| 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,...
| 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...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:18 AM
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...
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:15 AM
The ratings are used to determine which teams make the regional playoffs and the first round seedings.
Sixteen teams qualify in each region.
In 6A South and 5A south, the region is split into sections, one including Hampton Roads teams, the...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 7:39 AM
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...
| Sep 21, 2014
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 1:08 AM
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...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:21 AM
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...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:25 AM
On US-17 between Newport News and Isle of Wight County, the James River Bridge is scheduled to open at 12:30 p.m.
Expect potential delays.
Source: Virginia Department of Transportation.