| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Mental health workers had six hours to find a suitable psychiatric bed for Gus Deeds, the mentally ill son of state Sen. Creigh Deeds, being held under an emergency custody order for evaluation. When the ECO time elapsed before Rockbridge County Community...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Warhill High is searching for a new head football coach. The search marks the third time the school will fill the position this year.
Obie Boykin, who served as interim coach for the 2013 season, said that he did not resign but was told by school...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:06 PM
We predict that holiday fun and reindeer games will blanket the region in weeks ahead. So, here's a road map to help you navigate through the blizzard of mirth and the avalanche of good cheer.
May your bells forever jingle and your sleigh never get...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:49 PM
The state's local and regional jails are currently not equipped to provide the services that their mentally ill inmates would receive in a community setting, according to the Office of the State Inspector General's 2013 report, "A Review of Mental...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Almost 400,000 additional Virginians would be eligible for Medicaid coverage, the federal-state health program, under the Affordable Care Act's guidelines for expansion. Thousands of those are Peninsula residents.
The ACA expansion allows those...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Bryan Davis, who was Warhill High’s head football coach for about a month earlier this summer, has resurfaced quickly as a coach. Davis said Tuesday that he has been hired as an assistant coach and social studies teacher at Jacksonville High in...
| Aug 29, 2013
September looks to be a busy month for Hampton Roads writers and readers. Here’s a snapshot, so mark your calendars and watch for more information in the days ahead:
The Saturday Poetry Series at Williamsburg kicks off the season on Sept. 7, 11 a....
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Area teachers headed back to school last week to prepare for this week’s start of classes after the summer break.
Not all school teachers spent those summer weeks catching up on their reading and rays, blissfully blanking out their September...
| Sep 4, 2013
The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services started taking applications Tuesday for grants from individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are waitlisted for a Medicaid waiver. For 2014, the Individual and...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:35 AM
Jim Shaw showed what he used when he started offering free medical care. It all fit into a cardboard box.
Shaw, the doctor who with his wife Cooka founded the Lackey Free Clinic, used to carry all of his supplies in and out of the back of Rising Sun...
| 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...