| Aug 22, 2014
| 3:52 AM
A 19-year-old Virginia State University student was taken to the hospital Friday morning after he or she was shot near campus, WTKR reported.
Heavy police presence is near the campus while officers investigate the shooting.
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| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Maurice Ward, who estimates he has coached 10 different sports either in the U.S. or abroad, has been hired as Phoebus’ athletic director.
Ward replaces Deonna Brown, whose contract was not renewed after five years. He was a health and physical...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:37 AM
We focused on board of visitors appointments at Christopher Newport University here, but here's full list of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's appointments.
Just a cut and paste from the governor's announcement yesterday. There are a number of notables....
| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:16 PM
LaVerne Kelly, a retired public schools music counselor, died of a lung ailment April 22 at her son's Baltimore home. The Columbia resident was 83.
Born LaVerne Beal Young in Sebrell, Va., she was the daughter of John P. Young and Leah Young, who was...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:50 AM
The location of trees in a landscape is a very important consideration. Also, trees inevitably generate maintenance tasks. In Hampton Roads, storms tend to take them down. Notwithstanding storm damage, here are eight benefits of including trees in your...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:10 PM
The CIAA football championship game has been canceled after the quarterback from host Winston-Salem State University was allegedly beaten by one or more players from Virginia State University during a luncheon on Friday.
Winston-Salem State campus...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:16 AM
NASA astronaut Serena Aunon met with more than 100 first-generation Hispanic students recently at Virginia State University in Petersburg, part of an effort to encourage minorities in STEM disciplines.
Aunon shared her personal experiences and insight...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Elijah Moore, who earned first-team all-state basketball honors in leading Grafton High to consecutive Group AA Division 4 state tournament finals, committed Friday to play for Virginia State University in Petersburg.
Moore, a 6-foot-7 1/2-inch forward,...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 11:37 AM
College students from Newport News and Hampton are part of a group competing on NBC's "America's Got Talent" this season. The Virginia State University Gospel Chorale will get to sing on live television Aug. 20.
A news release from the Petersburg...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 1:58 PM
"America's Got Talent" voters sent the Virginia State University Gospel Chorale home. The singing group is not among the 12 acts advancing to the competition's semifinal round next week, Wednesday's show revealed.
Tuesday night, judge Howard Stern...
| Feb 3, 2013
Like many other small towns across the rural South, Williamsburg spent most of the late 1800s struggling to recover from the catastrophic effects of the Civil War.
Abandoned by many of its residents after Federal troops occupied the area in May 1862,...