| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:06 AM
Most Union troops moving from Fort Monroe to Yorktown during the Civil War made the trip by steamboat.
But not long after the first African-American regiment on the Peninsula disembarked at Old Point Comfort in October 1863, it took to the road....
| Mar 18, 2014
| 11:40 AM
World Class Gymnastics extended its rule over the top two levels of girls gymnastics at the Virginia State Championships on Saturday and Sunday in Richmond.
The WC Level 10s, though not as strong as last year’s team, still had enough firepower to...
| Mar 22, 2014
When the Suffolk Art Gallery staged its first juried photography exhibition in 1985, it was definitely the little kid on a block ruled by the Chrysler Museum of Art.
Everybody who was anybody in Hampton Roads photography — and a lot of unknowns,...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:54 AM
A disabled Gloucester veteran who gets around in a motor scooter has filed 10 lawsuits in local and federal courts since the summer of 2012 over access to businesses throughout Gloucester and the Peninsula.
Kenneth Flaum, 67, filed his first lawsuit...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Hampton Roads provided the stage for many colorful characters during the Civil War, when the tide of Union and Confederate forces flowing into the region sometimes grew so large that the 1860 population of 101,018 tripled.
Here's a half-dozen of the...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:38 PM
Several area players are among the 92 juniors set to compete in the Level 3 Peninsula Area Junior Tennis League Thanksgiving Classic, which begins a three-day run Friday on the fast indoor hard courts of Centre Court Racquet Club in Newport News.
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Programs at the Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center this week explore foodways of 17th- and 18th-century Virginia. The three-day event begins Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, and continues through Saturday, Nov. 30.
At Jamestown Settlement,...
| Nov 6, 2013
Despite the confusion that gripped the Army of the Potomac during its August 1862 withdrawal from the outskirts of Richmond, one thing remained clear.
So critical a role did the deep-water port at Yorktown play in Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan’s...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Dozens of local and national retailers and restaurants are offering discounts and freebies to veteran and active duty military members for Veterans Day.
Here is a look at some of them.
Active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans and their...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:52 AM
When the last veteran of the 1781 siege of Yorktown died, the memory of the spot where Gen. Charles O’Hara surrendered his sword began to waver.
Left unmarked on every map — including those showing the field where the British army laid...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Chicago Whovians, you have the chance to the see "Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor" in theaters in 3D on Nov. 23.
BBC America today announced the locations for theatrical screenings of Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary special, which airs on the network...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Joe Zalameda (men's 4.0) and Kyle Hollowell (men's 3.5) earned rated singles titles over the weekend in the Poquoson Open, held on Back Creek Park's hard courts in York County.
Bob Nealy and tournament founder Chris Cruz won a pair of matches to take...