| May 2, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Menchville 12, Heritage 0
Woodside 5, Gloucester 4
Hampton 6, Warwick 4
New Kent 11, Jamestown 0
Smithfield 6, Grafton 5
Poquoson 4, York 0
Tabb 11, Bruton 8
Isle of Wight Ac. 13, Broadwater Ac. 3
Hampton Roads Ac. at Greenbrier Christian, 4:30...
| May 30, 2013
Blackbeard may get all the attention. Black Bart was even more feared. But for my money, the most important pirate to cast a shadow across Hampton Roads was an almost completely unknown Englishman named William Dampier.
Exactly what he was doing in...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Go back 200 years this month and you would have found Hampton Roads in turmoil.
The world's best and biggest navy, which had arrived in February to blockade the Chesapeake Bay, was looking for new targets after the return of a squadron that had...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:32 PM
A Norfolk league champion team started well in the women's 4.5-rated division of the USTA League Virginia District Championships, winning both of its matches Friday.
First, the team captained by Jacquelyn West won 5-0 against the "Over the Line" team...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 2:06 PM
It was never meant to be permanent.
In August 1992, after an eight-year run in Lynchburg, the executive committee of the Virginia High School Coaches Association decided to move its All-Star week to Hampton. It made sense: Busch Gardens, Water Country...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:13 PM
Archaeologists probing the early James Fort kitchen where they unearthed evidence of cannibalism this past year have discovered an earlier layer of artifacts showing that — just months before the Starving Time of 1609-10 — the colonists were...
| Jan 14, 2013
No one imagined the destruction about to unfold as the CSS Virginia eased from its berth late on the morning of March 8, 1862, for what was supposed to be its maiden voyage.
But even as the sailors at Portsmouth’s Gosport Navy Yard prepared to...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Fixing the James River Bridge grid deck will cost at least $200,000 more than previously thought, according to documents from the Virginia Department of Transportation obtained by the Daily Press under the Freedom of Information Act, bringing the total to...
| Aug 23, 2013
The Virginia Department of Transportation was unable to say this week when state police are monitoring the troubled steel grid deck on the James River Bridge.
Despite assurances by VDOT that state police would be positioned on the deck during rainy...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Virginia State Police stationed a unit on the James River Bridge grid deck seven times during the month of June, according to data the agency provided the Daily Press on Friday.
Corinne Geller, a spokeswoman for Virginia State Police, said Friday she...
| Sep 1, 2013
This week, the Virginia Department of Transportation addresses safety concerns on the new steel grid deck of the James River Bridge, but the issues of traction on the bridge are old, by about 30 years.
In May, 1980, shortly after the first segment of...