| 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...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Three months after the first shots of World War I rang out in August 1914, the withering brutality of the fighting in Europe reached across the Atlantic and began reshaping Hampton Roads with an unforeseen power.
Though the United States would not enter...
| 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....
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Bundle up those trick-or-treaters because cooler weather is going to hit Hampton Roads starting Friday night.
A cold front is the first of two weather systems expected to the impact the area during the weekend, according to Mike Montefusco, a...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:20 PM
Diminutive work is the name of the game in one of Hampton Roads' largest and most popular invitational art shows, which returned this past month to the Charles H. Taylor Arts Center in Hampton.
But after five previous annual installments of "Small...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Reducing impact on bay
The lower Chesapeake Bay has indeed been fortunate in dodging oxygen-starved dead zones this summer ("Virginia's lower bay dodges the record dead zone of the upper bay," Sept. 4). However, Hampton Roads has seen its share of dirty,...
| 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...
| 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...