| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Joe Zalameda (men's 4.0) and Kyle Hollowell (men's 3.5) earned rated singles titles over the weekend in the Poquoson Open, held on Back Creek Park's hard courts in York County.
Bob Nealy and tournament founder Chris Cruz won a pair of matches to take...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Get Ticket Extras! at www.dailypress.com, every Friday. This is a list and links of fun things to do ini and around Hampton Roads this weekend and in the coming a listing and links to additional events across Hampton Roads. You'll find the list of Ticket...
| Oct 9, 2013
The siege of Yorktown started with hordes of American and French soldiers wielding picks and shovels.
But not until three days later -- on Oct. 9, 1781 – did those same soldiers begin to dismantle nearly 200 years of British rule through the first...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Shoppers who bring in five items for a canned goods drive will get 50 percent off Melissa and Doug toys at Twice Upon A Time children's consignment store in York County.
There is no limit to the number of Melissa and Doug toys you can buy with the...
| 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...
| Jul 17, 2013
Few people were prepared for the tide of runaway slaves that washed over the battered old port of Yorktown after Union troops occupied it in May 1862.
Though the exodus began as a trickle, so many fugitive blacks fled into the fortified town that...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:54 AM
HOMICIDES ON THE PENINSULA IN 2013
1. Jan. 1 –Brayden Joseph Whalen (6 months, Hampton) died from injuries sustained during an assault on Dec. 29. Daniel Lunsford (21, Hampton), Brayden’s mother’s boyfriend, and...
| 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,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Get ready to see a different side of the Bears' Jay Cutler, according to his wife, Kristin Cavallari.
Cutler and Cavallari will be playing themselves on Wednesday's episode of FXX's "The League," which sees the couple unknowingly befriend the characters...
| Sep 21, 2013
Lakesha Brown Renfro calls her line of Mango Mango Preserves a "party in a jar." The food product had enough pizazz to attract the producers of ABC's "Shark Tank."
The Hampton entrepreneur and her two partners, Nzinga Teule-Hekima and Tanecia Willis,...
| 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,...