Norfolk Recognition in 2012

  • Coach Peek of RPOS makes boxing history at Olympics
  • Intercity passenger rail returns to Norfolk
  • Lake Taylor Titans win Group AAA Division 5 State Football Championship (first Norfolk team to win since 1966)
  • Norfolk Admirals win Caulder Cup and the American Hockey League Championship
  • OpSail receives Grand Pinnacle Gold Award from International Festivals and Events Association
  • STORM Application receives Innovative Use of Technology in Local Government Award from the Governor of Virginia Technology Awards
  • Virginia's first light rail system, The Tide, celebrates 1st anniversary, exceeding ridership numbers