Latest The Virginian-Pilot Stories

2008-07-13 09:00:19

By LEE TOLLIVER By Lee Tolliver The Virginian-Pilot Bryan Whitehorne's first offshore fishing adventure provided a lot of experiences. Whitehorne, 18, of Virginia Beach , caught his first billfish on a recent trip out of Oregon Inlet.

2008-07-13 03:00:23

By Carolyn Shapiro, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 13--At the grocery store, you're paying more. At the gas pump, you're paying more. For utilities, same thing. Hampton Roads residents are likely seeing the balances in their bank accounts shrinking much faster these days.

2008-07-13 03:00:22

By Lauren Roth, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 13--Thousands of our schoolchildren are being left behind. Only you wouldn't know it by looking at the test results that will be released next month.

2008-07-13 03:00:20

By Kate Wiltrout, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul.

2008-07-13 03:00:15

By Lee Tolliver, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 13--While many Mid-Atlantic residents are thankful Hurricane Bertha veered away from the U.S. coast, surfers are doubly so. Surfers have been swarming the Outer Banks, hoping to ride the hurricane season's first big swells.

2008-07-11 18:00:18

By Jim Washington, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 11--NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY -- Two people were in good condition Friday after the helicopter they were was forced to make a hard landing in a marsh near Chesapeake Beach.

2008-07-11 09:01:07

By Nancy Young, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 11--NORFOLK -- A Bold Vision Of Caring For The Community, touts a promotional flyer from Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System of its plan to reorganize.

2008-07-11 09:01:06

By Elizabeth Simpson, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 11--VIRGINIA BEACH -- Like any competitive 5-year-old, Sabrina Waide wants to win. She jogs in her Virginia Beach yard every day to prepare for running and swimming races she'll join in this weekend.

2008-07-11 09:01:06

By Jeff Hampton, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 11--ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. -- Albemarle Hospital could soon work closely with Pitt County Memorial Hospital if their health care systems work out a deal.

2008-07-11 09:00:31

By Scott Harper, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 11--NORFOLK -- Expect to see and hear Kent E. Carpenter a lot the next few days.

Word of the Day
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.