Lee Tolliver, The Virginian-Pilot

Lee Tolliver

The Virginian-Pilot

Norfolk, VA, United States

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Past articles by Lee:

Lee Tolliver: It was one heck of a run. Now it’s time to move on.

While I will sorely miss the job, it’s the people that will be the toughest to say bye to. Co-workers and folks in the community who have allowed me to tell their stories. → Read More

A wacky weather Wednesday is in store for Hampton Roads

The weather this week is mirroring a strange beginning to the year. → Read More

This Virginia Beach woman is nailing the furniture building world

When she realized buying a large farm table was going to be expensive, Jordyne DeArco decided to learn how to build one. Now she has her own furniture making business. → Read More

Man shot to death after fight in front of house in Chesapeake, police say

Medics try to save the man, but he succumbed to shooting wounds after a confrontation in Chesapeake. → Read More

A rainy start to the week could feature thunderstorms

A river of rain and storms will continue to flow through the region through Tuesday night. → Read More

Norfolk shooting leaves one woman dead

A late Sunday night shooting incident in Norfolk leaves one person dead and two injured. → Read More

World record striped bass caught and released off Cape Charles

West Virginia angler Alex Foster has caught the pending length world record striped bass while fishing off Cape Charles. → Read More

Plastic bottle caps and balloons top the list of trash washing up at wildlife refuges

In a study funded by NOAA, researchers discovered that bottle caps and balloon remnants wash up on isolated beaches more than anything else. → Read More

Virginia Beach Bier Garden will not reopen in 2020

After less than a year in business, the Bier Garden Festhaus in Virginia Beach is closing. → Read More

Eastern Shore traffic accident kills Franklin man

A Franklin man died in a late-night car crash in Northampton County. → Read More

Chesapeake man dies in crash in Portsmouth

A Chesapeake man died early this morning after a single-car accident in Portsmouth. → Read More

If it seems warm, it is: record warm

At a little past noon, Norfolk broke the record high temperature for Dec. 30. → Read More

New striped bass regulations prove costly to Eastern Shore businesses

The state tightened regulations for striped bass this fall and Eastern Shore business owners are complaining it cost them. → Read More

Another foggy morning makes for dangerous driving conditions

For the second-consecutive morning, dense fog advisories were issued by the National Weather Service. → Read More

Like the dense fog, the weather service’s advisory has been lifted

The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement for the region because of low visibility and the chance of freezing fog. → Read More

Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race delayed for safety reasons

Officials delayed the start of the 30th annual Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race because the winds were too strong. → Read More

Fishing Forecast: Spot are an icon in southeastern Virginia waters

The arrival of eating-sized spot is a sure signal of fall, Lee Tolliver writes in the latest Fishing Forecast. → Read More

Virginia fisheries managers uphold striped bass emergency regulations that cut the take in half

Instead of two fish, anglers can now only keep one. And that fish will have to fit into a 20- to 36-inch slot limit. → Read More

Camaro covered in multicolored tape is Norfolk woman’s art

Nancy Hernandez's car is decorated with lots of shiny tape and really gets peoples' attention. → Read More

The first day of fall is here, it just won’t feel like it

Autumn officially arrived early Monday morning. But with temperatures well above average, it's going to feel anything but fall-like. → Read More