| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:24 AM
States along the East Coast were pummeled as Superstorm Sandy came crashing ashore.
The storm officially made landfall along the coast of southern New Jersey Monday night, but it is affecting a much wider area.
By early Tuesday, more than 7.5 million...
| May 3, 2012
| 5:56 AM
Republican Mitt Romney and Democratic President Barack Obama each got about $1 million from Virginia donors in the first three months of this year.
Obama had a slight edge, collecting $992,208 to Romney's $989,398. That's according to data from the...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 9:45 AM
(CNN) -- If you're like Derek Smith, you spend a lot of time on your smartphone. Then again, maybe nobody is quite like Derek Smith.
In one recent week, the medical student sent 40 e-mails and 399 text messages, snapped 25 photos, bought two movie...
| May 8, 2012
| 12:42 PM
Hidden Valley High School in Roanoke County is among America's top high schools, according to a survey just out from U.S. News and World Report.
The magazine and a research company looked at 22,000 schools in 49 states and the District of Columbia to...
| May 24, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli will kick off a series of five community and law enforcement gang trainings across the Commonwealth.
The first training will take place in Radford.
The training sessions are part of the attorney general's larger anti-gang...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 10:10 PM
Mostly public schools
Amherst County 46 Liberty (Bedford) 14
Annandale 28 R.E. Lee (Springfield) 21
Bassett 20 Magna Vista 19
Bath County 27 Pendleton County (WV) 14
Battlefield 40 Patriot 20
Briar Woods 45 Loudoun...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 2:53 AM
Voters in two areas in the northern and eastern part of Virginia will go to the polls Tuesday for special elections.
Virginia's 45th House District includes Alexandria and parts of Arlington and Fairfax. Folks there will chose a delegate from among three...
| Sep 12, 2012
The muster rolls tell a unique story of the Civil War — one that contradicts the stereotype of a struggle between white farmers, North and South.
Scan the record books and you'll find Union Shawnee and rebel Choctaws, Confederate rabbis and Arab...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:41 PM
Amelia County 34 Charles City 14
Amherst County 19 George Washington 6
Appomattox 32 Cumberland 8
Armstrong 24 Thomas Jefferson (Richmond) 12
Atlee 41 Deep Run 37
Bath County 24 Buffalo Gap 13
Battlefield 34 Osbourn Park 13
Bayside 27 Green Run 14...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 7:54 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- A painting bought at a flea market in Virginia may turn out to be a rare bargain: a work by French master Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
It was bought by a woman as part of a box lot that included a Paul Bunyan doll and a plastic cow, and cost...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 9:58 PM
Phoebus 44, Menchville 3
Norfolk Academy 32, Covenant School 8
Primarily public schools:
Abingdon 49 Carroll County 28
Altavista 28 Chatham 21
Amherst County 44 Rustburg 20
| Oct 12, 2012
| 10:27 PM
Hampton 41 Warwick 0
Nandua 40 Arcadia 0
Phoebus 43 Denbigh 6
York 28 New Kent 0
Abingdon 26 Lebanon 0
Altavista 49 Nelson County 6
Amelia County 42 Bluestone 29
Battlefield 45 Freedom...