| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Thomas Nelson Community College ranked fifth in the Military Times' Best for Vets Career and Technical Colleges listing.
The rankings evaluated schools that responded to the military-orientated publication's survey of more than 100 questions and...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:26 PM
At the reluctant direction of President Barack Obama, the United States on Tuesday finally launched airstrikes against targets in Syria, effectively expanding our theater of operations in the Middle East.
This was not a step the president wanted to...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Billy Hurley III shot a seven-under-par 63 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Greenbrier Classic at White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.
Hurley played bogey-free in shooting his lowest score of the season. The former U.S. Navy...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 1:39 PM
When a Chesapeake defense contractor sought business overseas, it found a willing audience for its line of equipment for first responders. The next task was a bit more daunting: Translating its highly technical training manuals into Polish.
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:40 PM
VIRGINIA BEACH — Saturday is the first time Hampton native Matt Taraska has been able to show his family what he does in the military, as the Blue Angels, the Navy's flight demonstration squadron, takes to the sky for a two-day air show at Naval Air...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 5:38 PM
YORK — Frances Goodwin Holt reported for duty at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown on June 20, 1966, to work as a chemist in naval mine warfare.
She was about 26, barely 5 feet tall, a mere 90 pounds and one of only a handful of women who worked at...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 4:54 PM
An important part of the Hampton Roads economy rests on the shoulders of shipyard workers, and Sen. Tim Kaine says the government should make it easier for more people to get their hands dirty.
He didn't hear any argument Wednesday during a tour of...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Tinley Park participated in the first Illinois Rail Safety Week alongside about 275 municipalities in an effort to raise awareness.
The week came together through the efforts of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and countless officials across...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:34 PM
An open seat in an overwhelmingly Democratic district has attracted three candidates to the primary race.
District 100 includes the coastline of Broward and Miami-Dade counties from Dania Beach and Hollywood in the north to Surfside and Bal Harbour in...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:39 PM
A massive search continued late Saturday for a missing pilot last seen taking off from Flagler County Airport Friday morning.
Raymond A. Miller, 77, of Palm Coast took off from the airport around 9:30 a.m. Friday in his small, private plane heading in...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:58 PM
MANCHESTER — A U.S. Navy veteran and former Marine Corps martial arts instructor plans to open a gym downtown next month.
Yaw Agyapong, 28, says his goal is to open Lion Heart Health and Fitness in the second week of November. The space at 942 Main...