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  • Bay Days canceled but plans in works for 2016

    Bay Days canceled but plans in works for 2016
    Hampton Bay Days' president vowed Thursday to "redesign, reorganize and look for a new location."
  • Pirate Twister: It's been three years

    Lest you forget that Hampton's pirate lure now includes tales of the 2012 tornado that spun through the waters of Hampton Roads before tearing its way through downtown and the Blackbeard Pirate Festival camp.  The most important detail you should...

    Reader feedback May 30: Vandalism at Kingsmill, power line debate, recalling Hampton tornado

    Vandalism at Kingsmill Vandals used green spray paint on tables, desks, chairs, windows, doors and other surfaces in Kingsmill Resort, police said. On May 10 and 11, the vandals caused thousands of dollars in damage to offices, a break room and a truck...

    Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend

    Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend
    Looking for something fun to do in Hampton Roads this weekend? Here is a look at some of your entertainment options. The Blackbeard Pirate Festival comes to Downtown Hampton on Saturday and Sunday, and it kicks off with the Grand Pirate Ball on Friday...

    Ahoy, mateys: Time for the Blackbeard Festival

    Ahoy, mateys: Time for the Blackbeard Festival
    In one of the coolest and most gruesome chapters in local history, in the year 1718 the severed head of the notorious Blackbeard was put on prominent display in a harbor in Hampton — a warning to other pirates that we don't mess around. That was...