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Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry
Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 ¿ June 6, 1799) was a prominent figure in the American Revolution, known best for his "Give me Liberty, or give me Death!" speech, given at the Second Virginia Convention at St. John's Episcopal Church in Richmond. Henry was one of the most influential and radical advocates of the American Revolutionary War and republicanism. He spoke out against corruption in government officials and was a great defender of historic rights. Henry is also known for the quote, "If this be treason, make the most of it! "
Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 ¿ June 6, 1799) was a prominent figure in the American Revolution, known best for his "Give me Liberty, or give me Death!" speech, given at the Second Virginia Convention at St. John's Episcopal Church in Richmond. Henry was one of the most influential and radical advocates of the American Revolutionary War and republicanism. He spoke out against corruption in government officials and was a great defender of historic rights. Henry is also known for the quote, "If this be treason, make the most of it! " « Show less

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  • Patrick Henry vs. Hidden Valley

    Patrick Henry vs. Hidden Valley
    Hidden Valley is another team that was winless in 2010.  Friday night the Titans had quarterback Michael Simonic back under center, a year removed from a knee injury as they welcomed Patrick Henry and new head coach Alan Fiddler to Dwight Bogle Stadium....
  • Christiansburg Blue Demons Loaded for Another Playoff Run

    Christiansburg Blue Demons Loaded for Another Playoff Run
        The Christiansburg Blue Demons open their season Friday night at Floyd County.  Tim Cromer's team returns a boatload of talent from last year's team that went all the way to the state semifinals, including senior quarterback Brendan Motley who...
  • Mayor says Roanoke is in the midst of a revival

    Mayor says Roanoke is in the midst of a revival
    Roanoke Mayor David Bowers delivered his annual State of the City address Thursday morning.  The theme of his speech was the "Revival of Roanoke." Bowers singled out the renovations of the City Market building.  After $7,000,000 and more than a year of...
  • Children's consignment, West Coast boutique and American arts shop among new stores on Peninsula

     Children's consignment, West Coast boutique and American arts shop among new stores on Peninsula
    From children's consignment to West Coast flair, several new stores have opened on the Peninsula this year. Here are the details on these new spots to shop. Brigitte's Closet, Coffee & Consignment, Hampton You may remember that little Phoebus coffee...
  • Can Phoebus make it four straight this fall?

    <big>Can Phoebus make it four straight this fall?</big>
      THE VITALS Coach | Stan Sexton (third year at Phoebus, 30-0; seventh year overall, 53-19) 2010 | 15-0, 9-0 Peninsula District (1st); won Group AAA Division 5 championship Last time not in playoffs | 2000 Division | 5 THE SCHEDULE Sept. 2 | at...
  • Warwick will try to continue its four-year playoff run

    <big>Warwick will try to continue its four-year playoff run</big>
      THE VITALS Coach | Juan Jackson (third year, 12-10; fifth year overall, 13-29) 2010 | 6-5, 6-3 (4th); lost in Eastern Region quarterfinals Last time not in playoffs | 2006 Division | 5 THE SCHEDULE Sept. 2 | Phoebus (L, 49-6), 7 Sept. 8 |...
  • George Washington vs. Franklin Co.

    George Washington vs. Franklin Co.
    The Franklin County Eagles were hoping to avoid the dreaded look ahead to next week's showdown with Patrick Henry.  Before they got to that one though, the other Eagles from George Washington in Danville paid a visit to Cy Dillon Stadium in Rocky Mount....
  • Want to lose weight? Attend medical and surgical solutions talk July 27

    Want to lose weight? Attend medical and surgical solutions talk July 27
    "A Winning Approach to Weight Loss: Medical and Surgical Solutions" is the topic of the July 27 Doctor Is In lecture series at the Patrick Henry Mall. The free lectures, by Riverside MEdical Group, start at 9 a.m. in the food court area. Dr. David...
  • Military discounts abound in Hampton Roads

    Military discounts abound in Hampton Roads
    As flags wave and the red, white and blue is celebrated, it's a good time to highlight the bargain perks that are included as a part of military service. Local businesses, national chains and leisure attractions in our multi-branch town know the value...
  • Sunday 4:20 p.m. Score Center, area roundup UPDATE: No. 14 CNU wins 18th baseball game in a row; Tribe blanks ODU as Shain pitches seven innings

    Best viewed in "single page" mode. If you know an unreported score, please e-mail sports@dailypress.com and/or call 757-247-4640. Past calendars are available on Sonny Dearth's blog at HRTownSquare.com) SUNDAY, MARCH 14 COLLEGES Baseball Final: St....
  • School deluged with hate calls about homecoming couple

    School deluged with hate calls about homecoming couple
    SAN DIEGO -- A local high school is being bombarded with phone calls and emails after students elected a lesbian couple to be homecoming king and queen this weekend, the district superintendent said Monday. "I am disappointed that this happy and positive...
  • Patrick Henry at William Fleming

    Patrick Henry at William Fleming
    William Fleming and Patrick Henry staged their annual battle for the Noel C. Taylor trophy tonight.  The Patriots still were hopeful of a postseason spot with a win and some help in Northern Virginia. Former Roanoke police office Bryan Lawrence who was...