portsmouth. Police say the man entered the 7-Eleven located near the 700 block of London Boulevard around 4:42 a.m. and threatened the employees. About 90 minutes later, he was reported at the 7-Eleven located near the 1800 block of Effingham around 6:06 a.m.
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Condos for empty nesters: Portsmouth project at old Golden Egg site advances

PORTSMOUTH — A proposal to build a six-unit condominium development on the site of the now-closed Golden Egg restaurant received variances it needed to move forward from a city committee. After facing some initial opposition from neighbors of the project, the developers — Katz Development Corporation of Portsmouth — agreed...
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Portsmouth Pride returning to city's downtown in 2021. Here's how to take part.

PORTSMOUTH – After COVID-19 forced the annual event to move online in 2020, Portsmouth Pride returns to downtown Portsmouth on Saturday, Oct. 9 to celebrate the diversity of the Seacoast LGBTQ+ community. Portsmouth Pride, hosted by Seacoast Outright since 2015, has always been “youth oriented, family friendly, and community focused,”...

Two men shot on Turnpike Road in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Portsmouth police are looking into a shooting that happened near the Westhaven Park area of the city. A release from the department's spokeswoman said two men were shot in the 3300 block of Turnpike Road just after noon. Both men are expected to survive. Part of Turnpike...

Portsmouth Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Portsmouth: Thursday, September 23: Slight chance of rain showers then mostly cloudy during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Friday, September 24: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, September 25: Chance of rain showers during the day;

Carol Ann Thomashefski Hawkins

Ms. Carol Ann Thomashefski Hawkins, 66, of Jamaica Ave., entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 26, at Faith Community Church with Pastor John Belangia officiating. Ms. Hawkins...

Portsmouth police investigate shooting that injured one

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Portsmouth Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday night around 8:30 p.m. Police say they responded to the 600 block of Edward Street and found one victim. He was suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and was taken to a hospital for treatment. Officials...
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Candidate Profile: Don Scott (District 80)

Don Scott is the Democratic candidate for the Virginia House of Delegates District 80. His name will appear on the ballot on Nov. 2. Race: Virginia House of Delegates District 80. Party: Democratic. Website: Biography: Del. Don Scott was elected to represent the 80th District in the Virginia House...

NK wins finals rematch over SK

NORTH KINGSTOWN — Despite a host of new faces on both sides, Tuesday’s state championship rematch was pretty similar to the original. The four-time reigning champion North Kingstown girls volleyball team swept past rival South Kingstown for a 25-22, 25-16, 25-22 victory in Division I action. The win comes about four months after the Skippers swept the Rebels for the state title.