| Feb 15, 2013
| 12:13 PM
The HBCU Choral Festival will feature the combined force of four college choirs gathered to sing in Norfolk.
Happening Sunday, Feb. 17, at the L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center on the Norfolk State University campus, the event will include the...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Alyssa Jones felt numb Saturday as she gathered with dozens of other girls on the basketball court of the Downtown Athletic Club.
Dressed in teeny shorts and bedazzled bra tops, the 220 ladies, and some guys as well, were all there pursuing the same...
| 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.
| Apr 24, 2013
Few of the thousands of fugitive slaves who lived in Hampton’s vast Civil War refugee camps were taken by surprise when — on Jan. 1, 1863 — they received word that President Lincoln had signed the Emancipation Proclamation.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Apprentice released a 10-game schedule that includes five home contests, the first of which is Sept. 21 against Greensboro.
The Builders also will play inaugural contests at home against Edward Waters and Ave Maria, both of Florida.
| Jun 29, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Every Monday and Thursday a truck brings goods from Target to the new Goodwill facility in Hampton.
Serious thrift store shoppers know that when the items with pink tags hit the retail floor, they won't last long.
"This will sell today," says Darick...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 6:46 AM
If the ghost of Clarence Clemons was hovering around Norfolk this weekend, it would have been grinning from ear to ear.
Many of the late musician's friends and relatives were in his hometown for a two-night party packed with heartfelt tributes,...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 1:46 PM
High school students can receive on-the-spot acceptance into colleges around the state during an on-site admissions program at Warwick High School this week.
The event, at 6 p.m. Thursday, is sponsored by Newport News Public Schools but open to all local...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 6:58 AM
As reported this morning by Daily Press staffer and Bruce Springsteen enthusiast Mike Holtzclaw, Norfolk in January will host a pair of events paying tribute to the late sax player Clarence Clemons.
Clemons, a key member of Springsteen's E Street Band...
| 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...