Latest Newport News Stories

2010-11-30 09:12:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ATAC (Airborne Tactical Advantage Company), has surpassed the 20,000 flight hours milestone training U.S. Military forces. The U.S. leader in outsourced tactical airborne services for 16 years, ATAC provides tactical air services for the U.S.

2010-03-02 11:17:00

Newport News-AREVA Joint Venture Lauded PITTSBURGH, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent letter by United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard to the U.S.

2009-11-20 07:00:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishing for Energy, the innovative partnership that provides a cost-free solution for fishermen to dispose of old fishing gear and turns it into renewable energy has expanded to Virginia.

2009-07-01 06:45:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Retirement accounts are still down 40% from their 2007 peak. Consultant Lee Smith is providing the free mutual fund service that reduces losses during stock market collapses.

2008-08-01 09:00:00

By Mark St. John Erickson, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Aug. 1--Local veterans and aviation aficionados will get a rare if pricey chance to take flight in a piece of living history next week when a restored example of the legendary B-17 Flying Fortress bomber comes to Hampton Roads.

2008-07-28 09:01:32

By Nicolas Zimmerman, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jul. 28--JAMES CITY -- When someone switches on a light in Banco, Mali, it's most likely connected to a photovoltaic solar power system in the village. But its original source can be traced to an unassuming house in James City County.

2008-07-28 09:00:00

By Sam McDonald, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jul. 28--Jocelyn Oldham has the kind of singing voice that stops people in their tracks. Clear and strong, never abrasive, her singing sparkles in a variety of pop and rock styles.

2008-07-26 18:00:17

By Shawn Burnette, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jul. 26--Judy McClary, leader and founder of the Tidewater Chronic Pain & Chronic Illness Support Group in Chesapeake, holds monthly meetings at her house for those suffering from chronic pain or chronic illnesses.

2008-07-23 18:00:53

By Mark St. John Erickson, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jul. 23--YORKTOWN -- -- A rare, sometimes searing, yet also often humorous exhibit of work by a self-taught Australian artist opens Saturday and runs through Aug. 9 at Nancy Thomas Gallery.

2008-07-22 09:00:47

By Sam McDonald, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Jul. 22--Live music lovers are learning to expect the unexpected from Norfolk's Attucks Theatre.

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