| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Last month, Séverine Sokol took over as the rabbi at Temple Sinai in Newport News, the first woman to hold the role on a permanent basis there. She succeeded interim Rabbi Lawrence Forman, rabbi emeritus of Ohef Sholem Temple in Norfolk, who led the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Thirty-one Christopher Newport University students will be tested for tuberculosis after they were exposed to the infection on campus, a university spokeswoman confirmed Thursday.
The Virginia Peninsula Health District recently notified campus officials...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:45 PM
It was a clip that could make even a political opponent smile: candidate Bob McDonnell strolling down a sun-dappled sidewalk in the Northern Virginia suburb where he grew up as his kids scoot by, daughters on their way to Grandpa's, sons tossing a...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 7:00 AM
It is the kind of corruption case that would attract attention even from jaded voters in places like Illinois or Louisiana, with long-established records of shady government dealings. But for Virginians, who have enjoyed generations of relative purity...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:11 AM
The number of farmers markets in the commonwealth has more than doubled over the past 10 years, according to the state's department of agriculture and consumer services.
On the Peninsula, seasonal markets will begin dusting off their booths in...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Author and commentator Lynne Cheney has been added to the 2014-2015 Distinguished Speaker Series at Christopher Newport University.
Cheney will talk about her 2014 book, “James Madison: A Life Reconsidered,” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Virginia legislators return to Richmond on Thursday to debate the Medicaid expansion they've already rebuffed with news that a majority of Virginians — 61 percent — support the idea, and with two conservative alternatives on their desks.
| Sep 9, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Panera to ban firearms
Panera Bread has announced that it will ask customers to leave their guns at home. The company said it respects the rights of gun owners but will ask them to refrain from bringing firearms into stores unless carried by a law...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:31 AM
The first farmers market of the fall season at Christopher Newport University will begin Thursday, Sept. 11.
Hours are 3 to 6 p.m., and location is on the street in front of the David Student Union. Additional markets will take place every Thursday...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Christopher Newport University police arrested a Seaford man earlier this week in connection with two reports of indecent exposure on campus, according to a university spokeswoman.
Nicholas Dupree, 33, was arrested by campus police Sunday. He is not...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:57 PM
RICHMOND — When word leaked of a federal investigation into then Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, in the midst of hot election year, there was plenty of grumbling about playing politics — and politics could still pay a role as 12...