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  • Thomas Nelson grads urged become lifelong learners

    Thomas Nelson grads urged become lifelong learners
    HAMPTON – Hundreds of Thomas Nelson Community College graduates received degrees on Saturday morning, marking new milestones in their academic and professional careers. Everett H. Jordan Jr., director of education for Newport News Shipbuilding's...
  • Nikki Giovanni's passion for poetry and life is undimmed

    Nikki Giovanni's passion for poetry and life is undimmed
    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...
  • Still a chance to see award-winning poet Nikki Giovanni at TNCC on October 4

    Still a chance to see award-winning poet Nikki Giovanni at TNCC on October 4
    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...
  • NASA official headlining TNCC graduation

    The deputy director of NASA Langley Research Center will serve as the keynote speaker at Thomas Nelson Community College's commencement ceremony this year. Stephen Jurczyk will address graduates at the May 16 event, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the...
  • 2005 Citizen of the Year: McKinley Price

    To see what "putting down roots" looks like, look no further than McKinley L. Price, the Daily Press 2005 Citizen of the Year. What you will see is a network of roots that reaches wide, delivering nourishment and support to many corners of the local...
  • Shirley Hales: Former teacher tracks truant students

    NEWPORT NEWS — Ten words sum up Shirley Hales' reason for spending hours searching neighborhoods for absent students and meeting parents early in the morning or at dusk: If you're not in school, you're not going to learn. A former teacher who...
  • TNCC grads encouraged to play

    As graduates prepared to go further with their educations or out into the working world, there was an unexpected message: Don't forget to have fun. W. Taylor Reveley III, president of the College of William and Mary, made that reminder during his keynote...
  • Tragedy to joy for Hampton woman

    Tragedy to joy for Hampton woman
    It was 24 years ago in Ukraine that young Maryna Zorya walked into a kitchen where her mother was cooking. Suddenly, Maryna (pronounced Ma-REE-na), then a year and a half old, reached up to the stove and tipped a pan, pouring scalding oil onto her face....
  • Want to get a degree in Hampton Roads? A list of colleges and universities in the area

    Community colleges, technical schools, graduate schools and more. No matter what type of education you're looking for, it's available here in Hampton Roads. Christopher Newport University. Newport News. Public. Offers 80 academic majors and programs...
  • No major sports leagues, but Hampton Roads offers other options for sports enthusiasts

    Hampton Roads has no major-league sports team, but the area doesn't lack for competitive action. From baseball and golf to football and hockey to basketball and motorsports, there is plenty of fierce competition year-round. 1. Kingsmill. It was once...
  • Check out the complete Virginia Arts Festival schedule

    Here is a complete Virginia Arts Festival schedule. Tickets can be purchased at www.vafest.org or by calling 671-8100. Virginia International Tattoo Sneak Peaks. Noon April 14. A pipe band from the Tattoo will perform a half-hour show. Tidewater...
  • Sports in Hampton Roads

    Fans' fare Hampton Roads has no major-league sports team, but the area doesn't lack for competitive action. From baseball and golf to football and hockey to basketball and motorsports, there is plenty of fierce competition year-round. Kingsmill. Home to...