| Dec 12, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Folksinger Jennie Avila is bringing the past back to life in her second album of Civil War songs.
Avila tells intimate stories about the lives of real people in the Civil War, many of the stories found right here in Washington County.
| Nov 9, 2012
| 12:04 AM
Hampton at William and Mary, 7:30
Liberty Tax Classic first round (at Constant Center):
Morgan State vs. Texas-San Antonio, 5
Holy Cross at Old Dominion, 7:15
Penn State-Greater Allegheny Tipoff first round:
| Nov 17, 2012
| 9:23 PM
(1) Ocean Lakes 47 (5) Western Branch 20 | @ Virginia Beach Sportsplex
(2) Oscar Smith 34 (3) Salem 28
(4) L.C. Bird 24 (1) Hermitage 20
(2) Varina 30 (3) Meadowbrook 29
| May 17, 2010
Reporting from Orange, Va.
On the 19th page of the diary, I saw it.
"Spence Mozingo came to . . . get boards for covering the Tob[acco] house."
I clasped the back of my head in disbelief.
Francis Taylor, a close cousin of James Madison, had kept a...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The Visit Jacksonville folks know that money is tight and in that spirit offer inexpensive options under $10. Ready? Here's the list: 1. Jacksonville Beach Fishing Pier – Take in a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean and Jacksonville’s...
| Jun 4, 2010
Roger Tory Peterson delighted in the birds that congregated outside the expansive windows of his Old Lyme house, especially the white-throated sparrows whose fall arrival kept his eyelids peeled by day and his mind troubled by night, fearful of a cold...
| Jul 9, 2011
Why Lillian Thomas Pratt was so passionate about the treasures made for the Russian imperial family by the House of Fabergé isn't hard to imagine.
The intoxicating combination of luxury, royalty and tragedy embodied in the jeweler's celebrated work has...
| Mar 12, 2011
Money is tight, so the time is always right for budget-conscious travel tips.
Here are some low-dough options for a Jacksonville road trip, courtesy of the folks at VisitJacksonville.com:
•Jacksonville Beach Fishing Pier: It's not just for...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 11:09 AM
The trivia question is first. Where was the first wine made in the United States?
Herman Cain would be a perfect pitch man for Bordeaux wine… 9,9,9. That’s right, 2009 was a GREAT vintage in most of France and especially Bordeaux. First,...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 2:36 PM
An elderly man has been killed, the result of a chain-reaction, freak accident on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
According to police, this is how the crash unfolded: a 52 year-old man got out of a blue, 1994 Ford Van, after it stalled Friday afternoon...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 8:33 PM
The first collectors of North Carolina slipware may not have known much about their prey when they began snapping up "Moravian" pottery in the late 1800s.
Neither did the museums that pursued it so avidly during the Depression.
But like pioneering...