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  • NEW FEATURE: Daily Press Local Scoreboard (updated at 9:30 p.m. Saturday with local tennis)

    High schools Track and field EASTERN REGION MEET Girls Team scoring: 1, Western Branch 106.5. 2, Grassfield 48. 3, Phoebus 47. Others: 13, Kecoughtan 21. 16, Bethel 16. 17, Hampton 14. 21, Menchville 8. 25, Heritage 4. 26, tie, Woodside, Warwick...
  • Slapwater band avoids legal fight, renames itself Slapnation

    Slapwater band avoids legal fight, renames itself Slapnation
    Slapwater, the Peninsula's premier party band, has renamed itself in hopes of leaving behind a bitter fight over rights to its name. The group led by drummer George "Dody" Hunt III is now called Slapnation, according to its website. "We’re sure...
  • Get out and get festive: Spring and summer festivals in Hampton Roads

    Get out and get festive: Spring and summer festivals in Hampton Roads
    Dust off those party clothes and dig out that crazy hat. It's the time of year when folks in our part of Virginia get together to celebrate in the fresh air and sunshine. If you're looking to socialize and depressurize, you're in luck. Festivals devoted...
  • Pizza comes to English America's oldest city

    No one knows exactly where the first slice of pizza was served in Hampton. But you'd probably be foolish to bet against the American Grill in Buckroe Beach, where enterprising Greek restaurateur George Gasparis added the new Italian taste sensation to...
  • Jackie Scott, recovering from surgery, reschedules her Hampton Block Party gig

    Jackie Scott, recovering from surgery, reschedules her Hampton Block Party gig
    Organizers of the Hampton Block Party have made a change to the entertainment for Saturday's season launch. Blues singer Jackie Scott has been replaced by Blues Empacts, Mojo Collins and Herbie D and the Dangermen. Scott had to reschedule her...
  • Trolley car nostalgia in Hampton

    Trolley car nostalgia in Hampton
    When the small waterfront town of Hampton began to recover after the Civil War and expand at the turn of the 19th century, the street car led the way. The Victorian Boulevard historic district just south of the downtown area was born as a streetcar...
  • TIMELINE: Chuck Jordan's career with the Hampton Police Division

    TIMELINE: Chuck Jordan's career with the Hampton Police Division
    Timeline of Chief Charles "Chuck" Jordan Jr.'s career with the Hampton Police Division and highlights of the cigarette sting operation: 1978: Jordan graduates with high honors from Old Dominion University, in Norfolk, and takes the oath of a Hampton...
  • Coffee roasters operate small company in Hampton

    Coffee roasters operate small company in Hampton
    Many people enjoy a good cup of coffee, or two, in the morning. But Will Cury's love of coffee takes a far more intensive approach. Several nights a week, often after a long day at Newport News Shipbuildingwhere he works as an engineer, Cury retreats to...
  • Hampton Roads fishing report for Thursday, March 28

    Buckroe Fishing Pier (727-1486): The pier will hold its 2013 fishing season grand opening Monday, April 1. Thereafter, the pier will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, except when there are severe weather warnings in effect. Kayak fishing (by...
  • Buckroe Reggae Fest to return May 11 with music from Culture, United Souls, Session Rockers

    Buckroe Reggae Fest to return May 11 with music from Culture, United Souls, Session Rockers
    The Buckroe Beach Reggae Fest will return May 11 with music from Culture, United Souls, Session Rockers, Jahworks, Antero, Tonahope, Destined Nation and Machet, organizers say. The free, family-oriented event is to take place 10 a.m.-9 p.m. at Buckroe...
  • Fishing report for Thursday, Aug. 18

    Saltwater Buckroe Fishing Pier: The pier manager said the best action this week has come from the crabbers. Loads of male and female crabs have been taken. On the fishing side, a few small croakers, good numbers of medium-sized spot, numerous puffer fish...