| Mar 6, 2014
| 3:42 PM
The five-year Virginia Cancer Plan, 2013-2017, released last week by the Richmond-based nonprofit Cancer Action Coalition of Virginia, sets goals and strategies for the early detection and treatment of the disease, along with reducing preventable...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 8:28 AM
The merger of West Point-based C&F Bank and Powhatan-based Central Virginia Bank completed March 22, C&F Financial Corp. announced.
CVB was merged into C&F Bank, with C&F Bank continuing as the sole bank subsidiary of C&F, according to a news release. ...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The frontman of heavy metal band Gwar, Dave Brockie, also known for his band name as Oderus Urungus, died Sunday at the age of 50. Band manager Jack Flanagan confirmed the news with a statement Monday.
"It is with a saddened heart, that I confirm my dear...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:37 PM
The lower James River is a draw for recreational fishermen, but with one important caveat: Don't eat what you catch.
Or rather, the Virginia Department of Health advises against eating a few select species, especially the bigger ones, and against eating...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Gov. Terry McAuliffe and House Republicans spent the legislative session playing a high-stakes game of chicken. Medicaid expansion is extraordinarily complex, and its thoughtless, improper or reckless implementation could crush future generations under...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Scores of elated gay and lesbian couples in Michigan celebrated at county clerks' offices and churches Saturday morning as officials signed off on their marriages, hours after a federal judge invalidated the state’s ban on gay marriage.
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Our state’s capital is embracing “Happy.”
No one can get enough of Pharrell Williams’ Oscar-nominated song “Happy,” including Richmonders. Here’s their take on the song, which includes actor Orlando Jones,...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:08 AM
The Williamsburg Winery’s 2010 Adagio has been awarded this year’s Governor’s Cup presented by the Virginia Wineries Association.
The top award for this blended red wine — made up of 42% Cabernet Franc, 30% Merlot and 28%...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 3:44 PM
NOTE: Originally scheduled for Friday, April 4, in Richmond, the license hearing for Dr. Roger Phillips has been "continued." The Board of Medicine was not able to provide any further information.
The Virginia Board of Medicine summarily suspended the...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Sylvia Plath lecture at W&M
Thursday, March 20
Tucker Hall, College of William & Mary
If you’ve read Sylvia Plath’s “The Bell Jar” or been interested in her turbulent life, you’ll want to check out Thursday night&...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Central Penn vs. Apprentice (at War Memorial Stadium), 12:30
Delaware at William and Mary (doubleheader), 1
Mary Washington at Christopher Newport, 3
Charlotte at Old Dominion, 6:05
Men’s swimming and diving
| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:51 AM
Virginia’s House of Delegates Republicans thought the basic idea was sound – they approved a measure that would give legislators the right to intervene in court if they felt the Attorney General or Governor weren’t defending a...