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  • Floating classroom comes ashore at Fort Monroe in Hampton

    Floating classroom comes ashore at Fort Monroe in Hampton
    HAMPTON — Ten travel-weary high school students came to shore around noon Saturday at Fort Monroe nearly 80 miles from where they first started their paddle down the James River in Richmond. After eight days on the water, the group completed the...
  • Plan now for fall book festivals across Hampton Roads, Virginia

    Plan now for fall book festivals across Hampton Roads, Virginia
    As much as we might hate to admit it, we've zipped past the halfway point of summer and are sliding toward fall. While children and parents are in back-to-school mode, writers and readers can begin to plan for upcoming book festivals and conferences....
  • TRAFFIC: Afternoon opening at James River Bridge

    TRAFFIC:  Afternoon opening at James River Bridge
    A 5:15 p.m. Monday opening is scheduled on US-17 between Newport News and Isle of Wight County. Expect potential delays in the area. Source: Virginia Department of Transportation.
  • TRAFFIC: Afternoon lift at James River Bridge

    TRAFFIC: Afternoon lift at James River Bridge
    Bridge Lifts A 4 p.m. Wednesday lift is scheduled at the James River Bridge on US-17 between Newport News and Isle of Wight County. Source: Virginia Department of Transportation.
  • Cooler weather, slight chance of showers Friday

    Cooler weather, slight chance of showers Friday
    It's going to feel much cooler outside Friday. The day's high temperature will be close to a 20-degree drop from yesterday, according to the National Weather Service. Expect a high of about 73 degrees and a low of 67. The forecast calls for mostly...
  • Flooding reported on Peninsula roads

    Flooding reported on Peninsula roads
    The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for southern Hampton, southeastern Newport News, western Norfolk, and Portsmouth until 4 p.m. In a news release issued Tuesday afternoon the weather service said recorded rainfall in Smithfield...
  • Hampton Roads writers offer summer reads

     Hampton Roads writers offer summer reads
    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...
  • Local tennis notebook (many topics): Menchville seeks next step; could GOP primary winner be watching Saturday?

    Menchville seeks next step, but TJ guys loom now Though they've hit a huge roadblock in an academically elite school named after our nation's third president, this will go down as a huge year for Menchville High's Monarchs, and especially sophomore...
  • #HRBooks Review: Private eye to the gods in Hampton Roads

    #HRBooks Review: Private eye to the gods in Hampton Roads
    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....
  • Hampton Roads history makes for good reads

     Hampton Roads history makes for good reads
    A couple of new book offerings as well as upcoming events will please history lovers. Norfolk's Navy base "Naval Station Norfolk" is the newest in the pictorial history series by Arcadia Publishing, and it has plenty to offer for the aficionado of...
  • 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...