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  • Big things in small packages

    Diminutive work is the name of the game in one of Hampton Roads' largest and most popular invitational art shows, which returned this past month to the Charles H. Taylor Arts Center in Hampton. But after five previous annual installments of "Small...
  • Freeze warning tonight for most of Peninsula; gusty winds into Saturday morning

    Freeze warning tonight for most of Peninsula; gusty winds into Saturday morning
    The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for most areas on the Peninsula. The warning is in effect through 9 a.m. Saturday. Newport News, Hampton, York County and Poquoson are covered under the outlook. A freeze warning means that sub-...
  • Broward goes after Uber underground taxis

    Broward goes after Uber underground taxis
    Uber underground taxi service doesn't like Broward County's cab laws, so the technology giant isn't following them. The company's defiant stance set off a legal battle this week. County officials will send a cease and desist letter to Uber, warning...
  • Catch Santa south of the James this weekend

    If you’re looking to spend some time with Santa Claus south of the James River, you’ve got a couple of options between now and Christmas. The Isle of Wight County Museum will host its annual “Evening with St. Nick,” which will...
  • Heavy rain likely, coastal flood advisory issued for Hampton Roads Tuesday

    Heavy rain likely, coastal flood advisory issued for Hampton Roads Tuesday
    Pack your umbrella Tuesday and watch out for flooding, especially in low-lying areas near the coast. The National Weather Service is calling for an 90 percent chance for rain, which is expected to be heavy at times. A coastal flood advisory is in effect...
  • Hampton Roads shares in $21 million in pollution-reduction grants

    Hampton Roads localities from Isle of Wight to James City counties are among 25 around the state chosen to receive a share of more than $21 million in grants to help fund projects to reduce stormwater pollution. James City County was the big winner...
  • Still chilly outside, but stretch of sunny days starts Wednesday

    Still chilly outside, but stretch of sunny days starts Wednesday
    You'll want to grab a jacket Wednesday, but it should be a fairly pleasant day outside. The National Weather Service predicts mostly sunny skies and a high temperature of about 48 degrees dropping to a low of 33 overnight. Conditions should be...
  • Sunshine continues in Hampton Roads Thursday

    Sunshine continues in Hampton Roads Thursday
    Look forward to more sunny days in Hampton Roads. The National Weather Service forecast shows mostly sunny weather through Monday next week. Expect a high temperature of about 47 degrees Thursday and 31 overnight. Winds will be out of the west 8 to 14...
  • UPDATE: Strong thunderstorms moving through Hampton Roads through evening

    UPDATE: Strong thunderstorms moving through Hampton Roads through evening
    5:06 p.m. update: A cold front is expected to continue moving through the area through the evening, bringing isolated thunderstorms that may bring gusty winds and brief heavy rain, according to a weather statement from the National Weather Service. ---...
  • Social Scene: Aces raise money for autism school in Newport News

    Social Scene: Aces raise money for autism school in Newport News
    The Peninsula School for Autism's annual Aces for Autism golf tournament was held at the James River County Club in Newport News on Sept. 15 and raised $42,500, according to a school spokeswoman. The tournament "brought out 96 golfers for camaraderie,...
  • Civil War raider sinks off Newport News

     Civil War raider sinks off Newport News
    When Union sailors steamed into Hampton Roads with the captured CSS Florida in mid-November 1864, many of their countrymen on the East Coast embraced news of the unexpected trophy as if they had been delivered. For two years, the fast, well-armed...