| Dec 25, 2013
| 2:30 AM
After all the holiday festivities are over and we roll into January, I'm always surprised by how quickly we go from merry and bright to gloomy and drab.
January is a long month, in the dead of winter, with really nothing to look forward to unless you get...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:27 AM
NBA officials have announced they will release the 2013-14 regular-season schedule on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 6 p.m.
The league is planning a special broadcast on NBA TV at that time to highlight some of the marquee games, including the league's Christmas...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:25 PM
At long last, Derrick Rose is back. Not just playing preseason games, either. The Bulls' game Tuesday at Miami is the most anticipated Chicago season opener since, well, maybe ever. What did everyone miss most? You can start with this list.
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:53 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out why 2014 is dragging.
The Skinny: Apparently the first Monday after Jan. 1 is the most depressing day of the year. I actually was in a good mood yesterday. Go figure. Maybe I'm just grateful not to be at the...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino promotions for January:
Bonus Side Bet Drawings
Wednesdays, January 8, 15, 22 & 29 at 9 p.m.
Table Games players can earn entries for side bets won while playing games on Fridays and Saturdays. The dealer will issue...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:35 AM
The Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Celebration, a free event happening Jan. 19 in Newport News, will feature performances by Hope Askew and Half Mile Home.
Half Mile Home is an Ohio-based band that cites influences ranging from The O'Jays and Lakeside to...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Re “New year will follow some familiar stories...Museum, library changes” (Jan. 2): If a pending Carrell Associates survey is similar to the survey submitted to the City Council by the Rose Institute in late December, it will ask very...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:16 AM
So you wanted winter weather?
Then get ready to wake up to "feels-like" temperatures in the upper 30s and low 40s as arctic air gushes over the region. Highs Thursday were predicted to be in the upper 50s and low 60s – or about 15 degrees colder...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Howard County's 29th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration will be Sunday, Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. at the Smith Theatre in the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center at Howard Community College, in Columbia.
A reception will begin at 2 p.m....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:18 AM
National parks will waive admission costs on Monday, Jan. 20 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Locally, national parks include Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield. You can find a complete list of national parks that will waive fees on the...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:43 PM
Kevin Hart and Ice Cube could book a victory at movie theaters this weekend as their new buddy cop comedy "Ride Along" takes aim at last week's victor "Lone Survivor" and the new contender "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit."
The $25-million "Ride Along,"...