| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:35 PM
SMITHFIELD — If you had to choose an iconic example of a Tidewater plantation house, you could do a lot worse than Windsor Castle.
In a National Register of Historic Places nomination submitted in 2000, architectural historian Mary Ruffin...
| Apr 9, 2014
Birds and herbs in April
Two programs this month at the Williamsburg Botanical Garden offer birding information for kids and herb garden maintenance for adults. The programs are free, but a $5 donation is suggested by the garden. For more information,...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Bluebirds have been at it for weeks, and hummingbirds will be at it soon – nesting and feeding baby birds.
It's part of the magic of the spring season, an annual ritual that never grows old or boring.
Why do birds nest where they do – in...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The Hampton Roads writing community is mourning the loss of local poet and educator Hollis E. Pruitt who died on April 14.
Pruitt, a native of Mississippi but long-time Hampton Roads resident, served in the U.S. Army and earned a bachelor's degree in...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:57 AM
The Daily Press Media Group offers a paid summer internship program in its three newsrooms. Internships may be filled in several newsroom functions: local news, sports, features, online/digital, editing or photo.
You'll be assigned real...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Patient First, a chain of primary care health centers with locations in Hampton and Newport News, has some timely advice for those dealing with current weather conditions on the Peninsula:
A necessary evil after a snow storm, shoveling snow can pose a...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:07 PM
Check here for NATIONAL SIGNING DAY news on all Bay Rivers District football teams. The district has four Division I signees, possibly a record, and numerous others committing to smaller schools.
UPDATE 4:10 P.M.
JAMESTOWN - Eagles coach Lee...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:16 PM
The Daily Press All-Stars Football Defensive Player of the Year will play offense in college.
Lafayette High star Schekel Wallace said Friday that he will attend Christopher Newport University in the fall and play running back.
While perhaps best...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Lafayette High football star Jahlil Green has declined an invitation to play in the Virginia High School Coaches Association Football All-Star Game in July. His moms, Rhonda Lassiter and Loretha Green, tweeted on Tuesday that Green will enroll during...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:56 PM
As residents of the planet, our constant battle with gravity is a life-enhancing force, according to Joan Vernikos, a retired NASA researcher and administrator.
The headline speaker at the 32nd annual Community Forum on Aging, sponsored by Christopher...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
This month we’re exploring the world of self-publishing. Regardless of how a book is published, an author’s first step to success is writing the best book possible. Today’s authors are fortunate to have a plethora of resources...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Last weekend writers gathered at Christopher Newport University for its 33rd Annual Writers' Conference. Authors sat in on panel discussions and workshops, and also had the opportunity to rent table space for selling and signing their books.