| Sep 19, 2013
The 23607 ZIP code encompasses Newport News city offices, a swath of land occupied by the shipyard, and the ribbon of a residential area along a length of Jefferson Avenue. It also is home to the greatest concentration in the region of those living with...
| Sep 15, 2013
Fall is a great time for homecomings. So maybe it's not a coincidence that Hampton Roads will see several musical prodigal sons return this autumn.
Phish, the legendary jam band, is from Vermont but the group has forged a special relationship with...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:21 PM
There are quite a few savvy shopping events in Hampton Roads this weekend. Here are a few you might want to check out.
Free access to Virginia historic homes. As part of a Governor's program, historic homes and museums across the state will be open free...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The Virginia Department of Health is calling on people to exercise care around pigs as the agricultural fair season gets under way. The flu virus H3N2v that normally circulates in pigs may spread to humans more easily than usual, according to the Health...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:09 PM
Despite an agreement with the Virginia Department of Transportation to monitor the James River Bridge grid deck, Virginia State Police provided only one day of patrol during July, according to an agency spokeswoman.
Corinne Geller, a spokeswoman for...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:26 AM
ISLE OF WIGHT - As hurricane season ramps up in southeastern Virginia, Isle of Wight County is encouraging citizens to become more proactive in emergency preparedness.
Andrea Clontz, the county's emergency management coordinator, is asking residents to...
| Feb 28, 2008
Al Guerra remembers what it was like to be Hispanic in Hampton Roads more than 20 years ago, when he first moved his family to York County.
"There were just two Hispanic families that I knew about," said Guerra, an engineer who left New England to work...
| Nov 11, 2008
Christopher Semple watched as the bombers took off from the airfield in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
It was January 1990, and once the planes were in the air, the Air Force staff sergeant had no choice but to wait to find out if the bombs on those planes met...
| Aug 17, 2008
Here are a few ways you can get involved in your community:
The Isle of Wight County Museum needs volunteers. Recently reopened in November, the museum interprets local history and features exhibits of prehistoric fossils, American Indian and Colonial...
| Apr 30, 2008
Before cyclone winds reached down in Suffolk to throw trucks into buildings, pound well-built homes to matchsticks and crumple tin roofing like it was tin foil, a warm, moist front settled over Hampton Roads on Sunday.
Alone it would have been nothing....
| Apr 30, 2008
| 6:52 AM
The National Weather Service in Wakefield has confirmed that a seventh tornado -- this one in Mathews -- touched down Monday during a flurry of storms that devastated southeastern Virginia.
The tornado touched down in Mathews County, it was a category...
| May 1, 2008
| 3:28 PM
Virginia Beach individuals residing south of I-264 and along the ocean front will use I-64 towards Suffolk.
Individuals residing north of I-264 will use I-64 West toward Richmond.
Norfolk individuals residing east of I-64 (outside of interstate loop)...