Caitlin Helveston

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Caitlin Helveston

Caitlin Helveston is a recent graduate of Old Dominion University (ODU) with a Bachelor's in English: Professional Writing. Her number one goal in life is to help people through her writing. She spends her spare time working out, writing two books, and hanging out with her cats while reading or watching movies.

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Virginia Bride Exchanges Wedding Photos for a 'First Dance' Photo Shoot With Her Dying Father4/25/19
Virginia Bride Exchanges Wedding Photos for a 'First Dance' Photo Shoot With Her Dying Father4/25/19
5 Reasons Why 'The Fitness Marshall' Should be Your No. 1 Dance Instructor4/25/19
HBO Review: 'Game of Thrones' Season 8, Episodes 1 and 24/25/19
Things to Do in the DMV This Weekend (April 26-28)4/24/19
Things to Do in Hampton Roads and Richmond (April 26-28)4/24/19
Your Weekly Guide to Pet Adoption in Hampton Roads (April 24-30)4/24/19
Netflix's Subscription Price Increase Will Be Rolled Out by May4/24/19
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Maryland Mansions: A Sweeping Owings Mills Home for $1.3 Million4/22/19
Not Just 'The 757' Anymore: Hampton Roads May Get a New Area Code4/22/19
'Unhappy Hour' at the Poe Museum in Richmond4/19/19
Can't-Miss Summer Events in Virginia Beach4/19/19
Tornado Watch for Hampton Roads, Parts of Virginia, and Northeastern North Carolina4/19/19
Photos: Jason Momoa Shaved His Beard, and Fans Are Not Having It4/18/19
Keep Your Food Fresh for Longer With the Food Freshness Card4/18/19
Your Weekly Guide to Pet Adoptions in Hampton Roads (April 17-23)4/17/19
Things to Do This Weekend in the DMV (April 19-21)4/17/19
Weirdest Pool Floats to Buy for the Pool This Summer4/17/19
Recall: Chewy Chips Ahoy Cookies May Have 'Unexpected Solidified Ingredient' 4/17/19
Ground Beef Likely the Cause of E. Coli Outbreak in 6 States4/16/19
The World Is Crazy: People Are Selling 'Game of Thrones' Oreos for 4 Times More Than They're Worth4/16/19
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Washington Bach Consort Offers DC Workers a Free Lunchtime Concert Series4/12/19
5 Must-Have Items to Help You Celebrate the Final Season of 'Game of Thrones'4/12/19
OCN Exclusive Interview: Chesapeake's Malique Hawkins, Recipient of $1.2 Million in Scholarships4/12/19
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Netflix Review: 'The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina,' Part 24/11/19
A Serval African Cat Is Loose and Running Around Virginia Beach4/11/19
Things to Do This Weekend in the DMV (April 12-14)4/10/19
8 Strange Peeps Flavors to Share This Easter Season4/10/19
Your Weekly Guide to Pet Adoptions in Hampton Roads (April 10-14)4/10/19
6 Ways to Celebrate Your Pet on National Pet Day, April 114/10/19
VB School Buses Will Be Used to Transport People to and From 'Something in the Water' Concert4/9/19
Maryland Mansions: An 1838 Oakdale Mansion for $10.2 Million4/8/19
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UPDATE: Proposed Leashed Dogs Law to Be Put on Hold for 12 Months4/8/19
UPDATE: VB Cherry Blossom Festival Moved to Sunday, April 7, Due to 'Inclement Weather'4/5/19
USDA Issues Nationwide Recall for 20K Pounds of Frozen Beef Patties for 'Extraneous Materials'4/4/19
Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office Brings Aboard a New K9 Officer – Named 'Gaston'4/4/19
