| Dec 17, 2014
| 5:36 PM
"Gardening Freedom!" is the theme for the 2015 Home Gardener Day workshop being held next month at the Marriott City Center in Newport News.
The annual workshop gives home gardeners a full day of workshops, classes and events with arborists, professional...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:00 PM
After spending much of his young life shying away from swimming in the open sea, Ryan Lawler now makes a living leading adventures along the coast of Orange County.
The Newport Beach native has had a love of fishing from an early age, but when it came...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 3:24 PM
The day after Thanksgiving, on the outskirts of Easton, a frenzied line of shoppers battled for deals on big-screen TVs and DVD players.
Downtown, other customers quietly wandered into the Mercantile Home on Northampton Street to browse and buy...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:55 PM
Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission turns 5 this month, but the damage from the Supreme Court's revolutionary ruling on campaign finance is just beginning to be felt.
Scholars and pundits will undoubtedly mark the anniversary with commentary...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 4:07 AM
If you're holiday shopping (there's only 4 shopping days left!) on this Super Saturday, I've got a sleigh full of savings for you.
First, save $10 at JC Penney and snag a $25 off $25 purchase coupon with gift card purchase. Also, save $10 on Visa gift...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 6:30 PM
It's one thing to view Cuba in geopolitical terms, which has become a very popular pastime since President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that he had begun the process of normalizing relations with the tiny island nation that once played such a large...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Brandon McGee needed a gift for his girlfriend on Christmas Eve and because he's only 15, he also had to have a ride to the Altamonte Mall.
"I had to get my dad and brother here somehow, so I just bought tickets to see "The Hobbit," said McGee of...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 11:34 AM
Today, you meet the nice native yaupon holly and not-so-nice nandina – both red-berried beauties this time of the year.
You also meet the beneficial Henry's Elfin butterfly.
Information on these species comes courtesy of Helen Hamilton, author...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 2:51 PM
2014 All-County selections for first team, second team, honorable mention and Coach of the Year for girls high school swimming and diving in Palm Beach County.
St. Andrew's senior
100 breast: 1:03.44; 200 IM: 2:...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 11:33 AM
I've always believed there is no wrong or right way to garden — only your way.
Your garden should reflect your personality, your style and your needs — and 2015's gardening trends reflect that same philosophy.
"Now, more than ever, the...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 2:34 PM
When you have a question, you ask an expert. That's why people contemplating starting community gardens would come to LaManda Joy. Community gardens — where a group of gardeners tend their respective plots on a single piece of land — have a...