| Mar 24, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Nauticus and Virginia Stage Company are teaming up to present "Swingtime Salute, An On-Deck Revue," this summer.
Performances of the World War II-era song and dance show will take place May 31 through July 8 on the deck of the Battleship Wisconsin in...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 7:35 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — As those dusty, 33-rpm vinyl albums have rotated back into fashion, a shop tucked in corner of a Denbigh shopping center has emerged as an unlikely hotbed of musical cool.
American Oldies, a record store with roots in the 1970s,...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:09 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Running through practice drills last spring at Virginia, the challenge of having to learn a new position in unfamiliar territory made Daquan Romero's head swim.
Not having a single clue what anybody was talking about also didn't...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Virginia's first football game in Hampton Roads was in 1900 against North Carolina. The Cavaliers defeated the Tar Heels 17-0 in Norfolk.
Virginia's most recent contest in these parts was in 1976 against VMI, also in Norfolk. The Cavaliers lost 13-7.
| Mar 29, 2012
| 6:33 PM
When Virginia's football team arrives Friday night at Christopher Newport University for the latest installment of its now annual spring practice state road tour, there will be no shortage of intriguing position battles to observe and new faces to learn....
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:49 AM
Art and food join forces at the opening reception of “50 Great American Artists” on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center. The gala celebrates the center’s 50th anniversary.
The evening includes tours, various...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:57 AM
It’s the Brits vs. the Americans when The Mariners’ Museum hosts a “Battle of the Beers” competition on Friday, Nov. 9.
The event will feature five British brews and five American brews in a contest that marks the 200th...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Stan Sexton called just before 3:30 p.m., the most difficult part of his days these last five weeks.
"I have to be honest," he said. "Every afternoon about this time, depression sets in."
Phoebus High was 47-2 in Sexton's three-plus seasons as head...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:26 AM
Jake Hull, who as a student at Christopher Newport University started the experimental folk band Momentary Prophets, is setting out on his own.
The young musician and Norfolk resident has spent the last six months recording. Now, he's now ready to...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 7:58 PM
The mom of a Christopher Newport University student called last week to say she pays a lot more than the $10,084 annual tuition/fee rate reported in a story Wednesday.
That must be the cost for a single semester, she said in a voice message, because...
| May 12, 2012
| 12:47 PM
A gentle breeze stirred the tassels of Christopher Newport University seniors as they streamed down the Great Lawn to black seats unfolded on the green expanse.
The Class of 2012 became the first to graduate among the towering columns and brick arches of...
| May 4, 2012
| 12:54 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — The lowest-percent tuition increase since 1999 was unanimously approved by Christopher Newport University's board of visitors Friday.
Undergraduates will pay 3.5 percent more for tuition, room and board— that's a $688...