| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:14 PM
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...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:52 AM
I don't typically blog here about my vacation shenanigans, but today I'll make an exception. Last week, while recreating in Chicago, I found myself thinking about musical links between the Windy City and Hampton Roads.
Most of this was sparked by a...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Gloucester County taxes more boats annually than are registered here, according to state and county figures.
The county has 4,326 registered boats, according to statistics provided by the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. There are 14 other...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 8:14 PM
Address: 219 River Bank Acres, Deltaville, Va.
Listing agent: Zani Autry, GRI, Mason Realty, Inc., Urbanna; email: email@example.com, 804-512-8350.
Basics: This lovely beach house, contemporary in nature, is located in Deltaville, in...
| Jul 9, 2011
More than 1,700 bags of oyster shells are stacked on pallets along an eroding shoreline at Charles Hogge's home on Sarah Creek in Gloucester.
One by one, each 30-pound mesh bag of shells is handed down a human chain of two dozen USS Truman sailors...
| 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...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Three people were killed and more than 60 were injured when a tornado cut a mile-wide path across Gloucester County Saturday, said Gloucester Sheriff Steve Gentry.The victims have been identified as Periccis Gerasimos Koutsoumbinas,a 60 year-old-male,...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 6:13 PM
For much of Sunday, parts of the region resembled a war-zone.
The path of a Saturday night tornado ripped an 8.5-mile path of havoc bending trees like tooth picks, leaving homes in crumbles and the sharp smell of freshly chopped pine everywhere, said...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 6:44 PM
A twister that barreled across Middlesex County between the Piankatank and Rappahannock rivers Saturday evening caused $6 million in damage and struck 95 homes.
Of the 95 homes damaged, 30 are condemned and beyond repair, said Middlesex County Supervisor...
| 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...