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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...
  • 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 to shut down City Farm, future use unknown

    Newport News to shut down City Farm, future use unknown
    The city of Newport News said Thursday it plans to shut down a minimum-security correctional center on the banks of the James River and move the inmates to the Newport News City Jail within a matter of months. The decision to close the City Prison...
  • Isle of Wight sheriff says county desperately needs new radio system

    At an Isle of Wight Board of Supervisors meeting in December, Sheriff Mark Marshall queued up a series of audio files. The first was from a sheriff's deputy in the northwestern part of the county. The deputy was being assaulted by someone he was...
  • Bourbon microdistillery planned for downtown Newport News

    Bourbon microdistillery planned for downtown Newport News
    A new bourbon microdistillery near Victory Arch and the shipyard may create a buzz downtown. The King family — with dad Stephen, sons Owen and Ben, daughter Kara, Ben's wife, Inga, and mom Carol — are working to get Ironclad Distillery up...
  • 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:...