| May 27, 2014
| 12:23 PM
The Isle of Wight Sheriff's Office has been recognized by an independent accreditation agency for the first time in the agency's history.
The Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission, a coalition of the state's police chiefs,...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:23 AM
| May 16, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Western Branch 8, Kecoughtan 0
Grassfield 9, Woodside 1
Lakeland 9, Denbigh 8
MENCHVILLE 4, WARWICK 0
Warwick 000 000 0 — 0 5 2
Menchville 110 101 x — 4 6 1
WP: Joseph Tuzzolo (7-2). LP: Christian Sola. Standouts: Warwick,...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:40 PM
HAMPTON — In one sense, opening day at a stock-car racing track is similar to the first game at a professional baseball field. A mix of veterans and rookies share the same butterflies and sense of anticipation.
There is one big difference...
| May 18, 2014
Exactly when the first Baptist believers settled on the lands south of the James River in the late 1600s is hard to determine from the surviving records.
But according to an ancient grand jury document citing them for not attending the established...
| May 3, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Three weeks after taking command of the Union army on March 10, 1864, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant boarded a steamer in Northern Virginia and headed toward Fort Monroe for what he hoped would be a landmark step in winning the Civil War.
Arriving early on...
| May 18, 2014
| 2:14 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — If you listen to the U.S. Navy, Newport News and Hampton are problem cities for the retail sale of spice.
But unlike nearby counties the two cities haven't raided stores that sell spice, which a local prosecutor and a defense...
| May 19, 2014
| 4:26 PM
ISLE OF WIGHT — Jamie Wallace's parents describe him as a smart, loving man.
Paula Wallace said her son had seen his share of trouble — he earned a GED at 17 after quitting high school, then started dealing drugs and ended up in prison....
| Apr 26, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Tall and lanky, the 69-year-old physician surveyed his empty waiting room. Four binders holding partial medical records sat on a shelf, ready for patients to pick up. Magazines overflowed on the central table, a plant reached for the ceiling.
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:58 PM
Evan Sperling got the victory as Grafton beat Jamestown 7-2 in a Bay Rivers District season opener. ...
Walsingham Academy scored nine runs over the first two innings to beat Hampton Roads Academy 13-7. ...
Peninsula Catholic (3-0) beat...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:35 PM
SMITHFIELD — If you had to choose an iconic example of a Tidewater plantation house, you could do a lot worse than Windsor Castle.
In a National Register of Historic Places nomination submitted in 2000, architectural historian Mary Ruffin...