| Jan 14, 2013
No one imagined the destruction about to unfold as the CSS Virginia eased from its berth late on the morning of March 8, 1862, for what was supposed to be its maiden voyage.
But even as the sailors at Portsmouth’s Gosport Navy Yard prepared to...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Environmental experts in Hampton Roads hope you will make some all-important resolutions for 2013: Resolve to Live Greener! It's important because of our close proximity to the Chesapeake Bay and the many natural resources we enjoy along the Mid-...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 9:40 PM
With dozens of pro scouts watching some of the nation’s best senior players, one of the few who grew up in Virginia put on quite a show at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament.
Roanoke native Jamelle Hagins, an All-Colonial Athletic...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Culinary student Andrew Elder, who attends Phoebus and Kecoughtan high schools, was awarded a full tuition scholarship to Johnson & Wales University valued at $104,448.
Elder and other talented culinary students were recognized at an awards breakfast...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 4:46 AM
Once upon a time, Williamsburg's Grand Illumination was the Peninsula's undisputed champion of holiday crowds, pyrotechnics and merry-making.
Move over, colonials. Make room for Hollydazzle.
The Newport News celebration, happening Nov. 30 at City...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:16 PM
The Kingsmill men’s age 65-and-over, 8.0-combination-rated team recently repeated as the Mid-Atlantic Section champs.
Team captain Rich Nelson, John Wendell, Fax McCandlish and Gary Burger went unbeaten for the year, and Bruce Stewart, Fred Wells,...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Travis Brust, executive chef of the Williamsburg Inn, will be one of four Hampton Roads chefs competing in the World Food Championships Nov. 1-4 in Las Vegas.
He’ll join Mike Farrell, chef/owner of Still Worldly Eclectic Tapas in Portsmouth; Jerry...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 7:48 AM
WHRO's Strolling Supper Party moved to the Norfolk Marriott on Sunday, Feb. 17, but it was the Peninsula chefs who made a grand showing this year.
Kenny Sloane and his crew from Fin Seafood in Newport News had folks lining up for plump sauteed...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:21 AM
WHRO’s Strolling Supper Party fundraiser returns on Sunday, Feb. 17, at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott in downtown Norfolk.
Hours are 4 to 7 p.m., and all proceeds benefit WHRO.
As in past years, restaurants who were recognized as Platinum Plate...
| Aug 31, 2012
HAMPTON — During his three-hour sojourn through the Peninsula on July 13, President Barack Obama's motorcade traveled with escorts from state and city police and passed down roads blocked by the city Public Works Division to a gymnasium prepared...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:41 PM
Amelia County 34 Charles City 14
Amherst County 19 George Washington 6
Appomattox 32 Cumberland 8
Armstrong 24 Thomas Jefferson (Richmond) 12
Atlee 41 Deep Run 37
Bath County 24 Buffalo Gap 13
Battlefield 34 Osbourn Park 13
Bayside 27 Green Run 14...