| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Lafayette High football star Jahlil Green has declined an invitation to play in the Virginia High School Coaches Association Football All-Star Game in July. His moms, Rhonda Lassiter and Loretha Green, tweeted on Tuesday that Green will enroll during...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:56 PM
As residents of the planet, our constant battle with gravity is a life-enhancing force, according to Joan Vernikos, a retired NASA researcher and administrator.
The headline speaker at the 32nd annual Community Forum on Aging, sponsored by Christopher...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
This month we’re exploring the world of self-publishing. Regardless of how a book is published, an author’s first step to success is writing the best book possible. Today’s authors are fortunate to have a plethora of resources...
| 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.
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:57 AM
The Daily Press offers a paid summer internship program. Internships may be filled in several newsroom functions: local news, sports, features, online/digital, editing or photo.
You'll be assigned real work: Reporting, shooting photos and...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 12:23 PM
The Ferguson Center has been red hot when it comes to oldies shows recently. ZZ Top, Smokey Robinson, Darlene Love and Joan Jett have all played the Newport News theater in 2013. With today's announcement that Crosby, Stills & Nash are coming in March, it...
| Jan 10, 2014
Irish dancing and rock music are the key components in a new musical revue onstage this weekend at the Ferguson Center.
"Rockin' Road to Dublin" is the creation of drummer Chris Smith and Irish dancer Scott Doherty, young artists who met while...
| 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....
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:42 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Cheers could be heard from outside the Peninsula Fine Arts Center Monday evening after members gave the green light to merge with Christopher Newport University.
"It's very important for the future of the community and the two...