| Feb 21, 2010
| 3:56 PM
If you've got a sick banjo, Richie Dotson has a cure.
The Newport News resident is one of the area's top stringed instrument technicians, a masterful repairman who's able to take an ailing banjo, mandolin or guitar and make it sing again.
| Feb 5, 2009
February is the time to prune most trees and shrubs but only if they really need pruning - not just because you read somewhere it's the season for cutting things back.
Pruning is primarily done to remove the three Ds - dead, damaged and diseased plant...
| Mar 29, 2010
| 11:06 AM
On March 3rd, 2010, John A. Franklin sold his residence at 1107 Moore House Road in Yorktown, VA to John F. Biagas and Tricia L. Biagas. The home was purchased for $2,100,000.
John F. Biagas is the President and CEO of Bay Electric Co., Inc. Mr. Biagas...
| Mar 29, 2010
| 2:13 PM
On February 16th, 2010, Ann L. Mitchell sold her residence at 120 Zanca Turn in Yorktown, VA to David E. Clary and Lynd Clary. Mr. and Mrs. Clary bought the home for $595,875.
Ann L. Mitchell is a member of the US Air Force Senior Executive Service,...
| May 20, 2010
Stroll through shops in a town-like setting or escape to the comfort of an air-conditioned mall.
City Center at Oyster Point. 701 Town Center Drive in Newport News. 230,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants. Development began in 2000.
| May 6, 2010
Yum, yum. Mac 'n' Cheese and Tomato Soup, the names for coneflowers, make you think of good things to eat.
In reality they are because the butterflies in your garden will like sipping their nectar.
The coneflowers — a stunning golden and tomato-...
| May 31, 2010
YORK - Nothing prepared Allen Orndorff for the horrors of Dachau.
Not parachuting into France after just one practice jump. Not the wound that left him with a bellyful of blood. Not carrying enough explosives through the brush to blow himself up if...
| Mar 3, 2010
| 7:32 PM
You can have soil that's poor and difficult to drain.
You can have moles that tear up your yard and voles that eat your plants.
You can have a shady yard with a spot of sun or the reverse — sun with a splash of shade.
Yet you can still...
| Mar 3, 2010
| 5:35 PM
Jessica Beck of Spring Grove posted an ad for babysitting services on craigslist.com. She has used the website before to buy and sell, but her babysitting ad attracted a scammer.
"It is just a shame that people are out there to scam you like that when...
| Feb 2, 2008
The Virginia State Bar is investigating a complaint of possible misconduct by York- Poquoson Commonwealth's Attorney Eileen Addison during the prosecution of former murder suspect Kwaume Edwards.
Shannon Edwards, Kwaume's mother, has written a letter...
| Jan 31, 2008
Prosecutors in Daryl Atkins' capital murder case are challenging a York County judge's order that commuted Atkins' death sentence to life in prison last month.
In a motion filed with the York-Poquoson Circuit Court this week, special prosecutor Mark...
| Jan 18, 2008
The legal battle included a Supreme Court ruling on executing the mentally retarded.
A 10-year legal battle over the life of a Hampton man convicted of murder ended Thursday when a York County judge commuted Daryl Atkins' death sentence to life in prison...