| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Children of illegal immigrants should get in-state tuition at state colleges and universities, according to legal guidance issued Tuesday by Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring.
In a letter to presidents of state colleges and universities, as well as...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:31 AM
The Academy of American Poets offers a number of ways to celebrate poetry every day during National Poetry Month. One is to organize a poetry reading in your area.
You can read about it here. Or if you want to see how it’s done, check out a couple...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The Hampton Roads writing community is mourning the loss of local poet and educator Hollis E. Pruitt who died on April 14.
Pruitt, a native of Mississippi but long-time Hampton Roads resident, served in the U.S. Army and earned a bachelor's degree in...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Cord Phelps hit a three-run triple as the Norfolk Tides rallied in Game 2 for a 7-4 victory over Columbus to earn a split of Tuesday afternoon's soggy doubleheader against the Clippers at Harbor Park.
| May 2, 2014
| 1:46 PM
HAMPTON — When Spencer Saunders says everything in his life is scheduled around stock car racing, he's not kidding. Whether he's at school or at work or simply having fun, racing is always a part.
Saunders, 24, works up to 50 hours a week in...
| May 2, 2014
| 11:11 PM
Former Hampton High standout Daquin Moore was one of two players dismissed from Old Dominion’s football team and one of three no longer with the program, the Virginian-Pilot reported.
Moore, a rising sophomore defensive back, and...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:41 AM
The tradition of a springtime unplugged blues events on the Peninsula will continue this year as the Hampton Acoustic Blues Revival returns to Thomas Nelson Community College on March 15. Doug MacLeod, a veteran blues man who has played with Big Joe...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
This month we’re exploring the world of self-publishing. Regardless of how a book is published, an author’s first step to success is writing the best book possible. Today’s authors are fortunate to have a plethora of resources...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:41 PM
Nick Thompson belted a solo home run to left field with one out in the 13th inning to give William and Mary a 7-6 win over Radford at Plumeri Park, the Tribe’s third walk-off win of the year.
Earlier in the day, Thompson was named the...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:15 PM
You don't have to be a student of drawing to like what Mary Lee Ruff can do with a pencil.
Time and time again over the past few years, this talented Charles H. Taylor Arts Center instructor has demonstrated that — when it comes making art —...