| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:06 PM
We predict that holiday fun and reindeer games will blanket the region in weeks ahead. So, here's a road map to help you navigate through the blizzard of mirth and the avalanche of good cheer.
May your bells forever jingle and your sleigh never get...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:50 AM
The partial federal government shutdown in October affected jobless counts as the unemployment rate crept up in Hampton Roads from September to October.
Hampton Roads' unemployment rate ticked up from 5.7 percent in September to 6 percent in October,...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Charlie Banks dons his working clothes for the morning – protective white plastic coveralls with a hood, plastic booties and gloves.
Pulling an industrial-style respirator over his nose and mouth, he's ready to enter the special room where he...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 5:21 PM
JAMES CITY — A little more than a month after a wolf dog escaped the confines of its yard on Jesters Lane and was killed by police after attacking two dogs, the James City County Board of Supervisors is expected to vote Tuesday on an ordinance...
| Sep 19, 2013
The 23607 ZIP code encompasses Newport News city offices, a swath of land occupied by the shipyard, and the ribbon of a residential area along a length of Jefferson Avenue. It also is home to the greatest concentration in the region of those living with...
| Sep 15, 2013
Fall is a great time for homecomings. So maybe it's not a coincidence that Hampton Roads will see several musical prodigal sons return this autumn.
Phish, the legendary jam band, is from Vermont but the group has forged a special relationship with...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:21 PM
There are quite a few savvy shopping events in Hampton Roads this weekend. Here are a few you might want to check out.
Free access to Virginia historic homes. As part of a Governor's program, historic homes and museums across the state will be open free...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The Virginia Department of Health is calling on people to exercise care around pigs as the agricultural fair season gets under way. The flu virus H3N2v that normally circulates in pigs may spread to humans more easily than usual, according to the Health...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:09 PM
Despite an agreement with the Virginia Department of Transportation to monitor the James River Bridge grid deck, Virginia State Police provided only one day of patrol during July, according to an agency spokeswoman.
Corinne Geller, a spokeswoman for...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:26 AM
ISLE OF WIGHT - As hurricane season ramps up in southeastern Virginia, Isle of Wight County is encouraging citizens to become more proactive in emergency preparedness.
Andrea Clontz, the county's emergency management coordinator, is asking residents to...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Hampton Roads residents will see a 6 percent sales tax on their receipts beginning July 1.
The increase, up from 5 percent, was voted into effect by Virginia legislators in April, as part of a statewide transportation plan.