| Jan 30, 2013
| 10:11 AM
A beloved musician from Virginia's blues scene, Ann Rabson, passed away today, according to a news release from Alligator Records.
The release said that Rabson died in her hometown of Fredericksburg after a long battle with cancer. She was 67.
| Jan 30, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Smithfield High athletic director Miles Blount said that Brian White, the Packers' baseball coach the past few seasons, had to give up the job because the responsibilities of running his own business took up so much time. Blount’s solution was to...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Virginia's own boogie piano queen, Ann Rabson, came to Hampton years back to play the Hampton Acoustic Blues Revival. While it hasn't been announced yet, I'm betting this year's festival will pay tribute to her in some way.
Rabson died this week....
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Warwick football player David Smith, a first-team All-Peninsula District pick last fall, committed to the U.S. Naval Academy over the weekend.
Smith chose the Midshipmen over a list of offers that included William and Mary, Hampton University and...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 27, 2013
| 10:32 PM
Virginia (23-2), ranked as high as No. 5 nationally in baseball, beat visiting Towson 7-1 Wednesday.
Brandon Downes, who scored twice, joined Derek Fisher and Mike Papi in collecting two hits for the Cavaliers. They broke the game open with five runs in...
| Aug 29, 2013
September looks to be a busy month for Hampton Roads writers and readers. Here’s a snapshot, so mark your calendars and watch for more information in the days ahead:
The Saturday Poetry Series at Williamsburg kicks off the season on Sept. 7, 11 a....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Newport News Public Schools is teaming up with Thomas Nelson Community College to present a Chili Throwdown on Saturday, Nov. 16, at Anderson’s Home & Garden Showplace in Newport News.
The event is designed for high school students interested in a...