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  • Sunday's 8/5 local schedule (updated Saturday PM with SVABL)

    BASEBALL International League: Columbus at Norfolk, 6:15 Eastern League: Richmond at Harrisburg, 2:05 Coastal Plain League: Petitt Cup quarterfinal Game 2 (in best-of-three): Peninsula Pilots at Fayetteville, 7:05 Peninsula Muscular Dystrophy Benefit...
  • Virginia Department of Forestry: Smokey the Bear turns 68 on Aug. 9; agency recently reorganizes

    Virginia Department of Forestry: Smokey the Bear turns 68 on Aug. 9; agency recently reorganizes
    Smokey was first used as a poster character Aug. 9, 1944, and is one of the most widely recognized characters in the world. An animal artist specializing in drawing dogs, Albert Staehle was the first artist to render Smokey, and his Smokey had long, silky...
  • Breastfeeding boost - businesses receive awards for lactation policies

    Breastfeeding boost - businesses receive awards for lactation policies
    The following businesses received awards from CINCH (a regional child health coalition sponsored by EVMS) for their support for breastfeeding employees: - Bons Secours DePaul Medical Center - Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital - Bon Secours Maryview...
  • Delta Rae and Ra Ra Riot to headline new indie music festival at Norfolk's Town Point Park

    Delta Rae and Ra Ra Riot to headline new indie music festival at Norfolk's Town Point Park
    It's a bad news, good news situation. The Acoustic Music Festival that for several years brought top-flight singer-songwriters to Town Point Park has been discontinued. In its place, though, is a promising new indie music event. Called ETC: Norfolk's...
  • Randall Bramblett plans Sept. 22 visit to Suffolk to support Tidewater Arts Outreach

    Randall Bramblett plans Sept. 22 visit to Suffolk to support Tidewater Arts Outreach
    Randall Bramblett, a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has worked with Steve Winwood, Gregg Allman, and Robbie Robertson, is heading for Suffolk where he's set to play a Sept. 22 fundraiser for Tidewater Arts Outreach. In Suffolk, Bramblett will...
  • Saturday's 8/19 local schedule (updated Friday AM)

    COLLEGES Men’s soccer (exhibitions) Virginia Tech at William and Mary, 7 George Washington at Old Dominion, 7 Women’s volleyball Norfolk State Green-Gold scrimmage, 4 Field hockey (scrimmages) William and Mary at Richmond, 11 a.m. Old Dominion...
  • Taste Unlimited continues its Chefs' Table classes

    Taste Unlimited continues its Chefs' Table classes
    The Chefs’ Table cooking event at Taste Unlimited in Norfolk continues on Aug. 28 with a Lebanese meal prepared by Kal Habr, owner of Croc's 19th Street Bistro in Virginia Beach. Habr’s menu includes Cold Yogurt Soup, Cabbage Salad, Baked...
  • Norfolk zoo asks for help naming baby giraffe

    Norfolk zoo asks for help naming baby giraffe
    The Virginia Zoo in Norfolk will award $200 to the person who names the newest baby giraffe. The Zoo's baby giraffe, born June 6 to mother Imara and father Billy, weighed 150 pounds and measured 6-feet-4 inches tall at birth. The calf is a male and is...
  • Woodside's Frings advances in Tennis Recruiting Network Showcase in Newport News

    Woodside High’s Julian Frings beat Paul Ritter of Virginia Beach 6-1, 6-1 to advance to the boys 16-and-under quarterfinals of the inaugural Tennis Recruiting Network National Showcase at Huntington Park in Newport News. Frings will meet No. 4 seed...
  • Retail sales tax to increase to 6 percent on July 1 for Hampton Roads shoppers

    Retail sales tax to increase to 6 percent on July 1 for Hampton Roads shoppers
    Hampton Roads residents will see a 6 percent sales tax on their receipts beginning July 1. The increase, up from 5 percent, was voted into effect by Virginia legislators in April, as part of a statewide transportation plan. Virginia’s current...
  • Retail sales tax to increase in Hampton Roads on July 1

    Hampton Roads residents will see a 6 percent sales tax on their receipts beginning July 1. The increase, up from 5 percent, was voted into effect by Virginia legislators in April, as part of a statewide transportation plan. Virginia’s current...