| Sep 13, 2013
Jeff Shaara Event Moved to Larger Venue
Looking for tickets to next month's Jeff Shaara event at Christopher Newport University? You're not alone. The Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium has announced that due to the demand, the event has been...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:37 PM
In the days preceding the Civil War, when talk of war was heating up dinner conversations from North to South, and U.S. states and families were picking sides, Norfolk resident Navy Capt. David Glasgow Farragut had a tough decision to make: Stick with his...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:54 AM
At Moe's Southwest Grill locations, customers can get a free cup of queso on Thursday, Sept. 19.
There are Moe's restaurants in the Jefferson Commons shopping center in the Patrick Henry area of Newport News; at 12368 Warwick Blvd., in Newport News near...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:17 PM
If you knew a zombie virus was spreading rapidly, infecting 21 people for every infected person, what would you do? Panic? Run? But where?
"Preparedness 101: Zombie Pandemic," a graphic novella geared to teens and young adults prepared by the Centers...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:28 AM
This coming week promises to be another busy one on the Hampton Roads literary circuit.
Pulitzer-prize winner speaks at CNU
On Thursday, September 26, Christopher Newport University will host Pulitzer-prize winning historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Jim Gallagher of Yorktown ran into a buzz saw on Monday, losing to Hill Adams of Texas, 5 and 3, in the first round of match play at the U.S. Senior Amateur at the par-72 Wade Hampton Golf Course in Cashiers, N.C.
Gallagher, who qualified for match play...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:08 PM
BLACKSBURG — When J.R. Collins reflects on all the ways he wasn't upholding his end of the bargain as a scholarship football player at Virginia Tech, he wonders about the true identity of the guy who was standing in his shoes.
Who was the immature...
| 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 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...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:03 PM
As good as the talent is in the Virginia High School Coaches Association All-Star Games, the quality of the contests occasionally doesn't measure up. The reason is that in all sports other than football the teams practice only once before playing....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Dan Downs has been named the new boys basketball coach at Lafayette High. Downs, head coach of the Rams' junior varsity the past two seasons, replaces Patrick Brown, who resigned in April to spend more time at home.
Brown guided the rebuilding Rams to a...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:42 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Cheers could be heard from outside the Peninsula Fine Arts Center Monday evening after members gave the green light to merge with Christopher Newport University.
"It's very important for the future of the community and the two...