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  • Family suspects defective drywall caused death

    Family suspects defective drywall caused death
    JAMES CITY — They moved to James City County from Connecticut one day four years ago in a vehicle caravan, Jeff and Susann Tierney followed by the couple's elderly parents. The Tierneys had just retired. They wanted to move to the Williamsburg...
  • Landmark Hampton church traces roots to 1610

    Landmark Hampton church traces roots to 1610
    When Union troops occupied Hampton during the Civil War, they couldn't help but be impressed by the ancient brick walls of St. John's Church. Many admiring Yankees wrote home describing its weighty aura of antiquity. One souvenir seeker even sent back...
  • Victims of defective drywall demand meeting with governor

    Victims of defective drywall demand meeting with governor
    NEWPORT NEWS — Victims of defective Chinese drywall demanded an audience with Gov. Bob McDonnell at Monday's meeting of the Defective Drywall Task Force. "All I keep hearing is request this, request that," said Amanda Fowle of Newport News,...
  • Save on travel, food and fun

    Looking for a last hurrah before school goes back? Or perhaps a weekend getaway in the fall to prolong that vacation feeling? On the Cheap readers, including one who's in the business of telling people where to go (literally), have suggestions for...
  • 2005 Citizen of the Year: McKinley Price

    To see what "putting down roots" looks like, look no further than McKinley L. Price, the Daily Press 2005 Citizen of the Year. What you will see is a network of roots that reaches wide, delivering nourishment and support to many corners of the local...
  • 2001 Citizen of the Year: Alan Diamonstein

    Alan Diamonstein could give politicians a good name. He is a mover and shaker, for sure. A power broker par excellence. But the beneficiaries of his political savvy are ordinary people: children in public schools, moderate-income families who dream of...