| Mar 4, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Newport News personal trainer Brian Cole scaled Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, the tallest freestanding peak in Africa, in February. After altitude sickness foiled his climb a couple of years ago, Cole recommitted to the effort to reach the summit, 19,000...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Chef Patrick Evans-Hylton will host a food tasting and book launch for his latest cookbook, “Dishing Up Virginia,” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News.
Evans-Hylton will be on hand to sign...
| Apr 19, 2013
Southside author Tracey L. Moore describes herself on her website as “The Purposeful Poet” whose goal is to “encourage, uplift and inspire people to be the best they can be for Christ.” Moore’s first book, “Oasis for my...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Sarah Osborn wanted to take another shot at competing in small-bore .22 rifle shooting. Why not? The 14-year-old Hampton shooting phenom already had won national honors in air rifle.
This included winning individual silver and bronze medals in her age...
| Apr 28, 2013
Dust off those party clothes and dig out that crazy hat. It's the time of year when folks in our part of Virginia get together to celebrate in the fresh air and sunshine.
If you're looking to socialize and depressurize, you're in luck. Festivals devoted...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 7:04 AM
If you've ever taken a good look at the battleship USS Wisconsin outside Nauticus and the Hampton Roads Naval Museum in Norfolk, it probably didn't take long to recognize that you were in the presence of something special.
With its long, raking hull,...
| May 10, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Great barbecue and an art auction are on the plate when the Peninsula Fine Arts Center holds its annual fundraiser beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, May 17, at the center.
The evening starts off with cocktails and an auction preview. Barbecue will be provided...
| May 15, 2013
| 10:07 AM
A popular summer concert series has seemingly escaped looming federal budget cuts. Fort Monroe's Music By the Bay series will begin June 13 and with a performance by the U.S. Fleet Forces Band Wind Ensemble.
Concerts take place on Thursday evenings at...
| May 25, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Pool memberships, theme park passes, museum tickets — keeping up with Hampton Roads' best attractions can get expensive. Here are some frugal ways to fill the days this summer.
See a movie
The Hampton family movie series has moved to Mill...
| Aug 6, 2010
| 6:14 AM
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...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 4:37 AM
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,...