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  • St. Mary's County warns of potential dam failure

    St. Mary's County has notified residents downstream from St. Mary's Lake Dam of significant flooding from heavy rains that came along with Hurricane Irene. The county had warned residents that the dam could fail. Eddie Hopkins, a spokesman for the...
  • Two Maryland food banks merge

    Two partner organizations dedicated to ending hunger in Maryland for more than 20 years have merged. The Maryland Food Bank and Food Resources of Hagerstown have united to form the Maryland Food Bank – Western Branch, a facility that will become a...
  • Thursday's 8/28 local schedule (updated Wednesday AM)

    COLLEGES Women’s soccer William and Mary at Maryland, 7 HIGH SCHOOLS Football Phoebus at Gloucester, 7 Hampton at Indian River, 7 Warwick vs. Kecougtan (at Darling Stadium), 7 Churchland vs. Warhill (at Wanner Stadium), 7 Deep Creek at King’s...
  • Check out the latest lease announcements in Hampton Roads

    Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate announced its latest lease transactions in Hampton Roads. 1. Hertz has renewed its lease on 1,200 square feet of retail space at 1765 Parkview Drive in Chesapeake. 2. Chrystal African Braids has leased 750 square...
  • Saturday's 8/23 local schedule (updated Friday PM)

    COLLEGES Football Hampton scrimmage, 1 Norfolk State Fan Fest (at Dick Price Stadium); scrimmage at 10 a.m., other events at 11 Men’s soccer Virginia Wesleyan at Barton (N.C.), 7 Women’s volleyball (scrimmages) Chowan at Virginia Wesleyan,...
  • Wednesday's 8/20 local schedule (updated Tuesday AM)

    BASEBALL International League: Norfolk at Durham, 7:05 Eastern League: New Britain at Richmond, 7:05 COLLEGES Men’s soccer (exhibition) Old Dominion at Coastal Carolina, 4 HIGH SCHOOLS Football (scrimmage) Kempsville vs. Warhill (at Wanner...
  • Baseball UPDATE: How players with Hampton Roads connections are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/16)

    Baseball UPDATE: How players with Hampton Roads connections are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/16)
    It's clear the Chicago Cubs are building a team that could be reckoned with in 2015 or '16, though they're well out of the race this season. Virginia Beach's Neil Ramirez, with a 1.21 earned-run average in 35 relief appearances this season, looks like...
  • Baseball: How players with Hampton Roads connections are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/2)

    Baseball: How players with Hampton Roads connections are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/2)
    While Michael Cuddyer and Ryan Zimmerman hope their ailments heal, Jake Cave is shining with the Trenton Thunder and Chad Pinder also is batting over .300. Justin Verlander has struggled this year, but he'll have a chance to win a World Series for the...
  • Bowie Gardens: Composting scraps is food for thought

    Think about your last three meals. Did you eat everything on your plate? Did you eat everything used to prepare those meals? What about the stem segment from a head of lettuce, those carrot peels or used coffee grounds? The average household generates...
  • Man found shot during traffic stop, Portsmouth police say

    Man found shot during traffic stop, Portsmouth police say
    Portsmouth police discovered a man who they believe had been shot in Chesapeake Monday morning after the vehicle he was in was stopped for a traffic violation, a police spokeswoman said.  Chesapeake police were notified at about 2:20 a.m. by...
  • Wednesday's local baseball roundup: Four Pilots chosen to play on CPL select squad vs. Team USA

    Coastal Plain League: Four Peninsula Pilots were named to a CPL select team that will face the USA Collegiate National Team at 5 p.m. Sunday in Cary, N.C.: Longwood pitcher Brandon Vick of Newport News, Old Dominion teammates Taylor Ostrich and P.J....
  • BASEBALL UPDATE: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (through 6/20)

    Former Old Dominion pitcher Ryan Yarbrough and well-traveled lefty reliever Clay Rapada are new to the list this week. But speaking of ODU, can you believe how ineffective Justin Verlander has been lately? Neither can we. Player, Level, Team, Org.,...