| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:03 AM
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...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Two months after the United States entered World War I in April 1917, the Army selected its principal ports of embarkation for sending a massive expeditionary force to Europe.
Writing in a June 20 memorandum to the chief of staff, Quartermaster Gen....
| 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...
| 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 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 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...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 11:26 AM
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,...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Archaeologists probing for signs of a landmark Civil War refugee slave camp were digging against the odds this past May when they started peeling back the earth a few hundred yards from Hampton's historic port town's center.
Despite its pioneering...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 1:23 AM
Bundle up, Black Friday shoppers, but you can leave your umbrella at home.
The National Weather Service is calling for a high temperature of just 42 degrees Friday, but there should be plenty of sunshine. The temperature is expected to dip to a frigid...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:55 AM
A 12:30 p.m. Tuesday opening is scheduled at the James River Bridge on US-17 between Newport News and Isle of Wight County. Expect potential delays.
Source: Virginia Department of Transportation.