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  • Aug. 17 Letters: Bike safety

    Bikers' manners I'm curious about some of our city laws and ordinances concerning bicycle riders and the common courtesy that should be present in the "share the road" philosophy. [From wht I've seen,] when a collection of bike riders are on their...
  • 7 WJC schools to have new principals in 2014-15

    7 WJC schools to have new principals in 2014-15
    The arrival of a new school year brings a change in leadership at nearly half of the schools in the Williamsburg-James City division. One retirement, a resignation and two promotions to central office prompted the hiring of four new principals and the...
  • Pilots defeat Florence 9-2, force Game 3 for CPL title

    Pilots defeat Florence 9-2, force Game 3 for CPL title
    HAMPTON — Few things in life make Hank Morgan happier than competing at baseball. The more games, the better. Consider the Peninsula Pilots’ skipper ecstatic as he and his team take the Coastal Plain League season to the last possible day in...
  • Saturday's 8/16 local schedule (updated Saturday AM)

    BASEBALL Coastal Plain League: Petitt Cup finals Game 3 (of best-of-3): Florence vs. Peninsula Pilots (at War Memorial Stadium), 7:05 International League: Gwinnett at Norfolk, 7:05 Eastern League: Richmond at Portland, 6 American Legion: Junior state...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 8/16 log (updated Saturday AM with many pairings)

    6:30 a.m.    NFL preseason: Tennessee at New Orleans (d.).--NFL Net. 7 a.m.    Golf: Made in Denmark third round (in Farso).--Golf 7:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Swansea at Manchester United.--NBCSN 8:30 a.m.    Motorsports: NASCAR Sprint...
  • Rep. Bobby Scott speaks out on Ferguson riots

    Rep. Bobby Scott speaks out on Ferguson riots
    U.S. Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, D-Newport News, signed a letter with two other lawmakers expressing concern about the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., in the aftermath of the shooting of an unarmed black teen by police. A national debate has emerged over the...
  • UPDATE: Beach swimming advisory lifted for King Lincoln, Yorktown, Virginia Beach

    UPDATE: Beach swimming advisory lifted for King Lincoln, Yorktown, Virginia Beach
    UPDATE: The swimming advisory has been lifted for King Lincoln Park Beach in Newport News, according to a Peninsula Health District news release. The district said it received results from re-sampling completed on Thursday. The results indicate that...
  • Notes and notables

    A deeper connection Newport News Shipbuilding is the largest industrial employer in Virginia and the economic engine that drives Hampton Roads, but there is something unique and special about the work done there that goes well beyond numbers. It is...
  • Newport News man will serve 3 months for concealed weapon

    Newport News man will serve 3 months for concealed weapon
    WILLIAMSBURG — A Newport News man was sentenced to serve three months in jail Friday after he was convicted on two misdemeanor charges related to a peculiar incident in June that occurred on Merrimac Trail. Jordan L. Stith, 19, was found guilty on...
  • Fresh Market brings back its Hatch Chili Fest on Saturday, Aug. 16

    Fresh Market brings back its Hatch Chili Fest on Saturday, Aug. 16
    Fresh Market is bringing back its Hatch chilis for demonstration and sale on Saturday, Aug. 16. Available for a limited time each year — from late July to early September — Hatch chiles come from Hatch, N.M., and are a bigger, milder chile...
  • Newport News teachers get glimpse of expectations

    Newport News teachers get glimpse of expectations
    NEWPORT NEWS — New teachers at Newport News Public Schools noshed on pancakes, bacon and scrambled eggs Friday morning and got a glimpse of expectations for the school year ahead. Gathered at Woodside High School for the "Welcome Week" ceremony,...
  • Commander of submarine USS Newport News relieved of duty

    Commander of submarine USS Newport News relieved of duty
    The commanding officer of the Norfolk-based submarine USS Newport News has been relieved of duty, the Navy said Friday. Cmdr. Christopher Tarsa was relieved "due to a loss of confidence in his ability to serve effectively as commanding officer,"...