| Jul 15, 2011
| 4:22 PM
It's beach season in Hampton Roads. Time to bring out the beach chairs and sunscreen.
And to be alert for bacteria lurking in the water.
Elevated bacteria levels prompted the Peninsula Health Department to advise against swimming at Huntington Park...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 9:12 AM
Taxes: Get help preparing your taxes
•In person: Go to the local IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center, 903 Enterprise Pkwy., Hampton. It's open weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 262-4007.
•By phone: Individuals can call...
| Apr 2, 2011
| 9:37 PM
Growing oysters in Virginia used to be a lousy business venture.
Only the most ardent farmers could steer the Chesapeake Bay delicacy past diseases, predators and other obstacles into adulthood.
That was before advances, most notably the creation of a...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Three people were killed and more than 60 were injured when a tornado cut a mile-wide path across Gloucester County Saturday, said Gloucester Sheriff Steve Gentry.The victims have been identified as Periccis Gerasimos Koutsoumbinas,a 60 year-old-male,...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 6:22 AM
For most of Saturday, Gloucester residents went about the day under a tornado watch, which means simply the conditions are ripe for a tornado to form.
All the youth soccer games were played and the high school baseball and softball games started three...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 8:34 AM
BayPort Credit Union has established a fund directed to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to assist victims of the Gloucester tornado, according to a press release issued by the company. Contributions can be made at any of BayPort's 13...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 7:31 PM
Address: 8778 Blue Gate Lane, Hayes, "Sand Castle Cove"
Listing agent: Jeanne P. Hockaday, Virginia Country Real Estate Inc. Office 804-642-6126, ext. 340, Fax 804-642-0437
Basics: "Sand Castle Cove" is the name of a home that sits...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Phillips Energy, based in Gloucester Point with plants in Gloucester and Mathews, beat out four other competitors to win the contract to deliver fuel to Gloucester County for the 2012-13 budget year.
Phillips Energy bid 7 cents per gallon to deliver...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Never in his wildest dreams did Philip Hamilton ever think that a common household product like baking soda would be so crucial to the revival of his ancestral home, Severnby, on the Severn River in Gloucester.
In August 2002, a fire caused by a...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 11:35 AM
Here are the comments of Supervisor Bobby Crewe at Tuesday night's Board of Supervisors meeting following the presentation of a resolution thanking him for his service. Crewe represented the Gloucester Point District the past four years.
| Dec 19, 2011
| 6:58 AM
Revered by Ernest Hemingway and other anglers, Atlantic blue marlin is among the most sought-after fish in the sea.
It’s also traded on the black market at levels that federal investigators can’t define.
“We don’t know how...