| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Each month we take a snapshot of recent local-author releases that have come to our attention. Here's this month's list.
"Connected" by Alvin "King Pen" Jones. Fiction/Urban. Jones, a Newport News native who is currently incarcerated, stated...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 11:45 AM
School is over and the afternoons are sweltering. Suddenly there's too much time on hand – and often less money.
Fortunately for Peninsula residents, home is a premier vacation destination and having a phenomenal staycation is as easy as leaving...
| 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...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Robbie Hiser, an all-state selection who helped Grafton High reach the 2012 Group AA state tournament semifinals, signed recently to play collegiate baseball at Norfolk State University.
Hiser, who played the past two years at Lenoir Community College...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:24 PM
It's time for this month's new-release roundup. Once again, Hampton Roads authors offer enough topics and genres to make any bibliophile happy. Check out this month's offerings. Maybe you'll find one or two that pique your fancy.
| 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...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 11:22 AM
The first of what figures to be numerous Division I scholarship offers for Warhill High football star Devonte Dedmon is in. It's from Norfolk State University, which recently signed Grafton lineman Jacob Mazgajewski.
Dedmon, a 5-foot-11, 170-pound...