| Jul 28, 2012
| 8:16 PM
Rescuers plucked nine people from the sea near Ocean City Saturday morning after their boat sank, according to the Coast Guard.
About 10:30 a.m, passengers aboard a 38-foot boat about 46 miles east of Ocean City radioed for assistance, saying that the...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 4:47 AM
Paul Ryan's journey from congressman to vice-presidential candidate was cloaked in secrecy worthy of a big-screen thriller.
In the culminating scene, Ryan -- policy wonk, statistics nerd, father of three -- crept through the woods behind his Wisconsin...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 6:13 AM
Below is an e-mail detailing the outcome of possible disease problems associated with dozens of crape myrtles in Elizabeth City, N.C., earlier this year. McDonald Garden Center assisted with the investigation.
"Happily I can tell you our crape myrtle...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 10:51 PM
Apprentice at College of the Albemarle (in Elizabeth City, N.C.), 3
Howard at Norfolk State (doubleheader), 3
Virginia Wesleyan at Bridgewater (doubleheader), 3
Old Dominion Athletic Conference...
| Apr 25, 2010
Few real estate deals have had more impact on the history of Hampton than the sale of 1,659 acres of Back River farmland
to the federal government in 1916.
Engineered by a small group of local businessmen, the $290,000 transaction quickly transformed...
| May 16, 2008
American Indians, British colonists, American revolutionaries, Civil War soldiers and sailors, pioneering educators, aviators and astronauts. They all made history happen right here.
1607 Jamestown is established, marking the beginning of English...
| Feb 12, 2009
| 2:45 PM
American Idol" Season 8 contender Ricky Braddy comes from Music City-- Nashville, Tenn. via Elizabeth City, N.C. The 25-year-old auditioned in Louisville, Ky. and became one of Paula's favorites. Read more about Ricky Braddy from a hometown paper that's...
| May 1, 2008
How you can help the victims of Suffolk tornado As the rebuilding effort begins in Suffolk, state emergency management officials are urging people who want to help to consider giving financial donations.
According to state emergency officials, cash...
| May 1, 2008
| 3:28 PM
Virginia Beach individuals residing south of I-264 and along the ocean front will use I-64 towards Suffolk.
Individuals residing north of I-264 will use I-64 West toward Richmond.
Norfolk individuals residing east of I-64 (outside of interstate loop)...
| Jun 3, 2010
| 4:14 PM
- John Richardson has a strong connection to the 757 area
- He'll be one of two first-year assistant basketball coaches at Virginia Tech
- He won two state championships as Woodside's coach
Initially, John Richardson took the fifth. Better silence...
| Sep 20, 2009
When you can reach as far back into the past as the city of Hampton, chances are that at least some people will sit up and take notice.
But even in this old seaport town, not enough people are paying attention to the unsurpassed collection of...