| Mar 8, 2013
| 7:50 AM
The Hampton Acoustic Blues Revival returns on Saturday, March 9, with a dual mission. It's honoring two Virginia blues greats who have passed on -- John Cephas and Ann Rabson -- while also adding fuel to a living tradition.
This year's mini-festival...
| Mar 3, 2013
Kaylee squealed with barely contained delight as images of her brother, Adam, flashed on the TV screen.
The 4th-grader and her mother, Katie Marceron, collaborated on the video, "Amazing Adam's Story," to show her class at Waller Mill Elementary, a York...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:53 PM
Christopher Newport senior and Lafayette High alum Ryan Fleischmann became the USA South Athletic Conference’s all-time saves leader.
He saved both games for the Captains, who are ranked fifth in Division III, as they swept Saturday's doubleheader...
| Feb 24, 2013
Like a victim tied to buzz saw table in an old movie melodrama, federal, state and local agencies and departments, and a host of businesses and nonprofit organizations are watching with alarm as budget blades churn toward them.
On Friday automatic...
| Sep 29, 2012
Celebrated poet and author Nikki Giovanni helps to expand and enrich young minds in Blacksburg, where she's a professor of English at Virginia Tech. Still, she's not exactly cloistered in her mountain-top, ivory tower. She gets around.
Giovanni, who grew...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 11:01 AM
Since they lack significant experience or success at this level, it's difficult to imagine the contingent of local players bringing back many first-place medals from the state tennis championships.
But they could create danger for more heralded...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 2:36 PM
Kerry Baumann Kerry Baumann, pictured here with her husband Ben in the Outer Banks this summer, needs a new pair of lungs and a liver. She was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at 6 months old.
Summary: Kerry Baumann, 24, was diagnosed with cystic...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 8:32 AM
Breathing isn't something you think about.
But for Kerry Baumann, it's something she's looking forward to - taking that first breath with a new pair of lungs.
Her lungs are functionality at about 25 percent capacity right now as cystic fibrosis causes...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 10:28 AM
Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center was built in 2007 for $98 million with 108 beds in private rooms. Besides an Emergency Department, services include maternity, ambulatory surgery, women’s imaging, outpatient rehab, and inpatient surgery....
| Apr 27, 2011
| 6:16 PM
Davon Barton turned his frustration into action.
Troubled by the death of his former Christopher Newport basketball teammate, Brian Herrmann, and three other men after an April 16 car accident, Barton took his feelings online, blogging about both his...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 9:02 PM
HAMPTON — Faculty at Hampton University are dusting off their dossiers and preparing to apply for tenure and promotions after a four-year freeze was lifted this spring.
Resuming promotions and tenure will help HU become a major research institution...