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  • Hampton Roads' most notorious pirates and intrepid pirate killers

    Hampton Roads' most notorious pirates and intrepid pirate killers
    Blackbeard may be the most notorious buccaneer linked to Hampton Roads. But he was far from the only pirate or pirate killer connected to the region. Here are some of the other figures who helped build the tradition that Hampton's Blackbeard Pirate...
  • A checklist of Hampton Roads pirates and pirate killers

    Blackbeard may be the most notorious buccaneer linked to Hampton Roads. But he was far from the only pirate or pirate killer connected to the region. Here are some others who helped build the tradition that the Blackbeard Pirate Festival will...
  • Silt restaurant opens up in the Kingsmill area

    Silt restaurant opens up in the Kingsmill area
    Chef Nelson Miller named his new restaurant Silt, which is also the word for a rich soil, and he adds, "in which to grow the finest crops possible." Miller and his wife-owner, Olivia, opened their new restaurant in the space formerly occupied by Le...
  • Florida lands four on Dr. Beach best beach in the U.S. list

    Florida lands four on Dr. Beach best beach in the U.S. list
    The annual list of best beaches in the U.S. has been announced and Florida beaches have taken four of the top 10 spots. Dr. Beach, aka Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, is the Director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal Research....
  • Living Here: Be street smart in Hampton Roads

    Living Here: Be street smart in Hampton Roads
    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/...
  • Living Here: Nearby attractions

    Living Here: Nearby attractions
    From Civil War battlefields to the beach, many sites are within driving distance of Hampton Roads. Learn history while having fun in the sun. 1. Appomattox Court House, Appomattox The buildings and fields where Robert E. Lee surrendered his...
  • Snowed-in Atlanta: Drivers trapped overnight; kids sleep at school

    Snowed-in Atlanta: Drivers trapped overnight; kids sleep at school
    ATLANTA, Ga. -- It was just a few inches of snow, but for the normally balmy South, enough of it fell to throw life into turmoil for millions of people from Louisiana to Virginia on Wednesday, trapping Atlanta motorists overnight on highways and forcing...
  • Book it! 'Hot' summer trips

     Book it! 'Hot' summer trips
    Though we are a nation of summer travelers, that season isn't necessarily the best time to explore. "I would argue Europe is better in the shoulder seasons," said Amy Farley, news editor at Travel + Leisure and author of the magazine's "Trip Doctor"...
  • Kimberly McBroom's Blog

    Kimberly McBroom's Blog
    Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend!  Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday...  We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
  • More severe storms, rain possible Wednesday, Thursday

    More severe storms, rain possible Wednesday, Thursday
    The broken tree limbs and large puddles remain from Monday's storm, but forecasters are already looking ahead to more severe weather chances Wednesday and Thursday. Maryland is included in areas with about 15 percent chances of severe storms both...
  • Becky Kessler and Floyd Kellogg Make a Record

    Becky Kessler and Floyd Kellogg Make a Record
    Becky Kessler and Floyd Kellogg w/ Goodnight Blue Moon, Jan. 3, 8 p.m., $5, Black-Eyed Sally's, 350 Asylum St., Hartford, (860) 278-7427, blackeyedsallys.com; w/Little Ugly & John Torres, Jan. 5, 10 p.m., Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860)...