| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Bluebirds have been at it for weeks, and hummingbirds will be at it soon – nesting and feeding baby birds.
It's part of the magic of the spring season, an annual ritual that never grows old or boring.
Why do birds nest where they do – in...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The Hampton Roads writing community is mourning the loss of local poet and educator Hollis E. Pruitt who died on April 14.
Pruitt, a native of Mississippi but long-time Hampton Roads resident, served in the U.S. Army and earned a bachelor's degree in...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Are you feeling sluggish after the holidays and looking to jump start your muses? You might be interested in an upcoming creativity workshop moderated by York County’s Greg Lilly. Lilly, publisher at Cherokee McGhee Publishing and author of “...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Patient First, a chain of primary care health centers with locations in Hampton and Newport News, has some timely advice for those dealing with current weather conditions on the Peninsula:
A necessary evil after a snow storm, shoveling snow can pose a...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:07 PM
Check here for NATIONAL SIGNING DAY news on all Bay Rivers District football teams. The district has four Division I signees, possibly a record, and numerous others committing to smaller schools.
UPDATE 4:10 P.M.
JAMESTOWN - Eagles coach Lee...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:16 PM
The Daily Press All-Stars Football Defensive Player of the Year will play offense in college.
Lafayette High star Schekel Wallace said Friday that he will attend Christopher Newport University in the fall and play running back.
While perhaps best...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Lafayette High football star Jahlil Green has declined an invitation to play in the Virginia High School Coaches Association Football All-Star Game in July. His moms, Rhonda Lassiter and Loretha Green, tweeted on Tuesday that Green will enroll during...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:56 PM
As residents of the planet, our constant battle with gravity is a life-enhancing force, according to Joan Vernikos, a retired NASA researcher and administrator.
The headline speaker at the 32nd annual Community Forum on Aging, sponsored by Christopher...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
This month we’re exploring the world of self-publishing. Regardless of how a book is published, an author’s first step to success is writing the best book possible. Today’s authors are fortunate to have a plethora of resources...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Last weekend writers gathered at Christopher Newport University for its 33rd Annual Writers' Conference. Authors sat in on panel discussions and workshops, and also had the opportunity to rent table space for selling and signing their books.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Students in Christopher Newport University's Luter School of Business will prepare and e-file tax returns free of charge this year, a university press release says.
The service is geared toward low-to-moderate income taxpayers, and returns will be...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 9:33 AM
The Athletic Hall of Fame of the Lower Virginia Peninsula will grow by six at its induction ceremony on May 4.
That's when Joe Buggs, Carol Frenck, Charlie Hovis, Dennis Kozlowski, Charlie Nuttycombe and C.J. Woollum will be inducted, raising the...