| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Most readers know to turn to their local libraries when looking for the newest book releases or recommendations for new authors. But with special programs and collection policies developed purposely to help readers and local authors find each other,...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 4:56 AM
Note from Kathy: This native wildflower grows naturally in our neighborhood in the Seaford area of York County, Va. I've got it growing on a ditch bank along with natural ferns, and love the look it brings this time of year. Here's the plant profile from...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:57 PM
A 17-year-old Pennsylvania boy who stole his father's truck and attracted a tail of at least a dozen state and county police cruisers as he led them on a chase south into Baltimore City was caught on North Charles Street Wednesday night, police said....
| Sep 29, 2012
If you've seen the 2011 comedy "The Big Year" where two birding enthusiasts try to defeat the diehard world record holder in a yearlong bird-spotting competition, you marvel at the passion behind the pastime.
The three birders rush here and there,...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Spc. Cameron J. Stambaugh, age 20, was killed in action while serving his country in Afghanistan on July 8, 2012.
Cameron was born in York on May 28, 1992. He graduated from Spring Grove Area High School class of 2010. He proudly served his country...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 9:33 AM
A bank teller in Elizabethtown helped catch a forgery suspect in the act. Back in March, Elizabethtown Police responded to the Sovereign Bank on South Market Street for a forgery in progress.
Police arrived at the scene and learned that 49-year old...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 1:06 PM
As expected, the number of students passing Standards of Learning math exams plummeted this year, according to results released by the state Tuesday.
State and local officials predicted the plunge as students took more difficult SOL math exams this...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 6:00 AM
The Virginia Department of Transportation no longer actively maintains its wildflower program along Virginia's highways, but the flower power still grows there, year after year, thanks to the seeds that continue to germinate.
Travelers in the...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:34 PM
Yorktown Market Days, which was recently named the Gold Level Winner in the “Best of Hampton Roads” Readers’ Choice Awards, is alive with activity this summer. Shoppers will be able to buy locally-grown, fresh picked produce and watch...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 4:09 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — The husband of a York County woman who died in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center last summer has filed a lawsuit against the medical staff used by the jail.
Last week in Newport News Circuit Court, David La Clair, the husband...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Hampton Roads residents will see a 6 percent sales tax on their receipts beginning July 1.
The increase, up from 5 percent, was voted into effect by Virginia legislators in April, as part of a statewide transportation plan.