| Jul 28, 2011
| 4:52 PM
POQUOSON — Krystiann Henton is 18 years old but gets along better with her younger cousins than people her own age.
"I knew deep down inside that she wanted to make friends. She didn't know how," her mother, Sue Henton said.
She hopes that...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Got something to say about oyster restoration in Virginia? Maybe you just want the latest news on the mollusk? If so, mark April 17 in your calendar.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Thomas Nelson...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 8:57 AM
Blues in its most elemental form will once again step into the spotlight at Thomas Nelson Community College later this month.
The 11th edition of the Hampton Acoustic Blues Revival taking place Saturday, March 31, will feature blues historian and...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Women helped shape the Peninsula we know today, but their contributions are sometimes overlooked or obscured.
Here are ten women who contributed to the physical, spiritual and cultural growth of this community. Some managed to make a mark on the world....
| Aug 27, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Kaleela Thompson was only 4 years old when her mother bought her a butterfly habitat so she could watch how a caterpillar changes into a butterfly.
Personally, Kaleela was in her own state of transformation. As a toddler, she experienced developmental...
| May 14, 2011
| 1:28 PM
HAMPTON – Hundreds of Thomas Nelson Community College graduates received degrees on Saturday morning, marking new milestones in their academic and professional careers.
Everett H. Jordan Jr., director of education for Newport News Shipbuilding's...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 8:24 PM
The deputy director of NASA Langley Research Center will serve as the keynote speaker at Thomas Nelson Community College's commencement ceremony this year.
Stephen Jurczyk will address graduates at the May 16 event, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the...
| Feb 12, 2010
| 6:30 PM
To see what "putting down roots" looks like, look no further than McKinley L. Price, the Daily Press 2005 Citizen of the Year. What you will see is a network of roots that reaches wide, delivering nourishment and support to many corners of the local...
| Apr 27, 2009
NEWPORT NEWS — Ten words sum up Shirley Hales' reason for spending hours searching neighborhoods for absent students and meeting parents early in the morning or at dusk: If you're not in school, you're not going to learn.
A former teacher who...
| May 16, 2009
As graduates prepared to go further with their educations or out into the working world, there was an unexpected message: Don't forget to have fun.
W. Taylor Reveley III, president of the College of William and Mary, made that reminder during his keynote...
| May 31, 2009
It was 24 years ago in Ukraine that young Maryna Zorya walked into a kitchen where her mother was cooking.
Suddenly, Maryna (pronounced Ma-REE-na), then a year and a half old, reached up to the stove and tipped a pan, pouring scalding oil onto her face....