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Special graduation at the hospital held for Hampton senior WVEC

HAMPTON, Va. — A Kecoughtan High School senior missed her graduation ceremony because she's in the hospital, so the school brought a ceremony to her.

Student with medical emergency prompts lockdown at Kecoughtan HS  WAVY-TV

A student with a medical emergency prompted a lockdown Thursday morning at Kecoughtan High School.

'Racist image' featuring Kecoughtan High School students investigated

HAMPTON, Va. (WVEC) -- Hampton City Schools is investigating what Kecoughtan High School's principal described as a "racist image" that surfaced ...

Hampton City Schools hires slate of leaders  Daily Press

The Hampton School Board hired a slate of new leaders for the division during a meeting Wednesday night.

All Peninsula-area school divisions best statewide graduation rate  Daily Press

Slightly more Virginia students completed high school on time this year, and York County posted the best graduation rate in the Peninsula area, according to ...

Gun confiscated from student at Kecoughtan High  WAVY-TV

Hampton City Schools sent out a notice saying that they confiscated a gun from a student at Kecoughtan High School.

Hampton students pick career pathways from ship design to culinary arts  Daily Press

The pathways fall under 16 small learning communities collectively known as the Academies of Hampton, the effort to transform the city's four high schools using ...

Hampton to discuss solid waste fees in public hearings  WTKR News 3

The City of Hampton will be holding three public hearings in March to discuss raising the price of solid waste collection in the city by an extra $1.15 a week.

Hampton native Jerod Mayo returning to Patriots as assistant coach  WTKR News 3

2-time Super Bowl champion Jerod Mayo to join his brother Deron on Patriots' coaching staff.

Man pleads guilty to sexual assault at Kecoughtan High School  Daily Press

A 21-year-old Hampton man pleaded guilty last week to sexually assaulting a fellow student at Kecoughtan High School in May 2013, and was sentenced to ...

Hampton changes involve remaking its four high schools into career academies  Daily Press

When school starts Sept. 5, Hampton teenagers will enter newly revamped freshman classes that will ask them to start making decisions that could impact the ...

Police to increase security at 2 Hampton schools as precaution after threats made on social media  WTKR News 3

Police will increase security and two Hampton high schools after threats have been circulating social media.

Local high school students named winners of Congressional Art Competition WVEC

The winners of the Congressional Art Competition in Virginia's Second Congressional District will have their artwork hung at the U.S. Capitol and in Rep. Luria's ...

Police: Kecoughtan High bomb threat a hoax  WAVY-TV

Kecoughtan students were dismissed early Thursday while bomb squads investigated a threat that turned out to be a hoax.

Peninsula-area students, guardians: Here are new names, dates you need to know for first day of school  Daily Press

School starts Tuesday for thousands of students across Virginia, and with that comes new faces in school offices and other changes. Here's what you need to ...

What are the Academies of Hampton?  Daily Press

Hampton City Schools is embarking on remaking its four high schools into the Academies of Hampton, small learning communities in which students focus their ...

First NFL training camp is unfor-Jet-able experience for Hampton’s Cannon  WTKR News 3

The New York Jets selected Kecoughtan High School product Trenton Cannon in the sixth round of 2018 NFL Draft.

Hampton adds new school buses, special education training for drivers  Daily Press

Some students in Hampton will ride to school in September on new buses.

Photos: 2019 Prom Gallery  Times Reporter

Submitted photos from 2019 proms throughout the area. Buckeye Career Center kicked off the prom season April 6. If you have a prom photo you would like to ...

Lafayette Pitcher Geo Rivera eyed for MLB Draft  Virginia Gazette

Lafayette senior Geo Rivera has been the pitcher for the Rams baseball team since his freshman year, and he's been offered a scholarship to play for Old ...

Hampton public works: Solid waste fees need to increase to avoid budget shortfall  Daily Press

It may stink for some homeowners, but trash collection costs are likely to rise during the next budget cycle, public works managers told the Hampton City Council ...

Kecoughtan to host Howard White Hoops Classic this Saturday  Daily Press

The Kecoughtan High basketball teams will host the sixth annual Howard White Hoops Classic on their home court this Saturday.

Patriots Six-cess resonates in The 757 as pair of local coaches win Super Bowl LIII  WTKR News 3

Patriots assistant coaches Ivan Fears and Deron Mayo, newly minted Super Bowl champions, are natives of coastal Virginia.

Gov. Northam signs education bill to help military families

The bill, introduced by Sen. Mamie Locke, helps military families and says their children can stay at their public school through the end of the school year free of ...

Gloucester football beats Hampton for the first time, now playoff bound WVEC

GLOUCESTER, Va. (WVEC) — The Gloucester High School football team made a statement Monday night. The Dukes beat Hampton High School 16-13 on a ...

Hampton turns to Hampton Roads Transit to provide transportation option  Daily Press

One of the biggest speed bumps in the ongoing transformation of Hampton's high schools into academies focused on career and college pathways is how to ...

Jones Magnet Middle School relocates students after small bathroom fire

Jones Magnet Middle school has evacuated students to Kecoughtan High School after a fire in a restroom.