Your Weekly Guide to Pet Adoptions in Hampton Roads (April 3-7)4/3/19
Things to Do This Weekend in the DMV (April 5–7)4/3/19
Don't Miss Virginia Beach's Annual Cherry Blossom Festival on April 64/3/19
Animal Cruelty Is Now a Felony in Virginia4/2/19
Welcome Spring With a Dunkin' Donuts Marshmallow-Flavored Coffee and Peeps Donut4/1/19
DC Dream Homes: A Federal-Style Dream for $7 Million4/1/19
Maryland Mansions: A Historic 1850s Abode and Land for $1.6 Million4/1/19
4 Best Ways to Compost This Spring3/29/19
The Virginia Beach Oceanfront Is Getting an Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Shop, and We Can't Wait3/29/19
A New Law Would Require Dogs to Be Leashed at All Times on the Beach3/29/19
Movie Review: Jordan Peele's Newest Hit, 'Us'3/28/19
Your Weekly Guide to Pet Adoptions in Hampton Roads (March 27-31)3/27/19
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Things to Do This Weekend in the DMV (Mar. 29-31)3/27/19
The Beloved Blue Bell Ice Cream Is Back in Hampton Roads 3/26/19
DC Dream Homes: A Sweeping Grand Victorian for $7.5 Million3/25/19
Maryland Mansions: A Contemporary Mansion for $5 Million3/25/19
Ocean Breeze Waterpark Is Holding Open Interviews for Lifeguards3/25/19
Here's Your Spring Allergy Forecast for the DMV3/25/19
Restaurant Week at the Virginia Beach Town Center Is March 24-303/22/19
RECALL: 69,000 Pounds of Tyson Chicken Strips Have Been Recalled3/22/19
A Massive Sinkhole Causes GW Parkway to Close 'Indefinitely' 3/22/19
Virginians Can Score Unlimited Visits to Colonial Williamsburg in 2019 -- for the Price of One3/21/19
Things to Do This Weekend in the DMV (Mar. 22-24)3/20/19
The Gate Is Open: The Trailer for 'Stranger Things 3' Is Finally Here3/20/19
Here's How to Get Your Dog on a Gold Leaf Lager Can3/19/19
Teachers: Norwegian Cruise Line Wants to Give You a Free 7-Day Trip3/19/19
Virginia Beach Mother Turned to Facebook to Ask for a Kidney Donor for Her Son, 123/18/19
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Maryland Mansions: Former Baltimore Oriole Adam Jones' $4 Million Estate3/18/19
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This Is Why You Should Have Flood Insurance3/14/19
Netflix Review: 'The Umbrella Academy'3/14/19
What's So Special About DC's Flagship Apple Store3/14/19
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Things to Do This Weekend in the DMV (March 15–17)3/13/19
5 Best Irish Pubs in Hampton Roads3/12/19
All Tobacco Products Have Been Banned on School Properties in Virginia3/11/19
Maryland Man Under Fire on Facebook After Attack on a Florida Pelican3/11/19
DC Dream Homes: A 4-Story Federal-Style Mansion for $9.8 Million3/11/19
Maryland Mansions: A Melvin Point Home for $6.9 Million3/11/19
Google Chrome Users: Update Chrome 'Right This Minute'3/7/19
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Things to Do This Weekend in the DMV (March 8–10)3/5/19
Maryland Mansions: An Esteemed Highland Farms Estate for $3.9 Million3/4/19
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DC Dream Homes: A Palace of Happiness for $15 Million3/4/19
Play Review: Generic Theater's 'A Comedy of Errors'3/1/19
Norfolk School Board Approves Later Start Times for High School3/1/19
Your Guide to Mardi Gras in Washington, DC 3/1/19
DC's Newest Pop-Up Is a Kitten Lounge, and It's Purr-fect2/28/19
