| Jun 23, 2012
Lisa Ziegler of The Gardener's Workshop offers these tips for June gardening; shop her online gardening supply shop at www.shoptgw.com.
• Larger containers are easier to take care of then several small ones. The larger the mass of soil, the less...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 6:56 PM
Kiara Porter of Yorktown on Sunday became the first Virginia Commonwealth athlete ever to gain a spot on the USA Junior Track & Field squad.
She set a VCU record in the 400-meter dash with a time of 53.07 seconds in the USA Junior Outdoor Championships,...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 7:01 AM
Three of the five biggest sources of greenhouse gas emissions in Hampton Roads will soon be closed, according toU.S. Environmental Protection Agency data.
Released earlier this month on a searchable computerized map, the data identifies large, stationary...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 10:34 PM
Phoebus 55, Kecoughtan 7
Woodside 27, Warwick 21
Alleghany 36 Bath County 7
Altavista 47 Cumberland 20
Annandale 32 Stuart 27
Appomattox 50 Randolph-Henry 6
Atlee 56 Patrick Henry (Ashland) 35...
| Sep 13, 2012
Meagan and Mitchell Turner helped restore the Cloverdale Garden at NASA.
Photo courtesy Andrea Turner
Native plants are as much a part of history as centuries-old brick-and-mortar buildings.
Just ask the Turner family of York County.
For a year,...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 9:20 PM
Kecoughtan 41, Warwick 30
Gloucester 35, Menchville 0
Mostly public schools
Abingdon 10 Happy Valley (TN) 0
Albemarle 37 Orange 0
Altavista 35 Gretna 14
Amherst County 35 Rockbridge County 21
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:03 AM
The Yorktown Wine Festival is coming up Saturday, Oct. 6, on Riverwalk Landing by the York River waterfront.
The popular event features a tasting of almost 20 Virginia wines, artisans and entertainment by The Rhondells. Hours are noon to 6 p.m....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:24 PM
(compiled by VirginiaPreps.com)
Granby 21 Wilson 20
Hampton 42 Denbigh 0
Heritage (Newport News) 30 Woodside 26
Alleghany 47 James River (Buchanan) 26
Altavista 48 William Campbell 33
Amelia County 35 Randolph-Henry 21...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 5:04 PM
I left Vietnam in 1971 and took a job at Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C. I hated the spit and polish of being an administrative officer at the prestigious post, so it didn't take long to ruffle the feathers of my superiors. I found no joy in presiding...
| 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...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 6:25 PM
A Virginia Beach-based team including Yorktown's Ana Bossman swept five matches over the weekend to capture the women's 4.0-rated crown in the USTA Mid-Atlantic Section's Adult League Championships.
The four-day tournament -- based at Huntington Park,...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 8:13 AM
You won't find a better backdrop for a night of live music than the panorama at Yorktown's historic waterfront. Taking advantage of that vista is Rhythms on the Riverwalk, a free concert series that will return Sept. 7.
Those who bring a lawn chair or...