| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:45 PM
The Bruton-Brunswick County 2A East Region boys basketball championship game will now be played on Wednesday at 8 p.m., still at Orange County High. The game was originally scheduled for Tuesday but postponed because of snow in the Charlottesville area....
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:16 PM
You won't get many complains about the Virginia High School League's reorganization from area indoor track and field teams.
Here's what area runners did this weekend in four state meets: They won 14 individual and relay events, had 61 top-five...
| 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.
| Mar 12, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Five of the eight winningest coaches in area baseball history are still in the game. Harmony coach Mike Fields, who joined the 600-win club last week, said he is retiring upon completion of his 36th season as a head coach. "It's time to sit back and...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Nestle's Lean Cuisine is being hit by concerns that the low-calorie frozen dinners it pioneered are unhealthy and too expensive, a lethal one-two punch for a product targeted at budget-conscious dieters.
Two-fifths of U.S. adults say frozen dinners have...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Billy Campbell stars as Darren Richmond on the AMC series "The Killing." Born in Charlottesville, Va., the actor resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, and says he loves exploring Canada. "I go out to Vancouver Island, rent a cabin in Ucluelet, surf...
| Jan 4, 2014
Honestly, the real reason I went to Paris this year was that I've always wanted to type "April in Paris" in a dispatch from France (it's true!), and until recently, I'd visited the City of Light only in summer, fall or winter. Never spring.
By luck, I...
| Jan 9, 2014
Thomas Jefferson was a failure.
Yes, the man did some good work, writing the Declaration of Independence and running the country as our third president. Monticello is fairly impressive, too. But there is no way around it: As a winemaker, Jefferson was a...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:01 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Did you ever want to say something, but the word or name gets "stuck on the tip of your tongue?" Don't worry. Those lapses may not be a sign of dementia - just age, suggests a new study.
Researchers found those tip-of-the-...
| Jan 17, 2014
At some point in my early teens, I ran out of age-appropriate books.
Today, most of the book culture excitement is in young adult literature. There's something for everyone: "Harry Potter" for fantasy lovers and "Twilight" for romance. The "Hunger...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:00 AM
John Grisham is the world's most successful author of legal thrillers (and one baseball novel, last year's "Calico Joe") with sales of more than 275 million copies to his credit. He talked by phone from his office in Charlottesville, Va., about...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More parents are putting their babies to sleep next to them in bed, a new study suggests.
Researchers found that over the past 20 years, bed-sharing has become more common, especially among black and Hispanic families.