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  • $300 million Chesapeake Bay bond stalls in Virginia House

    Virginia lawmakers declined to back a $300 million bond package that would fund wastewater treatment plant improvements in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The bond, which passed unanimously in the Senate, hit a wall Wednesday in the House of Delegates....
  • Agent Orange isn't history to many Hampton Roads vets

    Agent Orange isn't history to many Hampton Roads vets
    SMITHFIELD — Debra Frondelli stood front and center at the American Legion Post on South Church Street, advising a roomful of Vietnam veterans on seeking help for health problems related to Agent Orange. Her presentation was long on facts and short...
  • Gloucester, Mathews counties earn `A+' for transparency

    Gloucester and Mathews counties have each earned an `A+' for government transparency, as awarded by the nonprofit organization Sunshine Review. The Sunshine Review is dedicated to government transparency and released the winners of its 3rd annual Sunny...
  • Flowering trees announce the arrival of spring season

    Flowering trees announce the arrival of spring season
    You know spring has sprung when you see flower buds on early-season trees like eastern redbud, saucer magnolia and dogwood. With the Easter season around the corner, April 8 this year, spring is waking up earlier than usual. It's like Mother Nature...
  • How healthy is your community? York County ranks #5 in Virginia in new rankings

    How healthy is your community? York County ranks #5 in Virginia in new rankings
    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released their 3rd annual County Health Rankings on Tuesday morning. In Virginia, out of 131 localities ranked, three in the region landed in the top 10:...
  • Jump into a mountain of Hampton Roads fall festivals

    Jump into a mountain of Hampton Roads fall festivals
    With earthquake and hurricane behind us, it's time to focus on autumn's peaceful, gentle charms. Those hazy, crazy days of summer are going, going, gone. Maybe that's a good thing – this year, especially. In Hampton Roads, fall brings festivals...
  • Gloucester attorney Ken Gibson joins race for Harvey Morgan's seat

    Gloucester attorney Ken Gibson has announced he is seeking the Republican nomination for the 98th District seat being vacated by retiring Del. Harvey Morgan. Gibson is a former federal prosecutor and a former legal counsel for Virginia General Assembly...
  • Even healthy Virginia communities have high rates of obesity, inactivity and excessive drinking

    Even healthy Virginia communities have high rates of obesity, inactivity and excessive drinking
    Is York County the Peninsula's healthiest county? Out of 131 Virginia communities ranked on a report card of local health, three in the region ranked in the top 10: York County (5), James City County (7) and Mathews (10); Hampton came in the middle of the...
  • Friday night high school scorelist

    Amelia County 34 Charles City 14 Amherst County 19 George Washington 6 Appomattox 32 Cumberland 8 Armstrong 24 Thomas Jefferson (Richmond) 12 Atlee 41 Deep Run 37 Bath County 24 Buffalo Gap 13 Battlefield 34 Osbourn Park 13 Bayside 27 Green Run 14...
  • Lower Middle Peninsula scores nearly $10 million in defense contracts

    Here is a list of companies in Gloucester, Mathews, Middlesex and the town of West Point that secured defense contracts in 2011. The list is compiled by The Center for Security Policy, an entity that identifies itself as a non-profit, non-partisan...
  • High school football scores (updated through Friday night)

     THURSDAY Phoebus 55, Kecoughtan 7 Woodside 27, Warwick 21 FRIDAY (From VirginiaPreps.com): Alleghany 36 Bath County 7 Altavista 47 Cumberland 20 Annandale 32 Stuart 27 Appomattox 50 Randolph-Henry 6 Atlee 56 Patrick Henry (Ashland) 35...
  • Virginia Department of Forestry: Smokey the Bear turns 68 on Aug. 9; agency recently reorganizes

    Virginia Department of Forestry: Smokey the Bear turns 68 on Aug. 9; agency recently reorganizes
    Smokey was first used as a poster character Aug. 9, 1944, and is one of the most widely recognized characters in the world. An animal artist specializing in drawing dogs, Albert Staehle was the first artist to render Smokey, and his Smokey had long, silky...