HERSHEE FACES CLOSURE

Hershee Bar, Hampton Roads' only lesbian bar, faces sudden closure after three decades of business in Norfolk's Five Points neighborhood. The Norfolk City Council voted to purchase its property for $1.5 million.


AWAITING VACANCY

Jim Garner, 51, is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease, a genetically predetermined disease that claimed the lives of his mother and older brother in middle age. As he reaches the cusp of understanding and decline, Jim says that he, his wife and two young children must continue to make the most of life. "We have the expectation of what Alzheimer's will do in the future," he said, "but we still have to live now."


EXTENDED STAY

Eva and Tim Williams have lived with their six children at the Centerstone Inn in Newport News, Va. for nine months.

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