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2009-02-18 14:40:00

DOVER, Del., Feb.

2009-02-12 13:44:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- At Cox Communications, African-American and other multicultural recognition activities do not happen just once a year. These efforts are part of the fabric of the company and its culture.

2008-12-29 20:15:00

Parent Company and U.S. Operating Subsidiaries File Voluntary Chapter 11 Petitions in U.S. To Consummate Sale All Global Manufacturing and Distribution Facilities Operating As Usual Obtains Commitment For Up To $37 Million in DIP Financing To Fund Operations RICHMOND, Va., Dec.

2008-12-03 08:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications of Hampton Roads will provide the region with the opportunity to watch the 2008 Allstate Virginia High School League (VHSL) Football Championships live. This year's championship features two local teams: Oscar Smith and Phoebus.

2008-10-11 09:00:14

By JEANNE MOONEY When a summer squall knocked over five sections of Eileen Smith's backyard fence, she despaired about how to set things right. The fallen fence violated property maintenance codes. A city inspector cited the hazard at the Salem Woods home in Virginia Beach and told Smith to fix it.

2008-10-09 09:00:41

The 82.6 percent rate was about a percentage point higher than the state average. Among 11 high schools, Bayside had the lowest rate, 73.2 percent, while Cox was highest, with 91.4 percent. Five of seven high schools had rates above the state average.

2008-10-05 09:00:17

"Othello." Elizabeth River Theatre Company. Auditions 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Barry Robinson Center, Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School, 4552 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach. Needed: three white males ages 20 to mid-40s, one woman early 20 to late-30s. (757) 484-8864.

2008-09-28 12:00:31

By MIKE SAEWITZ By Mike Saewitz The Virginian-Pilot chesapeake A project to replace the Gilmerton Bridge could receive as much as $13 million in Federal Highway Administration "bonus" dollars, state transportation officials said.

2008-09-28 12:00:28

By GARY SZYMANSKI By Gary Szymanski A RECENT INSPECTION of the Jordan Bridge confirms the deteriorating condition of this 80-year-old link between Chesapeake and Portsmouth.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.