| Mar 9, 2013
| 6:36 PM
You receive your real estate assessment and wonder if it accurately reflects the value of your home compared to those of your neighbors.
An entrepreneur wants to start a business near your home and you want to know how it will affect traffic on your...
| Mar 11, 2013
We are in the midst of local government budget season in Virginia, with school divisions and localities presenting proposed 2013-14 spending plans and holding public forums and hearings on them.
If you want to explore the proposed budget, and compare it...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:57 AM
It’s the Brits vs. the Americans when The Mariners’ Museum hosts a “Battle of the Beers” competition on Friday, Nov. 9.
The event will feature five British brews and five American brews in a contest that marks the 200th...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Stan Sexton called just before 3:30 p.m., the most difficult part of his days these last five weeks.
"I have to be honest," he said. "Every afternoon about this time, depression sets in."
Phoebus High was 47-2 in Sexton's three-plus seasons as head...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:26 AM
Jake Hull, who as a student at Christopher Newport University started the experimental folk band Momentary Prophets, is setting out on his own.
The young musician and Norfolk resident has spent the last six months recording. Now, he's now ready to...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Leaping ahead to 2013, we see that the Newport News Main Street Library will present a six-week movie series focusing on American music.
“America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway” is the...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 8:20 PM
William Tucker of Hampton beams with pride when he talks about meeting President Barack Obama last month when the president made a campaign stop in Hampton.
Tucker, 83, a veteran of three wars who has also been the head of the state longshoremen's union,...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Whether it's drilling off shore for oil and natural gas, developing wind farms off the coast or a combination of the two, energy policy proposals from candidates of both parties seeking federal office could be a boon for Hampton Roads.
At first glance...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:06 AM
NEWPORT NEWS — Christopher Newport University freshman Emma Grace Byler was among the youngest delegates at last week’s Republican National Convention.
The 18-year-old went to Florida on Aug.27 after attending a few classes in Newport News,...
| Sep 9, 2012
Look ahead to the lineup of fall performances in Hampton Roads, and you'll discover an amazing breadth of talent from both visiting artists and regionally based arts organizations. Pop culture junkies as well as those who gravitate toward more serious...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 6:39 PM
Virginia is set to hurl over a "fiscal cliff" on Jan. 1 if lawmakers in Washington cannot come up with a deal before then to stop nearly $500 billion in cuts in military spending put in place by last summer's deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling.
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:46 AM
Local colleges including William & Mary, Christopher Newport University and Hampton University are ranked in U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 Best Colleges report.
The University of Virginia and William & Mary retained their spots as the No. 2 and...