| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Steven M. Smith, a respiratory therapist and outdoorsman, died Saturday from cancer at the Golden Living Center in Westminster. He was 56.
The son of a United Methodist minister and a social worker, Steven Montgomery Smith was born in Laurel. He was...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:55 AM
Norfolk Botanical Garden opens its Butterfly House Friday, June 14, according to a news release. It will be open for summer visitors until Sept. 21, when there will be a butterfly release the public can attend.
The house, part of the 2.5-acre Bristow...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:39 AM
Unlike the Civil War, the War of 1812 in Hampton Roads left such a dearth of artifacts and records that it's been tough finding ways to illustrate what are some pretty dramatic but strangely invisible stories.
That scarcity of documents is what makes...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:57 AM
A male giraffe was born at the Virginia Zoo in Norfolk on Thursday.
At birth, the calf weighed 150 pounds and measured 6-feet-4-inches tall. This is the third offspring for 11-year-old mother Imara.
"We are ecstatic about this new baby," Greg...
| Jun 9, 2013
The new emphasis on patient-centered care, prompted by the Affordable Care Act, is having a spill-over effect. More and more people are documenting what type of medical care they want and don't want through advance directives.
"I call them life-planning...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:52 AM
It was a busy morning for concert announcements. The nTelos Wireless Pavilion in Portsmouth unveiled details of shows by Phoenix (Aug. 30) and Hank Williams Jr. (Aug. 31.) Also, the Icelandic band Sigur Ros will play Norfolk on Sept. 24.
The Sigur Ros...
| May 29, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The beloved duo Indigo Girls will perform with the Virginia Symphony at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk on Friday, May 31, as part of the Virginia Arts Festival. Want to go for free? Here's your chance.
Simply head over to the Daily Press Music Facebook page,...
| May 22, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Host King William hammered Mathews 13-0 Wednesday to capture the Tidewater District tournament championship. ...
Atlantic Shores Christian defeated Greenbrier Christian 11-6 at Norfolk State to win the Virginia Independent Schools Division II...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Williamsburg Christian Academy’s bid to repeat as the Virginia Independent Schools Division II girls basketball champion fell just short Saturday as Norfolk Christian gained a 36-31 victory in a physical game at Wakefield School in The Plains....
| Feb 16, 2013
| 8:53 PM
Newport News native Michael Lyons scored a career-high 45 points Saturday for Air Force, but the host Falcons still lost 89-86 to No. 24 Colorado State in Colorado Springs.
Lyons, a senior from Woodside High, shot 17-of-25 — including 6-of-13 from...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 8:36 AM
The summer concert season will be memorable for The Last Bison, Chesapeake’s fast-rising indie-folk band.
The acoustic septet is poised to release a major-label debut album next month and the group has been booked for several high-profile...