| Dec 7, 2014
In the few weeks since the Lackey Free Clinic in Yorktown hired its first staff dentist, the wait list for care has decreased significantly. Similarly, the opportunity to move from strictly crisis care to providing regular oral health checkups and...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Norfolk-based WHRO Public Media, the region's public broadcaster, plans to make interactive online skills-based lessons available for free to students and workers next year through its new SkillsOnline service.
WHRO has raised $300,000 from the...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:37 PM
General Assembly researchers presented a withering analysis of Virginia's workforce development system Monday, describing a clunky collection of players that often fail to meet the needs of local businesses.
Employers surveyed for the report described...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 2:24 PM
NEWPORT NEWS—Being a student in a challenging academic program can be stressful enough. But for a disabled student, success can be impossible without help, former ECPI student Chris Rodriguez said.
Among his disabilities, Rodriguez, 31,...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 3:55 PM
A woman with ties to Newport News was killed in a murder-suicide in Pennsylvania on Monday, officials there said.
Jacinda Miller, 41, was fatally shot just before 6 p.m. in the parking lot of the Brandywine YMCA in West Brandywine, which is about 40...
| Nov 10, 2014
World War I exhibit. Nov. 9, 1 p.m., the Virginia War Museum, 9285 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, opens a new exhibit, "Artillery on the Western Front: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive 1918," which marks the 100th anniversary of World War I with...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:46 AM
The Peninsula is celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 13-21 by offering entrepreneurs and small business owners the opportunity to connect with other small businesses, service providers, mentors and others through a series of events.
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:19 AM
Donald Cherry of Williamsburg was recently installed as president of the Peninsula Dental Society.
He has been in practice in Williamsburg for more than 30 years. For the last 20 years, he has volunteered at Olde Town Dental Clinic in honor of Ann...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Thomas Nelson Community College ranked fifth in the Military Times' Best for Vets Career and Technical Colleges listing.
The rankings evaluated schools that responded to the military-orientated publication's survey of more than 100 questions and...
| 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...
| Aug 18, 2014
GLOUCESTER – Peasley Middle School's newly appointed principal Robert Parsons begins work Monday.
"I am very excited to work with a wonderful group of people," Parson said last week. "There are wonderful things happening at Peasley Middle School."...