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  • Hampton Roads transportation plans include proposals for more bike lanes

    Hampton Roads transportation plans include proposals for more bike lanes
    Tucked amid proposals on the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization's list of 200 potential long-range projects for the Peninsula are about 30 proposals that focus on two-wheeled, pedal-powered vehicles.
  • Jean Johnson, Owner Of Well-Known Bait Shop, Dies At 87

    Jean Johnson, who owned the J&J Bait Shop in Manchester, died July 15. She was 87. For nearly 25 years, the Johnson family sold bait to fishermen out of their basement at 233 Center St. For part of that time, the shop was open 24 hours a day. If...

    Subway, state parks team up for free subs

    Subway, state parks team up for free subs
    Starting Thursday, July 31, visitors at certain Virginia state parks will receive a coupon for a free six-inch sub from Subway.  The offer is part of a partnership with the Boys & Girls Club to promote outdoor activities.  Participating parks include ...

    Virginia is for bicyclists — even world champions

    For the best cycling in the world, come to Richmond. That's not what you'd necessarily expect to hear about a city best known as the Civil War capital of the Confederacy, but it will be true Sept. 19-27, 2015, when the UCI Road World Championships...

    Rewriting history at James Fort

     Rewriting history at James Fort
    Since pushing their first shovel into the ground 20 years ago, Jamestown archaeologists have rewritten the history of America's first permanent English settlement numerous times, beginning with the 1996 discovery of the landmark fort that most people...