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aging, community, music
Norma Agee wears headphones while dancing with Kendall Ramirez, program director at Commonwealth Senior Living's Leigh Hall, during a "silent dance party" on Oct. 30, 2018 in Norfolk. Residents wore headphones designed to eliminate extraneous noise and help senior citizens with hearing loss.
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church, faith, community, music, Something in the Water, Virginia Beach

Erica Triplett, right, comforts Tara McGee as she is overcome with emotion during the Pop Up Church Service at the Something in the Water festival on April 28, 2019 at the Virginia Beach oceanfront.

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marriage, family, love, health, hospital, cancer

Ramona and Phillip Condon share a kiss at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Virginia Beach, Va. Phillip, who has known Ramona for more than three decades, married his love at the hospital while being treated for stage 4 lung cancer.

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eagle, birds, rescue, Jamestown, Virginia
Ed Clark, Jr., president and founder of The Wildlife Center of Virginia, releases a rescued eaglet at Jamestown Beach Park in James City County. The eaglet was blown out of its nest at Jamestown Island during a severe storm.
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UNC, Villanova, college basketball, NCAA Tournament, championship, reaction

Fans watch the final seconds of the NCAA men's basketball championship game from Chapel Hill, NC as UNC falls to Villanova on a last-second shot on April 4, 2016. 

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Mount Trashmore, weather, community, Virginia Beach

Anita Hilbich is launched into the air as a group of friends enjoys unseasonably warm temperatures at Mount Trashmore Park on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Virginia Beach, Va. 

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weather, rain, umbrella, Christopher Newport University, Newport News

A man carries an umbrella under the arches of the Ferguson Center for the Arts as a steady drizzle falls at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Va.

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Phoebus High School, football
A Phoebus High School football player prepares for a game at Darling Stadium in Hampton, Va.
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Coast Guard, military, ship, training
Chief Warrant Officer 3 Pete Clark and Officer Candidate Thomas McGuire set the upper sail of the Coast Guard Barque Eagle as the training vessel sails off the coast of Virginia.
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LGBTQ, Hershee Bar, Norfolk

A woman plays pool at Hershee Bar, Hampton Roads' only remaining lesbian bar, in 2018.

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Navy, military, homecoming, Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia Beach
Jodi Miller kisses her husband, Cmdr. Scott Miller, after he arrived with Strike Fighter Squadron VFA 213 "Blacklions" at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, Va.
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community, policing

Teresa Miller, 54, reflects on the community she's found on the street corners in the southeast Newport News community. Miller, who was an alcoholic 33 years ago, says she values the conversation and company at intersections like 32nd Street and Jefferson Avenue. She says she appreciates a new effort by Newport News Police to stop by the street corners and provide resources for substance abuse treatment and job placement. "I've seen a lot of people that used to hang on this corner perish just from boredom, loneliness, alcoholism, drug abuse, and it's like, where did everybody go?"

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pig, hog, farming, animals, Windsor
A Berkshire hog enjoys the morning sun at Windhaven Farm in Windsor, Va.
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rain, weather, brothers, family, Norfolk

Brothers Osias Peña, 4, and Josiah Peña, 7, play with umbrellas while walking with their father along the Hague on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Norfolk, Va.

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LGBTQ, Hershee Bar, Norfolk

Patrons bid farewell to Hershee Bar, Hampton Roads' only remaining lesbian bar, on its last night of business in Norfolk's Five Points neighborhood on Oct. 31, 2018. The Norfolk City Council voted to spend $1.5 million to purchase the property.

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Halloween, Busch Gardens, Howl-O-Scream, Williamsburg

Guests walk through a blue haze during Busch Gardens' Howl-O-Scream in October 2017 in Williamsburg, Va.

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