| Apr 30, 2012
| 1:30 PM
In Sunday's Daily Press we rounded up many of the area's regular, weekly free concert events. The scope of story didn't include the wealth of military concerts that take place on the Peninsula through the summer months.
Thanks to the region's...
| Sep 2, 2012
State officials planning to build a veterans care center employing upward of 500 people are eyeing just two locations for the project: Fort Monroe and a former state school for disabled pupils.
While lobbying for former Virginia School property,...
| Dec 15, 2009
| 7:29 PM
They called him a gladiator — locked in the fight of his life. For his life.
A battle to breathe in. To breathe out.
To take in enough sustenance and medicine to carry his little broken body over one hour to the next.
To love and be loved in...
| Feb 12, 2010
| 6:12 PM
Ward Scull's interest in payday loans started as an effort to help a single Virginian. But it grew into a statewide coalition that campaigns to protect all Virginians from predatory lending.
And it has earned him recognition as the Daily Press Citizen of...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 3:59 AM
Gov. Bob McDonnell's independent advisory panel doesn't have an official say over where the state's political boundaries fall.
But during its final meeting Wednesday, members said the compact, partisan-free options they have laid out for redistricting...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 5:24 PM
Lawmakers returned to Richmond Monday on a dazzling sunny day, but the effort to redraw Virginia's political maps remains clouded with partisan fighting and political gamesmanship.
On Monday morning, the House and Senate Privileges and Elections...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 8:18 AM
House of Delegates lawmakers passed the Republican plan for redistricting late Wednesday over the objections from Democrats including Del. Robin Abbott and House Minority Leader Ward Armstrong.
The GOP plan, put forward by Del. S. Chris Jones, R-Suffolk,...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 2:30 PM
State lawmakers approved Monday redistricting maps for the 140 General Assembly seats, sending the plans on to Gov. Bob McDonnell for scrutiny.
House Republicans and Senate Democrats held the majority power in the two chambers, leaving them in the...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 4:37 AM
NEWPORT NEWS — Victims of defective Chinese drywall demanded an audience with Gov. Bob McDonnell at Monday's meeting of the Defective Drywall Task Force.
"All I keep hearing is request this, request that," said Amanda Fowle of Newport News,...
| Aug 16, 2010
| 8:11 PM
— At first glance, it might seem like a good deal, a spacious townhome in Denbigh, 2,200 square feet with three bedrooms and three bathrooms for $217,950.
But the home at 1006 Hollymeade Circle has a problem that's not immediately clear to...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 7:35 PM
Billboards full off booze could soon be up across Virginia, and state lawmakers aren't happy about it.
The Commonwealth is lifting a long-time ban, after settling a lawsuit with Lamar Advertising.
The agreement allows outdoor advertising of alcoholic...