| Mar 28, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Christopher Newport University has named Todd Brooks, athletic director at Berry College in Rome, Ga., for the past 15 years, as the new head of its athletic department.
Jon Waters had been the interim director of athletics at CNU. He moved up when...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Catching you up on some Bay Rivers District football happenings: Tabb quarterback Dan Schiele will attend James Madison Univeristy as a prefered walk-on, Lafayette lineman Carlos Coronado will play at Christopher Newport University and Warhill star...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 1:43 PM
Here's now to insert star anise and cloves into lemons, thus creating "star-studded lemons," courtesy Kathy Rose, a floral designer and member of the Green Spring Garden Club. The club hosts its annual Christmas Homes Tour 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1,...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 8:26 AM
James Malone, the leader of the metal band Arsis, is once again living and rocking on the Peninsula. That doesn't mean he's staying put. His band is getting ready to launch yet another national tour.
Malone, who grew up in the area and now resides in...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:00 PM
At its turkey giveaway on Wednesday, the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula gave out 1,100 birds but couldn't meet the needs of its more than 200 member agencies. This time last year it had 1,400 turkeys to give away.
"We didn't have even a fraction...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:49 AM
Art and food join forces at the opening reception of “50 Great American Artists” on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center. The gala celebrates the center’s 50th anniversary.
The evening includes tours, various...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Anderson Johnson was just a little boy hoeing weeds in a Lunenberg County cornfield the first time he was smitten by angels.
The whole world turned black, he later recalled. Then two winged spirits appeared in the shimmering summer air, peering down...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:57 AM
It’s the Brits vs. the Americans when The Mariners’ Museum hosts a “Battle of the Beers” competition on Friday, Nov. 9.
The event will feature five British brews and five American brews in a contest that marks the 200th...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Stan Sexton called just before 3:30 p.m., the most difficult part of his days these last five weeks.
"I have to be honest," he said. "Every afternoon about this time, depression sets in."
Phoebus High was 47-2 in Sexton's three-plus seasons as head...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:26 AM
Jake Hull, who as a student at Christopher Newport University started the experimental folk band Momentary Prophets, is setting out on his own.
The young musician and Norfolk resident has spent the last six months recording. Now, he's now ready to...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Leaping ahead to 2013, we see that the Newport News Main Street Library will present a six-week movie series focusing on American music.
“America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway” is the...