| Oct 2, 2014
| 8:54 AM
A bail hearing for the suspect charged in the disappearance of 18-year-old University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham was rescheduled for Dec. 4, his attorney said on Wednesday.
Jesse Matthew, 32, was initially scheduled to appear before the ...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Sarah Osborn, 15, of Hampton, keeps adding to her treasure chest of national records.
In her latest competition — the Virginia 4-H State Championships at Appomattox’s Holiday Lake on Sept. 13-14 — she set five national records in...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Authors choosing to hop on the self-publishing train to ride it to best-sellerville would be wise to steer toward traditional publishing—at least if you ask George Beahm of Williamsburg.
Beahm should know. He has written more than 30 nonfiction...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 12:11 PM
The Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium presents award-winning author T.C. Boyle at Christopher Newport University's David Student Union, Thursday, October 9, at 7 p.m.
Boyle has authored more than 20 novels, and his works "have won numerous awards,...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Every time I see one of Hampton resident Kristin Skees' remarkable portraits, I think of the story about the brilliant comic who went onstage each night and lived and died by an uncanny ability to tell and retell the same joke.
Nobody can tell you...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:55 PM
As a United States-led coalition launched military strikes against the Islamic State group Tuesday, professors at local universities with experience in foreign policy and defense weighed in on the volatile situation in the Middle East.
The U.S. and five...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Stewardship Virginia, a statewide campaign to encourage and recognize volunteer activities with a tangible impact on Virginia's natural resources, continues this year with events across the state. The campaign's fall activities run through Oct. 31, a...
| Sep 21, 2014
Each season, thousands of theater-goers come out and support the hundreds of actors, musicians and those behind the scene who make possible community theater in our area.
Many of these amateur performers work all day and rehearse all evening to bring...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Everyone knew Del. Tom Rust's bill was going to die, just as they knew the House of Delegates debate on Medicaid expansion last week wasn't going to convince a staunchly opposed Republican majority to change its mind.
But they went through the...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Fall has always been a busy time in the art world, with many museums and galleries mounting their biggest shows of the year during the back-to-school season.
But with the recent opening of a $24 million addition and reinstallation, the Chrysler Museum...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Celebrated pianist Emanuel Ax joins the Virginia Symphony for three concerts this weekend. Ax will perform Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 14 and Strauss' "Burleske" with the orchestra. Music director JoAnn Falletta will lead the players in Strauss' "Don...