| Feb 2, 2011
| 8:30 AM
For Phoebus coach Stan Sexton, last Dec. 11 was the ultimate. Few teams win a state championship, let alone three in a row.
But National Signing Day also has become pretty sweet on Ireland Street. Phoebus had four seniors from the 2010 state...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 5:14 PM
On the 150th anniversary of Virginia's secession from the Union, it can be hard to remember how — for many months in early 1861 — the Commonwealth steadfastly resisted joining its Deep South neighbors.
When the voters of Elizabeth City,...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 1:05 PM
There was one blowout fight between Sam Herring and William Cashion during their stay in Elizabeth City, N.C., this past spring.
Herring, the guts-on-his-sleeve singer of Future Islands, and bassist Cashion were at Thumpers Downtown Bar & Grill with...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 7:28 AM
SUFFOLK — The federal government has spent $25 million fighting fires in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge during the last three years.
The tab, combined with poor air quality felt as far away as Washington, D.C., has the U.S. Fish...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 9:11 AM
DeAnne M. Seekins, director of the Hampton VA Medical Center (VAMC) opened the new Albemarle Primary Outpatient Clinic, 1845 West City Drive, Elizabeth City, NC at 1 p.m. Thursday. The center has the capacity to serve 2,400 veterans.
| Jan 2, 2012
| 2:43 PM
The scorecard for the 2011 Tidewater Golfweek Amateur Tour is a big-time winner again.
The scorecard features the following:
• A national team championship for the third time in the last four years.
• Two national individual champions.
| Jan 16, 2012
| 1:46 PM
High school students can receive on-the-spot acceptance into colleges around the state during an on-site admissions program at Warwick High School this week.
The event, at 6 p.m. Thursday, is sponsored by Newport News Public Schools but open to all local...
| 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...
| 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)...
| 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...