| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Historians say the Chesapeake Bay has changed since Capt. John Smith first landed at Jamestown four centuries ago.
And scientists say it will change again by the end of this one as a rising, warming ocean with more acidic waters carves out a different...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:17 PM
A couple of new book offerings as well as upcoming events will please history lovers.
Norfolk's Navy base
"Naval Station Norfolk" is the newest in the pictorial history series by Arcadia Publishing, and it has plenty to offer for the aficionado of...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:37 AM
The Virginia Department of Transportation has signed a memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Navy to begin work on the Interstate 564 Intermodal Connector in Norfolk, according to a statement issued Thursday by Gov. Bob McDonnell.
The connector will...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:23 AM
Huntington Ingalls Industries finished 2012 ahead of Wall Street analysts’ expectations, as it nears completion of several of its less profitable Gulf Coast shipbuilding contracts.
The company on Wednesday reported sales revenues of $1.82 billion,...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 1:29 PM
The Navy this weekend announced additional cutbacks to deal with sequestration, now that the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts are official.
The service will defer or cancel up to six ship deployments to various locations around the world...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Postponing the combat deployment of a Norfolk-based aircraft carrier will not compromise the safety of troops in the Middle East, a top U.S. general told Congress Tuesday.
Marine Gen. James Mattis, commander of U.S. Central Command, said defense...
| Mar 7, 2013
A bill that shelters a string of shipbuilding programs from budget cuts breezed through the House Wednesday as a Republican majority was joined by more than 50 Democrats.
The $982 billion bill would keep the government going through the end of the year,...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 8:04 AM
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), U.S. Navy and Virginia Department of Transportation will host a public meeting Dec. 11 to share information regarding a plan to improve vehicular access to Naval Station Norfolk by expanding Interstate 564.
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Four sailors are to be court-martialed on charges stemming from the deaths of two Navy divers in the Super Pond at Aberdeen Proving Ground, a Navy spokesman said Monday.
Lt. Nathan Potter, a spokesman for the Navy's Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 2,...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:10 PM
After months of investigation, military authorities charged four sailors Wednesday in the deaths of two Navy divers at the "Super Pond" at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
Chief Warrant Officer 3rd Class Jason M. Bennett, Senior Chief Navy Diver James C. Burger,...
| Dec 21, 2010
| 12:27 PM
Christmas arrived five days early for 7,000 sailors and their families. This is the day they came home from war. The USS Harry S. Truman and four support ships dropped anchor at Naval Station Norfolk, ending a seven month deployment in the Persian Group...