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  • Poquoson High state champ Thomas Payne loves the Virginia Duals

    Poquoson High state champ Thomas Payne loves the Virginia Duals
    Thomas Payne has been attending the Virginia Duals since he began wrestling at age 4. Now a Poquoson High senior, all of the things that thrilled Payne from the stands excite him as a competitor. The atmosphere is incredible," he said. "There are...
  • Bay Rivers wrestlers ready for Virginia Duals

    Bay Rivers wrestlers ready for Virginia Duals
    Six Bay Rivers District schools will participate Friday and Saturday in the 32nd Annual Virginia Duals wrestling tournament at the Hampton Coliseum: New Kent, Smithfield, Grafton, Poquoson, Tabb and York. Defending district champion New Kent faces the...
  • Old Dominion excels against big-time competition at the Virginia Duals

    HAMPTON — In the National College Division of the Virginia Duals at Hampton Coliseum, Old Dominion enjoyed a successful first day Friday. The Monarchs narrowly defeated Arizona State 20-19, then registered a 29-9 win against Rutgers to advance to...
  • Virginia rejects bid for large Chesapeake Bay oyster farm

    Virginia rejects bid for large Chesapeake Bay oyster farm
    A watermen’s cooperative suffered a setback Tuesday when state regulators denied most of its application to grow oysters in a Chesapeake Bay tributary. The Oyster Company of Virginia, which includes a dozen watermen, received permission to set...
  • Poquoson's Edwards thinks height is keeping college recruiters away

    When the Virginia Preps website unveiled its Group AA preseason all-state football first team earlier this week, Poquoson High offensive lineman Dustin Edwards was on it. How could he not be? Virginia Preps, the Associated Press and state coaches each...
  • From 2009: Police seize $1.2 million worth of drugs from Phish fans

    Police confiscated $1.2 million worth of illegal drugs and more than $68,000 in cash from concertgoers arrested over three nights of Phish shows. There were 194 concertgoers and others in the area of Hampton Coliseum charged with various misdemeanor...
  • No bond again for York man charged in homicide

    No bond again for York man charged in homicide
    A York man charged in connection with a county homicide last month will remain jailed after a failed bond appeal Thursday. Allen Dale Williams appeared in York-Poquoson Circuit Court to appeal a ruling made late last month in York-Poquoson General...
  • Sweet shops satisfy your sweet tooth

    Sweet shops satisfy your sweet tooth
    Remember the days of the corner bakery where you could get sweet rolls, Danish and butter biscuits made that day? Those days still exist if you check out some of the new and existing sweet shops in Hampton Roads. BREAD GARDEN Village Square Shopping...
  • 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...
  • Poquoson, Virginia

  • The City of Poquoson, Virginia

    The first mention of Poquoson was in a 1631 land grant. Nestled on a marshy peninsula between Hampton and York County, Poquosonites maintain a rather secluded profile even as their demographics change. Families of watermen plied the waters of the...
  • Eco-friendly homes take care of themselves

    Eco-friendly homes take care of themselves
    The city of Poquoson, Virginia has long been regionally known for things like its commercial watermen, mosquitoes and a low crime rate. As home to one of the nation's most avant garde, environmentally minded residential communities? Not so much. But a...