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  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Virginia State University Gospel Chorale eliminated from "America's Got Talent": UPDATE

    Virginia State University Gospel Chorale eliminated from "America's Got Talent": UPDATE
    "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...
  • CIAA football title game canceled after player is beaten at luncheon

    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...
  • Astronaut Serena Aunon speaks with first-generation Hispanic students at VSU

    Astronaut Serena Aunon speaks with first-generation Hispanic students at VSU
    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...
  • Seniors can receive on-the-spot acceptance into Virginia colleges Thursday

    Seniors can receive on-the-spot acceptance into Virginia colleges Thursday
    High school students can receive on-the-spot acceptance into colleges around the state during an on-site admissions program at Warwick High School this week. The event, at 6 p.m. Thursday, is sponsored by Newport News Public Schools but open to all local...
  • City to name new director of finance

    A former District of Columbia and Richmond, Va., finance official will be named Baltimore's new director of finance on Monday, city officials said. Harry E. Black, a Baltimore native who wrote a guide to economic development for cities, will replace...