| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad agents knew they had a serious problem brewing when a sizable Confederate force appeared unexpectedly near Frederick, Md., in early July 1864, during the American Civil War.
These rebels could reap serious havoc in Maryland,...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:18 PM
Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed the state's 2015-16 budget. His line-item veto messages are pasted below.
There's one new one, which wasn't mentioned Friday, at the bottom. It deals with how much information the executive branch must provide to the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:44 PM
State officials are looking at alternatives for a new U.S. 460 that include a toll road project they put on ice in March as well as a simply upgrading the 55-mile stretch from Hampton Roads to the outskirts of Petersburg to meet current high-speed highway...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 4:34 PM
With more than $270 million already spent and more on the line, state transportation officials are working against the clock to keep the state's U.S. 460 project from becoming an unmitigated disaster.
Not an inch has been paved. Taxpayers have already...
| Feb 21, 2014
An event in Newport News on Saturday pulls together local young people, social action and the positive power of spoken poetry.
The sixth edition of the Hampton Roads Youth Poetry Slam Fest kicks off 5 p.m. at the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center on...
| Mar 19, 2014
An article in the March 19, 1964 edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian reported on a demonstration that led to violence.
Three police officers were injured in a demonstration by approximately one hundred integrationists at Vernon's Rolling...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Bruton's boys basketball team remained this week where it has been all season, No. 1 in the Virginia Preps state Group 2A rankings. The Panthers entered their game Wednesday at Lafayette with a 9-0 overall record, 8-0 in the Bay Rivers District.
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:36 PM
South Florida veterans whose disability claims have been lingering for at least four months will be getting a special offer from the Department of Veterans Affairs: a free attorney.
The regional VA office in St. Petersburg is one of two claims centers...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Bruton High, No. 1 in the state in the Virginiapreps.com preseason Group 2A boys basketball rankings, will play No. 3 Brunswick County – winner of three conseutive Group AA Division 3 state titles – in a showcase game Jan. 18 at Virginia State...
| Nov 18, 2012
RICHMOND, Va. — Below the spaghetti-works of Interstate 95, beside a canal where excursion boats are the only watercraft, I try to imagine a group of African American workers on the day after Union soldiers brought freedom to Richmond.
| Dec 1, 2012
A white Christmas isn't in the Florida forecast, but the Sunshine State does offer its own twist on holiday traditions. With hundreds of miles of ocean coastline and riverfront shores, holiday light shows often take to the water.
Here's a look at some...