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  • Apprentice School basketball preview

    MEN COACH: Franklin Chatman (5th year, 62-44 record) OPENER: Defeated Pitt Titusville 75-61 on Nov. 7 5 GAMES TO WATCH: Nov. 23 at Shaw. First meeting with Bears. Nov. 29-30 at Elizabeth City State Thanksgiving Classic. Facing NCAA Division II...
  • Hampton University provost named interim president at Virginia State University

    Hampton University provost named interim president at Virginia State University
    Pamela Hammond, provost at Hampton University, was named interim president at Virginia State University, officials announced Thursday morning. She will take over Jan. 1 and will be the first female president in the college’s 133-year history,...
  • Inside the PD: Maurice Ward hired as Phoebus athletic director

    Inside the PD: Maurice Ward hired as Phoebus athletic director
    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...
  • Full list of McAuliffe's University board appointments

    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....
  • Report: Heavy police presence after student shot near VSU campus

    Report: Heavy police presence after student shot near VSU campus
    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. Read the entire story:...
  • 8 benefits of trees in your landscape

    8 benefits of trees in your landscape
    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...
  • LaVerne Kelly, schools music counselor

    LaVerne Kelly, schools music counselor
    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...
  • In 1800s Williamsburg, 'Cheap Store' made black merchant rich

    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,...
  • Glover closes career at Lincoln

    Havre de Grace graduate Richard Glover was recently honored on Senior Night as a member of the Lincoln University men's basketball team. Pictured, above, from left, are Bruce Marshall (father), Richard Glover and Lincoln Head Coach John Hill. At right,...
  • Former Grafton basketball star Elijah Moore commits to Virginia State

    Former Grafton basketball star Elijah Moore commits to Virginia State
    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,...
  • Virginia State University Gospel Chorale to compete on "America's Got Talent"

    Virginia State University Gospel Chorale to compete on "America's Got Talent"
    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...