Chesapeake Planning Solar Project on 234 Acres of Farmland2/28/19
Netflix Review: 'Abducted in Plain Sight'2/28/19
Cita, a Former Virginia Zoo Elephant, Has Died2/27/19
Things to Do This Weekend in the DMV (March 1-3)2/27/19
Norfolk Plans to Transform the Scope Plaza -- With 1 of 4 Potential Designs 2/26/19
Recall: Boston Market Frozen Boneless Pork Rib Meal Recalled Due to Glass and Plastic Scare2/26/19
Play Review: Norfolk State University's Production of 'Once on This Island' 2/25/19
DC Dream Homes: A Sophisticated Kent Home for $4.7 Million2/25/19
Maryland Mansions: An Enormous Estate in Gaithersburg for $7.6 Million2/25/19
In Roanoke, It's Illegal to Sleep in Your Car -- Even in Your Driveway2/22/19
Virginia Police Officer Plays Dolls With Girls in the Street2/20/19
Things to Do This Weekend in the DMV (Feb. 22–24)2/20/19
Norfolk Considers Ditching Current Recycling Program2/19/19
DC Dream Homes: The Classic Brooke House Beauty for Just $18 Million2/18/19
Maryland Mansions: An Astonishing Ocean City Masterpiece for Only $3.5 Million2/18/19
Maryland Mom Scours College Campus for a Potential Suitor for Her Son2/15/19
USPS Honoring Military Service Dogs with Stamp Collection2/15/19
'Hamilton' Is Coming to Norfolk and Richmond in 2019, and the Dates Have Been Released2/15/19
Google Is Doubling Its Workforce in Northern Virginia2/14/19
Movie Review: 'How to Train Your Dragon: A Hidden World'2/14/19
Things to Do This Weekend in the DMV (Feb. 15–17)2/13/19
Roseshire Will Help You Make Your Valentine a Princess for a Day -- With a Disney Bouquet2/12/19
RECALL: Frito-Lay Issues Nationwide Recall for 'Stacy's Simply Naked Pita Chips'2/12/19
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Maryland Mansions: An Architectural Masterpiece for $5.4 Million in Severna Park2/11/19
A 6-Year-Old Maryland Boy Tackles Bullying With 'Cool & Dope' Campaign2/9/19
How to Have the Most Magical Harry Potter-Themed Valentine's Day Date2/8/19
Norfolk IKEA Announces Grand Opening on April 102/7/19
Wawa May Be Opening Its First Location in Vienna, VA2/6/19
Things to Do This Weekend in the DMV (Feb. 8–10)2/6/19
2 'Angel Donors' Pay Furloughed Maryland Woman's Cancer Balance and February Rent2/5/19
DC Dream Homes: A Stunning Mansion in Washington, DC2/4/19
5 Food Bouquets to Give to Your Valentine 2/4/19
Maryland Mansions: A Rustic Waterfront Property Overlooking the Fishing Creek for $2.9 Million2/4/19
KFC Unveils the Cheetos Chicken Sandwich in Virginia2/1/19
Get Ready for the Cheesiest Event in Baltimore -- the Mac and Cheese Festival on May 182/1/19
Review: Netflix Original 'Grace and Frankie' Season 51/31/19
Drink Like Wizards and Witches at the Expecto Bar Crawl on Feb. 21/30/19
Things to Do This Weekend in the DMV (Feb. 1–3)1/30/19
Indulge in Your Favorite Sweet Treat at the Chocolate Lovers Festival, Feb. 1–31/30/19
Whisk Your Valentine Away to the Norfolk Theatre Festival, Feb. 14–171/30/19
The Best Leaked 2019 Super Bowl Commercials1/30/19
Celebrate Groundhog Day at the Motown Mansion Party and Fundraiser on Feb. 21/29/19
RECALL: The FDA Has Recalled Certain Types of Fruit in Virginia 1/28/19
DC Dream Homes: A Massive 3-Story Victorian in Lincoln Park1/28/19
Maryland Mansions: A Sprawling Custom Home in Point of Rocks1/28/19
KFC Has Launched a Signature Gravy Candle1/25/19
Things to Do in Hampton Roads in February1/25/19
