| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Mya Byrd of Norfolk, Sarah Whited of Virginia Beach and Justice Jones of Laurel, Md., captured titles on the last day of the Peninsula Area Junior Tennis League Thanksgiving Classic.
Byrd, ranked 66th nationally and first in the state among fifth-...
| 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...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:54 PM
“Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook,” featuring the music of Stephen Schwartz (“Pippin,” “Wicked,” “The Magic Show”) is returning for another do-over when it will receive a workshop production this fall at...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:56 AM
The Virginia Zoo in Norfolk is offering free admission to seniors, ages 62 and older, on Wednesdays in August and September.
The free admission offer applies to seniors, only. The offer begins Wednesday, Aug. 7 and ends Wednesday, Sept. 25.
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:04 AM
In a move that promises to bring adult-oriented rock radio back to all of Hampton Roads, the company that owns WTYD-FM in Williamsburg is buying WXTG-FM (102.1) and thereby expanding its signal throughout the region.
The company Local Voice Media issued...
| 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...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:55 PM
The Virginia Arts Festival has announced plans for a Gospel & Jazz Celebration happening Oct. 4-6 at the Attucks Theatre and Chrysler Hall, both in Norfolk. The event will be headlined by trumpet star Wynton Marsalis.
In addition, the set of concerts...
| 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...
| Sep 15, 2013
Fall is a great time for homecomings. So maybe it's not a coincidence that Hampton Roads will see several musical prodigal sons return this autumn.
Phish, the legendary jam band, is from Vermont but the group has forged a special relationship with...
| Sep 19, 2013
The 23607 ZIP code encompasses Newport News city offices, a swath of land occupied by the shipyard, and the ribbon of a residential area along a length of Jefferson Avenue. It also is home to the greatest concentration in the region of those living with...