| May 20, 2010
From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region to history.
1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets, missiles, rockets and a children's playground....
| Aug 12, 2010
| 7:23 PM
Schools statewide slipped in meeting federal No Child Left Behind Act achievement goals, with 40 percent not making adequate yearly progress, or AYP, this year. Results, based on pass rates on state tests, were released Thursday by the Virginia Department...
| Jul 6, 2010
| 10:20 AM
On May 28th, 2010, Harvie W. Fitzgerald sold his home at 2645 E. River Road in Cardinal, VA to C. Preston Herrington III. Mr Herrington purchased the home for $775,000.
C. Preston Herrington III is the director and vice president of Keith D. Peterson &...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 12:04 PM
Hampton Roads' unemployment rate lowered to 7 percent in December, from November's 7.2 percent.
It was 7 percent in December 2009, too, according to the Virginia Employment Commission. Figures are not seasonally adjusted.
The Virginia unemployment...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 7:06 AM
Peninsula-area foreclosure jumped 24 percent in 2010, compared to 2009.
December filings were up 14 percent, according to RealtyTrac, which monitors foreclosure activity nationally. A property may receive multiple filings.
Nationally, a record 2.87...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 11:14 AM
Hampton Roads' unemployment rate hit 7.6 percent in January, after falling to 7 percent in December, according to the Virginia Employment Commission.
Statewide, the unemployment rate was 6.9 percent in January. The U.S. rate was 9.8 percent. Figures...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 11:08 AM
Residents in York and James City counties ranked among the top 10 for health outcomes in Virginia, according to a new report.
York ranked fourth and James City County seventh in the County Health Rankings report released by the University of Wisconsin...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 4:22 PM
It's beach season in Hampton Roads. Time to bring out the beach chairs and sunscreen.
And to be alert for bacteria lurking in the water.
Elevated bacteria levels prompted the Peninsula Health Department to advise against swimming at Huntington Park...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 6:16 AM
Hurricane Irene will continue tracking through the northeastern USA the rest of Sunday. She produced damage similar to what we experienced from Hurricane Isabel in 2003 in terms of wind, power outages, and rainfall.
The storm surge at the mouth of the...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 6:19 AM
Even though 2011 was a down year for the housing market, it was an up year for housing events in Hampton Roads.
February through November, southeastern Virginia was the scene of three nationally recognized homes, as well as the Peninsula's own Parade...
| 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:...