NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Hampton Roads Transit has installed six solar-powered trash cans which are capable of holding five times more trash than their predecessors.
According to Tom Holden with HRT, the cans have built-in compactors to allow for more trash reception and reduce the need for trash pick-up at the following locations:
- NET and Thomas Nelson Community College transfer centers in Hampton
- Centers at Ocean View and Evelyn T. Butts in Norfolk
- 19th Street and Pacific Avenue in Virginia Beach
- Newton Road light rail station
Charges have been made in a domestic abuse investigation involving a 74-year-old woman in Elizabeth City.
Witnesses tell WAVY.com the attack of a shopper was the cause of a heavy police presence at the Ross department store at Military Circle in Norfolk Wednesday night.
State officials say construction on a new Bonner Bridge has been delayed for years because of a legal battle with an environmental group.
Michelle Price with Newport News Public Schools told WAVY.com at least three city school buses ran substantially late Wednesday afternoon, delivering children home several hours after dismissal.
Plans to enhance a popular park in Smithfield are on hold. Some people say City Council is trying to commercialize a natural and historic treasure, and leave them out of the loop.
Drivers traveling between Hatteras Island and the mainland were forced to use an emergency ferry Wednesday, following the sudden closure of the Bonner Bridge Tuesday.
Hampton Fire units arrived at the scene of a residential fire in the 3800 block of Shell Road just after 6 p.m.