| 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 26, 2012
| 9:30 AM
UPDATE: VDOT plans to demolish two sections of Jersey Wall dividers on the James River Bridge to create a traffic crossover so the span can remain open during upcoming work to replace the metal grid deck.
Lauren Hansen, a VDOT spokeswoman, revealed the...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 3:07 PM
A barge that hauls containers up the James River from Hampton Roads to Richmond twice a week, is adding a third day of service, according to transportation officials.
With the addition of Saturday service, a top Virginia Port Authority news release...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:06 AM
By now, most people in Hampton Roads have at least heard about the epic VDOT planning failure that resulted in a nine mile traffic jam on Interstate 664, in Newport News, a couple of weekends ago.
The avoidable congestion was caused by VDOT's...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:31 PM
N.C. Central at Hampton (doubleheader), 2 p.m.
Isle of Wight Academy at Banner Christian, 4
Norfolk Collegiate at Walsingham Ac., 4:30
Bishop Sullivan at Warhill, 4:30
Track and field
| Oct 26, 2012
| 7:28 AM
The Virginia Department of Transportation has decided not to go forward with work this weekend at the James River Bridge after all.
Scheduled work to replace the metal grid deck on the JRB's lift span will be canceled this weekend due to an uncertain...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:17 AM
The Virginia Department of Transportation bridge maintenance crews have cancelled the scheduled single-lane northbound closure at James River Bridge.
The closure that was set Tuesday, June 11, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., has been moved to Wednesday, June 11, 9...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Virginia Department of Transportation officials announced today that Peregrine falcons found in nests on VDOT bridges in Hampton Roads, including the James River Bridge, have been relocated to a safer environment. The birds were moved by VDOT and Center...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Dec 20 (Reuters) - Wall Street securities analysts revised their ratings and price targets
on several U.S.-listed companies, including Accenture and 3M, on Friday.
* Twitter Inc : BMO starts with market perform; target $55
* Accenture :...