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  • Wynton Marsalis to perform in Norfolk as part of Gospel & Jazz Celebration

    Wynton Marsalis to perform in Norfolk as part of Gospel & Jazz Celebration
    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...
  • About George Hanbury

    About George Hanbury
    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...
  • Norfolk zoo asks for help naming baby giraffe

    Norfolk zoo asks for help naming baby giraffe
    The Virginia Zoo in Norfolk will award $200 to the person who names the newest baby giraffe. The Zoo's baby giraffe, born June 6 to mother Imara and father Billy, weighed 150 pounds and measured 6-feet-4 inches tall at birth. The calf is a male and is...
  • Woodside's Frings advances in Tennis Recruiting Network Showcase in Newport News

    Woodside High’s Julian Frings beat Paul Ritter of Virginia Beach 6-1, 6-1 to advance to the boys 16-and-under quarterfinals of the inaugural Tennis Recruiting Network National Showcase at Huntington Park in Newport News. Frings will meet No. 4 seed...
  • Retail sales tax to increase to 6 percent on July 1 for Hampton Roads shoppers

    Retail sales tax to increase to 6 percent on July 1 for Hampton Roads shoppers
    Hampton Roads residents will see a 6 percent sales tax on their receipts beginning July 1. The increase, up from 5 percent, was voted into effect by Virginia legislators in April, as part of a statewide transportation plan. Virginia’s current...
  • Retail sales tax to increase in Hampton Roads on July 1

    Hampton Roads residents will see a 6 percent sales tax on their receipts beginning July 1. The increase, up from 5 percent, was voted into effect by Virginia legislators in April, as part of a statewide transportation plan. Virginia’s current...
  • Herbie D and the Dangermen, In Layman Terms triumph at Richmond blues competition

    Herbie D and the Dangermen, In Layman Terms triumph at Richmond blues competition
    Two area bands won honors at the River City Blues Society of Virginia's annual blues competition in Richmond on Sunday. Herbie D and The Dangermen took the event's top prize while In Layman Terms was also earned a distinction. Both will get to represent...
  • Unearthing a secret from the War of 1812

    Unearthing a secret from the War of 1812
    Williamsburg archaeologist Alain Outlaw knew he wouldn't have much time to dig when he won the chance to probe for a lost piece of historic Fort Norfolk in 2004. He had only two weeks at first to carry out what looked like an impossible rescue job....
  • Report: How Tidewater grocery retailers fared in 2012

    Report: How Tidewater grocery retailers fared in 2012
    Traditional grocery stores like Food Lion, Farm Fresh and Harris Teeter are facing stiff competition in the Tidewater market, according to a new report by Food World, an industry publication. According to the report, Food Lion holds the largest market...
  • Steven M. Smith, respiratory therapist

    Steven M. Smith, a respiratory therapist and outdoorsman, died Saturday from cancer at the Golden Living Center in Westminster. He was 56. The son of a United Methodist minister and a social worker, Steven Montgomery Smith was born in Laurel. He was...
  • Norfolk Botanical Garden: Enjoy butterfly house and outdoor glass sculptures summer and early fall

    Norfolk Botanical Garden: Enjoy butterfly house and outdoor glass sculptures summer and early fall
    Norfolk Botanical Garden opens its Butterfly House Friday, June 14, according to a news release. It will be open for summer visitors until Sept. 21, when there will be a butterfly release the public can attend. The house, part of the 2.5-acre Bristow...