| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:54 AM
The Peninsula Fine Arts Center is hosting a panel discussion on the business side of art, including exhibiting, selling, pricing and marketing 2-4 p.m. Sunday. The panel is free and open to the public.
The panelists include:
• Diana Blanchard...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:59 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Christopher Newport University officials said Thursday that a 2003 sexual assault complaint against Jesse L. Matthew Jr. was "thoroughly investigated by university police" before the complainant decided not to press charges.
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:03 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — The suspect accused of abducting a missing University of Virginia student and linked to a slain Virginia Tech student was investigated in connection with a possible felony while enrolled at Christopher Newport University 11 years ago....
| 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 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 26, 2014
| 5:40 AM
Nearly two thirds of Virginians approve of U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State, according to a statewide survey released today by the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University.
The survey found 63 percent of voters...
| 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 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...