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  • Pictures & Text: Lincoln's black legion shows its mettle in milestone Civil War battle

    Pictures & Text: Lincoln's black legion shows its mettle in milestone Civil War battle
    When the troops of Brig. Gen. Charles Paine’s Third Division crossed the James River at Deep Bottom early on the morning of Sept. 29, 1864, they were not the first Union men to face the formidable Confederate defenses at New Market Heights near...
  • Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall

    Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall
    Food and wine events are a welcome addition to the fall season. The cool weather offers the perfect occasion to gather up friends and head outdoors. The lineup ranges from large outdoor festivals to more intimate fundraisers that often feature our...
  • Wet, windy weather in Wednesday's forecast

    Wet, windy weather in Wednesday's forecast
    It'll likely be wet and windy in Hampton Roads Wednesday. The National Weather Service is calling for about a 70 percent chance for showers starting early Wednesday morning and lasting through part of the day Thursday, a meteorologist at the office in...
  • Less windy, light rain in Thursday's forecast

    Less windy, light rain in Thursday's forecast
    It looks like most of the rain has moved out of Hampton Roads, although the National Weather Service is calling for some drizzle throughout the day Thursday. The forecast shows mostly cloudy skies and a high temperature of about 73 degrees. Expect a low...
  • Top archaeologists meet at Bacon's Castle

     Top archaeologists meet at Bacon's Castle
    SURRY — Bacon's Castle in Surry is certainly known for its intriguing gatherings, and this weekend, history repeated itself. Preservation Virginia, the nonprofit organization charged with helping to preserve and advocate for historical places like...
  • Oyster harvesters see unloading fees increase at some Peninsula docks

    Oyster harvesters see unloading fees increase at some Peninsula docks
    On a cloudy muggy morning along the shores of Deep Creek in Newport News' Menchville area, third generation marina operator Lonnell Perok-Coffen carries on the business left in her hands nearly five years ago by her father Steven Perok. "Business has...
  • Drier weather Wednesday after flooding causes evacuations, traffic problems in Hampton Roads

    Drier weather Wednesday after flooding causes evacuations, traffic problems in Hampton Roads
    Heavy rain that came down on and near the Peninsula on Monday and into Tuesday morning caused problems in the area for a second day, but a National Weather Service meteorologist said some relief from the rain is expected Wednesday and Thursday....
  • Virginia's lower bay dodges the record dead zone of the upper bay

    Virginia's lower bay dodges the record dead zone of the upper bay
    The forecast for bigger dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay this summer finally bore out last month — at least for the upper bay. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported the eighth largest dead zone on record for early August, a 1.32-...
  • Friday's 11:59 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Football Lake Taylor 42, Phoebus 14 Maury 34, Warwick 0 Heritage 20, Denbigh 13 Woodside 29, Hampton 28, 2 OTs Western Branch 54, Bethel 14 Norview 69, Gloucester 7 Norcom 47, C.H. Flowers (Md.) 28 Bayside 56, Princess Anne 0 Cox 24, First Colonial 6...
  • End your summer with a Labor Day picnic

    Labor Day weekend, summer's last official hurrah, is this weekend. If you don't already have plans, consider a picnic with family or friends. Hampton Roads offers plenty of beaches and parks where you can spread a blanket and enjoy the day. For a complete...
  • Likely cause of bay whale's erratic behavior, death identified

    Likely cause of bay whale's erratic behavior, death identified
    The sei whale seen swimming erratically in the region's rivers and creeks for a week had swallowed plastic that likely prevented it from feeding. The whale was found dead on Thursday along the shore of St. Julien's creek in Chesapeake and was examined...