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  • Newport News, Norfolk terminals part of large-scale reorganization

    Newport News, Norfolk terminals part of large-scale reorganization
    A group of Houston-based energy firms with ties to the Hampton Roads waterfront are reorganizing its companies to become one of the largest in the U.S. Companies controlled by Kinder Morgan announced Sunday that Kinder Morgan Inc., Kinder Morgan...
  • New flood maps could cost Isle of Wight, Smithfield residents

    ISLE OF WIGHT — New federal flood maps will include 324 properties in Isle of Wight inside high-risk flood zones and may cost homeowners who fall within the boundaries, according to county officials. The maps outline the "100-year flood plain," an...
  • 5 for $5: fun things to do on the cheap

    5 for $5: fun things to do on the cheap
    School is over and the afternoons are sweltering. Suddenly there's too much time on hand – and often less money. Fortunately for Peninsula residents, home is a premier vacation destination and having a phenomenal staycation is as easy as leaving...
  • Plan now for fall book festivals across Hampton Roads, Virginia

    Plan now for fall book festivals across Hampton Roads, Virginia
    As much as we might hate to admit it, we've zipped past the halfway point of summer and are sliding toward fall. While children and parents are in back-to-school mode, writers and readers can begin to plan for upcoming book festivals and conferences....
  • Floating classroom comes ashore at Fort Monroe in Hampton

    Floating classroom comes ashore at Fort Monroe in Hampton
    HAMPTON — Ten travel-weary high school students came to shore around noon Saturday at Fort Monroe nearly 80 miles from where they first started their paddle down the James River in Richmond. After eight days on the water, the group completed the...
  • Oyster harvesters see unloading fees increase at some Peninsula docks

    Oyster harvesters see unloading fees increase at some Peninsula docks
    On a cloudy muggy morning along the shores of Deep Creek in Newport News' Menchville area, third generation marina operator Lonnell Perok-Coffen carries on the business left in her hands nearly five years ago by her father Steven Perok. "Business has...
  • Top archaeologists meet at Bacon's Castle

     Top archaeologists meet at Bacon's Castle
    SURRY — Bacon's Castle in Surry is certainly known for its intriguing gatherings, and this weekend, history repeated itself. Preservation Virginia, the nonprofit organization charged with helping to preserve and advocate for historical places like...
  • #HRBooks Review: Private eye to the gods in Hampton Roads

    #HRBooks Review: Private eye to the gods in Hampton Roads
    Armageddon is threatening to engulf, if not all of humanity, at least a good part of Hampton Roads. In other words, it's just another day in the life of Thomas Statford, private eye of the gods. Statford, the title character in Hampton author John G....
  • Hampton Roads authors keeping busy

    Hampton Roads authors keeping busy
    Hampton Roads writers are prolific. Every month in the Daily Press newsroom, we receive information on a number of new releases to share with our readers. Here’s a look at several titles from the past few months. “The Private War of...
  • Hampton Roads writers offer summer reads

     Hampton Roads writers offer summer reads
    Editor's note: This week's Writers' Block column is being written by staff writer Ann M. Efimetz. The season of summer reading is upon us. Blockbusters aren't just movies. Online booksellers have editor's picks suggesting titles that can entertain and...
  • Photo tour of Virginia's rivers a delight for nature lovers

    Photo tour of Virginia's rivers a delight for nature lovers
    For most of us, the mystique and grand beauty of America's rivers are breathtaking. Author Will Daniel pays homage locally with "My Virginia Rivers." This 250-page photography book takes forays into local geography, historical distinctions and ongoing...