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  • Historic Garden Week 2015: Merry Point Estates homes, gardens in Newport News impress

    Historic Garden Week 2015: Merry Point Estates homes, gardens in Newport News impress
    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...
  • Scotsman Shiel, first pro at Newport News golf course, passes away

    Scotsman Shiel, first pro at Newport News golf course, passes away
    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...
  • Opponents cheer Va. ruling on James River transmission line

    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...
  • TRAFFIC: Crash cleared after vehicle overturns on I-64W in Hampton

    TRAFFIC: Crash cleared after vehicle overturns on I-64W in Hampton
    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.   The crash...
  • Road work to cause major delays on Hampton Roads' interstates and at bridges, tunnels

    Road work to cause major delays on Hampton Roads' interstates and at bridges, tunnels
    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.  Peninsula...
  • Thursday's 4/9 local schedule (updated Wednesday PM with college baseball change)

    BASEBALL Season openers: International League: Norfolk at Charlotte, 7:05 Eastern League: Bowie at Richmond (at The Diamond), 6:35   BASKETBALL Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (at Churchland High): Consolation: Portsmouth Sports...
  • Bourbon microdistillery planned for downtown Newport News

    Bourbon microdistillery planned for downtown Newport News
    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...
  • TRAFFIC: Morning openings at James River Bridge

    TRAFFIC: Morning openings at James River Bridge
    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.
  • Black troops from Hampton Roads at the gates of Richmond

    Black troops from Hampton Roads at the gates of  Richmond
    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...
  • Supreme Court remands in 3rd District gerrymander case

    Supreme Court remands in 3<sup>r</sup><sup>d</sup> District gerrymander case
    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'...
  • Girls Swimmer of the Year: HRA's Peyton Baldwin | Daily Press Winter All-Stars

    Girls Swimmer of the Year: HRA's Peyton Baldwin | Daily Press Winter All-Stars
    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...