| Nov 28, 2013
ISLE OF WIGHT — State plans to assess, grade and possibly take over local schools are unfair and harmful, Isle of Wight schools officials told Del. Rick Morris, R-Isle of Wight, Wednesday.
Superintendent Katrise Perera and School Board members...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 7:07 AM
Highland County is one of two school divisions in Virginia recognized for raising the academic achievement of economically disadvantaged students. The Virginia Board of Education also honored 92 schools across the state, including more than 30 in central...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Schools in seven local districts have earned 2012 Board of Education Excellence Awards, Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Thursday morning.
The award is part of his Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) incentive program for schools that exceed state and...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Three people were killed and more than 60 were injured when a tornado cut a mile-wide path across Gloucester County Saturday, said Gloucester Sheriff Steve Gentry.The victims have been identified as Periccis Gerasimos Koutsoumbinas,a 60 year-old-male,...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 6:13 PM
For much of Sunday, parts of the region resembled a war-zone.
The path of a Saturday night tornado ripped an 8.5-mile path of havoc bending trees like tooth picks, leaving homes in crumbles and the sharp smell of freshly chopped pine everywhere, said...
| Apr 30, 2008
Before cyclone winds reached down in Suffolk to throw trucks into buildings, pound well-built homes to matchsticks and crumple tin roofing like it was tin foil, a warm, moist front settled over Hampton Roads on Sunday.
Alone it would have been nothing....