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  • Board member questions proposed 10-point grading scale in NNPS

    Moving to a 10-point grading scale in Newport News, as proposed at last night's board meeting, would allow students to earn a "D" and pass a class with a 60 percent. Currently, students must earn at least 65 percent in a class to pass it. Board member...
  • ODEC official complains of changing power forecasts

    Buzz word heard at the Gov. Bob McDonnell's energy conference: whipsaw. A financial term that refers a sudden change in direction, it was mentioned frequently during discussions over ever-changing electricity demand forecasts. “I think...
  • Ohio animal escape may lead to tougher laws in Virginia

    Ohio animal escape may lead to tougher laws in Virginia
    UPDATE: House lawmakers declined to adopt that would make it illegal to possess "dangerous wild animals." FRANKLIN — Debbie Jeter unlocked the chain-link fence door and stepped inside. Less than 10 feet away was a 450-pound brown bear. The only...
  • Dominion simulates nuclear disaster at Surry

    Dominion simulates nuclear disaster at Surry
    Ken Jones stood before a pair of television cameras discussing an accident at Surry nuclear power plant. Harmful radiation had been released, he said, but southerly winds prevented its spread into Newport News — there was no need to evacuate the...
  • Bills give landing field foes more power

    Two local congressmen have introduced legislative amendments that would give more teeth to opposition to the Navy's proposed outlying landing field. A measure by Rep. J. Randy Forbes, R- Chesapeake, would allow each county being considered for the...
  • Ways to volunteer in your community

    Here are a few ways you can get involved in your community: The Isle of Wight County Museum needs volunteers. Recently reopened in November, the museum interprets local history and features exhibits of prehistoric fossils, American Indian and Colonial...
  • Best brunches in town.

    Best brunches in town.
    These restaurants host a Sunday brunch; some feature spectacular waterfront, garden and other scenic surroundings. Please call ahead to confirm hours, menus and reservations needed: Glen Restaurant, Virginia Crossings Resort Virginia Center Parkway,...
  • Tornado victims get extension to file state taxes

    Residents who have been affected by Monday's tornadoes will be granted a 30-day extension for filing Virginia state income tax returns and making payments, the Department of Taxation announced today. The extension applies to taxpayers located in the...
  • Surry County, Virginia

  • UPDATE: Surry supervisors OK land-use permits for coal power plant

    UPDATE: Surry supervisors OK land-use permits for coal power plant
    The Surry County Board of Supervisors on Thursday unanimously approved land-use permits that could bring the state's largest coal-fueled power plant to the rural county. The board signed off on rezoning and conditional-use permits for about 350 acres...
  • Isle of Wight to hold forum on coal plant's health risks

    – A panel of speakers will discuss the potential health and environmental impact of Old Dominion Electric Cooperative's proposed coal-fueled power plant in neighboring Surry County during a community forum next week. Speakers scheduled for the Feb....