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Past articles by Nana-Séntuo:

Seniors in Norfolk say they feel 'neglected' after Verizon phone lines down for over a week

The residents of John Knox Towers tell us there is hardly ever anyone at the front desk. So, in the case of an emergency, they can't use the office phone. → Read More

Phone rules at North Carolina polls; Election leaders say no 'selfie ballots'

The state law says "no person shall photograph, videotape, or otherwise record the image of a voted official ballot." → Read More

People can now text 911 during an emergency: 'It is a game changer,' say Newport News Police

Residents will be able to use the "Text-to-911" feature, giving them the ability to send a text message to reach a 911 dispatcher from their cellphone or mobile device. → Read More

COVID-19 almost scared staff away, but the screams forced local haunted house to open

Spooky Acres Haunted House kept getting calls from people who were tired of being indoors and about ready to scream – so the crew got to work. → Read More

Newport News City Council votes to remove Confederate monument outside courthouse

The vote was 6-1. → Read More

'It's a miracle,' neighbors say after tornado splits through James City Co. community

The sound of crews cleaning up is what let David Masterson know the storm was over. → Read More

Newport News leaders anticipating downed trees, power lines from Isaias; asking people to stay indoors

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – As city crews were preparing for the Hurricane Isaias, people were getting their homes ready. It was an all-hands-on-deck approach at the Vanevery household in Menchville. “We just went around and cleaned up the yard, made sure that anything that could blow away couldn’t blow away,” said Richard Vanevery. Whether it was putting things in the garage or throwing things in the… → Read More

Hampton Roads cities prepare for Hurricane Isaias; Coast Guard asks people to tie up boats

The Norfolk Public Works Department started cleaning out drains Friday. → Read More

Norfolk School Board votes for full-time virtual learning for first quarter of 2020-21 school year

Students in Norfolk will sit the first quarter of the 2020-21 school year at home. → Read More

Norfolk cinema promotes Black Lives Matter through films; locals say 'it's a start' to change

The cinema wants to use its platform to support the African American community and help educate others through films like "I Am Not Your Negro," "Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am" and "Whose Streets." → Read More

Health center offering free COVID-19 testing Monday-Friday to Hampton Roads community

Testing options are walk-up or drive-thru, and they are available by appointment only Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m and on Fridays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. → Read More

Students taking grad photos at Newport News City Center join in on protest

Five Bethel High School graduates were taking their senior pictures by the water fountain at City Center in Newport News when they noticed the “no justice, no peace” chants and decided to make sure their voices were heard, too. → Read More

Norfolk barbershop sweeps away walk-ins to adjust to new guidelines

There are also strict state guidelines that must be met in order to properly social distance. → Read More

'It is the best social distancing vacation you can get': Campsites reopen for Phase One

Local campsites say it's right on time to kick off the season. → Read More

'It is taking out our community': Leaders organize free COVID-19 testing for underserved communities

Because of stories just like Cedricka Mayo’s, the Urban League of Hampton Roads and the Chesapeake Health Department are turning the area at MacDonald Manor into a pop-up COVID-19 testing site. → Read More

Retail stores preparing to open for N.C. Phase One, but not all neighbors agree

Gov. Roy Cooper says barbershops, gyms and theaters will remain closed, but retail stores are allowed to open back up on Friday at 5 p.m. → Read More

'That place saved my life,' says poet about Norfolk art venue that closed due to COVID-19

The red building that sits on 35th Street is more than just a venue. → Read More

'YMCA is my source of childcare,' says mother who urges community to support #GivingTuesdayNow

To help continue to care for children of these workers, the Chief Operating Officer with the YMCA of South Hampton Roads says donations that come in during #GivingTuesdayNow are necessary. → Read More

Shootings in Hampton Roads increase as other crimes are on the decline amid COVID-19

The one crime most departments say continues to be a problem is domestic violence. → Read More

Floral shops providing more than flowers to the community during COVID-19 pandemic

The owners of The New Leaf in Norfolk say they’re glad they are still able to provide flowers to the community. They weren’t expecting to be this busy after the "stay at home" order. → Read More