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  • Is General Dynamics on a shipyard buying spree?

    Is General Dynamics on a shipyard buying spree?
    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...
  • Bridal show tips: Bring labels, negotiate with vendors

    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...
  • Health Notes: Two Sentara nursing homes score tops in U.S. News & World Report

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Two Sentara nursing homes score tops in U.S. News & World Report
    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...
  • William A. Kroh, owner of marine auto terminal, dies

    William A. Kroh, owner of marine auto terminal, dies
    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...
  • WHRO's supper party is coming up Feb. 19

    WHRO's supper party is coming up Feb. 19
      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...
  • Concerts announced Monday include Steve Winwood, Merle Haggard, Lunatic Luau

    Concerts announced Monday include Steve Winwood, Merle Haggard, Lunatic Luau
    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...
  • [UPDATE] Phish to play nTelos amphitheater in Portsmouth June 19-20

    [UPDATE] Phish to play nTelos amphitheater in Portsmouth June 19-20
    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...
  • Battle of Hampton Roads: Construction of the USS Monitor

    Battle of Hampton Roads: Construction of the USS Monitor
    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...
  • 150 years: Civil War arms race leads to ironclad clash

    150 years: Civil War arms race leads to ironclad clash
    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...
  • Mikulski likens loss of hospital ship Comfort to departure of Colts

    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-...
  • Great American Cleanup April 27-28: Register by April 6 to participate in Hampton Roads Virginia

    Great American Cleanup April 27-28: Register by April 6 to participate in Hampton Roads Virginia
    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...