| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:58 PM
It appears that only the top quarter of a 119-year-old statue will be loaned to the York County Historical Museum if a proposal from the National Park Service is accepted by the York Board of Supervisors Tuesday night.
The rest of the Shaw monument,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Tom Crow of Virginia Beach won the Virginia State Golf Association Junior Stroke Play Championship at Williamsburg Club.
Crow, 16, a student at Cape Henry Collegiate, shot a 2-under-par 70 in Thursday’s final round for a 54-hole...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 1:25 PM
•Steve, Poquoson: Thanks for the James Garner editorial obituary. It was the only write-up of the many I've seen that came right out and said that Garner's Jim Rockford "was among the greatest of all TV characters." I loved Rockford too, especially...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Hampton added to its depth at wide receiver and kick returner when Winston-Salem State’s Chase Powell announced that he will transfer.
The Winston-Salem Journal first reported the news.
Powell, a 5-foot-8, 175-pound...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Enter to win $5K in design contest
Feeling inspired? Give your home a spruce up for under $100 using ScotchBlue Painter's Tape, then enter ScotchBlue's Home Contest. Channel your home design creativity this summer by submitting your home refresh...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Riverwalk Landing may get a book store.
The Book Exchange of Williamsburg asked the York County Economic Development Authority for approval to lease the space vacated by Claire Murray Lifestyles in May.
Kelsie Davis, owner of the Williamsburg business...
| Jul 13, 2014
Norfolk Festevents and Virginia Stage Company are again teaming up for a free outdoor performance art event July 25-27 in Norfolk's Town Point Park.
"Moon Take Thy Flight" will explore the story of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" using actors,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Hampton Roads professionals have been named to the Virginia Port Authority Board, the Board for Architects, the Council on Aging and the Governor's Advisory Council on Revenue Estimates.
Here are the local board appointments recently announced by Gov....
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:42 AM
As usual, there are lots of choices in and around Hampton Roads this week for those who want to attend poetry readings or other events.
On Thursday, June 19, at 7 p.m., Poquoson’s Bill Glose and Claudia Gary from the Washington, D.C. area...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Hampton Roads writers are prolific. Every month in the Daily Press newsroom, we receive information on a number of new releases to share with our readers. Here’s a look at several titles from the past few months.
“The Private War of...
| May 24, 2014
| 11:57 AM
While April showers bring May flowers, the month of May is the official start of the season for warm-weather crops like tomatoes and peppers.
Why May? By the time Memorial Day rolls around, May's soil is toasty warm, a condition that tomatoes and...