| Oct 8, 2014
| 12:42 AM
Wednesday's going to feel much warmer than Tuesday with slightly higher temperatures and a boost in the humidity.
The National Weather Service is calling for a high temperature of about 84 degrees, and the humidity is back up near 100 percent. Expect...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Armageddon is threatening to engulf, if not all of humanity, at least a good part of Hampton Roads. In other words, it's just another day in the life of Thomas Statford, private eye of the gods.
Statford, the title character in Hampton author John G....
| Aug 30, 2014
| 12:08 PM
"One of America's prettiest towns" is the designation Edenton, N.C., earned from Forbes.com.
From shops selling funky and eclectic art and a scenic waterfront that includes a restored 1886 lighthouse to historic homes and delicious food, Edenton more...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:22 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:59 PM
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.
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Editor's note: This week's Writers' Block column is being written by staff writer Ann M. Efimetz.
The season of summer reading is upon us.
Blockbusters aren't just movies. Online booksellers have editor's picks suggesting titles that can entertain and...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:48 AM
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....
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:38 PM
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-...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:04 PM
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...
| Aug 24, 2014
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...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 2:15 PM
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...