| Feb 1, 2013
| 7:58 AM
The Last Bison, a Chesapeake indie-acoustic band that's making a run at national fame and fortune, will perform an outdoor show at Norfolk Botanical Garden on May 19 as part of the Virginia Arts Festival.
The event description on Ticketmaster says:...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 12:49 PM
The Culinary Institute of Virginia in Norfolk will offer programs in baking and pastry arts beginning Jan. 28.
“CIV has seen the number of job orders specific to baking and pastry arts increase in the past few years” says Campus Provost Andy...
| Jan 18, 2013
RICHMOND — A Senate committee on Thursday struck down a series of abortion measures designed to repeal some of the Virginia's anti-abortion laws and legislation to further restrict abortions, essentially leaving the issue at a stalemate.
| Jan 18, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Gov. Bob McDonnell and a group of Hampton Roads lawmakers both want to reform the management structure for state-run ports.
But dueling bills lay out divergent approaches when it comes to the governor's power at the piers.
For example, the bill...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Part data collectors, part tour guides — with a dash of personality for good measure — the 10 yellow navigational markers that make up the Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System have been a hit with the public and weather forecasters since...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Phoebus expects to play its non-district football game next fall against a team from Maryland, possibly on ESPN.
Phantoms coach Jeremy Blunt said the opponent will be either DeMatha from Hyattsville or Potomac from Oxon Hill. The game would be played...
| Jan 14, 2013
When Abraham Lincoln stepped ashore at Fort Monroe late on May 6, 1862, he hoped his visit would prod Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan and his Army of the Potomac into action.
By the next morning, however — after finding that McClellan’s long...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Even in a great collection of Civil War artifacts, the gold pocket watch owned by legendary Confederate Maj. Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson would be ranked as a treasure.
So would Southern cavalry commander J.E.B. Stuart’s 6-shot,...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 11:09 PM
Uju Ugoka, a Nigerian junior-college transfer in her second game as a Hokie, had 12 rebounds and 10 points Friday as the Virginia Tech women (6-5) handled North Carolina A&T 58-39 in Blacksburg.
Monet Tellier had 12 points, seven rebounds and five...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Environmental experts in Hampton Roads hope you will make some all-important resolutions for 2013: Resolve to Live Greener! It's important because of our close proximity to the Chesapeake Bay and the many natural resources we enjoy along the Mid-...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Start your New Year in a healthy, outdoor way -- stroll the Million Bulb Walk at Norfolk Botanical Garden now through Sunday, Jan. 6.
Sponsored by Dollar Tree, the walk is even prettier if you go in late daylight to see the blooming camellias in the...