Beverly Kidd, WTKR NewsChannel 3

Beverly Kidd

WTKR NewsChannel 3

Virginia Beach, VA, United States

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Past articles by Beverly:

Norfolk barber takes his show on the road to help community

Especially now during the pandemic when many elderly people aren’t risking going out to get their hair cut, Greg took his barber shop on the road. → Read More

Virginia campgrounds fill up this holiday weekend

"I think that are we’re seeing a lot of people looking to stay in our cabins and cottages because they don’t have their own RVs and a lot of people interested in tent camping because that’s easy to get into.” → Read More

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine calls for renaming military bases

President Trump has said he would veto this year's $740 million defense spending bill, which includes changing the names of military bases named after Confederate leaders. → Read More

Norfolk man takes action to help out in food desert

Last Saturday, Lavonne Pledger organized a free food distribution truck in the St. Paul's area of Norfolk, where many people walk to get their groceries. → Read More

Virginia Beach business owner frustrated at non-mask wearers

"We were closed for seven weeks. If one of us gets sick, gets COVID, we’ll have to quarantine for 14 days and shut down the store again.” → Read More

Local pharmacist, activists outraged by price of COVID-19 drug

“The treatment is given up to 10 days, given intravenously. The big issue with Remdesivir is the federal government is regulating who and what hospitals are going to get it. It's not going to be an easy thing to get," he said. → Read More

Virginia's first large-scale hemp plant opens this summer

Gov. Northam estimates that in three years, the new plant will pump $70 million back in to the Virginia economy. → Read More

Gardening can help boost your mood

Most Hampton Roads cities are reporting residents spending more time in their yards based on the higher amount of debris picked up. Research shows that might be a good place to be right now for mental and physical health. A study published in the journal Neuroscience shows there is bacteria in soil that acts as an antidepressant increasing the body's serotonin- a feel good chemical in the brain.… → Read More

Norfolk woman gives out free supplies in her neighborhood

Norfolk resident Shannon Forbes got the idea from a YouTube channel with actor John Krasinski, best know for his role on the TV show "The Office." His channel features good news during the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Luxury bus goes from Virginia Beach to D.C.

The ROX's luxury bus leaves twice daily from the Westin Hotel at Town Center in Virginia Beach at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. → Read More

Fitness studios start petition to persuade state to let them open

Former NFL offensive tackle Mike Williams is used to battling lineman to sack the quarterback, but lately he's fighting a different kind of battle - to get his gym back open. He doesn’t understand why some businesses are held to a different standard than others. → Read More

Treat some back pain at home with DIY remedies

Dr. Jean Paul Amonte of Amonte Chiropratic in Virginia Beach says there are many things you can do at home to relieve back pain and pressure. → Read More

Hampton girl makes essential packs for Sailors in need

After the pandemic began, seven-year-old Abigail saw a post on Facebook about how Sailors aboard the USNS Laramie were confined to the ship at sea and couldn't go ashore to buy the basic necessities. So, she went to work organizing essential packs for the crew with her own money and donations. → Read More

Norfolk mom starts virtual tip jar to help service workers

The service industry came to a screeching halt a few weeks ago due to the coronavirus pandemic, and many peoples’ livelihoods dried up overnight. When this happened, Norfolk mom Melissa Corrigan jumped into action. → Read More

Portsmouth teacher finds ways to connect with students during pandemic

Being a teacher can be hard enough, but teaching remotely is especially challenging. We honor one local educator whose desire to keep her students’ attention started long before the current crisis we’re in. → Read More

Virginia Beach firefighters take action to replace man's stolen bike

When Beach Fire Captain Bill Roestenberg heard about Travis Thereault's bike, he jumped into action. → Read More

Virginia Beach runner creates sense of community and fun with run club

“Our mission is pretty simple: It's get outside, be active and explore your city. But what we like to do is give back and pay it forward through the sport of running," Barry Clark said. → Read More

Veteran Polar Plunge volunteer makes a splash for Special Olympics

Chris Hall's dedication to the event got the attention of his co-workers, and now they are all in - with nearly 100 taking part in the plunge. → Read More

Virginia Beach school is top fundraiser for special athletes for the 10th year!

So far this year, the students at Plaza Middle School have raised $10,000 through a variety of activities: Selling donuts, a dodgeball tournament, bake sales and social media fundraisers. → Read More

Norfolk woman gives to those in need with her ‘giving tree’

You’ll often find Norfolk resident Kandi Philipp hanging clothes on her crêpe myrtle tree on the sidewalk in front of her Bayview home. → Read More