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  • Ironclad on a rampage

    Ironclad on a rampage
    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...
  • New Year's Resolutions: Living green is a good way to embrace 2013, suggests askHRgreen.org

    New Year's Resolutions: Living green is a good way to embrace 2013, suggests askHRgreen.org
    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-...
  • Delaware's Hagins shines in first-night PIT triumph

    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...
  • Hampton student awarded culinary scholarship

    Hampton student awarded culinary scholarship
    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...
  • Hampton Roads' holiday fun snowballs as December draws near

    Hampton Roads' holiday fun snowballs as December draws near
    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...
  • Down the Line: Local tennis notes: Kingsmill seniors repeat as sectional champs

    Down the Line: Local tennis notes: Kingsmill seniors repeat as sectional champs
    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,...
  • Brust joins other Hampton Roads chefs for Las Vegas food championship

    Brust joins other Hampton Roads chefs for Las Vegas food championship
    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...
  • WHRO Strolling Supper Party brings out the Peninsula chefs

    WHRO Strolling Supper Party brings out the Peninsula chefs
    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...
  • WHRO Strolling Supper Party coming up Feb. 17 in Norfolk

    WHRO Strolling Supper Party coming up Feb. 17 in Norfolk
    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...
  • Hosting president comes with opaque bill

    Hosting president comes with opaque bill
    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...
  • Friday night high school scorelist

    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...