| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Prayer, positive thinking and participation in a clinical trial using a drug as-yet unapproved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have got her to this point.
Last June, when Rebecca Ballard, then an English teacher at York High School, was...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital ranked in the Top 50 programs nationwide for its Cardiology and Heart Surgery, and Ear, Nose, and Throat programs in the latest annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The heart programs have taken national honors for...
| Jul 6, 2014
"Art is much less important than life, but what a poor life without it." - Robert Motherwell
While I'm certain our founding fathers didn't plan the signing of the Declaration of Independence to mark the beginning of our country's summer traditions, the...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Archie Manning is already there, of course, and Drew Brees will be. They are the most highly regarded quarterbacks in New Orleans Saints history — the two-time Pro Bowler and the record-setting Super Bowl winner.
But three decades after Manning,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:07 PM
"The mind is its own place, and in it self / Can make a Heav’n of Hell, a Hell of Heav’n," John Milton wrote in "Paradise Lost." It seems the English poet was at least half right.
In a new study, people who were asked to spend a few...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Charles Tabb has joined law firm Foley & Lardner's Bankruptcy and Business Reorganizations Practice as of counsel in the Chicago office. Tabb spent 30 years on the faculty of the University of Illinois College of Law, where he holds an endowed chair and...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Gloucester High School's newly appointed principal Nate Collins said he is looking forward to stepping back into a high school leadership role.
"I had a really strong desire to return to high school principalship," Collins said. "I enjoy the direct...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:09 AM
NEW KENT – New Kent County Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction Nate Collins has been hired as the Gloucester High School principal.
"I had a really strong desire to return to high school principalship," Collins said in a phone...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:00 PM
WEST POINT — Sarah Elizabeth Sheffield, a recent graduate from West Point High School, has been awarded a four-year scholarship worth $24,000 through the Fary Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Sheffield will attend the University of Virginia and plans to...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Tuition jumped by 5.2 percent on average at public four-year colleges and universities and by 4.6 percent at community colleges, according to data released Wednesday by the State Council on Higher Education for Virginia.
According to Kirsten Nelson, a...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring has announced the state is settling a lawsuit over an arrest of a University of Virginia student by ABC agents for $212,500, according to a news release from the attorney general's office.
The student, Elizabeth...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:39 AM
If you believe the headlines, then people would rather receive electric shocks than be alone with their thoughts for even 15 minutes. Or at least a lot of men would.
It’s probably a better idea not to put wholesale faith in the headlines. And...