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  • Living Here: Nearby attractions

    Many destinations are within easy driving distance of Hampton Roads. Pack a cooler, fill up the tank and hit the road. 1. Appomattox Court House, Appomattox The buildings and fields where Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate army are still a...
  • Thursday's 6/7 local calendar (updated Wed. AM)

    Thursday's 6/7 local calendar (updated Wed. AM)
    HIGH SCHOOLS Boys tennis State Group AAA quarterfinals (at Jefferson District Park in Fairfax): Singles (9 a.m.): Michael Holt (Mills Godwin) vs. Sam Stearney (Princess Anne); Scott Huang (Lake Braddock) vs. Houston Ward (Stonewall Jackson of Manassas);...
  • Musical picnic on March 4 to honor Orlando guitarist Lee Swimmer

     
    Lee Swimmer, an alumnus of Orlando's 1960s rock ‘n' roll scene who eventually performed with iconic rocker Edgar Winter, died of a heart attack on Feb. 23.  He was 58. Swimmer, who had resurfaced in Central Florida recently at area blues jams,...
  • Musical instrument donations land in Orange schools

     
    Earlier this month, Barry Manilow's foundation vowed to donate keyboards to Orange County Public Schools. They have arrived. According to OCPS, stage pianos went to Boone, Colonial, Edgewater and Jones high schools, as well as  Bridgewater, Corner...
  • Obama administration explaining health-care reform to Latinos

     
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services of the Obama administration will be holding a bilingual community forum on Tuesday evening in east Orlando to explain the potential benefits of health-care reform and introduce Central Florida Hispanics...
  • Latino Leadership forum teaching parents about school involvement

     
    “A lot of times we tell our parents that they need to be involved but they don’t know how to approach the schools or what that means. It’s helping children with homework, attending parent teacher conferences, going to an open house or atte...
  • Hispanic Heritage Month starts in September, ends in October

     
    It’s that time of the year, again, when institutions throughout the U.S. hold events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, a period designated by U.S. Congress to acknowledge the presence and contributions of Latinos in the United States. I often find...
  • Hit the road: Nearby attractions

    >Many destinations are within easy driving distance of Hampton Roads. Pack a cooler, fill up the tank and hit the road. 1. Appomattox Court House, Appomattox The buildings and fields where Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate army are still a...
  • Book places: Abraham Lincoln Book Shop

    Book places: Abraham Lincoln Book Shop
    Amidst the busts and icons in the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, there is a Norman Rockwell print of a hunky  Lincoln holding an ax in one hand and a book in the other. This romanticized Bunyanesque version of Illinois' iconic politician is a fitting image...
  • Friday, Oct. 8 state high school football scores, box scores and more

    STATE FOOTBALL SCORES Albemarle 23, Riverbend 21 Altavista 29, Dan River 22, OT Amelia County 28, Randolph Henry 16 Amherst County 24, Bassett 7 Appalachia 42, St. Paul 26 Appomattox 38, William Campbell 22 Atlee 29, Henrico 14 Bath County 27, Covington...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: An American patriot

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: An American patriot
    I am stirred by the thought of chivalry. A devotion to ideals beyond our own self-interest is man's dominant quest. I think of Cervantes' immortal hero Don Quixote and his aria, "One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of...
  • Friday's state high school football scores, area box scores and results

    STATE FOOTBALL SCORES Abingdon 52, Graham 21 Altavista 55, William Campbell 32 Amherst County 55, Jefferson Forest 21 Annandale 14, W.T. Woodson 0 Auburn 49, Radford 6 Bassett 43, Patrick County 0 Bath County 28, James River-Buchanan 0 Battlefield 44,...