CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) - A fallen hero was honored Monday by a local restaurant.
The Chick-fil-A in the Edinburgh Shopping Center hosted a "spirit day." The restaurant and other local businesses donated to We Care Marines , an organization in the honor of Chesapeake's Lance Corporal Cody Childers.
"We are trying to get enough people to come out here today to raise support our military," Chick-fil-A marketing director Patty Brackett said. "We send care packages over to Afghanistan and our goal Monday was to actually to raise enough money to send 500 boxes over to our military for the holidays."
The organization sends care packages to service men and women serving overseas for the holiday season.
Norfolk Police are investigating an assault on a man Thursday night.
South Africa's first black president, Nelson Mandela, passed away Thursday evening at the age of 95. Tributes from those who knew him began pouring in from across the globe, including words from two Hampton Roads leaders.
A company has been hired to complete the repairs to the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge on the Outer Banks, but how long those repairs will take remains unknown.