Extended Federal Workers' Guide to Free Goods and Services in Hampton Roads1/24/19
Starbucks Delivery Service Is Coming to Washington, DC1/23/19
Land of Ice & Fire: A 'Game of Thrones' Event on Feb. 21/23/19
Comedian and Actor Steve-O Is Coming to The Virginia Beach Funny Bone This Weekend1/23/19
7 Heart-Shaped Foods for Celebrating Valentine's Day1/23/19
Things to Do This Weekend in the DMV (Jan. 25–27)1/23/19
RECALL: More Dry Dog Food Is Being Recalled for Vitamin D Toxicity1/22/19
DC Dream Homes: A Beautifully Renovated Condo for $1.2 Million1/21/19
Maryland Mansions: A Breathtaking Colonial Style Home in Bethesda for $2.5 Million1/21/19
An Amherst Man Used a Flamethrower to Melt the Snow Off His Driveway1/18/19
Hampton Roads Federal Workers' Guide to Free Food and Services 1/18/19
Netflix Original Series Review: 'You'1/18/19
Things to Do This Weekend in the DMV (Jan. 18–21)1/16/19
The Shutdown Has Halted FDA Food Inspections, Too1/15/19
Maryland Mansions: A Sleek Penthouse Overlooking Baltimore's Inner Harbor1/14/19
NoVA Is Getting Its Very First Sonic -- But It'll Look a Little Different ...1/11/19
8 Things You Learn When You Move to Hampton Roads1/11/19
Get Excited, Parrotheads: Jimmy Buffett Is Stopping in Virginia Beach in August1/11/19
SHUTDOWN UPDATE: The National Parks Are Dipping Into Entrance Fees for Park Maintenance1/10/19
Movie Review: Netflix's Newest Horror Film, 'Bird Box'1/10/19
6 Reasons Why More Employers Should Allow Dogs in the Workplace1/10/19
Trevor Noah Is Coming to Norfolk on January 181/9/19
DC and Columbia, MD, Among 2019's Top 10 Best Cities for Jobs1/9/19
Meet the Puppy Bowl XV Contestants From Virginia Beach1/8/19
Come Join 'Spirit of Norfolk' for the 2019 Adult Prom1/7/19
Maryland Mansions: A Gorgeous Home in Frederick for $1.8 Million1/7/19
Go See 'RENT' This Weekend in Norfolk1/4/19
Prepare for Detours on I-264, 64 Interchange This Weekend1/4/19
Shutdown Side-Effect: The National Mall and Parks Are Littered With Trash and Human Waste 1/3/19
5 Useful Electronic Devices to Upgrade Your Home in 20191/2/19
7 Useful New Year's Resolutions12/31/18
DC Dream Homes: Grab This Breezy Potomac Mansion for $2.7M12/31/18
Maryland Mansions: A 2-Story Penthouse in Baltimore for $2.8M12/31/18
Smithsonian Museums and Zoo to Close on Jan. 2, Due to Government Shutdown12/28/18
Review: Netflix's New Hit, 'Dumplin'12/27/18
Maryland Mansions: Grab This Custom-Made Home in Rockville, MD, for $1,449,00012/26/18
Portsmouth's 'The Bier Garden' Planning Expansion in Great Neck, Virginia Beach12/20/18
Rats Have Been Spotted All Over Washington DC, and People Are Rightfully Freaking Out12/19/18
The Christmas Movie Colorado Is Most Obsessed With12/19/18
7 DC Restaurants That Will Be Open on Christmas12/19/18
RECALL: Potential E-Coli infection Found in Lettuce and Cauliflower12/19/18
6 Restaurants Open for Christmas Dinner in Hampton Roads12/19/18
The Christmas Movie DC Is Most Obsessed With12/19/18
The Christmas Movie New Jersey Is Most Obsessed With12/17/18
The Christmas Movie Virginia Is Most Obsessed With12/17/18
Maryland Mansions: Own Your Own Winery in Mount Airy, MD12/17/18
The Christmas Movie Maryland Is Most Obsessed With12/17/18
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Chef Skip 757 Makes the Best Comfort Seafood in Hampton Roads12/13/18
8 Things You Learn When You Move to Washington, DC12/12/18
4 Best Places to Go Ice Skating in Hampton Roads12/11/18