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  • Want to spend time on Chesapeake Bay? "Crab Decks & Tiki Bars" offers options

    Want to spend time on Chesapeake Bay? "Crab Decks & Tiki Bars" offers options
    Bill Wade and his wife, Susan, might live in Washington, D.C., but they spend their spare time on the Chesapeake Bay with their sons. It’s a family tradition passed along from Bill’s father, firefighter turned waterman after his wife won a...
  • VDOT to remove part of James River Bridge for weekend work detour

    VDOT to remove part of James River Bridge for weekend work detour
    UPDATE: VDOT plans to demolish two sections of Jersey Wall dividers on the James River Bridge to create a traffic crossover so the span can remain open during upcoming work to replace the metal grid deck. Lauren Hansen, a VDOT spokeswoman, revealed the...
  • This weekend's football scores

    (compiled by VirginiaPreps.com) Thursday: Granby 21 Wilson 20 Hampton 42 Denbigh 0 Heritage (Newport News) 30 Woodside 26 Friday: Public: Alleghany 47 James River (Buchanan) 26 Altavista 48 William Campbell 33 Amelia County 35 Randolph-Henry 21...
  • Toby's Dream grants wishes to children in Hampton Roads

    Toby's Dream grants wishes to children in Hampton Roads
    "Whatever their dream is, we try to make it happen," says Joan Steele, executive director of the 2-year-old nonprofit Toby's Dream Foundation. The wish-granting foundation has already fulfilled dreams for 70 children with chronic medical conditions and...
  • Thursday's high school roundup: Sperling, Grafton shut out Poquoson in baseball opener

    Jordan Sprouse was 2-for-3 with three RBIs and Evan Sperling struck out six as Grafton shut out visiting Poquoson 10-0 Thursday in the baseball opener for both teams. Nic Kurz, Gray Harris and P.J. Jackson each had two hits for the Clippers, who...
  • Good news, for a change, about the Chesapeake Bay

    Good news, for a change, about the Chesapeake Bay
    For 30 years, the Chesapeake Bay Program — a partnership including the six bay states, the District of Columbia, the Chesapeake Bay Commission, the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies — has been measuring and assessing...
  • War comes to Hampton Roads

    War comes to Hampton Roads
    No one could mistake the intent of the British warships that appeared at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay early on the frosty morning of Feb. 4, 1813. Just one of the immense 74-gun ships in this advance squadron boasted more firepower than all the...
  • Theodore A. 'Ted' Dietz, electrician

    Theodore A. 'Ted' Dietz, electrician
    Theodore A. "Ted" Dietz, a retired shipyard electrician who earned the sobriquet of "40-Watt Dietz" from fellow volunteer crew members aboard the Liberty ship SS John W. Brown, died Feb. 3 of heart failure at his Severna Park home. He was 91. Born and...
  • FLOODING: Evacuation order in Pulaski, potential of dam failure decreases in Wythe Co.

    FLOODING: Evacuation order in Pulaski, potential of dam failure decreases in Wythe Co.
    Heavy rains have caused widespread flooding across the WDBJ7 viewing area. The New River Valley was especially hard hit. Evacuations have been ordered in parts of Pulaski County, and Wythe County officials are warning of a potential dam failure that...
  • Ironclad on a rampage

    Ironclad on a rampage
    No one imagined the destruction about to unfold as the CSS Virginia eased from its berth late on the morning of March 8, 1862, for what was supposed to be its maiden voyage. But even as the sailors at Portsmouth’s Gosport Navy Yard prepared to...
  • VDOT: Jamestown-Scotland Ferry running at reduced capacity

    VDOT: Jamestown-Scotland Ferry running at reduced capacity
    The Virginia Department of Transportation says the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry system is running at reduced capacity due to a mechanical issue with the Pocahontas. The vessel was taken out of service Tuesday for "emergency maintenance and is expected to be...