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  • Living on a forgotten battlefield

    Living on a forgotten battlefield
    Few people who live in the Olde Wythe, Merrimac Shores and Little England neighborhoods of Hampton thought twice about the significance of today's date when they got up this morning. But 200 years ago on June 25, a British amphibious force clashed...
  • Archival storm photos in new Hampton exhibit

    Archival storm photos in new Hampton exhibit
    Anybody worried about the impact of the wind, waves and rain that will be spawned by Tropical Storm Andrea this weekend should take time off to check out some of the archival photographs on view in a new Hampton History Museum exhibit. Among the most...
  • Ex-CIA worker from Maryland revealed as source of NSA leaks

    Ex-CIA worker from Maryland revealed as source of NSA leaks
    A British newspaper has identified a 29-year-old former Marylander as the source of the top secret documents that revealed details of two National Security Agency surveillance programs and revived debate of the agency's reach into the private lives of...
  • A British trophy from the 1813 sack of Hampton

    A British trophy from the 1813 sack of Hampton
    Among the most evocative artifacts I've seen while preparing an upcoming series of stories on Hampton Roads and the War of 1812 is a rifle left behind by an American sharpshooter fleeing the field of a hopeless battle. Not only does this rare marked...
  • Tuesday's local college basketball roundup: Apprentice earns victory in Elizabeth City

    Tevin Andrews had 21 points and 14 rebounds Tuesday as Apprentice School (14-7) beat Mid-Atlantic Christian 85-66 in Elizabeth City, N.C. The Builders closed the first half on a 7-1 run for a 43-33 lead against the hosts (9-10). Liberty 89, Campbell 72...
  • Growth ahead for Hampton VA Medical Center

    Growth ahead for Hampton VA Medical Center
    In some ways, Michael Dunfee is like the new CEO of a thriving Hampton Roads corporation. Last year, his business logged a 7 percent increase in customers walking through the door. Construction crews were busy expanding and modernizing the facility,...
  • State men: Loyola beats Niagara, 89-87

    Julius Brooks made a layup with one second to go in double overtime to give Loyola an 89-87 victory over host Niagara on Saturday and end a two-game losing streak. The Greyhounds (16-8, 8-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) led by two late in the...
  • State women: Loyola puts clamps on Siena in second half

    Loyola's stifling defense shut down Siena in the second half as the host Greyhounds (9-12, 4-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) cruised to their third straight victory, 53-37, Saturday. After a closely contested first half, the Saints (8-13, 4-6)...
  • Construction projects in Gloucester interest dozens of contractors

    There may have been in Gloucester this week an indication of what kind of favorable bidding climate exists in this economy. Dozens of contractors showed up on Monday and Tuesday in Gloucester to preview construction projects worth millions of dollars....
  • Historic black church rises from the ashes of the Civil War

    Historic black church rises from the ashes of the Civil War
    Like most blacks in the pre-Civil War South, the African-Americans of this old colonial town had few choices when it came to worship.     Enslaved or free, illiterate or learned, they crowded shoulder to shoulder in the rear balconies of the white...
  • Sandy claims 'Bounty' off North Carolina

    Sandy claims 'Bounty' off North Carolina
    Three people washed off their crippled ship and engulfed by Atlantic waters roiled by Hurricane Sandy scrambled for help on Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said, but only one of them made it to safety. When the HMS Bounty's crew members realized their lives...