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  • Brandon Smith elected to Virginia's bowling hall of fame | Community notebook

    One of Brandon Smith's most-memorable moments in bowling came last October when he was inducted into the Virginia Peninsula USBC Hall of Fame. That most-memorable list just got longer. The Newport News resident, 39, has been voted into the Virginia...
  • Silas Deane Of Wethersfield, The Revolution's 'Unsung Hero'

    Silas Deane Of Wethersfield, The Revolution's 'Unsung Hero'
    WETHERSFIELD — Thousands of people lost their lives during the American Revolution — not all of them on the battlefield. Silas Deane fell victim to "vicious" character assassination, says Milton C. Van Vlack, author of the 2013 book,...
  • Wendell Scott among new inductees into NASCAR Hall of Fame

    Wendell Scott earned a second NASCAR first on Wednesday: He became the first African-American driver to be elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The late driver from Virginia was among the latest group of five — all drivers, another first —...
  • State women: Geif leads Mids past Army, 75-64

    Navy faced a rival Army squad with the same record and no conference losses Saturday. The host Mids won, 75-64. Kelsey Minato posted a game-high 25points for the Black Knights (11-4, 3-1 Patriot League), and Jade Geif scored a team-high 24 points for...
  • CNU and Hampton commissioner offer tax help

    CNU and Hampton commissioner offer tax help
    Students in Christopher Newport University's Luter School of Business will prepare and e-file tax returns free of charge this year, a university press release says. The service is geared toward low-to-moderate income taxpayers, and returns will be...
  • No new postponements on Friday ... so far

    We have not heard of any additonal Friday postponements other than what are listed below. Here is a list of postponements and cancellations from athletic events in Hampton Roads   TUESDAY, JAN. 21 BOYS/GIRLS BASKETBALL Walsingham Academy at...
  • Late Tuesday UPDATE: VHSL, VIS basketball results and pairings

    Boys basketball Playoff results from Monday and Tuesday: Group 6A South Regional quarterfinals: Woodside 63, Tallwood 45 Landstown 71, Kecoughtan 66 Colonial Forge 85, Cosby 58 Patrick Henry of Roanoke 67, C.D. Hylton 46   Group 5A South Regional...
  • Sentinel's all-area wrestling team

    Sentinel's all-area wrestling team
    WRESTLERS OF YEAR Jake Spengler Sr., Lake Highland Prep, 152 The Buzz: Three-time state champion will wrestle at Virginia Tech. Fox Baldwin Jr., Kissimmee Osceola, 160 The Buzz: Four-time state champion has oral commitment to Virginia. FIRST...
  • Williamsburg's pioneering colonial black school revealed by new archaeological clues

     Williamsburg's pioneering colonial black school revealed by new archaeological clues
    Twenty-odd stubs from worn-out slate pencils may not seem that noteworthy in a region so rich with history that significant archaeological discoveries are common. But at the site of the 18th-century Bray School off Prince George and Boundary streets...
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 22, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Texas, where people visited the JFK Tribute in Forth Worth on the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination. Kennedy was shot as he rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in Dallas. In Virginia, the...
  • Unique giveaway clears outs Franklin Park man's home

    Unique giveaway clears outs Franklin Park man's home
    In a matter of hours, Franklin Park's Brian Bagnall watched complete strangers walk off with nearly everything he owned. Surprisingly, they had his blessing. The 32-year-old west suburban author of a book on happiness gave away everything in his...