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  • Land grant values hinge on the signer

    Q: Your column carried a photo of a Ben Franklin-signed deed that sold for $13,200. We have a document signed 1811 that grants land in Ohio to a family member. It's signed in two places by President James Madison and once by Secretary of State James...
  • Inside the BRD: 8 Bay Rivers football teams poised for playoffs at this point and Smithfield would play Phoebus

    Inside the BRD: 8 Bay Rivers football teams poised for playoffs at this point and Smithfield would play Phoebus
    With the Bay Rivers District season at the halfway point, five games, eight district schools are among the top 16 in their region and thus in position to make the playoffs. Were the playoff to be held today, Smithfield, No. 14 in the 4A South Region would...
  • Inside the BRD: Lafayette, Bruton, Tabb, Poquoson, York, Smithfield and New Kent all in football playoff positions

    A look at this week's unofficial state football points ratings show that Bay Rivers District schools Lafayette, Bruton, Tabb, Poquoson, York, Smithfield and New Kent would all be in the playoffs in their regions (top 16 in each qualify) were the season to...
  • 15 million-year-old whale skull found on banks of Potomac River

    15 million-year-old whale skull found on banks of Potomac River
    From the banks of the Potomac River, in a region steeped in American history, a massive fossil was dug up last month that apparently can be traced back to a time long before this country's recorded history, a time deep in the world's prehistory. The...
  • Saving our nation despite us

    Saving our nation despite us
    Last week, I deeply immersed myself in American "exceptionalism," the virtue that offends so many, from Russian President Vladimir Putin to our own cynics who regard patriotism as the refuge of scoundrels. Along with my wife, I visited the Virginia...
  • Tuesday's 8/27 local schedule (updated Monday AM)

    BASEBALL International League: Norfolk at Gwinnett, 6:05 Eastern League: Richmond at Reading, 7:05 HIGH SCHOOLS Field hockey Warwick at Denbigh, 4 Phoebus at Kecoughtan, 4 James Monroe at Grafton, 4 Bruton at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, 4 New Kent at...
  • VHSL realignment: Athletic directors have frank discussion on what it means, how it happened and its challenges

    VHSL realignment: Athletic directors have frank discussion on what it means, how it happened and its challenges
    Schools in the Virginia High School League will undergo one of the most radical realignments in the VHSL's century-old history this fall. The premise was to group high schools by enrollment size for postseason play. It also means district tournaments...
  • Disney Theatrical Casts Broadway's 'Aladdin'

    Jonathan Freeman, the actor who portrayed the villain Jafar in Disney's 1992 animated pic "Aladdin," will reprise his role onstage in the Broadway-bound legit adaptation of the tale, in which he'll be part of a cast led by Adam Jacobs ("Les Miserables,"...
  • Transcript of the Daily Press conversation with area athletic directors concerning VHSL reorganization

    Q: Is realignment and having schools of strictly similar sizes play each other in state tournaments a good thing? Barner: Yeah, I think it’s a good thing, but I think it was that way before, except for schools like Phoebus and Bruton that choose to...
  • Brendan McGinty continues family 'dynasty' at QB as Lafayette opens at Brunswick

     Brendan McGinty continues family 'dynasty' at QB as Lafayette opens at Brunswick
    WILLIAMSBURG — This football senior class at Lafayette High has never known anything but a McGinty as starting quarterback, and the next one probably won't either. Considering the results, there are no complaints. Lafayette went 16-6 in two...
  • Bay Rivers District football openers produces close games, few surprises

    Bay Rivers District football openers produces close games, few surprises
    Because of the anticipation and scrutiny football openers elicit, sweeping judgments are almost natural. So the text Friday night implying that Lafayette High is overrated and Poquoson is the new Bay Rivers District favorite was hardly a surprise....