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  • Citizens favor upgrades to intersections, roads on south side of Springfield

    Citizens favor upgrades to intersections, roads on south side of Springfield
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- More than 1,100 Springfield-area citizens completed the City of Springfield’s Public Works Transportation Survey during June and July.  Citizens were asked to vote for their top choices among some 70 transportation improvement...
  • Civil War's 'Stone Fleet' Sailed From New London To Dubious End In South Carolina

    Civil War's 'Stone Fleet' Sailed From New London To Dubious End In South Carolina
    In November 1861, New London residents watched with curiosity as teams of oxen hauled wagons loaded with fieldstones through their streets. The stones had been collected from the foundations of farms and old pasture walls in Waterford and surrounding...
  • SELC: Chesapeake Bay, Southside among "endangered" places

    SELC: Chesapeake Bay, Southside among "endangered" places
    Included on the Southern Environmental Law Center’s fourth annual list of endangered places is the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia’s mountains, Southside Virginia and the Charlottesville area. The bay made the list because groups, such as the...
  • Atlantic sturgeon in Chesapeake Bay to be listed endangered

    Atlantic sturgeon in Chesapeake Bay to be listed endangered
    Atlantic sturgeon in Chesapeake Bay and elsewhere will be designated an endangered species, federal regulators announced Tuesday. Effective April 6, the listing will provide greater protection for the dinosaur-like fish and may add irksome regulations to...
  • Maryland sturgeon restoration effort in limbo

    Maryland sturgeon restoration effort in limbo
    — "Sturgie" is biding his time, waiting to be introduced to the right female. Caught off Hooper's Island five years ago, the hulking six-foot Atlantic sturgeon passes his days lolling about in a large tank at the University of Maryland's Horn Point...
  • Bay 'smart' buoys scuttled by Obama

    Bay 'smart' buoys scuttled by Obama
    The Chesapeake Bay'slong-suffering "smart" buoys, which have come back after being shot up and hit by boats and ships, now face perhaps their most serious threat yet - the budget knife. President Obama's spending plan for fiscal 2013 proposes cutting the...
  • High school basketball scores

    High school basketball scores for March 3 GIRLS BASKETBALL AAA State Championship Quarterfinal    Princess Anne 57, Potomac 42    Woodside 55, William Fleming 42 AA State Championship Division 3 Quarterfinal    Liberty-Bealeton 73, Brunswick 51    R.E....
  • Newport News closes schools for Monday, debris and outages in much of city

    Newport News closes schools for Monday, debris and outages in much of city
    While downed trees, limbs and power lines were evident throughout Newport News, there weren't issues with flooding Sunday morning, according to city spokeswoman Karen Gill. Newport News Public Schools and offices will be closed Monday, but there will...
  • Irene, Lee pump plenty of sewage discharges into York, Piankatank rivers

    There's a reason swimming in local rivers isn't advisable following big storms. Between Aug. 26 and Sept. 10, hundreds of thousands of gallons of sewage and wastewater washed into the York and Piankatank rivers, courtesy of Hurricane Irene and Tropical...
  • Town of Buchanan

    Town of Buchanan
    From its earliest development, the Town of Buchanan in Botetourt County, was a principal crossing of the James River via the Great Valley Road. It has long been an early transportation-oriented community. The town had taverns, blacksmith shops, wagons...
  • Just Looking: 504 River Bluffs, Kingsmill on the James

     Just Looking: 504 River Bluffs, Kingsmill on the James
    Address: 504 River Bluffs, Kingsmill on the James Price: $795,000 Listing agent: Philip Latchum, Twiddy Realty, (757) 254-3550 Basics: The River Bluffs of Kingsmill offer turn-key living. Poised atop 80-foot bluffs over the James River, this luxury...