| Dec 16, 2014
| 7:42 PM
The $1.1 trillion spending bill that just cleared Congress includes millions of dollars toward advanced aircraft, a cleaner Chesapeake Bay, stiffer standards for oil tank cars and repairs to the state's spaceport damaged by a rocket explosion in October....
| Dec 11, 2014
| 1:21 AM
Look forward to more sunny days in Hampton Roads. The National Weather Service forecast shows mostly sunny weather through Monday next week.
Expect a high temperature of about 47 degrees Thursday and 31 overnight. Winds will be out of the west 8 to 14...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:16 AM
You'll want to grab a jacket Wednesday, but it should be a fairly pleasant day outside.
The National Weather Service predicts mostly sunny skies and a high temperature of about 48 degrees dropping to a low of 33 overnight.
Conditions should be...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Hampton Roads localities from Isle of Wight to James City counties are among 25 around the state chosen to receive a share of more than $21 million in grants to help fund projects to reduce stormwater pollution.
James City County was the big winner...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Pack your umbrella Tuesday and watch out for flooding, especially in low-lying areas near the coast.
The National Weather Service is calling for an 90 percent chance for rain, which is expected to be heavy at times. A coastal flood advisory is in effect...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:03 AM
If you’re looking to spend some time with Santa Claus south of the James River, you’ve got a couple of options between now and Christmas.
The Isle of Wight County Museum will host its annual “Evening with St. Nick,” which will...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Three months after the first shots of World War I rang out in August 1914, the withering brutality of the fighting in Europe reached across the Atlantic and began reshaping Hampton Roads with an unforeseen power.
Though the United States would not enter...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Two months after the United States entered World War I in April 1917, the Army selected its principal ports of embarkation for sending a massive expeditionary force to Europe.
Writing in a June 20 memorandum to the chief of staff, Quartermaster Gen....
| Nov 27, 2014
| 4:10 PM
When Union sailors steamed into Hampton Roads with the captured CSS Florida in mid-November 1864, many of their countrymen on the East Coast embraced news of the unexpected trophy as if they had been delivered.
For two years, the fast, well-armed...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 1:23 AM
Bundle up, Black Friday shoppers, but you can leave your umbrella at home.
The National Weather Service is calling for a high temperature of just 42 degrees Friday, but there should be plenty of sunshine. The temperature is expected to dip to a frigid...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 11:26 AM
The Peninsula School for Autism's annual Aces for Autism golf tournament was held at the James River County Club in Newport News on Sept. 15 and raised $42,500, according to a school spokeswoman.
The tournament "brought out 96 golfers for camaraderie,...