| Sep 25, 2012
Bill Wade and his wife, Susan, might live in Washington, D.C., but they spend their spare time on the Chesapeake Bay with their sons. It’s a family tradition passed along from Bill’s father, firefighter turned waterman after his wife won a...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:31 PM
N.C. Central at Hampton (doubleheader), 2 p.m.
Isle of Wight Academy at Banner Christian, 4
Norfolk Collegiate at Walsingham Ac., 4:30
Bishop Sullivan at Warhill, 4:30
Track and field
| Sep 14, 2014
| 1:17 PM
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,...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:44 PM
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
| Sep 12, 2014
| 1:29 AM
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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:48 AM
Heavy rain that came down on and near the Peninsula on Monday and into Tuesday morning caused problems in the area for a second day, but a National Weather Service meteorologist said some relief from the rain is expected Wednesday and Thursday....
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:29 AM
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...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 12:08 PM
"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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:38 PM
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-...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 2:25 PM
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...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 2:15 PM
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...