| Mar 27, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Mary Elizabeth "Becky" Lipp, a homemaker who studied genealogy, died of pneumonia March 24 at the Charlestown Retirement Community. She was 101 and had lived in Govans.
She was born Mary Elizabeth Barrett while her mother was traveling on a railroad...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 7:56 PM
Karen Thatcher knew when she saw it that a photograph of a tintype of a young Confederate soldier was of David Miller Thatcher, her husband Larry Thatcher’s great-great uncle, who died in the Civil War in 1863.
“It was the hands,” she...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 7:41 PM
"It's kind of funny he keeps calling me mister. It's General Douglass. Okay folks?" said 5th district democratic candidate General John Douglass during a hot debate in Danville Wednesday night.
In the first public meeting between Douglass and current...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Virginia State Police say they are investigating a fatal shooting by a deputy sheriff in Fauquier County.
Authorities say the incident occurred early Friday after deputies from both Fauquier and Stafford counties responded to a report of a crashed and...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 8:49 PM
Congressman Robert Hurt has been voted into a second term in the 5th Congressional District.
It didn't take voters long for voters to decide they wanted Congressman Hurt in office.
Hurt made his acceptance speech feel more like a fireside chat than a...
| May 30, 2012
| 9:41 AM
The midair collision of two small planes about 50 miles from Washington is under investigation by Canadian officials because one plane was owned by an FAA employee and the other by an NTSBemployee, federal officials said Tuesday.
On Monday afternoon, a...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 3:30 AM
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has sued White House party crasher Tareq Salahi, claiming Salahi cheated customers who purchased wine tours in northern Virginia.
The lawsuit filed Monday in Fauquier County Circuit Court accuses Salahi and his Virginia...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 1:03 PM
Millions of dollars are headed to local school systems to help with new construction, renovations and expansion projects.
The Virginia Department of Education announced Wednesday the allocation of $229,551,000 in Qualified School Construction Bonds. ...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 8:15 AM
The City of Salem is receiving a grant from the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation to acquire nine acres to complete the Roanoke River Greenway project between Rotary Park and the city line. Another grant was awarded to the city for the trail...
| Aug 18, 2009
| 6:49 PM
HAMPTON — Historic Fort Monroe is being eyed as a future home for the National Cold War Museum.
The executive director of the museum has met once with officials from Hampton and the Fort Monroe Federal Area Development Authority to discuss the...