| Jul 16, 2011
| 3:33 PM
With more than a decade of mining the Peninsula for potential college football talent under his belt, Virginia Tech offensive guards and center coach Curt Newsome has seen boom years in the area in terms of recruiting, and he's also experienced the lean...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 6:19 AM
Blue crab and oyster landings in Virginia are surging, yet dinner plates in Hampton Roads are often filled with imported seafood.
That could change depending on the results of a study that aims to determine if the region will buy seafood —...
| Mar 21, 2012
From Poquoson to Portsmouth and Newport News to Norfolk, more than 40 regional cleanup projects are planned throughout Hampton Roads next month as part of Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup National Action Days, April 27-28. Project...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Hampden-Sydney at Virginia Wesleyan (doubleheader), 1
William and Mary at East Carolina, 6
Christopher Newport at Lynchburg, 3:30
Bridgewater at Christopher Newport (doubleheader), 3
Virginia Wesleyan at Methodist (doubleheader)...
| Apr 19, 2012
After years of planning, casting, fundraising, shooting, editing and promotion, a horror movie called "The Watermen" from Newport News filmmaker Matt Lockhart makes its blood-splattering premier tonight, April 19, in Virginia Beach.
Showtime is 7:30 p.m....
| Apr 24, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Colonial Behavioral Health is spearheading an initiative aimed at targeting services for people dealing with a mental health crisis.
The effort brings together police, deputies and dispatchers from James City, York, Williamsburg, Poquoson and the...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Mary Washington vs. Apprentice (at War Memorial Stadium), 5
VCU at Old Dominion, 6
Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament’s second day (at City Stadium in Lynchburg):
Hampden-Sydney vs. Guilford-Bridgewater loser, 11 a.m....
| May 16, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Moving to a 10-point grading scale in Newport News, as proposed at last night's board meeting, would allow students to earn a "D" and pass a class with a 60 percent.
Currently, students must earn at least 65 percent in a class to pass it. Board member...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 10:51 AM
Grady Koch is not a weatherman but he knows which way the wind blows.
The NASA researcher has been using a high-powered laser to calculate gusts off the Atlantic coast that many hope will someday quench our nation's thirst for electricity.
| Jul 30, 2012
"She has changed the way we think about pain."
Hospice practitioners, physicians, compounding pharmacists, nurses and medical students all attest to the influence of Maureen Carling in their approach to pain management.
An English-born nurse and hospice...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 2:09 PM
Nearly 200 Virginia teachers earned certification this year, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards announced Wednesday.
Hampton again topped the region with the number of certified teachers, with 12 this year. Newport News had 6 and...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 8:00 PM
It's the night before Santa arrives and the house is as quiet as a Christmas mouse — except for the sounds of wind whipping through the attic and down the drafty chimney.
Maybe extra insulation and caulking should be on your holiday wish list....