| Jan 1, 2015
| 3:56 PM
When geologists study the history of the Chesapeake Bay or other coastal environments, sometimes they go deep. Literally. Sometimes hundreds of feet deep.
They don't plumb the murky depths of the water itself, but the soft subsurface lying beneath....
| 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,...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| Dec 11, 2014
| 1:21 AM
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...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:16 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 1:37 PM
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...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 12:30 AM
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...