| Mar 16, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Nine shrubs and groundcovers with various shades of yellow and gold foliage -- all meant to brighten the garden -- are featured in this year's Beautiful Gardens lineup for Virginia gardeners.
Since 2009, the plant introduction program has tested and...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:52 PM
RICHMOND – The General Assembly commission tasked with monitoring the progress of Medicaid reform with an eye to expanding the program in Virginia held its first meeting in Richmond Monday.
The Medicaid Innovation and Reform Commission, made up of...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Traditional grocery stores like Food Lion, Farm Fresh and Harris Teeter are facing stiff competition in the Tidewater market, according to a new report by Food World, an industry publication.
According to the report, Food Lion holds the largest market...
| May 29, 2013
| 10:17 PM
Menchville this year was the first team from Newport News or Hampton -- or from the currently configured Peninsula District -- to capture the Eastern Region boys tennis championship in three decades.
But the Daily Press thanks longtime Lafayette coach...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:46 AM
Learn and Grow Series with Art in the Garden
Linda Miller, Artist and Virginia Master Naturalist, will help children 7 and older create a botanical portrait in colored pencil or watercolor from plant materials they select in the Williamsburg Botanical...
| May 4, 2013
As a family physician in Newport News, Peter Anderson developed a team care approach in order to handle more patients while providing better, more focused care. His success led him into the consulting business.
His Team Care Medicine company has now...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Virginia State Police have released the names of a Nebraska couple killed in a plane crash near Williamsburg.
Spokeswoman Corinne Geller says 54-year-old pilot Joseph D. Brown IV and his wife, 52-year-old Susan D. Brown, died when a single-engine Cessna...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The Virginia Living Museum has announced the winners of the first Birding Cup Challenge, according to a news release.
The team Eagle Eyes was the Birding Cup Champion counting 97 species during the 24-hour competition April 12-13. Team members were:...
| Mar 21, 2012
From Poquoson to Portsmouth and Newport News to Norfolk, more than 40 regional cleanup projects are planned throughout Hampton Roads next month as part of Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup National Action Days, April 27-28. Project...
| Mar 29, 2012
WBG Programs/Activities Updated March 22
PLANTING HEIRLOOM VEGETABLES
March 31, 2012
10:00-11:30 am. Barb Dunbar, York County Master Gardener and certified Master Naturalist, will help children and adults learn about heirloom vegetables....
| Apr 3, 2012
| 8:09 AM
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released their 3rd annual County Health Rankings on Tuesday morning.
In Virginia, out of 131 localities ranked, three in the region landed in the top 10:...