| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:55 PM
John E. "Jack" Simms, a retired executive vice president whose career at American Credit Indemnity Co. spanned more than four decades, died Friday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88.
The son of a Methodist...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Men’s soccer (exhibition)
Longwood at William and Mary, 7
Bay Rivers District regular-season match (at Kiln Creek), 10 a.m.
Great Bridge vs. Nansemond River (at Bide-A-Wee in Portsmouth), 10 a.m.
Deep Creek vs. Lakeland...
| Aug 19, 2014
With thoughtful planning and focused leadership, Virginia could be a titan of production and one the most important states for energy on the East Coast. Our natural resources have the commonwealth poised to be a national leader in energy, and properly...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Starting Thursday, July 31, visitors at certain Virginia state parks will receive a coupon for a free six-inch sub from Subway.
The offer is part of a partnership with the Boys & Girls Club to promote outdoor activities.
Participating parks include ...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:25 PM
ISLE OF WIGHT — It's noontime on a humid day early in June. It stormed in Isle of Wight the night before, leaving lots of fresh mud for Pete Edwards' hogs to roll around in.
Edwards, a soft-spoken, bright-eyed man, stands in the pig pen dripping...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:00 PM
NEW KENT — New Kent County residents are taking action against a proposed industrial sludge permit.
“New Kent County is 100 percent dependent on groundwater, and there is some chance that not all of it will be filtered,” said Andrea...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:17 PM
JAMES CITY — Nearly four days after a peculiar boating incident left one person dead and another adrift in the James River, police have divulged few details about what happened.
The saga began to unfold Friday night as a couple aboard a 20-foot...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Environmental expo in Hampton
Learn about citizen impact on the environment at the Hampton Crabtown Environmental Expo on Saturday, June 7.
"The theme is 'Keeping the Crab in Crabtown' and will focus on the Virginia Deep Sea Red Crab," Megan Tierney,...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Synagrow LLC's proposed permit has been removed from the State Water Contol Board's agenda for the June 26 meeting. According to an e-mail from Kyle Winter with the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) received Friday morning, the item was removed...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:32 AM
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. The Daily Press Movie Ticket Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is sponsored by The Daily Press LLC (“Daily Press”). Promotion is only offered in the following...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:22 PM
SURRY — Bacon's Castle in Surry is certainly known for its intriguing gatherings, and this weekend, history repeated itself.
Preservation Virginia, the nonprofit organization charged with helping to preserve and advocate for historical places like...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Exactly when the first Baptist believers settled on the lands south of the James River in the late 1600s is hard to determine from the surviving records.
But according to an ancient grand jury document citing them for not attending the established...