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From the Editor: With ‘fake news,’ Salem High journalists teach a lesson about critical thinking

BY JOHN-HENRY DOUCETTE PUNGO — I read with interest when Eric Hodies of The Virginian-Pilot reported that student journalists at Salem High School made up a story and published it this month to teach a lesson about what some call “fake news.” … Continue Reading

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Column: In Virginia Beach, caring for each other after the chaos of storms

“For I was hungry and you gave me food; I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink; I was a stranger and you welcomed me/I was naked and you gave me clothing; I was sick and you took… Continue Reading

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2016: The year in photos by The Princess Anne Independent News

THE INDEPENDENT NEWS PUNGO — Here are some of images that, with few exceptions, we ran in print or online during this past year. Click on any image below to begin the slideshow, and then navigate using controls or your arrow… Continue Reading

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Virginia Beach student and their paper airplanes rise to occasion in challenge at Military Aviation Museum

BY JOHN-HENRY DOUCETTE PUNGO — Fifth-grade students from several Virginia Beach schools competed in a STEM Airplane Challenge at the Military Aviation Museum on Friday, Nov. 18, an event that built upon a partnership between Creeds Elementary School and the nearby… Continue Reading

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Charges in hog operation off Salem Road, but wider use of public land for unauthorized farming shown

BY JOHN-HENRY DOUCETTE COURTHOUSE — A retired city employee who is facing animal cruelty charges was involved in one of three separate agricultural operations that used public property off Salem Road without permission to do so, according to the city. The Independent News… Continue Reading

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Beach grad’s efforts pave way for future in technology

BY JANET YARBROUGH MEYER SALEM — It’s not uncommon for a computer nerd to want to pursue a career in technology. That’s where the biggest threats to national security, banking and personal accounts arise. It’s a fast moving, exciting line of… Continue Reading