Month: August 2016

VA and NC law to work together in Sept. 1 safety checkpoints

The Chesapeake Police Department and North Carolina law enforcement have joined forces to start the Labor Day holiday with a traffic safety checkpoint at border areas on Thursday, Sept. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon. “Labor Day is the last big travel holiday of the summer,” said Chesapeake Police Department’s PIO assistant Sgt. Ravi Sheth in a press release. “Speeding, not buckling up and drunk driving make Labor Day one of the deadliest long weekends in the United States,” he said. This is the 19th consecutive year the Virginia and North Carolina law enforcement groups have worked together to let citizens know they will be on the roads all over the region throughout the long weekend. The simultaneous safety checkpoints will stop drivers to ensure they are sober and following all traffic safety laws, with passengers properly restrained. There will also be motor carrier enforcement on the border to make sure all trucks are meeting all traffic and safety regulations....

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Want to move the 2nd Precinct? Come to city council meeting tomorrow!

The South Norfolk Neighborhood Watch is asking supporters to attend the next Chesapeake City Council meeting, tomorrow, Aug. 9 at 6 p.m, at city hall, to show support for moving the Second Precinct to the old library building on Poindexter. If you support the move but cannot attend the meeting, please sign the group’s online petition,...

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August events in South Norfolk

Meet the neighbs: National Night Out is tomorrow, Aug. 2 starting at 5:30 p.m. The free movie is scheduled to begin at 6:45. National Night Out (America’s Night Out Against Crime) is a community-police awareness event held the first Tuesday in August by communities all over America. In partnership with local law enforcement members, businesses and community organizations, the local event is directed by the South Norfolk Neighborhood Watch to promote neighborhood safety and improve the quality of life in our neighborhood with a fun-filled evening for kids and families. There will be live music, a cook-out, a bounce house and face painting...

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