| Jan 29, 2011
| 4:32 AM
Bank of America has announced the 14th season of its national “Museums on Us” program, which now includes 150 of the nation’s finest arts, cultural and educational institutions. Designed to increase access to the arts across the nation, the....
| Aug 9, 2010
| 6:42 PM
When Norfolk-based Joint Forces Command planted its roots in Hampton Roads about 15 years ago, a long line of contractors spared neither time nor expense to follow, hoping to get a piece of the lucrative and emerging field of modeling and simulation....
| Aug 12, 2010
| 7:19 PM
The Hampton Roads congressional delegation is coming home next week for a roundtable discussion designed to push back against Defense Secretary Robert Gates' decision to shut down the Norfolk-based Joint Forces Command.
Gates announced the move early...
| Aug 13, 2010
| 7:32 PM
Virginia's congressional leaders officially delivered their case against closing Joint Forces Command to Defense Secretary Robert Gates Friday in a letter that said the move "reflects superficial research and a lack of analytical rigor."
The letter ...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 1:46 PM
— Saving the entire Joint Forces Command is a goal for Hampton Roads, but it wouldn't hurt to develop a fallback position, Sen. Mark R. Warner said Thursday.
Plan B would assume that some functions of JFCOM will disappear as the Defense...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 9:58 AM
Lee Owens, of Hampton, switched to a no-contract cell phone 8 months ago, and she says she is so satisfied with the service that she can't foresee ever returning to a contract plan.
"I was able to migrate my old number and use my old phone," she says...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 7:21 PM
A 2007 analysis of Long Island Rail Road infrastructure sharply criticized the antiquated switch and signal system that was crippled during Monday's electrical fire. Authored by a former president of Metro North, the report claims LIRR leaders missed a...
| Nov 6, 2010
| 9:12 AM
The Peninsula and Middle Peninsula now account for nearly 30 percent of all federal cases filed in the Hampton Roads region.
That includes nearly 40 percent of all federal criminal cases filed, statistics show.
Yet none of Hampton Roads' six federal...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 9:24 AM
Aaron Bacote, Bethel High's athletic wing and exceptional student, committed to Old Dominion, continuing the Monarchs' recent pipeline of Peninsula District talent.
Bacote, a 6-foot-5, 180-pound rising senior, chose ODU over Hampton, George Mason,...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 7:05 AM
SUFFOLK — As Tuesday afternoon wore on in a rural section of southern Suffolk, the giant plume of smoke set off by a growing blaze in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge continued its gradual ascent into the Eastern sky, its colors...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 3:46 PM
Smoke got in our eyes — and throats and lungs — Saturday, courtesy of a wildfire in a Virginia swamp more than 200 miles away.
Before afternoon rains cleared the air, fire departments in the Baltimore area reported numerous calls from...