| Apr 12, 2014
| 2:24 PM
As a young surveyor and before serving as our country's first president, George Washington developed the ability to measure up a landscape and to take advantage of its natural features. He also had an eye for spatial awareness. Washington learned by...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:42 PM
COLLEGE PARK -- A Maryland team that had spent part of the past month losing close games to nationally ranked teams returned to its bench Sunday at Comcast Center, teetering toward another frustrating defeat.
There was confusion about the way the...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The month-long celebration of poetry continues across the nation with Thursday's Poem in Your Pocket Day. The Academy of American Poets shares several suggestions, like those below, found on the Academy's website here:
- Post pocket-sized verses in...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Pritzker Group Private Capital has bought Technimark, a plastic packaging manufacturer that counts Procter & Gamble, Estee Lauder, Wal-Mart and Clorox among its customers.
The purchase price of the Asheboro, N.C.-based company wasn't disclosed. Pritzker...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Regardless of the outcome of Tuesday's game between Old Dominion and No. 1 Virginia, Monarchs coach Chris Finwood thinks local college baseball is the winner.
The top-ranked Cavaliers make their second trip to the region, facing ODU at 7 p.m. at...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Bill Jenkins remembers the moment when he and his bluegrass band were asked to play The National Press Club in Washington for the first time, back in 1964.
"A gentleman came across us at a hootenanny and left us a note. We thought it was a joke,"...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 5:21 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Even as his team soaked in the moment they had waited for, Virginia men's basketball coach Tony Bennett couldn't help but turn it into a teaching point.
After all, how often do you get a chance to offer a big-picture moment at an...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:45 PM
The Bruton-Brunswick County 2A East Region boys basketball championship game will now be played on Wednesday at 8 p.m., still at Orange County High. The game was originally scheduled for Tuesday but postponed because of snow in the Charlottesville area....
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:16 PM
You won't get many complains about the Virginia High School League's reorganization from area indoor track and field teams.
Here's what area runners did this weekend in four state meets: They won 14 individual and relay events, had 61 top-five...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Last weekend writers gathered at Christopher Newport University for its 33rd Annual Writers' Conference. Authors sat in on panel discussions and workshops, and also had the opportunity to rent table space for selling and signing their books.
| Mar 12, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Five of the eight winningest coaches in area baseball history are still in the game. Harmony coach Mike Fields, who joined the 600-win club last week, said he is retiring upon completion of his 36th season as a head coach. "It's time to sit back and...