| Aug 5, 2011
| 9:20 AM
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...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 4:18 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 12:00 PM
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...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 7:05 AM
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...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 1:07 PM
— "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...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 8:43 AM
High school basketball scores for March 3
AAA State Championship
Princess Anne 57, Potomac 42
Woodside 55, William Fleming 42
AA State Championship
Liberty-Bealeton 73, Brunswick 51
| Aug 28, 2011
| 2:52 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 9:06 AM
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...
| Oct 3, 2011
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...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 2:36 PM
Address: 504 River Bluffs, Kingsmill on the James
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...