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  • 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...
  • $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....
  • Phantom VDOT studies?

     
    OK. This is the Team Gloucester blog. But we'd like to share with you something about your neighbor, Mathews County, which has some relevancy here.As you may know, the Virginia Department of Transportation has decided against installing two traffic...
  • Five NN schools listed in Newsweek rankings

    Five Newport News public high schools are among the top 1,300 in the nation, according to a list released online by Newsweek magazine Tuesday. Hampton High School, York's Tabb High School and Poquoson High School also were among the 83 Virginia schools...
  • Cast your fishing line

    Cobia, gray trout, croaker, crappie and largemouth bass are fish you might hear about if you live in Hampton Roads. If you're a newcomer to the area, you might be unaware of the requirements for freshwater and saltwater fishing — not to mention...
  • Twister reported in Gloucester

    A tornado reportedly spun through central Gloucester, uprooting trees, downing power lines and scattering debris on parts of Hickory Fork, Chestnut Fork and Belroi Roads, according to Gloucester Sheriff's Maj. Darrell Warren. On Belroi Road near Chestnut...
  • National Weather Service confirms 7th tornado locally

    The National Weather Service in Wakefield has confirmed that a seventh tornado -- this one in Mathews -- touched down Monday during a flurry of storms that devastated southeastern Virginia. The tornado touched down in Mathews County, it was a category...
  • Tornado victims get extension to file state taxes

    Residents who have been affected by Monday's tornadoes will be granted a 30-day extension for filing Virginia state income tax returns and making payments, the Department of Taxation announced today. The extension applies to taxpayers located in the...
  • Shop freshest foods at farmers' markets

    Shop freshest foods at farmers' markets
    There's nothing fresher and more flavorful than berries plucked from the vine, corn snapped off the stalk or fish pulled from the bay. Especially when those good eats are purchased from producers at local farmers' markets. If you crave the good taste...
  • How to volunteer in your community

    Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue, which serves southern Gloucester County, needs volunteers. Several types of memberships are available. Information: 642-2360, abingdonvfr@yahoo.com or visit www.abingdonvfr.com. American Red Cross, Gloucester Chapter....
  • Helpful Hands: Organizations provide support for health, social issues in Hampton Roads

    These organizations and clubs provide information and support for a variety of health and social issues. AARP's Senior Employment Service Program, Norfolk (main office), 625-7001; Peninsula office, 727-4705; aarp.org. Access Aids Care Center for...
  • Softball: Tidewater District semifinal: Mathews 22, Colonial Beach 0

    Lindsay Crigler returned from a three-week injury layoff to throw a 1-hitter and strike out 10 in Mathews' 22-0 victory over Colonial Beach in the Tidewater District semifinals. The Blue Devils took an 11-0 lead after two innings, and Crigler, who was...