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  • Old Hampton dig turns up signs of lost Civil War slave village

     Old Hampton dig turns up signs of lost Civil War slave village
    Archaeologists probing for signs of a landmark Civil War refugee slave camp were digging against the odds this past May when they started peeling back the earth a few hundred yards from Hampton's historic port town's center. Despite its pioneering...
  • Tuesday's 11:59 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school pairings and results

    Boys soccer Va. Independent Schools quarterfinals (Monday): Division I: No. 1 St. Christopher’s 3, No. 8 Potomac School 0 No. 4 Paul VI 5, No. 5 Bishop Ireton 2 No. 3 Collegiate of Richmond d. No. 6 Bishop O’Connell 5-4 in PKs No. 10 Flint...
  • TRAFFIC: 12:30 p.m. opening at James River Bridge

    TRAFFIC:  12:30 p.m. opening at James River Bridge
    Bridge lift A 12:30 p.m. Tuesday opening is scheduled at the James River Bridge on US-17 between Newport News and Isle of Wight County. Expect potential delays. Source: Virginia Department of Transportation.
  • Wet, chilly weather in Halloween weekend forecast for Hampton Roads

    Wet, chilly weather in Halloween weekend forecast for Hampton Roads
    Bundle up those trick-or-treaters because cooler weather is going to hit Hampton Roads starting Friday night. A cold front is the first of two weather systems expected to the impact the area during the weekend, according to Mike Montefusco, a...
  • No grid deck-related accidents on James River Bridge since studs were installed a year ago

    No grid deck-related accidents on James River Bridge since studs were installed a year ago
    It's been a year since the Virginia Department of Transportation installed studs on the new James River Bridge grid deck in an attempt to stop a sharp increase in accidents, including a crash that killed a young woman. There have been no reportable...
  • Wednesday Traffic: Opening scheduled for James River Bridge

    Wednesday Traffic: Opening scheduled for James River Bridge
    Congestion continues to back up traffic around much of Hampton Roads this morning, particularly on the southside, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. At the James River Bridge on U.S. Route 17, an opening is scheduled for 11 a.m....
  • TRAFFIC: 12:30 p.m. opening at James River Bridge

    TRAFFIC: 12:30 p.m. opening at James River Bridge
      Bridge Lifts On US-17 between Newport News and Isle of Wight County, the James River Bridge is scheduled to open at 12:30 p.m. Expect potential delays.   Source: Virginia Department of Transportation. 
  • The DP List: Hampton Roads forts and earthworks from the past

    The DP List: Hampton Roads forts and earthworks from the past
    The American and French victory over the British at Yorktown played out on such an epic scale that the massive earthworks — restored in the 1930s — still dominate the landscape 233 years later. But the trenches that won the Revolution on...
  • Edenton, N.C., offers plenty of historic charm on the water

    "One of America's prettiest towns" is the designation Edenton, N.C., earned from Forbes.com. From shops selling funky and eclectic art and a scenic waterfront that includes a restored 1886 lighthouse to historic homes and delicious food, Edenton more...
  • Virginia State Police await software before using license plate readers

    For those worried about being caught on camera while driving through Hampton Roads, the Virginia State Police is still waiting to install software before firing up the license plate readers placed on the area's bridges and tunnels last year. The State...
  • Tuesday's 11:55 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Golf GROUP 4A SOUTH REGIONAL Results from Monday’s and Tuesday’s tournament on Williamsburg National’s Yorktown Course: Team standings: 1. Jamestown  310-295-605 2. Glen Allen  315-306-621 3. Monacan  323-342-665 4....