| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:20 PM
On Monday, Jan. 20, Americans will commemmorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., through special school programs and community events and celebrations. We asked several local community leaders to share their favorite reads on the...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
During a media session prior to the February 2009 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin pointed at me and said, "You owe me for getting you a week's vacation in Tampa."
Tomlin was right. Sort of....
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Jamestown's boys and Grafton's girls won the 4A South Region Swim Meet titles in Newport News on Monday. Below are full results and team scores
Tabb High School HY-TEK's MEET MANAGER 5.0 - 9:50 PM 2/10/2014 Page 1
Region 4A South Swim Meet 2013-14 -...
| May 28, 2011
| 4:52 PM
Maybe it was the heat. Maybe it was the heightened expectations. No matter what the cause, Saturday's AAA Eastern Regional Outdoor Championship, while hardly devastating, left a disappointing taste in the mouths of the Peninsula District's athletes.
| Sep 5, 2012
HAMPTON — President Barack Obama's July 13 trip to Hampton Roads cost taxpayers $10,496.80, according to documents provided by Virginia State Police, Hampton City Schools and the city of Hampton.
The new total includes information released by...
| Aug 31, 2012
HAMPTON — During his three-hour sojourn through the Peninsula on July 13, President Barack Obama's motorcade traveled with escorts from state and city police and passed down roads blocked by the city Public Works Division to a gymnasium prepared...
| May 21, 2011
| 4:10 PM
Phoebus High School's Christal Peterson already had the race won. The nationally ranked sprinter led the 200-meter dash by a good half second, giving the Phantoms the points they needed from the race.
But Phoebus' Kaydianne Mckenzie charged ahead anyway....
| Dec 6, 2011
| 1:39 PM
The sound of gunshots prompted a lockdown at Phoebus High School on Tuesday afternoon, according to a letter from the school’s principal.
In an e-mail to parents, Principal Robert Johnson said Phoebus went into lockdown mode because of “...
| Aug 13, 2011
Crystal West, of Hampton, is working on a small stockpile for her daughter, who is a senior at Phoebus High School. She will head off to college next year, and West wants to send her with all of the snacks and toiletries she can store.
To help ease the...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Todd Kessler and Karen Terry of Newport News do just about everything together.
They coach together, train together, race together and are in a relationship.
All that togetherness has led to a big jump in their running success. In 2010 they both...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Separated by about 16 miles of land and water, Hampton University and Norfolk State are linked because of a football game played in 1963 — a Battle of the Bay rivalry that celebrates its 50th year Saturday at Armstrong Stadium.
In that time, a...