| Apr 23, 2015
| 12:30 PM
School: Pompano Beach High
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale
Throughout high school, Kennedy has reached out to others, from tutoring students at his old elementary school to assisting families in...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Virginia State University's Board of Visitors has approved a 3 percent increase in tuition and mandatory fees.
The university said Friday that translates into an increase of $224 for in-state undergraduate students for the 2015-16 academic year.
| Apr 14, 2015
Renee Riffey can't decide among the myriad universities that are actively courting her and offering major scholarships, and it's all due to her prodigious talent as a women's bowling champion.
The senior at North County High School is looking at...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 1:13 AM
Once banned, hemp will be the focus of research at Virginia State University and Virginia Tech.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed legislation in March to clear the way for the research. The law is effective July 1, with the Virginia Department of Agriculture...
| Feb 22, 2015
NEWPORT NEWS — It was the highest-profile piece of undeveloped land in the city — and the value of the 44 acres at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Oyster Point Road has plunged and soared with developer John R. Lawson's ability to negotiate...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 9:51 AM
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4:30 UPDATE: The Ironclad is a go for Saturday. Here's the schedule:
2 p.m. No. 1 Phoebus vs. No. 4 Heritage
4 p.m.: No. 3 Nansemond River vs. No. 2 King's Fork
6 p.m.: No....
| Feb 22, 2015
| 9:00 PM
It was the highest-profile piece of undeveloped land in the city — and the value of the 44 acres at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Oyster Point Road has plunged and soared with developer John R. Lawson's ability to negotiate a good price —...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 2:24 PM
Merlene Adair, a retired Baltimore City Community College dean, died of congestive heart failure Feb. 10 at Northwest Hospital. She was 78 and lived in Pikesville.
Born Merlene Elmira Day in Heathsville, Va., she was the daughter of James Day and Elmira...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 10:00 PM
The Annual Author Series at Renbrook School will host a free talk on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. by New York Times bestselling author Christina Baker Kline and novelist Kate Manning. Kara Sundlun, co-host of WFSB's Better Connecticut and anchor of...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 6:48 AM
Walter "Doc" Hurley, who died in 2014 at age 91, was indeed a legend in Hartford. A star athlete at Weaver High School, he became a Marine and attended Virginia State University and went on to become an educator, administrator and sports coach in...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 3:36 PM
Rodney Redd made a lot of coaching stops on the road to becoming head football coach at Jamestown High, and says that at each he "added another tool to his box." That's an apt metaphor for the challenge at Jamestown, where a massive rebuilding job lies...