| Aug 19, 2014
| 12:45 PM
MATHEWS – Public education is at a critical point in time, according to Ben Kiser, executive director of the Virginia Association of School Superintendents, the guest speaker at Tuesday's opening convocation for Mathews County Public Schools....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 11:47 AM
A 19th-century stove that may have caused the devastating fire at Fairfield plantation in Gloucester County and a heavy howitzer used by the Imperial German Army during World War I — housed at a museum in Newport News and one of only 14 in existence...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:34 PM
So the cab companies of the commonwealth don't want to see Uber and Lyft in Virginia. That's understandable from a business standpoint, but — like the state's demand that the ride-sharing operations must obtain broker's licenses —...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:10 AM
The Mathews County Board of Supervisors will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the historic courthouse.
The Board is expected to hold one public hearing on a budget amendment that would include the acceptance of a $2 million grant the county...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:11 AM
The number of farmers markets in the commonwealth has more than doubled over the past 10 years, according to the state's department of agriculture and consumer services.
On the Peninsula, seasonal markets will begin dusting off their booths in...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:32 PM
A retired Virginia State Police trooper found dead with a gunshot wound in Mathews County Tuesday served with the department for 26 years, a police spokeswoman said Wednesday.
The body of T.E. Hudson, 53, a retired master trooper, was found in a...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:55 PM
A of 6:54 p.m. Wednesday evening, Dominion Virginia Power is reporting 1,088 customers in Mathews County without power.
Dominion is also reporting three customers in Middlesex County in the dark and one in Lancaster County.
According to the power...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:56 PM
It's summertime and the festivals are hopping across the region. Just about every weekend brings an outdoor festival with plenty of food, fun and family activities. Here are some of our favorite multi-day summertime events.
Seawall Music Festival:...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:36 PM
No one watching the Union fleet in Hampton Roads in late April 1864 could have failed to notice when it began to swell to historic proportions.
Stretching out nearly 10 miles, the giant collection of warships, transports, auxiliary vessels and barges...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Famous people, places & things
People, places and things that make Hampton Roads famous: Presidents, celebrities and more
Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through...