| Sep 15, 2014
| 4:06 PM
RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe presented a united front with House Republican leaders Monday, rolling out an agreed-upon strategy to address dragging state revenues.
In short, they settled on largely across-the-board budget cuts of about 3...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 1:53 PM
HAMPTON — Hampton University, Norfolk State University, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality signed an agreement Monday to continue a partnership that will lead to more minority students entering...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 1:15 PM
FAMU's presidential search committee will meet in Orlando next month to interview candidates for the job overseeing Florida's only public, historically black university.
The group will gather on Jan. 6 at Florida A&M University's law school in downtown...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Hampton Roads remembers slain civil rights hero Martin Luther King Jr. with a variety of musical salutes, parades and gatherings. Here are news releases containing details of some events taking place Jan. 17-20, 2014.
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:37 AM
We focused on board of visitors appointments at Christopher Newport University here, but here's full list of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's appointments.
Just a cut and paste from the governor's announcement yesterday. There are a number of notables....
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:50 PM
HAMPTON — April Woodard was a little hoarse on Monday and sleep-deprived. The Hampton University journalism professor was in a great mood, though.
Her nephew, NFL quarterback Russell Wilson, led the Seattle Seahawks to victory over the Denver...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:28 AM
No matter what type of education you're looking for, it's available here in Hampton Roads.
Bryant & Stratton College. Hampton. Private. The facility at Peninsula Town Center opened in 2010. It offers 15 full- and part-time associate and bachelor's...
| May 23, 2014
| 8:14 AM
From the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum in Williamsburg to the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, art abounds in Hampton Roads.
1. Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum. Nationally acclaimed American folk art collection...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Long before he left his Main Street home on the afternoon of July 11, 1863, David Minton Wright ranked as one of Norfolk's most respected physicians.
Many people remembered his selflessness during the Great Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1855, when Wright...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Jacob Mazgajewski, a two-way starting lineman on the Grafton High's football team, said Monday that he has received a scholarship offer to play for Norfolk State University. Magajewski, a 6-foot-6, 255-pound senior who helped the Clippers reach the...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Few people imagined the consequences when Fort Monroe commander Benjamin F. Butler gave three Hampton slaves asylum as "contraband of war" 150 years ago.
For generations, Southern slave-holders talked of their "contented Negroes" with conviction....