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Against a backdrop of Department of Defense furloughs and a 17-day government shutdown, taxable sales were largely stagnate in Virginia for the third quarter, according to the latest data from the state's department of taxation.
Quilts of Valor will be delivered to patients at the Veterans Administration hospital in Hampton Saturday by members of the Old Dudes motorcycle group.
Continuing his administration's four-year effort to make college more affordable and accessible for Virginia students, Governor Bob McDonnell announced today that his FY 2015/2016 budget will include $183.1 million over the biennium in new support of Virginia's colleges and universities.
Rail advocates envision more trains, faster trips and more reliable service by Amtrak in Virginia over the next 15 years.
A 20-year-old Newport News man was killed Tuesday night after being shot while walking in the 700 block of 33rd Street, a police spokeswoman said.
Police say 20-year-old Jamek Renal Herbert was walking with another man around 10:45 p.m. when shots rang out.
Gov. Bob McDonnell said Tuesday that he would add more than $38 million for mental health services in the two-year budget he will present to the General Assembly next week.
This March Crosby, Stills & Nash will hit the road for three weeks starting on the 4th and running through the 24th.
The Ferguson Center has been red hot when it comes to oldies shows recently. ZZ Top, Smokey Robinson, Darlene Love and Joan Jett have all played the Newport News theater in 2013.
The Woman's Club of Newport News is opening its 37th annual "Santa House" on Friday.
There is nothing quite like a family band. And among family bands, there is nothing quite like The Wooten Brothers.
Employees of First Med EMS with operations on the Peninsula were told they no longer had jobs on Saturday as the business had shuttered.
A 22-year-old man is wanted by Hampton police after two women reported that someone fired several rounds at them early Saturday morning.
A 29-year-old Newport News man was arrested Friday and charged with stealing and damaging property at Harpersville Road Car Wash.
The 90,000-square foot building triples the school's instructional space. It includes eight computer labs, two video teleconferencing classrooms, a physics lab and a 600-seat gymnasium.