| 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...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Leaping ahead to 2013, we see that the Newport News Main Street Library will present a six-week movie series focusing on American music.
“America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway” is the...
| 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...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 6:36 PM
You receive your real estate assessment and wonder if it accurately reflects the value of your home compared to those of your neighbors.
An entrepreneur wants to start a business near your home and you want to know how it will affect traffic on your...
| Mar 11, 2013
We are in the midst of local government budget season in Virginia, with school divisions and localities presenting proposed 2013-14 spending plans and holding public forums and hearings on them.
If you want to explore the proposed budget, and compare it...
| Mar 4, 2013
The boomer generation is intent on "Aging in Place," or staying in their communities well into retirement age and beyond. The 31st Annual Community Forum on Aging, sponsored by the Peninsula Agency on Aging and Christopher Newport University, will speak...
| Feb 20, 2013
It's another busy weekend here in Hampton Roads for lovers of reading and writing. Take a look!
32nd Annual Writers Conference at CNU
Friday and Saturday, Feb. 22 and 23
- Book talk by David Robbins ("The Devil's Waters")
| Feb 24, 2013
Like a victim tied to buzz saw table in an old movie melodrama, federal, state and local agencies and departments, and a host of businesses and nonprofit organizations are watching with alarm as budget blades churn toward them.
On Friday automatic...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 6:00 PM
As the national economy struggles to find solid footing following the worst economic recession since the Great Depression, candidates for federal office, from the presidential race down to the local congressional races, are locked in a philosophical...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Whether it's drilling off shore for oil and natural gas, developing wind farms off the coast or a combination of the two, energy policy proposals from candidates of both parties seeking federal office could be a boon for Hampton Roads.
At first glance...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:06 AM
NEWPORT NEWS — Christopher Newport University freshman Emma Grace Byler was among the youngest delegates at last week’s Republican National Convention.
The 18-year-old went to Florida on Aug.27 after attending a few classes in Newport News,...