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  • Williamsburg author's tale rich in medieval history

    Williamsburg author's tale rich in medieval history
    In 12th century France, women were generally regarded as useful only in the home – meant to run the household and raise children. It was men's work to handle politics and warfare. There have been exceptions to this unwritten rule throughout history,...
  • Tuesday's 8/19 local schedule (updated Monday AM)

    BASEBALL International League: Norfolk at Durham, 7:05 Eastern League: New Britain at Richmond (suspended game, starting in second inning, then regular game), 5:35 HIGH SCHOOLS Golf Peninsula District regular-season match (at Kiskiack), 10 a.m. King...
  • Peasley Middle School gets new principal

    GLOUCESTER – Peasley Middle School's newly appointed principal Robert Parsons begins work Monday. "I am very excited to work with a wonderful group of people," Parson said last week. "There are wonderful things happening at Peasley Middle School."...
  • Police identify man found dead on Boulder Drive in Newport News

    Police identify man found dead on Boulder Drive in Newport News
    UPDATE 08/18:  Newport News police have identified the body of a man found dead outside an apartment complex on Boulder Drive Sunday as 31-year-old David Duke Sims of Chesapeake. Sims, of the 1200 block of Triple Crown Court, was shot, Newport News...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 20: Williamsburg charm; Made in China; Honey or not

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 20: Williamsburg charm; Made in China; Honey or not
    Annoying calls "To block phone calls if you are a Cox customer, use the following steps: Immediately after hanging up from an unwanted call, get a dial tone and dial *60. You will be prompted to turn on call blocking by pressing 3. It will then stay...
  • Why not redesign summer?

    During a recent summer school visit, while children built simple machines out of Dixie Cups and straws, I heard a teacher tell her students "redesign your project, don't be afraid to rebuild it." When it comes to education reform in Virginia, maybe we...
  • Launch and recovery systems contract awarded for John F. Kennedy carrier

    Launch and recovery systems contract awarded for John F. Kennedy carrier
    General Atomics announced Wednesday it has received an initial contract for systems to launch and recover aircraft for CVN 79, the aircraft carrier to be named for John F. Kennedy. Kennedy will be the second Gerald R. Ford-class carrier to be built at...
  • Newport News house fire caused by lightning, officials say

    A lightning strike near a Newport News home caused it to catch on fire Tuesday evening, a fire department spokesman said. Just after 6:15 p.m., firefighters were called to the 400 block of Wyn Drive and found heavy smoke coming from the garage,...
  • Williamsburg area's oldest road race gets a fresh start

    Williamsburg area's oldest road race gets a fresh start
    WILLIAMSBURG—The oldest continuously held Colonial Road Runners race is The Vineyards of Williamsburg 5K Run, which started in 1993, and until this year had been held annually as a Saturday evening race. The 22nd annual version on Aug. 9 saw two...
  • Hall Auto Mall on Jefferson Avenue in Newport News sells for $2.4 million

    S. L. Nusbaum Realty Co. announced its latest lease and sales transactions in Hampton Roads. Sales •    Steve C. Frazier & Co. has purchased a 30,500-square-foot building on 9 acres located at 13151 Jefferson Ave. in Newport News from Hall Auto...
  • Police identify two teenagers found dead at Saunders Elementary School in Newport News, 17-year-old arrested

    Police identify two teenagers found dead at Saunders Elementary School in Newport News, 17-year-old arrested
    NEWPORT NEWS — A 17-year-old Newport News male is facing second-degree murder charges after two teenage boys were found fatally shot Thursday morning in the parking lot of Saunders Elementary School in Newport News and another 17-year-old remains...
  • Virginia Air & Space Center names new board of directors

    Virginia Air & Space Center names new board of directors
    The Virginia Air & Space Center elected new officers and announced new board members. The 2014-2015 officers are: President: James A. Firth, director of strategic planning and integration for Boeing's Newport News field office Executive Vice...