| Mar 1, 2014
| 2:55 PM
At some point over the next six to eight weeks, a bunch of people you may — or may not — remember voting into office are going to sit down with some phone-book-sized documents and consider whether to make your monthly house payment or annual...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:15 PM
You don't have to be a student of drawing to like what Mary Lee Ruff can do with a pencil.
Time and time again over the past few years, this talented Charles H. Taylor Arts Center instructor has demonstrated that — when it comes making art —...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:00 PM
If you had to choose an iconic example of a colonial Tidewater plantation house, you could do a lot worse than Windsor Castle.
In a National Register of Historic Places nomination submitted in 2000, architectural historian Mary Ruffin Hanbury of the...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:35 PM
SMITHFIELD — If you had to choose an iconic example of a Tidewater plantation house, you could do a lot worse than Windsor Castle.
In a National Register of Historic Places nomination submitted in 2000, architectural historian Mary Ruffin...
| Apr 9, 2014
Birds and herbs in April
Two programs this month at the Williamsburg Botanical Garden offer birding information for kids and herb garden maintenance for adults. The programs are free, but a $5 donation is suggested by the garden. For more information,...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Bluebirds have been at it for weeks, and hummingbirds will be at it soon – nesting and feeding baby birds.
It's part of the magic of the spring season, an annual ritual that never grows old or boring.
Why do birds nest where they do – in...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The Hampton Roads writing community is mourning the loss of local poet and educator Hollis E. Pruitt who died on April 14.
Pruitt, a native of Mississippi but long-time Hampton Roads resident, served in the U.S. Army and earned a bachelor's degree in...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:57 AM
The Daily Press offers a paid summer internship program. Internships may be filled in several newsroom functions: local news, sports, features, online/digital, editing or photo.
You'll be assigned real work: Reporting, shooting photos and...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Patient First, a chain of primary care health centers with locations in Hampton and Newport News, has some timely advice for those dealing with current weather conditions on the Peninsula:
A necessary evil after a snow storm, shoveling snow can pose a...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:07 PM
Check here for NATIONAL SIGNING DAY news on all Bay Rivers District football teams. The district has four Division I signees, possibly a record, and numerous others committing to smaller schools.
UPDATE 4:10 P.M.
JAMESTOWN - Eagles coach Lee...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:16 PM
The Daily Press All-Stars Football Defensive Player of the Year will play offense in college.
Lafayette High star Schekel Wallace said Friday that he will attend Christopher Newport University in the fall and play running back.
While perhaps best...