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  • Newport News dispatch non-emergency phone line back in service

    The Newport News communications non-emergency phone number (247-2500) is back in service.  The number was out of service for a little more than an hour Tuesday.  For emergencies, call 911, which was not affected by the outage.      
  • $188,187: Festival support

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. Newport News city-sponsored festivals, such as the Celeberation in Lights at Newport...
  • Oyster harvesters see unloading fees increase at some Peninsula docks

    Oyster harvesters see unloading fees increase at some Peninsula docks
    On a cloudy muggy morning along the shores of Deep Creek in Newport News' Menchville area, third generation marina operator Lonnell Perok-Coffen carries on the business left in her hands nearly five years ago by her father Steven Perok. "Business has...
  • Star Track: Maureen Slattery

    Star Track: Maureen Slattery
    After leading the University of Denver to the Summit League women's tennis championship in her first year on campus, Maureen Slattery of Newport News recently added another accomplishment to a long list of them. The 5-foot-2 slugger, who laces flat...
  • July 23 Letters: Fort Monroe, Vladimir Putin

    Fort Monroe's value Your July 20 editorial "Search for stability," concludes that in this time of military downsizing, Hampton Roads must "diversify its economy, broaden its employment base and bolster its financial stability." A means to this end is...
  • Newport News man sentenced to 30 years for participating in gang-related drug activity

    A Newport News man was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in prison by a federal judge on various drug-related charges from activities tied to a local gang. In March, Eric Pridgen, 31, pleaded guilty to charges related to participating in a drug conspiracy...
  • Mental evaluation ordered for Hampton man charged in deaths

    Mental evaluation ordered for Hampton man charged in deaths
    HAMPTON — A mental-competency evaluation was ordered Tuesday for a man charged with killing two men outside the White Oak Lodge last year. Rahmeal Latrey Perry, 18, of Hampton, is charged with two counts of murder and two counts of use of a...
  • What's coming up?

    What's coming up?
    Barnes & Noble Booksellers at the Peninsula Town Center in Hampton continues Get Pop-Cultured, a celebration of pop culture in books. Wednesday through Sunday activities feature a DC Comics Spectacular, including activities and give-aways. A special nod...
  • Community calendar (upcoming sports events in the area)

    BASKETBALL Chris Brown's All-Star Basketball Camp. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. July 28-Aug. 1 at Lafayette High School. Cost: $85 early registration, $100 at the door. Information: 236-2642 or mrchoops@hotmail.com. Williamsburg Parks and Rec High School Fall League....
  • Virginia Beach's Zecchini wins third Greater Hampton Amateur title | Community news

    Virginia Beach's Zecchini wins third Greater Hampton Amateur title | Community news
    Ken Zecchini says he can't explain it, but the Greater Hampton Amateur is the only amateur tournament in the area he's won. The Virginia Beach teacher first won the 54-hole tournament at age 35 in 1995, then at age 43 in 2003, and Sunday he won it again...
  • Wednesday's 7/23 local schedule (updated Tuesday AM)

    BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: Edenton vs. Peninsula Pilots (at War Memorial Stadium), 7:05 International League: Toledo at Norfolk, 7:05 Eastern League: Richmond at Akron, 12:05 American Legion district tournament: TBA MOTORSPORTS Wacky Wednesday (at...