| Jan 5, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Schools in seven local districts have earned 2012 Board of Education Excellence Awards, Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Thursday morning.
The award is part of his Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) incentive program for schools that exceed state and...
| May 26, 2011
| 3:39 AM
Short sales and bank-owned properties sold for 42 percent less in Newport News than homes not facing foreclosure in the first quarter.
Hampton short sales and bank-owned homes sold for 26 percent less, according to RealtyTrac, which monitors...
| May 26, 2011
| 3:59 AM
If the big one hits, are local governments ready?
Hurricane season begins on June 1, and officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have predicted three to six major hurricanes in the Atlantic.
While much attention is placed on...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 9:00 PM
During June, agricultural practices of the Powhatan Indian, English and west central African cultures of 17th- and 18th-century Virginia, from the types of tools used to the crops grown, will be explored in June at Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 1:01 PM
Pregnant Women and Parents of Infants -- do you need a car seat?
FREE CAR SEATS are given to those who complete the class in carseat safety.
When: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
No Children Allowed in Class ...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 8:30 AM
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...
| Jul 30, 2011
On a muggy, buggy afternoon, Ashley Moss brushes damp strands of blonde hair away from her face.
Nearby beach-goers are enjoying the sun and sand along the Yorktown waterfront, but Moss and her crew are hard at work setting up a catering event behind the...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 11:32 AM
Find out more about attracting and identifying butterflies on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, from 10 a.m. until noon at New Quarter Park.
A Butterfly Walk and Talk will be led by Barb Dunbar, York County Master Gardener, Virginia Master Naturalist, and York...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 6:16 PM
A group of York County teenagers, who rode their bikes across the country, are now back at home. They spent 50-days away from home, riding to raise money to fight Multiple Sclerosis.
The teens arrived home Monday morning. On June 13th, they left...
| Feb 9, 2012
A bad pruning technique called "crape murder" is often used on crape myrtle. It's not advised because it misshapes the tree, promotes weak branch attachments, encourages insects and disease and does not accent the qualities of the four seasons of a...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 1:57 PM
The obstacles piled up in front of Tabb High's quest for a Group AA/A Boys Swim and Dive state title with the very first final this past weekend in Christiansburg.
Instead of opening with the state record and 40 points they thought they had for finishing...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Gordy Price, owner of Pro Music & Sound in York County, and friends are once again rallying support for a good cause. They've organized a concert called Rock For Freedom that will raise money for veterans aid groups Operation Home Front of Hampton Roads...