| Aug 16, 2012
| 4:09 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — The husband of a York County woman who died in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center last summer has filed a lawsuit against the medical staff used by the jail.
Last week in Newport News Circuit Court, David La Clair, the husband...
| 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....
| Jul 26, 2012
| 9:33 AM
A bank teller in Elizabethtown helped catch a forgery suspect in the act. Back in March, Elizabethtown Police responded to the Sovereign Bank on South Market Street for a forgery in progress.
Police arrived at the scene and learned that 49-year old...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 1:06 PM
As expected, the number of students passing Standards of Learning math exams plummeted this year, according to results released by the state Tuesday.
State and local officials predicted the plunge as students took more difficult SOL math exams this...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 6:00 AM
The Virginia Department of Transportation no longer actively maintains its wildflower program along Virginia's highways, but the flower power still grows there, year after year, thanks to the seeds that continue to germinate.
Travelers in the...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:34 PM
Yorktown Market Days, which was recently named the Gold Level Winner in the “Best of Hampton Roads” Readers’ Choice Awards, is alive with activity this summer. Shoppers will be able to buy locally-grown, fresh picked produce and watch...
| May 3, 2012
A small native tree called red buckeye and a perennial known as Mexican petunia are two plants you surely want to check out during the Hampton master gardeners plant sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.
I grow both in my garden, and they are must-have plants for...
| May 14, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Learn about native plants and gardening naturally with these programs sponsored by the John Clayton Chapter, Virginia Native Plant Society, or www.claytonvnps.org:
Mushroom talk May 17
Guest speaker Tom Teeples, a Virginia Master Naturalist from...
| May 19, 2012
Thanks to Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Virginia Green Industry Council, you can now recycle your plastic pots at many garden centers statewide, including ones in Hampton Roads.
Local garden centers that collect the pots include:
| May 17, 2012
The Williamsburg Botanical Garden's mission is to enhance the life of residents and visitors by promoting beautiful gardens and enjoyment of plants through year round educational and recreational programs. www.williamsburgbotanicalgarden.org.
| May 21, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Newsweek's 2012 list of America's Best High Schools includes fewer local schools than usual - only two York County schools made the list.
Tabb High School is listed at 533 and Grafton High School is 929 on the list of the best 1,000 public high schools...
| May 28, 2012
The Peninsula Water Steward training was for 10 weeks with instructors from Virginia Insitute of Marine Science, Virginia Tech, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the York County Extension agent, USDA-Soil and Water Conservation District NOAA (National Oceanic...