| Jul 13, 2014
Norfolk Festevents and Virginia Stage Company are again teaming up for a free outdoor performance art event July 25-27 in Norfolk's Town Point Park.
"Moon Take Thy Flight" will explore the story of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" using actors,...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Award-winning mystery and science fiction author Donna Andrews, whose titles "Murder with Peacocks" and "Revenge of the Wrought Iron Flamingos" are set in her native Yorktown, has been named toastmaster of the 2014 Deadly Ink Mystery Conference. The...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Stephen Hux of Hampton, a baseball player for Chowan University, earned a spot on the NCAA Division II Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association's All-Rookie team as a pitcher.
The 6-foot-2 right-hander was 4-2 in his freshman season, compiling a 4....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Hampton Roads professionals have been named to the Virginia Port Authority Board, the Board for Architects, the Council on Aging and the Governor's Advisory Council on Revenue Estimates.
Here are the local board appointments recently announced by Gov....
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:23 AM
When defendants take part in local "drug court" programs, they can be sent off to jail for nights at a time should they test positive for drugs.
But if those violations ultimately lead them...
| Jun 8, 2014
The Hampton VA Medical Center released a letter, late Friday, about wait times at the facility amid an ongoing national scandal roiling the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system.
The letter from director Michael H. Dunfee, posted after...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:06 AM
War headlines from Iraq and Afghanistan have given way to a steady drumbeat of news about military drawdowns and budget cuts, but that won't change one fact: the U.S. military has deep roots in Hampton Roads.
Every branch of the service is represented...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:47 AM
The Peninsula offers many opportunities for cycling enthusiasts. Whether you enjoy group rides, solo jaunts or competitions, Hampton Roads has many opportunities.
Courses and trailways in the Tidewater region tend to be flat but are often...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:14 PM
— Gov. Terry McAuliffe has enlisted two cabinet members to explore ways the state can help Veterans Affairs medical centers in Virginia, two of which have longer-than-desired wait times.
Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs John C. Harvey Jr....
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:59 AM
The Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame announced its 2014 induction class Monday. Inductees are: soccer coach Al Albert (William and Mary), basketball coach and athletic director Don Forsyth (Virginia Wesleyan), former major-league baseball player Wayne...
| Jun 22, 2014
HAMPTON — Archaeologists searching for evidence of a landmark Civil War refugee slave camp opened up a new trench last week, adding to the unexpectedly rich catalog of nearly 200 features that have been unearthed since the downtown dig began...