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  • Scotsman Shiel, first pro at Newport News golf course, passes away

    Scotsman Shiel, first pro at Newport News golf course, passes away
    Tom Shiel, a wry and dedicated Scotsman who left his mark on golf on the Peninsula and in his native land, passed away recently. Shiel, 87, was the first golf professional at Deer Run, formerly known as the Newport News City Park Course, when it...
  • Wednesday's 4/14 local schedule (updated Wednesday AM with many additions)

    COLLEGES Baseball Randolph-Macon at Virginia Wesleyan, 3:30 East Carolina at Old Dominion, 4 William and Mary at Virginia, 6 Capital Athletic Conference first round (of double elimination): No. 6 Christopher Newport at No. 1 Frostburg State,...
  • Supreme Court remands in 3rd District gerrymander case

    Supreme Court remands in 3<sup>r</sup><sup>d</sup> District gerrymander case
    The U.S. Supreme Court sent Virginia's 3rd District gerrymander case back down the pipe on Monday, a move that brings Virginia another step closer to a redraw of its congressional map. The nation's highest court vacated and remanded a three-judge panel'...
  • Newport News-built SS United States gets $250K anonymous donation

    An anonymous donor has given $250,000 to backers of the SS United States, a Newport News-built ocean liner that sailed in the 1950s and is now attempting a comeback as a waterside attraction. The gift is one of the largest individual contributions...
  • Power company, preservationists face off over proposed towers across the James River

    Power company, preservationists face off over proposed towers across the James River
    JAMES CITY — Virginia's largest electricity provider will face off against James City County and preservationists this week in a battle over proposed new electrical towers crossing one of the nation's most historic waterways. The battleground is...
  • TRAFFIC: Morning openings at James River Bridge

    TRAFFIC: Morning openings at James River Bridge
    Two openings - 8:30 and 9 a.m. - are 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.
  • Black troops from Hampton Roads at the gates of Richmond

    Black troops from Hampton Roads at the gates of  Richmond
    Union soldiers had plenty of reason to worry as — late on April 2, 1865 — they peered through the gloom and tried to puzzle out what was happening in the Confederate defenses southeast of Richmond. Despite reports of a breakthrough at...
  • Girls Swimmer of the Year: HRA's Peyton Baldwin | Daily Press Winter All-Stars

    Girls Swimmer of the Year: HRA's Peyton Baldwin | Daily Press Winter All-Stars
    Here's what Hampton Roads Academy's Peyton Baldwin did in the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association state swim meet in February: She finished second to Madeira's Kylie Jordan in the 100-yard butterfly in 54.74 seconds, then finished second...
  • TRAFFIC: Crash cleared after vehicle overturns on I-64W in Hampton

    TRAFFIC: Crash cleared after vehicle overturns on I-64W in Hampton
    Traffic is now moving following a multi-vehicle crash involving an overturned vehicle on westbound I-64 in Hampton. The west left shoulder, left lane and center lane are closed. Traffic is backed up about 3 miles, according to VDOT.   The crash...
  • One City Marathon causes big James River Bridge backup, other traffic issues minimal

    One City Marathon causes big James River Bridge backup, other traffic issues minimal
    City staffers worked for nearly a year to develop a plan for the city's first marathon that would give runners a scenic tour of the entire city without causing major traffic issues for drivers. For the most part, they were successful in that effort,...
  • Tuesday's 3/17 local schedule (updated Monday AM)

    COLLEGES Men’s basketball NCAA tournament first round (in Dayton, Ohio): Hampton vs. Manhattan, 6:30 National Invitation Tournament first round: No. 7 William and Mary at No. 2 Tulsa, 8:15 CollegeInsider.com Tournament first round:...