| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 7:56 PM
Of the many professional athletes to come from the Peninsula area, Benjamin "Bennie" McRae was a pioneer of sorts. The former NFL defensive back for the Chicago Bears was one of the first to use his success as a professional athlete to give back to the...
| 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...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:46 AM
Local colleges including William & Mary, Christopher Newport University and Hampton University are ranked in U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 Best Colleges report.
The University of Virginia and William & Mary retained their spots as the No. 2 and...