| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:41 AM
When Crunch Fitness took over the Bally's Total Fitness gym location in Newport News, Mickey Marcella, of Newport News, wanted a refund on his contract since the new owners removed the swimming pool and sauna facilities.
Joseph David, of Virginia Beach,...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:39 PM
Team USA collegiate squad vs. Peninsula Pilots (at War Memorial Stadium), 7:05
Norfolk at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (doubleheader), 12:05 and 7:05 p.m.
Richmond at Reading, 6:35
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Traditional grocery stores like Food Lion, Farm Fresh and Harris Teeter are facing stiff competition in the Tidewater market, according to a new report by Food World, an industry publication.
According to the report, Food Lion holds the largest market...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:36 PM
Taylor Le Moal of York County was awarded the Katherine Creswell Award at World Class Gymnastics' 2013 year-end banquet.
Le Moal competed in Level 10 in 2012-2013 at numerous meets: Atlantis Crown Invitational, Bahamas, Circle of Stars, Indianapolis,...
| May 29, 2013
| 4:55 PM
A Chambersburg-area farm involved in a bacteria outbreak last year is the subject of a new warning from the Pennsylvania departments of health and agriculture.
Five people who consumed unpasteurized milk from The Family Cow, 3854 Olde Scotland Road,...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:21 AM
Hampton City Schools is so far out front with qualifications to have its Health and Medical Sciences Academy transition to one of the new governor's health sciences academies that the upgrade appears to be seamless.
Hampton has had its Health and...
| May 31, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Clyde Marsteller, certified Virginia master naturalists, Historic Rivers Chapter, will unpack a suitcase-sized menagerie of insects at New Quarter Park on Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to noon, for kids of all ages to inspect up close.
Come see all of...
| May 24, 2013
Old Point Comfort and Jamestown may have the distinction of being the first places associated with the arrival of Virginia's first Africans in 1619.
But it wasn't until decades later that slavery really took off -- and when it did it was the south...
| May 25, 2013
When English colonists began settling on the south bank of the York River in the 1630s, enslaved black labor was the exception rather than the rule.
African field hands and house servants were not only prohibitively expensive but notoriously hard to...
| May 21, 2013
| 10:20 AM
The annual sales tax holiday on hurricane preparedness supplies will take place Saturday, May 25 to Friday, May 31.
During this seven-day period, purchases of hurricane preparedness items, including portable generators, will be exempt from the...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:07 AM
May 31 is the deadline to register for Peninsula-based master gardener training that begins in September and typically ends with graduation in November.
"We are volunteers for Virginia Cooperative Extension, helping the public and the environment with...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:46 AM
Learn and Grow Series with Art in the Garden
Linda Miller, Artist and Virginia Master Naturalist, will help children 7 and older create a botanical portrait in colored pencil or watercolor from plant materials they select in the Williamsburg Botanical...