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  • Wednesday's 4/22 local schedule (updated Tuesday AM)

    COLLEGES Baseball Richmond at Old Dominion, 6 Thomas Nelson Community College vs. College of the Albemarle (at Knobbs Creek Park in Elizabeth City, N.C.), 4 Softball Norfolk State at Coppin State (doubleheader), 4 Men’s lacrosse...
  • Historic Garden Week 2015: Merry Point Estates homes, gardens in Newport News impress

    Historic Garden Week 2015: Merry Point Estates homes, gardens in Newport News impress
    Decades-old azaleas, camellias and rhododendrons, along with dogwoods and redbuds, turn Merry Point Estates into a picture-perfect postcard of spring color. Tucked along the banks of the James River and scenic Indigo Lake in the Hidenwood area of...
  • Scotsman Shiel, first pro at Newport News golf course, passes away

    Scotsman Shiel, first pro at Newport News golf course, passes away
    Tom Shiel, a wry and dedicated Scotsman who left his mark on golf on the Peninsula and in his native land, passed away recently. Shiel, 87, was the first golf professional at Deer Run, formerly known as the Newport News City Park Course, when it...
  • Opponents cheer Va. ruling on James River transmission line

    The Supreme Court of Virginia ruled Thursday that local approval is required for a key element of a proposed high-rise electrical transmission line over a historic section of the James River. Opponents celebrated the decision, but stopped short of saying...
  • Wednesday's 4/14 local schedule (updated Wednesday AM with many additions)

    COLLEGES Baseball Randolph-Macon at Virginia Wesleyan, 3:30 East Carolina at Old Dominion, 4 William and Mary at Virginia, 6 Capital Athletic Conference first round (of double elimination): No. 6 Christopher Newport at No. 1 Frostburg State,...
  • Road work to cause major delays on Hampton Roads' interstates and at bridges, tunnels

    Road work to cause major delays on Hampton Roads' interstates and at bridges, tunnels
    Prepare to give yourself extra time at some local bridges and tunnels and on major interstates across Hampton Roads starting Sunday. The Virginia Department of Transportation has several scheduled projects that are expected to close lanes.  Peninsula...
  • Thursday's 4/9 local schedule (updated Wednesday PM with college baseball change)

    BASEBALL Season openers: International League: Norfolk at Charlotte, 7:05 Eastern League: Bowie at Richmond (at The Diamond), 6:35   BASKETBALL Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (at Churchland High): Consolation: Portsmouth Sports...
  • Bourbon microdistillery planned for downtown Newport News

    Bourbon microdistillery planned for downtown Newport News
    A new bourbon microdistillery near Victory Arch and the shipyard may create a buzz downtown. The King family — with dad Stephen, sons Owen and Ben, daughter Kara, Ben's wife, Inga, and mom Carol — are working to get Ironclad Distillery up...
  • TRAFFIC: Morning openings at James River Bridge

    TRAFFIC: Morning openings at James River Bridge
    Two openings - 8:30 and 9 a.m. - are scheduled at the James River Bridge, on US-17 between Newport News and Isle of Wight County. Expect potential delays.   Source: Virginia Department of Transportation.
  • Black troops from Hampton Roads at the gates of Richmond

    Black troops from Hampton Roads at the gates of  Richmond
    Union soldiers had plenty of reason to worry as — late on April 2, 1865 — they peered through the gloom and tried to puzzle out what was happening in the Confederate defenses southeast of Richmond. Despite reports of a breakthrough at...
  • Va. board OKs $361,000 fine against CSX for 2014 derailment

    A state board has approved a $361,000 fine against CSX Transportation for a 2014 derailment in Lynchburg that spilled Bakken crude oil into the James River. The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality proposed the fine in a consent order that CSX...