| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:53 AM
Hilda E. Uhlig, a homemaker and former secretary who was active in community theater, died Oct. 17 of heart failure at Carroll Lutheran Village.
She was 86.
Hilda Eleanor Drexler was born in Munich, Germany, and moved with her parents in 1928 to...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 10:33 PM
Quarterfinals are at “super sites” — VCU’s Siegel Center (Verizon Wireless Arena), ODU’s Constant Center, Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, Salem Civic Center, James Madison University’s Convocation Center and U.Va....
| Feb 14, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Marie C. Vrany, a retired secretary who once foiled a pickpocket while on vacation in London, died Sunday of complications from a stroke at Carroll Hospital Center. She was 90.
The daughter of a Patapsco & Back River Neck railroader and a homemaker,...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 11:13 AM
The Top 10 Virginia Football teams in the Virginia Group AAA, AA, A prep poll as selected by sports writers and broadcasters from around the state, with first-place votes in parentheses and total points received based on a 10-through-1 voting system:...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Suzanne W. Reynolds, a psychotherapist and management consultant, died Sept. 21 of pancreatic cancer at her son's Ruxton home. She was 70.
The daughter of a career Army officer and a homemaker, Suzanne Weston Reynolds was born in Cumberland and raised in...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:24 PM
(compiled by VirginiaPreps.com)
Granby 21 Wilson 20
Hampton 42 Denbigh 0
Heritage (Newport News) 30 Woodside 26
Alleghany 47 James River (Buchanan) 26
Altavista 48 William Campbell 33
Amelia County 35 Randolph-Henry 21...
| Apr 30, 2011
| 5:16 PM
On April 15, 1861, just days after the first shots of the Civil War were fired at Fort Sumter, President Abraham Lincoln issued a call for 75,000 volunteers. Connecticut was required to supply one regiment.
Men from all over the state responded in droves...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 8:49 PM
George Zimmerman, the Neighborhood Watch volunteer who fired the shot that claimed the life of Trayvon Martin on a rainy night in Sanford last month, has been painted as a racist, a vigilante and a murderer.
More than a half-million people have signed an...
| Apr 10, 2011
On a blustery late-winter afternoon at Manassas, where a muscular statue of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson marks the spot where the Confederate general earned his nickname, the Civil War lives, not separate from life in Virginia, but intricately entwined with...
| Apr 10, 2011
The remembrance of the 150th anniversary of the first shots of the Civil War at Ft. Sumter, S.C., underway until April 17 will give rise to a host of reenactments throughout the nation until 2015, although you're unlikely to see one on a National Park...
| Apr 11, 2011
Things hadn't gone according to plan — do they ever in war? — and now, Lt. James Barrett was going to make them right. The cavalry officer and his dozen or so men would rescue his colleague, Capt. William McCleave, from those nettlesome rebels...