| May 23, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Poquoson is a short hop from Hampton, Newport News and elsewhere in Hampton Roads, making it a rather secluded bedroom community.
The word "poquoson" is used to describe a boundary line between two higher tracts of land. The boundary area contained a...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 3:53 PM
Longtime Poquoson resident Charo Hunter and former William and Mary standout Christopher (Mast) Witherspoon, a Suffolk native, are part of a team that won the district (state) championship for 4.5-rated senior women.
That squad, captained by Diane Deaton...
| Sep 2, 2012
State officials planning to build a veterans care center employing upward of 500 people are eyeing just two locations for the project: Fort Monroe and a former state school for disabled pupils.
While lobbying for former Virginia School property,...
| Jul 30, 2012
"She has changed the way we think about pain."
Hospice practitioners, physicians, compounding pharmacists, nurses and medical students all attest to the influence of Maureen Carling in their approach to pain management.
An English-born nurse and hospice...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Ten schools with high marks here in western Virginia are getting a break on annual accreditation. State education officials are offering three-year waivers to more than 100 schools across the state.
They qualified by achieving pass rates of 95 percent or...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 2:22 PM
The Bay Rivers District will send some of its largest numbers of players ever to the Virginia High School Coaches Association All-Star Games, set for July 9-13 in Newport News and Hampton.
Below is a list of players listedon the East rosters for each...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 7:05 AM
With Jeffrey Ogburn signing to wrestle for Appalachian State and Thomas Payne for Bloomsburg of Pennsylvania, it is the first time Poquoson’s storied program has sent multiple wrestlers to D-I on scholarship since Jacob Inge (VMI), Mike Akers...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 10:34 PM
Phoebus 55, Kecoughtan 7
Woodside 27, Warwick 21
Alleghany 36 Bath County 7
Altavista 47 Cumberland 20
Annandale 32 Stuart 27
Appomattox 50 Randolph-Henry 6
Atlee 56 Patrick Henry (Ashland) 35...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:02 PM
Eric Decker is the new wrestling coach at Poquoson High. Decker, an assistant to Mike Casey the past two seasons, was approved on Tuesday at a meeting of the Poquoson School Board.
"I'm excited about becoming the new coach because of the potential and...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 9:20 PM
Kecoughtan 41, Warwick 30
Gloucester 35, Menchville 0
Mostly public schools
Abingdon 10 Happy Valley (TN) 0
Albemarle 37 Orange 0
Altavista 35 Gretna 14
Amherst County 35 Rockbridge County 21
| Sep 23, 2012
| 3:05 AM
1:50 p.m. update:
The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office has arrested the mother of the abandoned baby.
18-year-old Viktoria Williams was arrested on a Felony Child Neglect Warrant at the Sheriff's office Saturday night.
She is being held at the Virginia...