| Aug 21, 2013
| 1:58 PM
"America's Got Talent" voters sent the Virginia State University Gospel Chorale home. The singing group is not among the 12 acts advancing to the competition's semifinal round next week, Wednesday's show revealed.
Tuesday night, judge Howard Stern...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Sonjia Penny of Fort Eustis is heading back to New York City today to rehearse with the American Military Spouses Choir in preparation for another round of NBC television's "America's Got Talent" competition.
The vocalist, wife of Army Col. Brent...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Federal budget bickering didn't defeat Music Under the Stars. The 81st season of the U.S. Army's free concert series begins June 6 and will continue most Thursday evenings through Aug. 29.
Music Under the Stars at Magnolia Park is presented by the U.S....
| Dec 19, 2012
| 10:11 PM
Virginia Wesleyan at Wesley, 4
Fisher (of Boston) at Apprentice, 5
Northern Kentucky at Hampton, 7
Toledo Invitational first round (in Ohio):
Prairie View A&M vs. Hampton, 4:30
Evansville at Toledo,...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Emma Leake Chenoweth was already 61 years old when she founded the Yorktown chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1922.
But age didn't keep her from attempting something that a lot of people thought was crazy.
| Oct 27, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Has the spirit world taken up residence in your home or neighborhood? No? You sure about that? No eerie moans whistling through your hallways? No strange sightings on your local highways and byways? Nothing going bump in the deepest, darkest hours of...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 10:41 PM
Inaugural Dale Lucado Golf Tournament. 9 a.m. shotgun start May 4, Kiskiack Golf Club, Williamsburg. Registration at 7:30. Proceeds tp support the Dale Lucado “Typhoon Boy” Scholarship Fund. Format: four-person captain’s choice....
| Feb 17, 2013
They trip over the ends of each other's sentences as they vie to tout their individual projects and recognize each other's work. They can barely wait to add an encomium or anecdote about their shared passions for health and education.
| May 13, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Eight-packs of paper towels flew off crate stacks as shoppers filled cart after cart of groceries in the parking lot of a commissary in Virginia Beach.
Even a line backed up 30-deep couldn't squelch shoppers' mood as they wiggled to music while...
| Sep 28, 2010
Killed in Iraq
•April 9, 2004
Steven Scott Fisher, a civilian from Virginia Beach, died when his convoy was ambushed near Fallujah.
•April 24, 2004
Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael J. Pernaselli, 27, and Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 12:39 PM
— James Downey Jr., who survived the infamous Bataan Death March in 1942 and became an inspiration to his family, died Monday. He was 96 years old.
Downey served with the Army's 26th Cavalry Philippine Scouts, a decorated unit that still rode...
| Jul 2, 2011
As flags wave and the red, white and blue is celebrated, it's a good time to highlight the bargain perks that are included as a part of military service. Local businesses, national chains and leisure attractions in our multi-branch town know the value...