| Dec 21, 2014
Virginia, famous for its country ham, is also becoming known for its oysters and wine.
Seven different regions of the Chesapeake Bay and along the Eastern Shore are producing some of the world's best oysters. Gov. Terry McAuliffe recently declared...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 7:42 PM
The $1.1 trillion spending bill that just cleared Congress includes millions of dollars toward advanced aircraft, a cleaner Chesapeake Bay, stiffer standards for oil tank cars and repairs to the state's spaceport damaged by a rocket explosion in October....
| Jan 4, 2015
JAMES CITY — Virginia's largest electricity provider will face off against James City County and preservationists this week in a battle over proposed new electrical towers crossing one of the nation's most historic waterways.
The battleground is...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 3:08 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — There was a different kind of homecoming at Fort Eustis Monday.
For the first time in two years, the crew of the USAV MG Winfield Scott moored their ocean-going tug boat at its home port on base.
"Hey look! The large tug is back,"...
| Dec 29, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — It's been more than 15 months since the 7th Transportation Expeditionary Brigade's largest ocean-going tugboat has been able to dock at Fort Eustis.
Storms and currents stirred up silt and mud that filled in the channel along...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 12:15 AM
Apprentice at Briarcliffe (N.Y.), 7
Elon at William and Mary, 7
Indoor track and field
Gene Anderson Invitational (in Chapel Hill, N.C.; including Hampton)
Tulsa tournament (including Old Dominion)...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 1:07 AM
Cooler weather is on its way to Hampton Roads. Dress warm and grab an umbrella.
A cold front is expected to drop temperatures during the day Monday, according to the National Weather Service. The high temperature will likely be reached in the morning...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 5:34 AM
Expect wet, dreary weather and falling temperatures in Hampton Roads Tuesday. Flurries are possible, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service office in Wakefield said.
The region reached its high temperature of about 42 degrees early in the day,...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:41 PM
We'll see a more than 10-degree temperature jump Friday, but you'll still want to dress warm.
The National Weather Service forecast shows a high temperature of about 41 degrees and a low of 20 overnight. Expect partly sunny skies with southwest winds 11...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The history of the Daily Press is one that is laced throughout with personal and public triumphs and trials.
This week, to mark the newspaper's move to a new headquarters at City Center at Oyster Point, the Daily Press will take a look at not only the...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Two months after the United States entered World War I in April 1917, the Army selected its principal ports of embarkation for sending a massive expeditionary force to Europe.
Writing in a June 20 memorandum to the chief of staff, Quartermaster Gen....