| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:26 PM
Bruton at Essex, 6
Nansemond River vs. Grafton (at Bailey Field), 6
Potomac vs. Jamestown (at Wanner Stadium), 5
King William vs. Lafayette (at Cooley Field), 5
Poquoson and Washington & Lee at West Point, 5
| Aug 14, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Gloucester led the way at 366 Thursday in the Peninsula District’s second regular-season match to increase its overall lead to 17 shots on second-place Warwick.
Menchville, second at 375 for the day at Williamsburg National, is third...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:26 PM
GLOUCESTER – Senator Mark Warner told a group of veterans in Gloucester Monday that both the health care system and culture of the Veterans Administration needed to change, but it wouldn't be an easy fix.
"We have a messed-up system," he said. "I'...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Two good things to know during Shark Week:
First, sharks aren't on the prowl for us — they much prefer traditional meals, such as seal.
And second, if they mistake us for a seal and try to chow down, there's a good chance they won't like us....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Turf event Saturday features trade show
Learn about the differences between organic fertilizers and synthetic fertilizers during the Virginia Cooperative Extension's Super Turf Saturday on Aug. 16.
Topics for the day include soil composition, lawn...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Farmers markets are alive and well in Virginia, which was cited as a top ten state for the number of markets available in a new United States Department of Agriculture report.
With 249 markets listed, the Commonwealth comes in at No. 9, with...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:34 AM
The Hampton Roads jobless rate barely ticked up from May to June, but labor data shows more people are employed compared to a year ago.
While the unemployment rate inreased from 5.8 percent to 5.9 percent from month to month, the rate is still down from...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 1:48 PM
HAMPTON — On a sunny June morning, the cattle at Willow Oak Farm nearly broke into a gallop as breakfast arrived on a flatbed wagon.
Roughly two dozen cows nosed for position around Thomas "Tommy" Thompson as he spread bales of hay from the...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:34 PM
As much as we might hate to admit it, we've zipped past the halfway point of summer and are sliding toward fall. While children and parents are in back-to-school mode, writers and readers can begin to plan for upcoming book festivals and conferences....
| Aug 2, 2014
| 2:03 PM
While Michael Cuddyer and Ryan Zimmerman hope their ailments heal, Jake Cave is shining with the Trenton Thunder and Chad Pinder also is batting over .300.
Justin Verlander has struggled this year, but he'll have a chance to win a World Series for the...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 11:42 AM
As Bill Jenkins sees it, music is so much more than melody, rhythm and lyrics. It's a part of our history, he says. A part of who we are, both individually and collectively.
Jenkins, the Gloucester County man who has been singing traditional songs for...