| Oct 16, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Two rootsy, Americana bands with close ties to the Peninsula have new recordings in circulation. The Muckrakes released their 12-song CD "Pill Shaped Void" last weekend. The Framers, a trio that includes members living in Hampton and Newport News, will...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:32 PM
NIT Tournament 2013 schedule on ESPN networks begins Tuesday, March 19, with the first round on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3. The networks combine to televise all 31 NIT Tournament games. RELATED: NCAA Tournament 2013 schedule and TV channels Alabama,...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Miami-Dade Schools have won the most prestigious urban education recognition in the country, the Broad Prize for Urban Education. In a showing of strength for Florida, Palm Beach County schools were a finalist for the prize. Much coveted in education...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:33 PM
If you watch the contestants on America's Got Talent on NBC and think you could do a better job, it's time to put your talent where your mouth is. Beginning on November 14, the hit reality show will hold auditions for people of all ages throughout the...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Hampton Roads isn't Hollywood.
But sometimes, every so often, we act like it is.
Take, for example, last year, when Tom Hanks and friends came to Norfolk and Virginia Beach to film "Captain Phillips," a dramatization of the recent incident in which...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:02 PM
NASHVLLE, TN (July 25, 2013) – Justin Moore will truly take his fans on a unique journey with a new headlining tour in support of his September 17 album release on The Valory Music Co. The OFF THE BEATEN PATH TOUR hits the road on November 1 in...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:15 AM
George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. is the sixth president of Nova Southeastern University, the nation’s eighth largest private not-for-profit university, located in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Having recently taken over as President/CEO in July 2011, he has...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Isle of Wight County has created a conservation easement on 2,348 acres of forestland that fronts the Blackwater River, according to a press release from the Virginia Department of Forestry.
This will conserve a large block of forestland, protect a vital...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 12:56 PM
The annual Fall Landscape Extravaganza sponsored by the Virginia Cooperative Extension-York/Poquoson Office will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6, at Yorkminster Presbyterian Church, 6218 George Washington Memorial Highway, in Grafton.
Sign-in begins at 8:30...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 8:13 AM
Two veteran Hampton Roads blues performers -- Bobby "BlackHat" Walters of Newport News and Michael Clark of Norfolk -- will add musical spice to Town Point Ribfest, a free festival happening Saturday.
Barbecue and blues belong together, so I can see...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:12 AM
Norfolk Botanical Garden hosts its 3rd annual Monarch Butterfly Tag and Release event 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. After an informational briefing at the Butterfly House, guests will have the chance to tag a Monarch butterfly and release it into the...