| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:37 PM
In the days preceding the Civil War, when talk of war was heating up dinner conversations from North to South, and U.S. states and families were picking sides, Norfolk resident Navy Capt. David Glasgow Farragut had a tough decision to make: Stick with his...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:54 AM
At Moe's Southwest Grill locations, customers can get a free cup of queso on Thursday, Sept. 19.
There are Moe's restaurants in the Jefferson Commons shopping center in the Patrick Henry area of Newport News; at 12368 Warwick Blvd., in Newport News near...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:17 PM
If you knew a zombie virus was spreading rapidly, infecting 21 people for every infected person, what would you do? Panic? Run? But where?
"Preparedness 101: Zombie Pandemic," a graphic novella geared to teens and young adults prepared by the Centers...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:28 AM
This coming week promises to be another busy one on the Hampton Roads literary circuit.
Pulitzer-prize winner speaks at CNU
On Thursday, September 26, Christopher Newport University will host Pulitzer-prize winning historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich...
| 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...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 1:09 PM
YORK — Rarely, if ever, have the Bay Rivers District boys basketball fortunes of two people been as closely linked as those of Elijah Moore and Jeremy Jordan.
Jordan has had some other good players come and go in coaching Grafton High to 72 wins...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:03 PM
As good as the talent is in the Virginia High School Coaches Association All-Star Games, the quality of the contests occasionally doesn't measure up. The reason is that in all sports other than football the teams practice only once before playing....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Dan Downs has been named the new boys basketball coach at Lafayette High. Downs, head coach of the Rams' junior varsity the past two seasons, replaces Patrick Brown, who resigned in April to spend more time at home.
Brown guided the rebuilding Rams to a...
| 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...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:09 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Angela Herring, a member of the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, said she's concerned about what the future holds for PFAC after its members approved a merger with Christopher Newport University Monday evening.
Herring was one of just...
| Aug 14, 2013
When Sean Heuvel decided to write a book about the Civil War history of the College of William and Mary, the source of his inspiration was clear.
"I'd always been captivated by the Civil War memorial tablet in the Wren Building," the 2002 W&M graduate...