| Aug 23, 2014
| 8:58 AM
Alerted by a phone call one recent Sunday, Stephen Pieper drove his black pickup the few miles from his farm in White Hall to Monkton, where he arrived too late to stop a man from plowing under the corn on 95 acres of land he'd leased for decades....
| Aug 23, 2014
| 9:13 AM
As high prices, rising rents and tight credit requirements continue to make homeownership difficult for many families, some private and nonprofit developers are trying to find ways to make homeownership more accessible for renters.
At least three...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: I am 26, live in Nashville, and just bought my first place. I am doing great, but I'm not sure of what to do next. I am in a 30-year mortgage, which allows me to save a nice portion of my paycheck after my...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 3:59 AM
A handful of people were already gathered around the stone fountain in Glastonbury center when a family of four parked on Main Street and walked to a table in the summer sunset to enjoy their burgers and fries.
Nearby, a husband and wife from East...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:20 PM
A huge, run-down former department store on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles has been acquired for about $130 million by New York investors who intend to bring the old May Co. flagship back to prominence as a shopping and office complex.
| Aug 16, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Gov. Bob McDonnell was blunt: The nation's debt, he told a radio audience back in 2010, was so large that it was "immoral and unsustainable."
That year, the federal government's debt stood at $13.6 trillion, roughly six times its total annual income....
| Aug 8, 2014
| 11:36 AM
First of two parts.
Clermont is at a crossroads, the result of a big change in its demographics. Which way should it go?
Some folks want the city to turn back to its roots — provide basic services at decent prices and skip the frills. That's the...
| Aug 13, 2014
Clermont is entering a new era in its municipal life, and voters will get to make a choice in November about who should lead the city, which is becoming younger and more active.
Current Mayor Hal Turville is retiring after 16 years from the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:34 PM
James City County's Board of Supervisors enjoyed a rare unanimous vote last week on a topic that has seldom found common ground – a new county administrator.
The board voted 5-0 to hire Bryan J. Hill, the deputy county administrator in Beaufort, N....
| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Dear Liz: My in-laws just informed us that they have gone through their retirement fund and soon won't be able to pay their mortgage. They borrowed against the house they've lived in for 30 years and currently owe $325,000. They are devastated, so I am...
| Aug 17, 2014
It was once Chicago's "temple of transport," a mini-art deco skyscraper that offered a panoply of visual delights, from stylized flowers carved into its limestone facade to a soaring lobby graced with a spectacular mural of highways spanning the U.S....