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  • Kids of Character: Kennedy James

    Kids of Character: Kennedy James
    Kennedy James Age: 18 School: Pompano Beach High Grade: 12th Hometown: Fort Lauderdale Trait: Citizenship Throughout high school, Kennedy has reached out to others, from tutoring students at his old elementary school to assisting families in...
  • VSU board OKs 3 percent increase in tuition, fees

    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. While...
  • Fort Meade: North County student is on a roll, with little time to spare

    Fort Meade: North County student is on a roll, with little time to spare
    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...
  • Virginia Tech, VSU to research industrial hemp

    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...
  • Tech Center land value fluctuated by millions

    Tech Center land value fluctuated by millions
    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...
  • Friday updates: Saturday is shaping up to be a busy day for tournaments

    Friday updates: Saturday is shaping up to be a busy day for tournaments
    For tournament schedules, click this link 4:30 UPDATE: The Ironclad is a go for Saturday. Here's the schedule: Girls semifinals 2 p.m. No. 1 Phoebus vs. No. 4 Heritage 4 p.m.: No. 3 Nansemond River vs. No. 2 King's Fork Boys final 6 p.m.: No....
  • Tech Center land values grow in Newport News after rezoning

    Tech Center land values grow in Newport News after rezoning
    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 —...
  • Merlene Adair

    Merlene Adair
    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...
  • Authors Christina Baker Kline, Kate Manning Appearing At Renbrook

    Authors Christina Baker Kline, Kate Manning Appearing At Renbrook
    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...
  • 'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18

     'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18
    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...
  • Rodney Redd brings optimism to rebuilding Jamestown High's football program

    Rodney Redd brings optimism to rebuilding Jamestown High's football program
    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...