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  • Sept. 15 Letters: Clean bay, Mark Warner, same-sex marriage

    Reducing impact on bay The lower Chesapeake Bay has indeed been fortunate in dodging oxygen-starved dead zones this summer ("Virginia's lower bay dodges the record dead zone of the upper bay," Sept. 4). However, Hampton Roads has seen its share of dirty,...
  • TRAFFIC: Afternoon opening at James River Bridge

    TRAFFIC:  Afternoon opening at James River Bridge
    A 5:15 p.m. Monday opening is scheduled on US-17 between Newport News and Isle of Wight County. Expect potential delays in the area. Source: Virginia Department of Transportation.
  • TRAFFIC: Afternoon lift at James River Bridge

    TRAFFIC: Afternoon lift at James River Bridge
    Bridge Lifts A 4 p.m. Wednesday lift is scheduled at the James River Bridge on US-17 between Newport News and Isle of Wight County. Source: Virginia Department of Transportation.
  • Cooler weather, slight chance of showers Friday

    Cooler weather, slight chance of showers Friday
    It's going to feel much cooler outside Friday. The day's high temperature will be close to a 20-degree drop from yesterday, according to the National Weather Service. Expect a high of about 73 degrees and a low of 67. The forecast calls for mostly...
  • Friday's 11:59 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Football Phoebus 35, Warwick 17 Bethel 25, Gloucester 14 Woodside 49, Menchville 0 Lake Taylor 46, Amherst County 7 Cox 38, Landstown 0 Salem 34, Bayside 16 Ocean Lakes 42, Kellam 3 Great Bridge 41, Granby 0 Booker T. Washington 37, Wilson 0 Western...
  • Flooding reported on Peninsula roads

    Flooding reported on Peninsula roads
    The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for southern Hampton, southeastern Newport News, western Norfolk, and Portsmouth until 4 p.m. In a news release issued Tuesday afternoon the weather service said recorded rainfall in Smithfield...
  • Summer Day Trips: 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's lower bay dodges the record dead zone of the upper bay

    Virginia's lower bay dodges the record dead zone of the upper bay
    The forecast for bigger dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay this summer finally bore out last month — at least for the upper bay. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported the eighth largest dead zone on record for early August, a 1.32-...
  • End your summer with a Labor Day picnic

    Labor Day weekend, summer's last official hurrah, is this weekend. If you don't already have plans, consider a picnic with family or friends. Hampton Roads offers plenty of beaches and parks where you can spread a blanket and enjoy the day. For a complete...
  • Likely cause of bay whale's erratic behavior, death identified

    Likely cause of bay whale's erratic behavior, death identified
    The sei whale seen swimming erratically in the region's rivers and creeks for a week had swallowed plastic that likely prevented it from feeding. The whale was found dead on Thursday along the shore of St. Julien's creek in Chesapeake and was examined...
  • VHSL realignment roundtable: Area athletic directors assess how year one of realignment went | VIDEO

     VHSL realignment roundtable: Area athletic directors assess how year one of realignment went <span style=color:#ff0000><b> | VIDEO</b></span>
    Almost a year earlier to the day, there was a meeting of the minds. Daily Press high school writers Lynn Burke, Dave Johnson and Marty O'Brien met with five athletic directors from the Peninsula and Bay Rivers districts. The topic: VHSL...