| Aug 4, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Even in the summer heat, 99-year-old S. Prestley Blake drives his green off-road cart to check on his construction project several times a day.
Blake, co-founder of the Friendly's Ice Cream empire, is spending an estimated $6 million to build a copy...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:45 PM
In a garden beside rows of fruit trees and vegetables, grapes ripen on a sun-dappled mountainside. A few yards away, visitors snake their way through Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home. Even those who never have been there recognize the iconic mansion...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Long before Warren Bennis became a world-renowned expert on leadership and a much-honored USC business professor, he was an infantry officer during World War II in Europe, where he started to hone his ideas about leadership being most effective when it...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:01 AM
It's called "VA," but it is pronounced Virginia.
That's the information we got today from The Last Bison, the self-described "mountaintop chamber" ensemble from Chesapeake, regarding the band's new CD. We've known for a while now that it would be...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:18 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — While there's no denying Virginia has work to do this preseason to attempt to position itself for a return to respectability on the football field, the Cavaliers' woes haven't seemed to hurt them much on the recruiting trail....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:38 AM
(Updating) The political temperature over a State Board of Elections' discussion about when voters can use expired photo IDs to show they are entitled to vote is rising.
Attorney General Mark Herring believes a proposal to limit the definition of a...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Aug. 30, at Virginia, 9 a.m.
The Cavaliers are coming off a 2-10 season. Oregon went to Charlottesville, Va., last season and won, 59-10. The visit gives East Coast Heisman voters a look at UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley.
Sept. 6, Memphis, 7 p.m....
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:01 PM
As Virginia and Virginia Tech open preseason football practices Monday, both teams have less than four weeks before they kick off their seasons — not much time for programs that still need to get squared away in a lot of areas.
There's pressure of...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:27 PM
The Division I college sports year is effectively concluded, with only the baseball national championship to be decided between the Fighting O’Connors of Charlottesville versus Jay Cutler’s alma mater.
Depending on the outcome, Virginia...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:34 AM
After Virginia won the ACC regular-season and tournament basketball championships, and reached the NCAA Sweet 16, the school bumped the salaries of Tony Bennett’s assistant coaches 25 percent to $784,800.
When Virginia Tech introduced Buzz...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 11:39 PM
The Cleveland Cavaliers chose former Virginia star Joe Harris with the 33rd pick of the NBA draft -- the third selection of the second round -- Thursday night.
Harris, who led U.Va.'s Cavaliers to the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season...