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  • 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)...
  • Becoming Hampton: A haven for technology

    Becoming Hampton: A haven for technology
    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...
  • Burning of Hampton 150 years ago foretold ferocity of the Civil War

    Burning of Hampton 150 years ago foretold ferocity of the Civil War
    In the first 100 days of the Civil War, more than 10,000 Federal troops stepped ashore at Old Point Comfort, determined to protect the crucial Union toehold at Fort Monroe. And as they fanned out from the steamship wharves into the sprawling camps and...
  • N.C. tour turns poverty's 'bloodless statistics' into reality

     
    Poverty in America: North Carolina's NAACP mounts a "Truth and Hope Tour of Poverty" through six counties....
  • New Hokies assistant John Richardson brings 757 ties

    New Hokies assistant John Richardson brings 757 ties
    - 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...
  • Becoming Hampton: Burned to the ground by its own citizens

    Becoming Hampton: Burned to the ground by its own citizens
    For a town that would suffer so much during the Civil War, Hampton showed some remarkably strong pro-Union sentiments in the weeks before the great conflict started. Landowner Joseph E. Segar never wavered in his loyalty to the federal cause, not only...
  • Becoming Hampton: Dates to remember

    Sept. 12, 1570 Spanish Jesuits stop at Indian village of Kecoughtan en route to establishing settlement on the York River. 1597 Chief Powhatan's warriors seize Kecoughtan and install his son Pochins as chief. April 30, 1607 English settlers land at...
  • Six Missing Boaters Found Alive Off New Jersey Coast

    Six Missing Boaters Found Alive Off New Jersey Coast
    The Coast Guard has found six boaters missing since Sunday alive and well on their disabled boat about 120 miles off the New Jersey coast. Search and rescue teams are hovering around the Black Magic and preparing to bring the men aboard rescue...
  • Landmark Hampton church traces roots to 1610

    Landmark Hampton church traces roots to 1610
    When Union troops occupied Hampton during the Civil War, they couldn't help but be impressed by the ancient brick walls of St. John's Church. Many admiring Yankees wrote home describing its weighty aura of antiquity. One souvenir seeker even sent back...