| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Joseph Attiogbe of Yorktown won an English-style bedroom set as part of Haynes Furniture's royal baby contest.
The bedroom set, designed for a child's bedroom, is valued at $3,000, a press release from Haynes said.
The contest was held from July...
| Sep 3, 2013
Those Americans who hold the French in such contempt today might do well to look back at Sept. 5, 1781 for an instructive history lesson.
Without the French sailors who defeated the Royal Navy in the Battle of the Capes, Washington's triumph over...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:36 PM
Hare and Tortoise 8K:
Steven Brewer of Newport News and Kathleen Lautzenheiser of Midlothian took the overall championshpis in the Hare and Tortoise 8K at New Quarter Park in Williamsburg.
Brewer ran 8 kilometers in 29 minutes, 18 seconds,...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Eva P. Brooks, a retired Baltimore County public schools educator who with other family members successfully traced their ancestry to Colonial Virginia, died June 21 of heart failure at St. Agnes Hospital.
The longtime Catonsville resident was 101.
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Presumptive Republican nominee for governor and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli will be on the Peninsula Saturday for a campaign event in Yorktown.
The "Ken Cuccinelli for Governor Neighborhood Rally" will be held at 9 a.m. at the York Republican...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 7:08 AM
The River Room at the Duke of York Hotel in Yorktown will present its third annual Greek Night from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 3.
Chef Jimmy Krikales, formerly of Nick’s Seafood Pavilion, will be serving up traditional Greek foods,...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Brandon Gdovic drove a Limited Late Model to victory at South Boston in his teens. This year, to far more national acclaim, he won at Greenville Pickens Speedway in South Carolina in the K&N Pro Series East, the top feeder to NASCAR's upper echelons....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:46 PM
JACK BUTLER CLASSIC
Results from the weekend clay-court tournament at Hampton Tennis Center. Rated divisions are based on National Tennis Rating Program's 7-point scale:
Men's 4.5 singles
Quarterfinals: David Loope d. Jimmy Hardee 7-6 (7-3), 7-5;...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:51 AM
Here are some of your best entertainment options for the weekend of June 14. Find all the details at www.hrticket.com.
DRINKIN' WINE. Great grapes will be the attraction at the Bronze Door Wine Classic on Saturday at the Mariners' Museum in Newport...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Two of the nation's foremost underwater archaeologists began work in the river off Yorktown Beach Wednesday morning, surveying the previously undetected wreck of a ship that may have been scuttled by the British during the Revolution.
Brought in by...
| May 11, 2013
| 1:06 PM
SALUDA – The sight of Macy Causey leading almost five laps for the first time in a full-sized stock car delighted many on hand May 4 at Virginia Motor Speedway. Fans were on their feet and the crews of opposing Sportsman Division teams were fist-...