Only 11, a future farmer loves LeBron James, karate and running the Morris family’s produce stand

BY JOHN-HENRY DOUCETTE PLEASANT RIDGE — Ben Morris is hard at work on a recent Sunday at the Morris Farms produce stand at 1868 Pleasant Ridge Road in southern Virginia Beach. He keeps it stocked, fills orders from customers, cuts produce… Continue Reading


Column: For high school seniors graduating during a pandemic

BY BETSY MORRIS BACK BAY — For our graduating seniors: This is a unique time in history in which the entire world is connected by uncertainty and worry. We are all adjusting to an altered lifestyle, and it feels like we… Continue Reading


For Morris family, recognized for contributions to farming, a tradition with deep roots in Virginia Beach

BY JANE BLOODWORTH ROWE PLEASANT RIDGE — On a recent day, Scott Morris kept two appointments, worked in his fields, then rushed off to see his 10-year-old daughter, Jenna, win an award at school. It’s that hard work, dedication to farming… Continue Reading