| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:41 PM
Nick Thompson belted a solo home run to left field with one out in the 13th inning to give William and Mary a 7-6 win over Radford at Plumeri Park, the Tribe’s third walk-off win of the year.
Earlier in the day, Thompson was named the...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:15 PM
You don't have to be a student of drawing to like what Mary Lee Ruff can do with a pencil.
Time and time again over the past few years, this talented Charles H. Taylor Arts Center instructor has demonstrated that — when it comes making art —...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:31 AM
The Academy of American Poets offers a number of ways to celebrate poetry every day during National Poetry Month. One is to organize a poetry reading in your area.
You can read about it here. Or if you want to see how it’s done, check out a couple...
| 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...
| Oct 13, 2013
The famously freaky planet Phish revolves back into Hampton Coliseum's path next weekend, bringing with it a comet trail of fans who love improvisational rock and a sense of far-out fellowship.
Phish, the legendary improvisational rock band led by...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Newport News Public Schools is teaming up with Thomas Nelson Community College to present a Chili Throwdown on Saturday, Nov. 16, at Anderson’s Home & Garden Showplace in Newport News.
The event is designed for high school students interested in a...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:06 PM
We predict that holiday fun and reindeer games will blanket the region in weeks ahead. So, here's a road map to help you navigate through the blizzard of mirth and the avalanche of good cheer.
May your bells forever jingle and your sleigh never get...
| Aug 29, 2013
September looks to be a busy month for Hampton Roads writers and readers. Here’s a snapshot, so mark your calendars and watch for more information in the days ahead:
The Saturday Poetry Series at Williamsburg kicks off the season on Sept. 7, 11 a....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Pitching ace Michael Brumfield, a first-team Group AA All-State selection who led Warhill High to its first ever state tournanment appearance, will make a change in his college baseball destination. Brumfield said that he will not attend Marymount...
| Sep 29, 2012
Celebrated poet and author Nikki Giovanni helps to expand and enrich young minds in Blacksburg, where she's a professor of English at Virginia Tech. Still, she's not exactly cloistered in her mountain-top, ivory tower. She gets around.
Giovanni, who grew...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 8:49 AM
When the Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium announced last month that tickets were available to see world-renowned poet Nikki Giovanni at Thomas Nelson Community College on October 4, local poetry lovers snapped up those tickets like they were free...
| Mar 3, 2013
Kaylee squealed with barely contained delight as images of her brother, Adam, flashed on the TV screen.
The 4th-grader and her mother, Katie Marceron, collaborated on the video, "Amazing Adam's Story," to show her class at Waller Mill Elementary, a York...