Newport News: 5 Open Houses To Stop By (PICS)Newport News: 5 Open Houses To Stop By (PICS)

(Realtor) NEWPORT NEWS, VA — If you’re searching for a new house, odds are you’ve already browsed through all the internet listings for your area. And while you’ve may gotten a decent idea of what these houses are like from the photos, there’s just no comparison to witnessing the real thing. Ready to start hunting? […]

After midterms, Va. Republicans look for way forward, and Democrats try to build on gainsAfter midterms, Va. Republicans look for way forward, and Democrats try to build on gains

Control of Virginia’s House and Senate will be up for grabs in 2019. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post) RICHMOND — The math in state Sen. Glen H. Sturtevant Jr.’s suburban district is looking a little uncomfortable for Republicans like him. Sen. Tim Kaine (D) carried his once solidly GOP district with 60 percent of the vote […]

MILITARY UPDATE: Military stateside housing allowances to rise only 0.7 percentMILITARY UPDATE: Military stateside housing allowances to rise only 0.7 percent

Enter to Play! Explore Recipes and Stories Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) paid to 956,000 service members living off base in the United States will climb modestly Jan. 1, an average of only 0.7 percent or $10 a month, as an allowance-dampening formula enters its fourth year. Actual BAH increases for individuals will vary widely […]

FLoyd Houston BrummettFLoyd Houston Brummett

Services for Floyd Houston Brummett, 76, of West Plains, Mo., will be at a later date. A Farm Professional, survived by wife, Beth Grizzle; daughter, Sandra Brummett; two brothers, Danny and Kenny Hall; and sisters, Brenda Tate and Shirley Lacey. Arrangements by Kirby & Family Funeral and Cremation Services. www.kirbyandfamily.com. OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY: Kirby-Boaz Funeral […]

Veteran and his family gifted mortgage-free home in Newport NewsVeteran and his family gifted mortgage-free home in Newport News

Video NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Retired Army Staff Sergeant Joshua Howe and his family of seven recieved the gift of a home on Saturday. A home that’s mortgage-free, thanks to the partnership between SunTrust and the Military Warriors Support Foundation. "I really don’t have words for that. Its not something you can prepare for […]

Newport News schools releases proposed 2019-20 budgetNewport News schools releases proposed 2019-20 budget

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News Public Schools on Wednesday released the superintendent’s budget proposal for next year. Dr. George Parker is calling for an operating budget of more than $316 million for 2019-20 — which would be nearly $12 million more than what was approved for 2018-19. READ: Proposed 2019-20 Budget At-a-Glance The […]

Newport News’ Marshall-Ridley transformation plan again finalist for federal fundingNewport News’ Marshall-Ridley transformation plan again finalist for federal funding

Feb. 05–Newport News is one of four national finalists eligible to receive up to $30 million to redevelop and transform public housing communities. The city and the Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority are familiar with the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Choice Neighborhood program. Newport News was a finalist for funding in the […]

Newport News elementary school student brings steak knife on school busNewport News elementary school student brings steak knife on school bus

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A Riverside Elementary School student was recommended for expulsion after bringing a steak knife to school in his backpack Wednesday morning. According to Michelle Price of Newport News Public Schools, the student brought the knife on the school bus, then told other students about the knife. When the bus driver was […]

Making Veterans Feel at HomeMaking Veterans Feel at Home

Editor’s note: This interview originally appeared in the January issue of MReport. Since 2011, Bruce M. Rose, Founder and CEO, The Carrington Companies has hosted the Annual Carrington Charitable Foundation Golf Classic in Newport Beach, California, benefiting our nation’s severely wounded heroes, which has raised nearly $2 million each year. He spoke to MReport about […]