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Strawberries: Prized local fruit stars in three dishes at The Whiskey Kitchen

  BY JANE BLOODWORTH ROWE VIRGINIA BEACH — Southern Virginia Beach marks the arrival of spring by the ripening strawberries, and locals celebrate the season by hitting the fields with buckets and baskets in hand.   Many pick pounds at a… 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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Wave of thefts from and of cars in Red Mill, Strawbridge in Virginia Beach

THE INDEPENDENT NEWS COURTHOUSE – Police on Thursday took reports for five stolen cars and 23 larcenies from automobiles — all from the Red Mill and Strawbridge areas of the city. The rash of crimes comes after a great deal… Continue Reading

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After fire, rebuilt McDonald’s at Strawbridge back on track

BY JOHN-HENRY DOUCETTE STRAWBRIDGE — A McDonald’s that was heavily damaged by fire last summer is back in business in the Strawbridge-Red Mill area, where a sign under golden arches along General Booth Boulevard read: “WELCOME BACK.” The McDonald’s was damaged when the… Continue Reading

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Barritt’s Books says so long to Strawbridge store with sale

BY JOHN-HENRY DOUCETTE STRAWBRIDGE — In a blow to book lovers in the southern reaches of the Beach, the Barritt’s Books location at Strawbridge Marketplace will close its doors on Aug. 31 after 18 years, initially as part of the… Continue Reading