| Jul 5, 2012
| 8:38 AM
General Dynamics announced last week it is expanding through the purchase of Portsmouth-based Earl Industries' ship repair and painting facilities in Hampton Roads and Florida.
The company runs several of the country's largest shipyards and is a rival of...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Sparks fly, hearts pitter patter and wallets empty, and that's just at the meeting of a bride and her wedding planner.
It's bridal show season, and more than a dozen shows will take place before April, when bands across the region will strike up an...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Sentara Windermere in Virginia Beach and Nursing Center Portsmouth, two Sentara nursing homes, received a 5-star ranking in U.S. News & World Report's annual survey of Best Nursing Homes. Of more than 15,500 nursing homes evaluated quarterly in 2011, they...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:55 PM
William Allen Kroh, who owned and operated marine automobile terminals that handled thousands of autos in the port of Baltimore, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at his Brooklandville home. He was 80.
"He was a self-made man who had an...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 8:20 AM
WHRO’s “Strolling Supper Party” will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, at the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel & Conference Center.
For this third annual fundraising event, the public broadcasting station has teamed up with...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 9:26 AM
It's been a happy Monday when it comes to concert announcements. It's starting to look like a logjam has been broken.
Live Nation and WNOR-FM (98.7) said that the Lunatic Luau hard rock festival will return May 4 with a lineup including Shinedown and...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 11:27 AM
Nobody does tour announcements like Phish. This afternoon, the band unveiled its summer schedule with a video showing drummer Jon Fishman training and preparing for the musical run.
I don't want to spoil any of the surprises, so if you have any...
| Mar 3, 2012
Despite 150 years of fame as one of history's landmark warships, the USS Monitor is the ironclad Civil War marvel that almost wasn't.
Not until shipbuilders at Portsmouth's Gosport Navy Yard had labored around the clock for months to transform the...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Hopelessly outmatched on the seas, the Confederacy built an iron monster that launched a furious arms race, setting the stage for the bloody collision that changed the course of naval history.
Battle of Hampton Roads: Construction of the USS Virginia...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski on Wednesday likened the loss of the USNS Comfort to the departure of the Baltimore Colts – and asked Navy Secretary Ray Mabus to reconsider.
The U.S. Fleet Forces Command announced last month that it was moving the white-...
| Mar 21, 2012
From Poquoson to Portsmouth and Newport News to Norfolk, more than 40 regional cleanup projects are planned throughout Hampton Roads next month as part of Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup National Action Days, April 27-28. Project...