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  • Sarah Osborn, 14, earns gold medal in USA Shooting Junior Olympic national championships | Community news

    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...
  • Chef Evans-Hylton hosts tasting and signing at The Mariners' Museum

    Chef Evans-Hylton hosts tasting and signing at The Mariners' Museum
    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...
  • 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,...
  • Newport News closes schools for Monday, debris and outages in much of city

    Newport News closes schools for Monday, debris and outages in much of city
    While downed trees, limbs and power lines were evident throughout Newport News, there weren't issues with flooding Sunday morning, according to city spokeswoman Karen Gill. Newport News Public Schools and offices will be closed Monday, but there will...
  • Irene depletes foodbank's supplies

    Irene depletes foodbank's supplies
    Hurricane Irene put a serious dent in the foodbank's supplies. Now, after stocking its member agencies with 17,500 pounds of food in anticipation of last month's storm, the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula is look for donations. "Anything will...
  • "Jaws" screenwriter Carl Gottlieb to speak at Mariners' Museum

    Carl Gottlieb, a writer for the iconic movie "Jaws," will speak with visitors at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News Tuesday, Oct. 11. The lecture, titled "The Shark Had No Dialogue: Notes on Hollywood and the Filming of JAWS," will begin at 7 p.m....
  • Mark Erickson's top art shows of 2010 Hampton Roads

    Mark Erickson's top art shows of 2010 Hampton Roads
    If any single visual arts attraction should rank at the top of heap in 2010, it has to be the May 1 opening of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts' new James W. and Frances G. McGlothlin Wing. The $150 million structure not only added 165,000 square feet...
  • Mariners' Museum free concert series now under way

    Mariners' Museum free concert series now under way
    Thursday's by the Lake, the free concert series at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, began June 2 and will continue through July 14. The after-work parties start at 6 p.m. and take place outdoors beside Lake Maury. Expect hits and dance music from...
  • Civil War Exhibits

    Civil War Exhibits
    Hampton Roads museums offer numerous exhibits exploring the region's historic role in the Civil War. Here are some thumbnail descriptions of some of the attractions you can expect to see during the 150th anniversary of the war: Casemate Museum. The...