| 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 “...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:13 PM
HERNDON, Va. – Democrats took the governor’s office in Virginia late Tuesday, as longtime party insider Terry McAuliffe outpaced his socially conservative rival in an election that raged with national arguments about the federal government...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Award-winning Newport News poet Ann Falcone Shalaski was born in Connecticut and “nurtured by a warm, loving, and at times loud Italian family,” according to her website. áHer second and newest book of poems, “Without Pretense,” is...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:01 PM
The Ferguson Center for the Arts at Christopher Newport University is sponsoring its fifth annual “Spotlight on Hunger’ Food Drive in conjunction with the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula.
The drive began Friday, Nov. 1, and continues...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:50 AM
A bartenders’ challenge is the centerpiece of the Peninsula Fine Arts Center’s 3rd Annual Artini evening on Friday, Nov. 15.
Bartenders will compete in an “Iron Chef”-inspired challenge, going head to head in pairs. Each pair...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:01 AM
As part of our coverage of the 2013 Gloucester County Board of Supervisors election, we asked all seven candidates four questions via email.
We are printing their answers in their entirety online here in the Gloucester Blog prior to the Nov. 5 election....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Jim Gallagher of Yorktown ran into a buzz saw on Monday, losing to Hill Adams of Texas, 5 and 3, in the first round of match play at the U.S. Senior Amateur at the par-72 Wade Hampton Golf Course in Cashiers, N.C.
Gallagher, who qualified for match play...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:08 PM
BLACKSBURG — When J.R. Collins reflects on all the ways he wasn't upholding his end of the bargain as a scholarship football player at Virginia Tech, he wonders about the true identity of the guy who was standing in his shoes.
Who was the immature...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Jamestown High solidified its status as Bay Rivers District volleyball favorite on Tuesday by defeating Grafton, the team many feel will be its toughest challenger this season, in the opener for both teams.
Eagles coach Tom Stephenson said he expected a...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:22 AM
┐┐┐┐┐┐The fall farmers market at Christopher Newport University returns on Thursday, Sept. 12.
There’ll be weekly markets from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 31. Location is the green area near the Trible Library.
Sponsored by the CNU...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Sea level rise is the subject explored in "Shored Up," a film to be screened 7 tonight at Christopher Newport University's Ferguson Center for the Arts. The movie spotlights issues facing coastal communities like those in Hampton Roads.