| Sep 7, 2014
Sometimes the biggest challenge with cancer treatment is getting there. The American Cancer Society works to overcome this barrier through its "Road to Recovery" program that uses volunteer drivers to transport cancer patients.
"It relieves them and...
| Sep 10, 2014
CHESAPEAKE — If you've become disgruntled about idling in traffic or wonder why the region's tunnels seem so congested at random times, then the region's main transportation planning organization wants to hear from you.
The Hampton Roads...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:55 PM
More than 200 people from around the Peninsula "stood in solidarity with Israel" Thursday night, raising nearly $10,000 to give shelter, counseling and other aid to Israel as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues.
So far, the United Jewish...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 12:06 AM
For the past week, Robert Suhay has often imagined sailing the Chesapeake Bay, visualizing various tide patterns, weather conditions and landmarks as he tames the vast body of water. That mental exercise has helped the long-distance sailor keep his...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:53 AM
Hampton Roads is a funny place. Interstate 64 East goes south — and then west. Things aren't said the way they're spelled: Gloucester, Norfolk, Portsmouth. A rain-snow mix is enough to throw the area into chaos.
There's a funny email that has...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:56 AM
Help navigating the region
The Virginia Department of Transportation offers a smart phone app with updated information about traffic on the state's interstates and highways. The free app is available through app stores or at http://www.virginiadot.org/...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:57 AM
Transportation and traffic are perennial topics in Hampton Roads, a region laced with interstates and highways and dependent on a range of water crossings, from bridge-tunnels to drawbridges to ferries. The area also has two airports, rail transport and...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:38 AM
On I-64 at the HRBT, westbound traffic is backed up 5-1/4 miles to Bay Avenue because on earlier accident at the tunnel. Eastbound traffic is backed 2 miles to Mallory Street.
On I-64 westbound past the Hampton River Bridge, an accident is blocking...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:09 PM
On the day the nation paused to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Hampton Roads residents found themselves under heightened security measures after threats were called into local police, leaving drivers traveling along...
| Nov 5, 2013
Fifty-six years ago this November the vast expanse of water that divided Hampton Roads was finally spanned in a way that made this sprawling, geographically fractured region feel noticeably smaller and more closely knit.
In just a few hours, in fact,...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:34 PM
When Jon Hatch decided he was retiring after 17 years as Gloucester's athletic director, he had a favorite in mind for his ideal replacement. It wasn't a mystery, really. She had worked out of the same office and essentially was his right hand....