| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:11 AM
William E. Johnson traces the idea for his first novel back to his move to Mathews County 22 years ago and people he has known while living there.
Johnson, an attorney who lives in Bavon at the county's southern tip, self-published "A Silent Tide" in...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The Hampton Roads writing community is mourning the loss of local poet and educator Hollis E. Pruitt who died on April 14.
Pruitt, a native of Mississippi but long-time Hampton Roads resident, served in the U.S. Army and earned a bachelor's degree in...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:06 PM
We predict that holiday fun and reindeer games will blanket the region in weeks ahead. So, here's a road map to help you navigate through the blizzard of mirth and the avalanche of good cheer.
May your bells forever jingle and your sleigh never get...
| 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...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 7:06 AM
The politicians have been arguing and posturing for over a year on health care reform, but now that it has passed the House, what do the people who will actually live with it think?
The Daily Press spoke to a consumer, a doctor, health executives and a...
| 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,...