| Apr 18, 2015
| 10:34 AM
Decades-old azaleas, camellias and rhododendrons, along with dogwoods and redbuds, turn Merry Point Estates into a picture-perfect postcard of spring color.
Tucked along the banks of the James River and scenic Indigo Lake in the Hidenwood area of...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 1:16 PM
Tom Shiel, a wry and dedicated Scotsman who left his mark on golf on the Peninsula and in his native land, passed away recently.
Shiel, 87, was the first golf professional at Deer Run, formerly known as the Newport News City Park Course, when it...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 11:19 AM
The Supreme Court of Virginia ruled Thursday that local approval is required for a key element of a proposed high-rise electrical transmission line over a historic section of the James River.
Opponents celebrated the decision, but stopped short of saying...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 6:50 AM
Traffic is now moving following a multi-vehicle crash involving an overturned vehicle on westbound I-64 in Hampton.
The west left shoulder, left lane and center lane are closed. Traffic is backed up about 3 miles, according to VDOT.
| Apr 11, 2015
| 5:37 AM
Prepare to give yourself extra time at some local bridges and tunnels and on major interstates across Hampton Roads starting Sunday.
The Virginia Department of Transportation has several scheduled projects that are expected to close lanes.
| Apr 8, 2015
| 5:08 PM
Norfolk at Charlotte, 7:05
Bowie at Richmond (at The Diamond), 6:35
Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (at Churchland High):
| Apr 5, 2015
| 3:26 PM
A new bourbon microdistillery near Victory Arch and the shipyard may create a buzz downtown.
The King family — with dad Stephen, sons Owen and Ben, daughter Kara, Ben's wife, Inga, and mom Carol — are working to get Ironclad Distillery up...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 3:32 AM
Two openings - 8:30 and 9 a.m. - are 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.
| Apr 2, 2015
| 7:10 AM
Union soldiers had plenty of reason to worry as — late on April 2, 1865 — they peered through the gloom and tried to puzzle out what was happening in the Confederate defenses southeast of Richmond.
Despite reports of a breakthrough at...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 5:21 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court sent Virginia's 3rd District gerrymander case back down the pipe on Monday, a move that brings Virginia another step closer to a redraw of its congressional map.
The nation's highest court vacated and remanded a three-judge panel'...
| Mar 29, 2015
Here's what Hampton Roads Academy's Peyton Baldwin did in the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association state swim meet in February:
She finished second to Madeira's Kylie Jordan in the 100-yard butterfly in 54.74 seconds, then finished second...