| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Dec 11 (Reuters) - Wall Street securities analysts revised their ratings and price targets
on several U.S.-listed companies, including Autozone and Google, on Wednesday.
* W. R. Grace : Baird cuts to neutral on valuation
* Stratasys :...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:17 AM
Friday’s bubble of balmy temperatures is a memory today. Expect temperatures to stay in the 40s on Saturday and to dip into the low to mid-30s at night. Winds will be out of the north all day, ranging from 11 to 15 mph, so the temperatures may feel...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:41 PM
As Hampton Roads prepares to pay tolls to use the Elizabeth River Downtown and Midtown tunnels in Norfolk on Feb. 1, the Commonwealth Transportation Board worries about the looming deadline.
Because there will be no toll booths on the tunnels where...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 2:26 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — The city's proposed 2015-2019 Capital Improvement Plan includes a range of large-scale projects, from bridges to libraries and schools to a fishing pier. The City Council recently reviewed the latest draft of the plan, with a 2015...
| Nov 20, 2013
Localities can help meet their mandates for Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts through local cleanup plans that reduce nutrients and bacteria pollution in the James River, according to a new study released Tuesday.
The study is intended to give localities a...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:08 AM
Group 5A South Region quarterfinals:
Lee-Davis d. L.C. Bird 3-2.
Atlee d. Manchester 3-0.
Princess Anne d. Menchville 25-6, 25-10, 25-11.
Kellam d. Hickory 25-18, 25-15, 25-19.
Group 4A South Region semifinals:
Jamestown d. Churchland...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:55 PM
A small crowd gathered on Museum Parkway near Kettle Pond on Monday, attracted by the sight of a giant crane and a statue draped in green translucent plastic wrap.
Selene, Newport News Public Art Foundation's latest project, had arrived.
| Nov 8, 2013
Despite the confusion that gripped the Army of the Potomac during its August 1862 withdrawal from the outskirts of Richmond, one thing remained clear.
So critical a role did the deep-water port at Yorktown play in Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan's...
| Mar 20, 2012
Newport News Shipbuilding, the nation's largest shipyard, is one of the local economy's driving forces.
The yard — Hampton Roads' largest private employer, with about 20,000 workers — is the nation's sole maker of nuclear-powered aircraft...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 7:28 AM
You probably don't know it, but Gloucester residents got some good news on the taxes front this summer.
County Administrator Brenda Garton was notified in July that the county is exempt from regional taxes imposed by House Bill 2313, which became law...
| Sep 1, 2013
This week, the Virginia Department of Transportation addresses safety concerns on the new steel grid deck of the James River Bridge, but the issues of traction on the bridge are old, by about 30 years.
In May, 1980, shortly after the first segment of...