| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Fixing the James River Bridge grid deck will cost at least $200,000 more than previously thought, according to documents from the Virginia Department of Transportation obtained by the Daily Press under the Freedom of Information Act, bringing the total to...
| Jul 15, 2013
Work on three Spink County bridges will get funding from the James River Water Development District.
The district awarded $100,000 to Spink County to help stabilize the bridges along the river, according to a news release from the district. Because...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:03 PM
Coastal Plain League:
Columbia at Peninsula Pilots (at War Memorial Stadium), 7:05
Pawtucket at Norfolk, 7:05
Richmond at Erie, 7:05
Senior district tournament (at Warhill High):
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:13 PM
Archaeologists probing the early James Fort kitchen where they unearthed evidence of cannibalism this past year have discovered an earlier layer of artifacts showing that — just months before the Starving Time of 1609-10 — the colonists were...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:41 PM
Brown County residents who own property along County Road 9 are willing to pay half the cost of patching 10 miles of the road with asphalt.
Don Hinz, a property owner in support of paying for the road, Tuesday told Brown County commissioners that he...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:09 PM
Despite an agreement with the Virginia Department of Transportation to monitor the James River Bridge grid deck, Virginia State Police provided only one day of patrol during July, according to an agency spokeswoman.
Corinne Geller, a spokeswoman for...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Virginia State Police stationed a unit on the James River Bridge grid deck seven times during the month of June, according to data the agency provided the Daily Press on Friday.
Corinne Geller, a spokeswoman for Virginia State Police, said Friday she...
| Aug 23, 2013
The Virginia Department of Transportation was unable to say this week when state police are monitoring the troubled steel grid deck on the James River Bridge.
Despite assurances by VDOT that state police would be positioned on the deck during rainy...
| 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...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:32 PM
A Norfolk league champion team started well in the women's 4.5-rated division of the USTA League Virginia District Championships, winning both of its matches Friday.
First, the team captained by Jacquelyn West won 5-0 against the "Over the Line" team...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 2:06 PM
It was never meant to be permanent.
In August 1992, after an eight-year run in Lynchburg, the executive committee of the Virginia High School Coaches Association decided to move its All-Star week to Hampton. It made sense: Busch Gardens, Water Country...