| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Last weekend writers gathered at Christopher Newport University for its 33rd Annual Writers' Conference. Authors sat in on panel discussions and workshops, and also had the opportunity to rent table space for selling and signing their books.
| Mar 22, 2014
| 2:53 PM
It's difficult to imagine anyone dominating normally parity-laden Bay Rivers District girls soccer as thoroughly as Jamestown High did a year ago. And yet the Eagles are, if anything, poised to control the district even more decisively this season than...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Michael McDonald, the soulful 62-year-old singer known for hits "I Keep Forgettin' (Every Time You're Near), "What A Fool Believes," and "Minute By Minute" is coming back to the Peninsula where, once upon a time, he discovered a young singer and piano...
| Mar 30, 2014
When she was in elementary school, Chantel Ray used to watch then-Hampton High hurdles standout T'erea Brown dominate the competition.
Brown, a U.S. Olympian in 2012, graduated from Hampton in 2007 as the best female hurdler the Peninsula has produced....
| Mar 1, 2014
| 2:55 PM
At some point over the next six to eight weeks, a bunch of people you may — or may not — remember voting into office are going to sit down with some phone-book-sized documents and consider whether to make your monthly house payment or annual...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Students in Christopher Newport University's Luter School of Business will prepare and e-file tax returns free of charge this year, a university press release says.
The service is geared toward low-to-moderate income taxpayers, and returns will be...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 9:33 AM
The Athletic Hall of Fame of the Lower Virginia Peninsula will grow by six at its induction ceremony on May 4.
That's when Joe Buggs, Carol Frenck, Charlie Hovis, Dennis Kozlowski, Charlie Nuttycombe and C.J. Woollum will be inducted, raising the...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:12 AM
John Legend, the nine-time Grammy winner and piano-playing pal of Kanye West, will perform at The Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News on June 7, concert promoters announced today. Tickets go on sale to the general public 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Are you feeling sluggish after the holidays and looking to jump start your muses? You might be interested in an upcoming creativity workshop moderated by York County’s Greg Lilly. Lilly, publisher at Cherokee McGhee Publishing and author of “...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Denise Gillman did not like science as a child.
"Science and math were a mystery to me," she says. "I couldn't connect to it."
But today Gillman routinely deals with science — even though she's a college professor in the theater department....
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:38 AM
It's not every day that a former Christopher Newport University student gets to rock out on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," but today is that day. Jake Hull, a multi-instrumentalist formerly with the band Momentary Prophets, will be part of the group...