| Dec 24, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Gov. Bob McDonnell has tapped two local residents to state boards. Former Del. Harvey Morgan, of Saluda, was appointed to the Board of Conservation and Recreation, said a spokesman.
Among the duties of the board is advising on state park master plans...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Our Daily Press colleague who covers Hampton, Robert Brauchle, filed this report on Monday:
A Gloucester-based concrete company is building a plant in Hampton's Copeland Industrial Park.
Rappahannock Concrete Group’s new facility will include 10...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:29 AM
It’s time for A Midsummer Night’s Drama. And Comedy. And Musicals. And More.
Summer outdoor theater presentations (and some indoor ones, too) that are synonymous with summer are kicking in all over the state.
They include: Connecticut Free...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Lake Mary defensive tackle Adam Torres sent a text message Monday night announcing, "I committed to Florida State. I spoke to the coaches," thus becoming the third Central Florida blue-chip defender of the day to make his college commitment.
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Florida State gained commitment No. 22 for the 2014 recruiting class Monday night when Saluda, S.C., defensive tackle Dexter Wideman tweeted that he had picked the Seminoles.
Wideman tweeted from his Twitter account @DexterWideman, “I just want...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:36 AM
It would be easy to read scenarios into Adam Torres’ Friday trip to Tallahassee.
He was in the state capital a week ago taking a tour of facilities and this time will return with his parents, usually a sure sign that a prospect is getting...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:10 AM
The Gloucester County School Board approved Tuesday night a number of employment changes to include hirings, resignations and transfers.
--Mary Runnells, of Gloucester, as coordinator of special education, effective Aug. 19;
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:59 PM
HAMPTON — What is considered as depth-laden a field in the Late Model Division at Langley Speedway in many years is about to get more competitive. Five-time division champion Danny Edwards Jr. says he'll be back on Saturday.
Edwards has run just...
| May 11, 2013
| 1:06 PM
SALUDA – The sight of Macy Causey leading almost five laps for the first time in a full-sized stock car delighted many on hand May 4 at Virginia Motor Speedway. Fans were on their feet and the crews of opposing Sportsman Division teams were fist-...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 7:10 AM
The Virginia Department of Transportation is seeking the public's comment on the proposed replacement of the narrow bridge on Burkes Mill Road in the James Store area of Gloucester.
VDOT is planning on replacing the bridge over Burkes Mill Pond...
| May 9, 2012
| 6:14 AM
Did you know these stats about oysters and oyster gardening?
- Adult oysters filter up to 50 gallons of water a day, removing algae and sediment that negatively affect waterways.
- Oyster reefs provide habitats for more than 300 different plants and...