| Feb 13, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Theodore A. "Ted" Dietz, a retired shipyard electrician who earned the sobriquet of "40-Watt Dietz" from fellow volunteer crew members aboard the Liberty ship SS John W. Brown, died Feb. 3 of heart failure at his Severna Park home. He was 91.
| Sep 25, 2012
Bill Wade and his wife, Susan, might live in Washington, D.C., but they spend their spare time on the Chesapeake Bay with their sons. It’s a family tradition passed along from Bill’s father, firefighter turned waterman after his wife won a...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:24 PM
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Granby 21 Wilson 20
Hampton 42 Denbigh 0
Heritage (Newport News) 30 Woodside 26
Alleghany 47 James River (Buchanan) 26
Altavista 48 William Campbell 33
Amelia County 35 Randolph-Henry 21...
| Mar 20, 2012
Newport News Shipbuilding, the nation's largest shipyard, is one of the local economy's driving forces.
The yard — Hampton Roads' largest private employer, with about 20,000 workers — is the nation's sole maker of nuclear-powered aircraft...
| Nov 15, 2010
| 4:33 PM
HOPEWELL, Va. â Researcher Matt Balazik wears his passion for saving the Atlantic sturgeon on his right arm -- a tattoo of the ancient fish -- and lives it by counting the bottom-feeding giants in the James River. The 30-year-old......
| Jun 13, 2011
| 8:23 AM
Getting to know Atlantic sturgeon isn't easy.
Case in point: watermen netted a 6-foot, 200-pound spawning female in the James River in April. Thinking it would move toward Richmond to lay its eggs, scientists placed a tracking device in the fish.
| Jun 13, 2011
| 10:13 AM
Several food and wine-related businesses in Hampton Roads and parts of Eastern Virginia were big winners in the first-ever Reader’s Choice Awards announced in the summer issue of Virginia Wine Lover.
More than 7614 people responded to the...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 7:32 AM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
John Carl Lewis, 30, of the 200 block of Engle Avenue, was charged Wednesday with failure to comply with a peace order, telephone misuse by making repeat calls and harassment...
| Jun 17, 2011
Three weeks after Virginia left the Union, the escalating shoving match between federal and Confederate forces jostling for control of Hampton Roads finally erupted into a shooting war.
Alarmed by the increasingly aggressive patrols of Union gunboats...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 7:58 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — On a recent mid-week afternoon, the Newport News Amtrak station was bustling with patrons lugging suitcases into the sparse waiting room to await the arrival of the 4:55 p.m. train to Richmond and points north.
About 50 people...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 8:18 AM
The Jamestown-Scotland Ferry offers a free, 15-minute ride between Williamsburg and Surry. The ride gives those who take the ferry a unique view of land on both sides of the James River. It is a fun, stress-free way to make the trip. The ferry operates 24...