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  • Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again

    Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again
    John Ridley's Hendrix biopic, All Is by My Side, starring dead ringer and Outkast member AndrĂ© Benjamin as Jimi (but without any of Jimi's actual music), premiered last month at the Toronto Film Festival (to mixed reviews). On Nov. 5, Bloomsbury publishes Starting At Zero: His Own Story, a collection of Hendrix's own lyrics and writings — on hotel stationary, cigarette packs and beer mats — stitched together with interviews and lyrics. That same day, Experience Hendrix, Jimi's official estate, unleashes their own double-dose: American Masters: Jimi Hendrix — Hear My Train A Comin', a PBS documentary (beefed up with extras for the DVD), and Miami Pop Festival, a CD and double 12" vinyl release marking the first time the Experience's 1968 performance hits the non-bootleg market.
  • Peninsula area students make gains in math SOL scores, reflecting state trend

    Peninsula area students make gains in math SOL scores, reflecting state trend
    Students in Hampton Roads schools made progress in math on annual state Standards of Learning tests, according to data released Wednesday, while the pass rates in reading and writing dipped slightly. The gains in math reflected statewide performance,...

    Virginia releases SOL score results

    Virginia releases SOL score results
    The Virginia Department of Education has just released SOL test scores for school divisions statewide. Students made modest gains statewide in math, improving from 71 percent passing in 2012-2013 to 74 percent this past school year. "The gains...

    Former IW Supervisor Henry H. Bradby dead at 90

    ISLE OF WIGHT — Henry H. Bradby, a former Isle of Wight supervisor who served on the board for 30 years, died at his home Saturday from complications related to asbestosis, according to his son. He was 90. Bradby represented the county's Hardy...

    Couple still fighting to expand internet access

    Couple still fighting to expand internet access
    ISLE OF WIGHT — One Carrollton couple has hit some road blocks on the way to better Internet access, but they aren't ready to give up. Jim and Connie Henderson have been crusading for wider access to broadband Internet in Isle of Wight County...