| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:29 AM
Amelia Academy 86, Tidewater Academy 32
Amherst County 46, Liberty-Bedford 34
Appomattox Regional 58, Surry County 23
Bethel 55, Heritage-Newport News 52
Brentsville 30, John Champe 24
Broadwater Academy 36, Hampton...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:08 AM
Abingdon 57, Tazewell 49
Alleghany 44, Staunton River 35
Atlantic Shores Christian 32, Hampton Christian 19
Atlee 59, Lee-Davis 56
Bassett 31, Patrick County 27
Blacksburg 47, Christiansburg 41
Broad Run 53, Freedom...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 5:27 AM
Bids for the pre-site work at the new Page Middle School were drastically different when they were opened on Tuesday, with the low and high bidders being about $1.3 million apart.
The work entails moving dirt and erosion control and precedes...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:51 AM
The winning entries in the 2013 Beautiful York County Calendar Art Contest are on display at the Tabb Library through January and the Yorktown Library during February, according to a county news release.
You can admire the calendars and pick up a copy,...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 2:04 PM
A steady Peninsula team captured the 7.5-rated combination league mixed doubles state (district) championship over the weekend in Charlottesville.
Mixed Trouble won all five of its team matches on Boar's Head Sports Club's indoor hard courts to conclude...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:04 AM
QUESTION: I have these onion-looking plants growing. They don't smell like onions and they aren't bulbs I planted. What can they be and what should I do about them? Peggy in Falls Church, Va.
ANSWER: They could be a leek, but probably an onion. In any...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 11:21 PM
Great Bridge at Douglas Freeman, 7
Patriot at Lake Braddock
Hanover vs. Kellam (at Old Dominion), 6
Oakton at Hylton
Bassett at Amherst County
Culpeper County at Sherando
| May 24, 2013
Old Point Comfort and Jamestown may have the distinction of being the first places associated with the arrival of Virginia's first Africans in 1619.
But it wasn't until decades later that slavery really took off -- and when it did it was the south...
| May 25, 2013
When English colonists began settling on the south bank of the York River in the 1630s, enslaved black labor was the exception rather than the rule.
African field hands and house servants were not only prohibitively expensive but notoriously hard to...
| May 19, 2013
HAMPTON — The derelict buildings, playing children and crime associated with the property's seedy visitors are long gone from the former Harbor Square site downtown.
But as the city plans to redevelop the 17.7-acre tract — and contractors...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 9:27 PM
Old Dominion, ranked 25th nationally, opened the weekend with an impressive 26-9 win over The Citadel.
Jerome Robinson (125 pounds) led off the slate with a 14-1 major win over Joaquin Marquez. Scott Festejo (133) followed with a 7-4 decision over...