Chiles T.A. Larson en-us ©2014 Cape Fear Publishing Co. Inc. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:13:00 GMT The City of Light and Beyond A visit to Paris, the Loire Valley and Normandy was decades in the making for Chiles T. A. Larson. But France’s fabled cathedrals, châteaux and charming city streets were worth waiting for.

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There and Back Again Four centuries of ferry service in the Old Dominion.

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Ship to Shore Getting vessels into and out of Hampton Roads is a risky business, which is why the shipping industry relies on harbor pilots.

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U-boats in the Atlantic In April 1942, 29 crew members from a German U-boat were secretly buried at night in Hampton National Cemetery. The incident that led to their deaths was the first “bright spot in a dreadful period” for America in the early days of World War II.

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The Big Story In 1903 the Virginian-Pilot newspaper got one of the biggest scoops ever, thanks to the efforts of a 19-year-old cub reporter and a barrel of Lynnhaven oysters.

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Banjo Men Memories of a talented picker and the man credited with inventing the instrument.

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