| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:38 PM
JAMES CITY — The Virginia Legacy Soccer Club announced last week that it will join the National Premier Soccer League as an expansion team. Some time this fall the club will invite fans to pick a team nickname and, who knows, can a furry Muppet-like...
| Jun 2, 2013
The Torggler Summer Vocal Institute at Christopher Newport University has announced three standout artists for its premier season in July.
The lineup includes operatic tenor Ben Heppner, Broadway performer Brian Stokes Mitchell and jazz troupe The...
| May 22, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Evacuees lined up at Virginia Military Institute Wednesday morning, testing state and local emergency response to a major earthquake.
The three-day, statewide exercise began Tuesday and simulates response to a 6.8 magnitude earthquake in central...
| May 25, 2013
| 11:23 AM
3D Sports/Ozzie Smith Sports Academy. A.I.M. baseball hitters camps: 9 a.m.-noon July 8-13, Spratley Middle School, Hampton, and July 15-19, Hines Middle School, Newport News. For ages 8-14; cost $119. Info: 3dsportsinc.info.
| May 19, 2013
The rejections stung, sure. They always do. But Ronald Curry had overcome far more, and a few job interviews that didn't pan out weren't about to discourage him.
"Everything happens for a reason," he said Friday afternoon. "That's how I've always...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 7:01 PM
From inventing to scouting to volunteering, there are plenty of local activities to keep your student busy during the summer months.
And now is the time to look for a summer camp as many are beginning to fill up. Most of the day camp options are full...
| Apr 28, 2013
The Williamsburg Symphonia has five concerts scheduled for its 2013-2014 season. Subscriptions are now on sale.
The orchestra will present five sets of performances on Mondays and Tuesdays in the Kimball Theatre on Merchants Square, and patrons can...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 10:02 AM
Barry Glick calls himself the "flower dreamer," having been mesmerized by the plant world since 1954 when he was 5 and watched Mr. Wizard on TV root a cutting in a glass of water.
He did the same experiment with his mother's prized coleus plant, and...
| Mar 31, 2012
In a world where slick bumper sticker maxims are often mistaken for profound thinking, it can be hard to get past the time-worn cliche about teachers.
Playwright George Bernard Shaw said it first. But satirist H.L. Mencken said it better. And since...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 12:39 PM
The final segment of Christopher Newport University’s interfaith lecture series, “Religion and Science” is 7 – 8:30 p.m. Monday in the Freeman Center’s Gaines Theatre.
The conversation will focus on whether science and...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Women helped shape the Peninsula we know today, but their contributions are sometimes overlooked or obscured.
Here are ten women who contributed to the physical, spiritual and cultural growth of this community. Some managed to make a mark on the world....