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  • Cannon pulled from pirate Blackbeard's ship, Queen Anne's Revenge

     
    Blackbeard: Researchers have pulled the 13th cannon from the wreckage of the pirate ship the Queen Anne's Revenge....
  • Hit the road: Nearby attractions

    >Many destinations are within easy driving distance of Hampton Roads. Pack a cooler, fill up the tank and hit the road. 1. Appomattox Court House, Appomattox The buildings and fields where Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate army are still a...
  • Outer Banks: hundreds of miles of vacation fun

    Outer Banks: hundreds of miles of vacation fun
    With more than 300 miles of coastline, the Outer Banks has stretches of sand that are consistently rated among the top beaches in the world — a perfect setting whether you crave an active vacation or a simple barefoot walk along empty beaches....
  • 25 things to do in the Outer Banks

    25 things to do in the Outer Banks
    1. Spend time in Historic Manteo. Lots of dining, shopping and lodging available in Festival Park, a historically restored downtown area. (manteo.govoffice.com) 2. Go for a bike ride. Try the Roanoke Island Bike Path, an 8.8-mile walking, jogging and...
  • Review of scoring decision gives Pilots combined no-hitter in 10-0 victory

    HAMPTON – The fans who stayed until the end of Wednesday night's Coastal Plain League game at War Memorial Stadium didn't realize they'd seen a no-hitter – and neither did the Peninsula Pilots. But, upon postgame review, it turned out they...
  • Call reversal gives Pilots' pitchers belated no-hitter

    - Eighth-inning bunt was originally rules as a hit - League officials gave the PIlots permission to change to change the call to an error - Jharel Cotton and Coby Cowgill combined for a no-hitter HAMPTON - Standing in centerfield at War Memorial...
  • Two Florida beaches make annual list of top 10 beaches

    Two Florida beaches make annual list of top 10 beaches
    Florida once again landed two beaches on the Dr. Beach list of the best beaches in the nation. Coming in at No. 2 for a second year in a row is Siesta Beach near Sarasota. Rounding out the top 10 is Cape Florida State Park in Key Biscayne. Earlier...
  • Governor declares state of emergency, all Gloucester schools closed Monday

    Governor declares state of emergency, all Gloucester schools closed Monday
    Three people were killed and more than 60 were injured when a tornado cut a mile-wide path across Gloucester County Saturday, said Gloucester Sheriff Steve Gentry.The victims have been identified as Periccis Gerasimos Koutsoumbinas,a 60 year-old-male,...
  • Ready to take her first breath

    Ready to take her first breath
    Kerry Baumann Kerry Baumann, pictured here with her husband Ben in the Outer Banks this summer, needs a new pair of lungs and a liver. She was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at 6 months old. Summary: Kerry Baumann, 24, was diagnosed with cystic...
  • Ready to take her first breath

    Breathing isn't something you think about. But for Kerry Baumann, it's something she's looking forward to - taking that first breath with a new pair of lungs. Her lungs are functionality at about 25 percent capacity right now as cystic fibrosis causes...
  • Neighborhood Survives Katrina - Not Urban Renewal

    Neighborhood Survives Katrina - Not Urban Renewal
    The Outer Banks Bar had stood as a street-level recovery center after Hurricane Katrina, an unofficial hub for an inner-city neighborhood that had been left for dead even before the floodwaters came. No longer do the bar's patrons stare out at the...