9 hrs ago
Power-wise, Portsmouth seems to get left in dark
But when electricity was cut to the heart of downtown Portsmouth for almost four hours Monday, no one outside of that bustling business district seemed to notice.
17 hrs ago
Show displays work from Suffolk artist and students
Visitor's to ODU's Tri Cities Center in Portsmouth view art from students in Chesapeake and Suffolk schools.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Police investigate Portsmouth shooting
According to Portsmouth Police spokeswoman Misty Holley, the 19-year-old was shot near the intersection of Deep Creek Blvd. and Graham Street around 4 p.m. The victim was transported to Sentara Norfolk General for injuries that do not appear to be life threatening.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Lauded Suffolk officer always willing to lend a hand
From left are Anthony Antonucci, Suffolk Police Officer Antonio Diggs and Joseph Antonucci and Officer Shelly Koziana.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Hampton firm operates Portsmouth tolls customer service center
Commuters may be unaware that a Hampton-based company is operating the Portsmouth customer service center where drivers can register for accounts needed when tolling begins at the Midtown and Downtown tunnels.
Va library-turned-museum gives life to history
When the front door of 804 South Street first opened in the segregated world of 1945, it offered black citizens access to a library.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
To do today | All Fired Up, Celtic Woman
Rainbow Puppets Presents "The Night Before Christmas," 2 and 3 p.m. at Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St., Portsmouth.
Portsmouth preschoolers get an early jump on Spanish lessons
Special Education and Spanish teacher at Mount Herman Preschool Center Belinda Williams asks questions in Spanish to a class of preschoolers at MHPC on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Portsmouth.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Plan calls for Portsmouth ship to destroy chemical weapons
Destroying Syria's deadliest chemical weapons on land would come with vexing diplomatic and security problems as well as environmental issues.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
TowneBank Announces Quarterly Cash Dividends
SUFFOLK, Va. , Nov. 27, 2013 -- Hampton Roads based TowneBank announced today that its Board of Directors on November 27, 2013 declared its fourth-quarter shareholder cash dividend of $0.10 per common share payable on January 10, 2014 to shareholders of record on December 31, 2013 .
Dominion Gives Grants to Virginia Environmental Groups
The Richmond-based energy provider says the groups will share $300,000. The first wave of grants was awarded in April to 17 organizations totaling $275,000.
Chesapeake extends rules on backyard chickens
The City Council voted Tuesday to make permanent an ordinance it adopted a year ago allowing residents to keep up to six hens, but no roosters, in backyard enclosures.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Toll opponents file petition for high court rehearing
It wasn't the tolls per se that violated the state's constitution, but the profit they will generate for a private company.
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Portsmouth: 31-year-old man charged with indecent exposure incidents
Portsmouth police arrested and charged a 31-year-old Franklin man they say exposed himself to several women in the Prentis Park section of the city.
Resalers get in on the Black Friday deals craze
Terrie Burroughs Mitchell considers the times spent consignment shopping with her sisters as some of the best moments they've had together.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Canned food sculptures, a noon-day concert
Display of canned food sculpted into art. 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Selden Arcade, 208 E. Main St., Norfolk.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Appointee has years of experience in arts, community
This story is a sample from the Portsmouth Currents, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday in Portsmouth.
Crews make quick work of fire in Portsmouth
An electric space heater placed too close to combustibles is to blame for a house fire in the 1700 block of Holladay Street Sunday night.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
No alternative to crippling tolls
Virginia's government functions the way it does because its three branches are designed to be co-equal, and because the people who fill those branches are called to make decisions based on reason.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Suffolk sheriff firm on not pursuing accreditation
Sheriff Raleigh Isaacs is willing to consider changes in his office after winning less than 50 percent of the vote in this month's election.