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  • Return to Kingsmill part of LPGA's revival

    The Kingsmill Resort was built on beer. Anheuser-Busch purchased nearly 4,000 acres along the James River in 1969 primarily to house the brewery that continues to cranks out suds. Adjacent to the brewery, close enough to smell the suds fermenting,...
  • Community news: Army buddies lead Peninsula runners Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon

    The military and running connection between Bryce Livingston and Blaine O'Reilly is still on the same course. Both graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 2011, both were standouts for the Army Black Knights' track and cross country...
  • Friday night high school scorelist

    Amelia County 34 Charles City 14 Amherst County 19 George Washington 6 Appomattox 32 Cumberland 8 Armstrong 24 Thomas Jefferson (Richmond) 12 Atlee 41 Deep Run 37 Bath County 24 Buffalo Gap 13 Battlefield 34 Osbourn Park 13 Bayside 27 Green Run 14...
  • Street Smart: VDOT plans Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, James River Bridge closures this weekend

    Street Smart: VDOT plans Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, James River Bridge closures this weekend
    Motorists should expect detours and delays this weekend at Hampton Roads water crossings. The Virginia Department of Transportation plans to close eastbound and southbound lanes respectively at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel and James River Bridge to...
  • Newport News Shipbuilding is nation's only manufacturer of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers

    Newport News Shipbuilding is nation's only manufacturer of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers
    Newport News Shipbuilding, the nation's largest shipyard, is one of the local economy's driving forces. The yard — Hampton Roads' largest private employer, with about 20,000 workers — is the nation's sole maker of nuclear-powered aircraft...
  • Virginia researcher works to save Atlantic sturgeon

     
    HOPEWELL, Va. — Researcher Matt Balazik wears his passion for saving the Atlantic sturgeon on his right arm -- a tattoo of the ancient fish -- and lives it by counting the bottom-feeding giants in the James River. The 30-year-old......
  • Has the Peninsula been snubbed over federal judgeships?

    Has the Peninsula been snubbed over federal judgeships?
    The Peninsula and Middle Peninsula now account for nearly 30 percent of all federal cases filed in the Hampton Roads region. That includes nearly 40 percent of all federal criminal cases filed, statistics show. Yet none of Hampton Roads' six federal...
  • Newport News closes schools for Monday, debris and outages in much of city

    Newport News closes schools for Monday, debris and outages in much of city
    While downed trees, limbs and power lines were evident throughout Newport News, there weren't issues with flooding Sunday morning, according to city spokeswoman Karen Gill. Newport News Public Schools and offices will be closed Monday, but there will...
  • VDOT projects are plenty on the Peninsula

    VDOT projects are plenty on the Peninsula
    With warmer weather finally here, it's a good time for a status update on VDOT projects that will affect Peninsula traffic and in some cases no longer be a hindrance. The Virginia Department of Transportation has five major road construction or...
  • Oyster aquaculture thrives, but consequences loom

    Oyster aquaculture thrives, but consequences loom
    Growing oysters in Virginia used to be a lousy business venture. Only the most ardent farmers could steer the Chesapeake Bay delicacy past diseases, predators and other obstacles into adulthood. That was before advances, most notably the creation of a...
  • Fall of Gosport Navy Yard boosts Southern cause

    Fall of Gosport Navy Yard boosts Southern cause
    Long before Virginia left the Union on April 17, 1861, newly appointed Navy secretary Gideon Welles worried over the fate of his biggest and most important ship yard. Nearly three weeks before, he'd tried to raise reinforcements for the Gosport Navy Yard...