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Virginia education officials say 68 percent of the state's public schools met new annual benchmarks in reading, mathematics and graduation. The state Department of Education on Wednesday released results of the objectives aimed at reducing proficiency...
New road signs in Virginia will help drivers choose the quickest route to the Virginia Beach oceanfront and North Carolina's Outer Banks. The Virginia Department of Transportation will unveil six new electronic message signs in the Hampton Roads area...
Ninety-six percent of Virginia's public schools are fully accredited for the 2011-12 school year. The Virginia Department of Education made the announcement Thursday. The accreditation is based on performance of students on Standards of Learning and...
The owner of Colonial Downs made an offer to sell his company through an exchange of stock, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported. CEO Jeffrey P. Jacobs of Jacobs Entertainment Inc. in Colorado owns the horse racetrack in New Kent County and 10 related...
Wonky weather in Hampton Roads in 2012 included a freak tornado, a 500-year rain event and a rare species of hurricane so massive it earned a new descriptor: superstorm. The month of June was bookended by tornadoes. On June 1, an EF1 twister landed...
COLLEGES Field hockey Virginia at William and Mary, 7 Men’s golf Marshall Invitational (includes William and Mary) Raines Development Intercollegiate (in Florence, S.C.; includes Old Dominion) Women’s golf Towson Invitational (includes W&M,...
COLLEGES Football Christopher Newport at Hampden-Sydney, 1 Apprentice at Coppin State (club team), 2 Old Dominion at Hampton, 6 Lafayette (Pa.) at William and Mary, 7 Norfolk State at Liberty, 7 Women’s volleyball Spartan Classic (at Norfolk State):...
Many destinations are within easy driving distance of Hampton Roads. Pack a cooler, fill up the tank and hit the road. 1. Appomattox Court House, Appomattox The buildings and fields where Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate army are still a...
Kyle Woodruff earned his diploma from the culinary apprenticeship program at Colonial Williamsburg. But his love for food came from two sets of grandparents living in different parts of the country. "My mom's father was the barbecue guy who lived in...
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