| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Garden tour in Gloucester
The Secret Garden Tour takes place in Gloucester County from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, first day of Historic Garden Week in Virginia.
Garden week runs April 26-May 3. This event includes four Gloucester gardens...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:35 PM
SMITHFIELD — If you had to choose an iconic example of a Tidewater plantation house, you could do a lot worse than Windsor Castle.
In a National Register of Historic Places nomination submitted in 2000, architectural historian Mary Ruffin...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The entire Bay Rivers District sports slate was rained out on Tuesday. Below are the varsity games postponed with makeup dates
Jamestown at Warhill (makeup date Wednesday for baseball, softball TBA)
York at Tabb (makeup date...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Most of the sailors in the Union's North Atlantic Blockading Squadron were sound asleep when a small, nearly silent craft slipped through the darkness off Newport News Point early on April 9, 1864, and headed toward the USS Minnesota.
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:09 AM
BJ's Wholesale Club is offering a coupon for $12 off a Smithfield Spiral Ham when you purchase four eligible products. If you're serving ham for Easter on April 20, stock up on everything you need for a memorable feast.
If you're not a club member, use a...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Two Virginia prepared dishes, including one from Hampton, are the finalists in the Culinary Madness Championship promotion sponsored by the Virginia Tourism Corp.
Nana’s Buttermilk Fried Chicken from the Cypress Grille, Embassy Suites, in Hampton,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Rain has whittled a large slate of scheduled games on Tuesday in the Bay Rivers District down to one. And even that game, Tabb-Warhill girls soccer at Wanner Stadium has a new (5:30 p.m.) start time.
Below are the postponements with makeup dates where...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:34 AM
Voters went for gooey dessert over Southern fried chicken in the state's Culinary Madness Championship contest that ended Monday April 28.
Nana’s Buttermilk Fried Chicken, created by chef Kyle Fowlkes at the Cypress Grille in Hampton, was the...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Tall and lanky, the 69-year-old physician surveyed his empty waiting room. Four binders holding partial medical records sat on a shelf, ready for patients to pick up. Magazines overflowed on the central table, a plant reached for the ceiling.
| May 3, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Norfolk Academy 12, Walsingham Academy 0
WOODSIDE 10, GRASSFIELD 4
Woodside 201 013 3 — 10 13 2
Grassfield 200 011 0 — 4 7 1
WP: Drew Moyer (6-0). LP: Smith. Standouts: Woodside, Josh Welcher 2-4 (double, 2 RBI), Chris...
| May 4, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Team scoring: 1, Phoebus 98. 2, Churchland 76. Others: 4, Smithfield 63. 6, York 57. 9, Woodside 51. 10, Gloucester 22. 11, Heritage 17. 12, Denbigh 5.50.
100: 1, Becnel, Phoebus, 10.97. 2, Simon, Smithfield, 11.15. 4....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Smithfield's powerhouse vocalist Bria Kelly channeled the raucous spirit of Janis Joplin Monday night on "The Voice" and blasted her way into the next round of NBC's popular singing competition.
Kelly sang against Tess Boyer, a former cheerleader for...