Letter: Support increased renewable energy use and the jobs it may bring Virginia

  Dear Editor: Companies and government officials alike need to show a unified commitment for a more sustainable future. It’s important not just for us, but for generations to come. The governor and the state legislature have set goals and… Continue Reading


Agriculture: Virginia Beach to seek greater coordination on farming equipment, utility wire issues

THE INDEPENDENT NEWS VIRGINIA BEACH – City Agriculture Director David Trimmer said his department has reached out to local power officials to improve points of contact between the farming community and utilities when it comes to low-hanging wires. The height… Continue Reading


Dominion Virginia Power volunteers give back at L-Z Grace

THE INDEPENDENT NEWS BACK BAY — Volunteers from Dominion Virginia Power visited L-Z Grace Warriors Retreat on a Friday in November. The center, profiled earlier this year by Veni Fields for The Independent News, continues to work toward fully opening, said Lynn Bukowski,… Continue Reading