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  • Funding uncertain to improve coastal NC museum

    Funding remains a question for improvements at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum on North Carolina's Outer Banks.
  • 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...

    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...

    Tall ships coming to Hampton marina for pirate festival

    Tall ships coming to Hampton marina for pirate festival
    A taste of the pirate's life is returning to downtown in this month during a three-day festival expected to bring replicas of the sea-faring vessels that served those marauders. Three tall ships and an open cockpit sailboat are scheduled to be moored in...

    'Pan' trailer teases Peter Pan's origin story

    Peter Pan is having a moment. With a little more than a week to go till NBC's staging of "Peter Pan Live," Warner Bros. has released a teaser trailer for "Pan," the Joe Wright-directed origin tale about the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up. Judging by the 2½-...