VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - Dr. James Merrill, superintendent of Virginia Beach City Public Schools, has been named as a finalist for superintendent of Wake County schools in North Carolina, according to media in Raleigh.
Merrill has served Virginia Beach schools for more than six years, but now has the opportunity to move back to Wake County, a school system he served for sixteen years.
Representatives at the Wake County school board meeting May 21 said that all three finalists for the North Carolina position are expected to visit the county soon, according to media in Raleigh.
A Suffolk man told police an HVAC system weighing about three tons was stolen from his property sometime last week.
A Newport News mother was arrested in York County for drug charges while she was with her children, according to the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office.
Sgt. Chris Meier with Smithfield Police confirmed a sexual assault took place at the Smithfield Foods packing plant last month.