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  • NFL UPDATE: Players with Virginia connections on team rosters

    Listed by jersey number (if still applicable), name, connections and statistics: Arizona Cardinals: LS 82 Mike Leach (W&M). QB 6 Logan Thomas (Va. Tech, Brookville High). OLB 47 Adrian Tracy (W&M, Potomac Falls High). G 78 Earl Watford (James Madison)....
  • Pilot for Civil War drama will be filmed in Virginia

    Pilot for Civil War drama will be filmed in Virginia
     The Civil War is coming back to Virginia - in the shape of a pilot for a TV drama being produced by Amazon Studios and ABC-TV.  Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Virginia Film Office announced this week that the pilot for "Point of Honor" will be filmed...
  • Trader Joe's open: Now what?

    Trader Joe's open: Now what?
    When Trader Joe's officially debuted in Winter Park last week, it marked another national chain to open for business in Central Florida.  For years, residents here have been clamoring for the Two-Buck Chuck wine, the cookie butter and thousands of other...
  • Anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy

    Anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy
    Baltimore and Ohio Railroad agents knew they had a serious problem brewing when a sizable Confederate force appeared unexpectedly near Frederick, Md., in early July 1864, during the American Civil War. These rebels could reap serious havoc in Maryland,...
  • Traveling the whiskey trail in Kentucky and Tennessee

    The first thing I noticed when I pulled into the Jack Daniel's visitors center parking lot was a bumper sticker: "I've been on the whiskey diet — I've already lost three days." It seemed appropriate. The next thing I saw was a bride and groom in...
  • Savor the spirit: Whiskey tasting in Kentucky and Tennessee

    I travel the world, drinking. Along the way, I learn exactly how drinks that rule the world are made. I've sipped and swirled Champagne and Cognac in France, Guinness in Dublin and Scotch in — where else — Scotland. And although whiskeys are...
  • Weekend tennis roundup: Poquoson's Hunter, daughter Andrea go unbeaten as 4.5 team advances from state tournament

    Weekend tennis roundup: Poquoson's Hunter, daughter Andrea go unbeaten as 4.5 team advances from state tournament
    A mother-daughter combination from Poquoson sparked their team to first place in their flight as the USTA Virginia 18-and-over district championships continued at Huntington Park, Old Dominion and Christopher Newport. Charo Hunter and her daughter...
  • Anniversary of 'Battle that saved Washington'

    MONOCACY, Md. — Baltimore and Ohio Railroad agents knew they had a serious problem brewing when a sizable Confederate force appeared unexpectedly near Frederick, Md., in early July 1864, during the American Civil War. These rebels could reap...
  • VHSCA All-Star roundup: Highlights from last week's games in Lynchburg

    VHSCA All-Star roundup: Highlights from last week's games in Lynchburg
    Reports from The News & Advance in Lynchburg: Football: Patrick Prosser’s interception rattled the West squad and the linebacker who commanded the East’s defense played another big role for his team as time dwindled for opposing...
  • Bolling calls for redistricting reform

    Bolling calls for redistricting reform
    NEWPORT NEWS — Virginia's badly gerrymandered congressional and legislative districts are poisoning our politics and leading the state toward a Washington-style gridlock, former Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling told a small group of Peninsula business...
  • Reader feedback July 27: James Garner, derailment, Hampton school raises

    •Steve, Poquoson: Thanks for the James Garner editorial obituary. It was the only write-up of the many I've seen that came right out and said that Garner's Jim Rockford "was among the greatest of all TV characters." I loved Rockford too, especially...