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  • Hampton Roads' most important pirate

    Hampton Roads' most important pirate
    Blackbeard may get all the attention. Black Bart was even more feared. But for my money, the most important pirate to cast a shadow across Hampton Roads was an almost completely unknown Englishman named William Dampier. Exactly what he was doing in...
  • UPDATE: Officials keep an eye on James River in Botetourt County

    UPDATE: Officials keep an eye on James River in Botetourt County
    The James River is causing many roads to close in Botetourt County, due to flooding. We've had crews checking on the conditions there all morning long. As of noon Wednesday, the James River is at 20 feet in Buchanan. We're expecting more rain...
  • Parts of the James River Trail in Lynchburg closed because of flooding

    Parts of the James River Trail in Lynchburg closed because of flooding
    Sections of the James River Trail in Lynchburg are closed until at least 7:30 a.m. Thursday morning because of flooding. Those sections include the Point of Honor Trail, the Blackwater Creek Bikeway, and RiverWalk will be closed until the James River...
  • A deadly surprise on the Peninsula

    A deadly surprise on the Peninsula
    The Army of the Potomac had plenty of reason to feel confident when it began marching up the Peninsula on April 4, 1862.     Gun barrels glistening in the fine spring weather, the advancing columns of blue-clad troops made up the largest army America had...
  • Newport News preacher redefined the black church

    Newport News preacher redefined the black church
    When Lightfoot Solomon Michaux pitched his first revival tent at the corner of 19th and Jefferson in 1919, he'd already made his mark selling fish and groceries.     Michaux was nearly 35 when he went from chasing profits to saving souls. And as he stood...
  • Region's natural beauty is a tourism resource for many localities

    Region's natural beauty is a tourism resource for many localities
    A lazy day on the river is better to many than a day at work. And, it's this serentity Botetourt County has decided to capitalize on. . "The Upper James River Water Trail started in Botetourt in about 2008. We officially opened up the trail in 2010,"...
  • New Jamestown exhibit explores colonist cannibalism

    New Jamestown exhibit explores colonist cannibalism
    Nobody knows exactly when a nameless 14-year-old English girl met her end during the deadly Starving Time at Jamestown — or when she was butchered by a desperate fellow colonist driven to unthinkable extremes by hunger. She was already forgotten...
  • 10:35 p.m. Thursday UPDATE: high school results, boxes

    Baseball Menchville 12, Heritage 0 Woodside 5, Gloucester 4 Hampton 6, Warwick 4 New Kent 11, Jamestown 0 Smithfield 6, Grafton 5 Poquoson 4, York 0 Tabb 11, Bruton 8 Isle of Wight Ac. 13, Broadwater Ac. 3 Hampton Roads Ac. at Greenbrier Christian, 4:30...
  • 11:20 p.m. Thursday UPDATE: High school results, boxes from multiple sports

    Baseball Menchville 8, Warwick 2 Rappahannock 3, Colonial Beach 1 Atlantic Shores 19, Hampton Christian 2 Norfolk Ac. 13, Hampton Roads Ac. 3 Walsingham Ac. 17, Bishop Sullivan 1 MENCHVILLE 8, WARWICK 2   Menchville 310 010 3 — 8 14 0 Warwick...
  • This week's football scores (updated through Friday night)

    THURSDAY'S SCORES Phoebus 44, Menchville 3 Norfolk Academy 32, Covenant School 8 FRIDAY'S SCORES (From VirginiaPreps.com) Primarily public schools: Abingdon 49 Carroll County 28 Altavista 28 Chatham 21 Amherst County 44 Rustburg 20 Battlefield 21...
  • VDOT proposes bridge replacement for Route 501 at Bedford County/Amherst County line

    VDOT proposes bridge replacement for Route 501 at Bedford County/Amherst County line
    A busy crossing over the James River is about to be replaced. The Virginia Department of Transportation wants to build a new bridge for Route 501 at the Bedford and Amherst County line. The current bridge was built in 1921.  It's narrow and has no...
  • This weekend's football scores (updated through Friday night)

    THURSDAY'S SCORES: Bethel 20, Warwick 13 Heritage 32, Kecoughtan 17 FRIDAY'S SCORES (from VirginiaPreps.com): Public Altavista 28 Appomattox 19 Amherst County 62 Jefferson Forest 14 Atlee 56 Glen Allen 33 Bassett 23 Martinsville 22 Bath County 38...