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Charles City (Charles City, Virginia)

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  • War of 1812: British raids terrorize the James

    War of 1812: British raids terrorize the James
    Not long after British assault troops stormed past the outnumbered defenders of Hampton — leaving a trail of pillage, murder and rape in their wake — the alarm began to sound along the James River. The day after the June 25, 1813 attack, the...
  • Tidewater authors prolific in romance

    Tidewater authors prolific in romance
    Did you know that August is Read-a-Romance month? Neither did I, until a few days ago. I couldn’t let the month pass entirely, however, without giving a nod to commercial fiction’s most popular genre and the many romance authors who make...
  • An epic tide of sick and wounded flows into Civil War Hampton

    An epic tide of sick and wounded flows into Civil War Hampton
    One of the most epic sights recorded in a place that has seen many was the immense tide of sick and wounded Union soldiers that washed up on the east bank of the Hampton River in August of 1862. Ferried by the thousands from the giant Army of the...
  • NEW FEATURE: Daily Press Local Scoreboard (updated at 9:30 p.m. Saturday with local tennis)

    High schools Track and field EASTERN REGION MEET Girls Team scoring: 1, Western Branch 106.5. 2, Grassfield 48. 3, Phoebus 47. Others: 13, Kecoughtan 21. 16, Bethel 16. 17, Hampton 14. 21, Menchville 8. 25, Heritage 4. 26, tie, Woodside, Warwick...
  • RESULTS: Eastern Region track meet

    Event winners and Peninsula District results: EASTERN REGION Girls Team scoring: 1, Western Branch 106.5. 2, Grassfield 48. 3, Phoebus 47. Others: 13, Kecoughtan 21. 16, Bethel 16. 17, Hampton 14. 21, Menchville 8. 25, Heritage 4. 26, tie, Woodside,...
  • GROUP A/PRIVATE SCHOOL BOYS: Charles City aiming higher this season

    Charles City made the semifinals of the state tournament for the first time in school history last winter. After experiencing such success, the Panthers have a loftier goal this time around. "This year we have high expectations," said coach Sharone...
  • Basketball: Friday's boxes (updated with Menchville-Denbigh games)

    Boys basketball YORK 66, SMITHFIELD 53 YORK: E. Trice 14, J. Smith 12, Harvell 12, S. Smith 2, M. Trice 3, Norman 2, Riggsbee 6, Reynolds 2, Harp 9, Cruz 4. Totals 27 5-10 66. SMITHFIELD (1-1): Evans 2, Jordan 17, Sheppard 7, Henley 6, Holloway 6,...
  • WEEK 12 SCORES - November 9,2012

    WEEK 12 SCORES - November 9,2012
    Week 12, Playoffs Cave Spring    45, Abingdon 0 Christiansburg    64, Bassett 28 Colonial Forge    27, Patrick Henry 20 Stuarts Draft    55, Dan River 27    Eastside 23, Northwood    16 Fort Chiswell    44, Grundy 3 Franklin 55, Craig Co.    9 Galax   ...
  • 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...
  • This weekend's football scores (updated through Friday night)

    FRIDAY (from VirginiaPreps.com): 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...
  • This weekend's scores (updated through Friday night)

    (from VirginiaPreps.com): Thursday Hampton 41 Warwick 0 Nandua 40 Arcadia 0 Phoebus 43 Denbigh 6 York 28 New Kent 0 Friday Mostly public: Abingdon 26 Lebanon 0 Altavista 49 Nelson County 6 Amelia County 42 Bluestone 29 Battlefield 45 Freedom...
  • First call of "Taps"

    First call of "Taps"
    It’s just 24 notes sounded on a bugle — and it lasts only 50 to 60 seconds all told. Yet no piece of music is more widely known in America than the strains of “Taps” — or more deeply felt. When the plaintive call was...