| Nov 24, 2012
| 1:43 PM
Here's now to insert star anise and cloves into lemons, thus creating "star-studded lemons," courtesy Kathy Rose, a floral designer and member of the Green Spring Garden Club. The club hosts its annual Christmas Homes Tour 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1,...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 8:26 AM
James Malone, the leader of the metal band Arsis, is once again living and rocking on the Peninsula. That doesn't mean he's staying put. His band is getting ready to launch yet another national tour.
Malone, who grew up in the area and now resides in...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:55 PM
Worth Richardson has returned to the Peninsula, just hired by William and Mary as an assistant men's tennis coach to Peter Daub.
Richardson, who originally came to the area as a Christopher Newport University player from 2002-06, has acquired a...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:00 PM
At its turkey giveaway on Wednesday, the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula gave out 1,100 birds but couldn't meet the needs of its more than 200 member agencies. This time last year it had 1,400 turkeys to give away.
"We didn't have even a fraction...
| 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 13, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Anderson Johnson was just a little boy hoeing weeds in a Lunenberg County cornfield the first time he was smitten by angels.
The whole world turned black, he later recalled. Then two winged spirits appeared in the shimmering summer air, peering down...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:26 AM
The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society looked locally for its new executive director, hiring Mathews County native Amanda Wroten.
Wroten was selected from among more than 70 applicants, said Shannon Fedors, president of the Gloucester-Mathews Humane...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Christopher Newport University released its 2013 football schedule Tuesday. The Captains open the season Sept. 7 at Salisbury. CNU's home opener is Sept. 14 against Hampden-Sydney.
The USA South conference schedule begins Oct. 5 on the road at...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Christopher Newport University has named Todd Brooks, athletic director at Berry College in Rome, Ga., for the past 15 years, as the new head of its athletic department.
Jon Waters had been the interim director of athletics at CNU. He moved up when...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Catching you up on some Bay Rivers District football happenings: Tabb quarterback Dan Schiele will attend James Madison Univeristy as a prefered walk-on, Lafayette lineman Carlos Coronado will play at Christopher Newport University and Warhill star...
| Mar 24, 2013
Hampton painter Christi Harris is nothing if not an artist who knows how to get the most out of unpromising subject matter.
Driven by her interest in domestic artifacts and her diabetic family's inexplicable appetite for seductively decorated pastry,...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 12:07 PM
The farmers market at Christopher Newport University will present the first of four weekly markets on Thursday, March 28.
Market times are 2 to 6 p.m. and additional dates are April 4, 11 and 18.
The lineup of participating produce vendors includes...