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  • Sept. 15 Letters: Clean bay, Mark Warner, same-sex marriage

    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,...
  • 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....
  • Edenton, N.C., offers plenty of historic charm on the water

    "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...
  • Complete ratings for all schools in the 757

    Complete ratings for all schools in the 757
      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...
  • Pictures & Text: Lincoln's black legion shows its mettle in milestone Civil War battle

    Pictures & Text: Lincoln's black legion shows its mettle in milestone Civil War battle
    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...
  • Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall

    Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall
    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...
  • Wet, windy weather in Wednesday's forecast

    Wet, windy weather in Wednesday's forecast
    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...
  • Less windy, light rain in Thursday's forecast

    Less windy, light rain in Thursday's forecast
    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...
  • TRAFFIC: 12:30 p.m. opening at James River Bridge

    TRAFFIC: 12:30 p.m. opening at James River Bridge
      Bridge Lifts 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.