VFD Chief commends city, county's joint response effort during storm
Valdosta's fire chief praised the work of the county's search and rescue team Tuesday in responding to Monday's storm.
Best Bully Sticks Launches BullyBox and Dog Treat Donation Program
RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Best Bully Sticks, a national online retailer of natural dog treats and products, has launched BullyBox, a new box of natural dog treats that gives back to rescue dogs with each purchase. Founded in 2008, Best Bully Sticks is a long-time supporter of both local and national dog shelters and believes in giving back to rescue pets in need. With this ...
Homeless veterans take step forward at Safe Haven Horse Rescue Center
LAUREL HILL ?Vietnam veteran John Keys moved to Florida two months ago because he had been told HUD housing vouchers were available in the area. But when he arrived he learned the vouchers were all gone. And he said the VA presented so much red tape that he was left with no options and no home. ?I don?t like being homeless,? Keys said. ?I want to work.? He was stationed in Amberg, Germany, with ...
Rescue Mission holds 67th annual dinner to feed the needy
Over 100 volunteers helped feed nearly a thousand diners
Two people escape early morning house fire in Suffolk
Suffolk, Va. ? Suffolk Fire & Rescue are investigating after a home caught fire in the early morning hours on Saturday. Firefighters responded to the fire in the 300 block of Spruce Street just after 3 a.m. Saturday morning. Firefighters say when they arrived on scene the first unit saw flames coming from the rear [?]
Bedford fire and rescue volunteers receive free gift from county leaders
Firefighters and rescue workers in Bedford County are getting a holiday bonus from their local government.
Va. Beach pet store closing after 39 years
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) ? The king of the jungle is hanging up his vines.
One hospitalized after fiery crash in Suffolk
Suffolk, Va. ? One person was hospitalized after a car burst into flames after a crash early Saturday morning in Suffolk. Suffolk Fire & Rescue and Suffolk Police responded to the scene of the single vehicle accident in the 6200 block of Route 58/Holland Road at the Downtown Holland Exit at 4:37 a.m. and found [?]
Appeals court holds VA secretary in contempt
A federal appeals court is holding the Veterans Affairs secretary in contempt after the department spent nearly two years ignoring a court order to process paperwork for a veteran's disability claim. The ruling last week by the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims included some unusually blunt and colorful ...
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