Former reporter recalls days telling the Peninsula's stories as one of the first African-American journalists at the Daily Press  Daily Press

Yolanda Howell eyes panned the empty newsroom, taking a breath, taking it all in. Surveying the musty, cavernous space inside the Warwick Boulevard building ...

Adidas offering to change Native American mascots at schools around Hampton Roads

The Kecoughtan High School Warriors, Indian River High School Braves, Kempsville High School Chiefs - what do all 3 of these schools have in common?

‘You don’t expect to bury your child’: Family of Hampton man gunned down speaks  WTKR News 3

HAMPTON, Va. - A Hampton family is in shock after a 19-year-old was gunned down while driving down U.S. 17 in North Carolina with two friends. They are ...

Thomas Christopher 'Tommy' Westfall, 23, employed with Huskey's Body Shop  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Thomas Christopher “Tommy” Westfall, 23, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. Tom was a 2013 graduate of Kecoughtan High School and worked for Huskey's Body ...

Quadriplegic man pens novel with his mouth

Jerry Flowers' inability to type with his hands didn't stop him from becoming an author.

All Peninsula-area districts but Gloucester best statewide graduation, dropout rates  Daily Press

All Peninsula-area school divisions but Gloucester graduated a higher percentage of the members of the Class of 2017 than the statewide average, according to ...

$55,000 settlement reached over sexual assault at Hampton school  Daily Press

The Hampton school system has agreed to a $55000 settlement over a complaint that an 11-year-old student was sexually assaulted by her school's janitor ...

Peninsula-area high schools offer more than English and math  Daily Press

Long gone are the days where a student shows up to high school, signs up for the academic courses required for graduation and leaves it at that.

UVa-Wise victorious with Mitchell beating West Virginia Wesleyan, 35-14  Bristol Herald Courier

Victor Mitchell capped the best day of his college football career with a highlight-reel play.

'He would do anything for his kids.' Community reflects after Menchville coach dies  WAVY-TV

Moore had just coached Friday night in Menchville's game against rival Kecoughtan High School.

CNU adds region's first on-campus electric car charging station  Daily Press

The Class of 2018 may have graduated from Christopher Newport University in May, but its 1244 members are still making an impact on campus.

Portsmouth's I.C. Norcom gave this former U.S. ambassador the start he needed  Virginian-Pilot

Former ambassador Bismarck Myrick, 77, credits I.C. Norcom High School with providing him the foundation he needed to be successful. “My generation of ...

SAT score averages vary widely across Hampton Roads  Daily Press

NEWPORT NEWS — A comparison of the average SAT scores at local area high schools show wide variations throughout the region, with suburban schools ...

James Allan Manseau III, 34, electrician with Newport News Shipbuilding  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

James Allan Manseau III, 34, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019. Born in Fullerton, California, he had been a Peninsula resident since 1991. He worked as an ...

Take a look at how Hampton Roads represented in the past 49 Super Bowls!

The Super Bowl High School Honor Roll celebrates the high schools and communities that have contributed to Super Bowl history.

Police: 113 school threats, 52 arrests in Hampton Roads since Parkland shooting  WAVY-TV

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — Police departments across the region have investigated 113 threats at schools and arrested 52 juveniles since the Feb.

Threats made against local schools; Norfolk police arrest student in one case

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- In the wake of last week's deadly school shooting in Florida, many school districts are reporting an increase in threats made on social ...

Woman recalls horrifying night her teen sister was gunned down

A teenager was gunned down in her own home just weeks after her high school graduation. Now her family wants answers.

Hampton eyeing possible $31.5 million aquatics facility  Daily Press

Hampton City Council is considering a proposal to build a $31.5 million aquatics center, possibly adjacent to the Hampton Coliseum, that would include a 100.

Local teen is part of a new wave in ocean sports  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

HAMPTON — When Katlyn Tuttle is out surfing, she's still mostly surrounded by a sea of testosterone. Yet more often, she's not one of the only women or…

Police investigating after social media threats target local schools  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. - Police are investigating several threats made towards local schools over the weekend. A concerned parent sent a screen shot of an Instagram ...

Thieves break in, steal computers from John Tyler Elementary School  WAVY-TV

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) -- Police are reviewing surveillance video from John Tyler Elementary School, after they say a thief or group of people busted into the ...

Vietnam vet was surprised to survive  Daily Press

Howard Thomas of Hampton served in the Vietnam War and struggles thinking about his experience. He came close to death several times and wondered why ...

Hampton man convicted of manslaughter in 2016 slaying  Daily Press

A Hampton man was convicted of manslaughter Thursday in the slaying of a 19-year-old man off North King Street last June, with a jury recommending that he ...

Husband arrested in 2014 murder of Navy wife from Hampton  WTKR News 3

A 32-year-old former Navy Sailor suspected of murdering his wife was arrested on January 31, FOX 5 San Diego reports.

Portsmouth Invitational Tournament brings in deepest roster in years  WAVY-TV

The Portsmouth Invitational Tournament returns for its 66th year, beginning on Wednesday.

Body of Navy wife from Hampton discovered 2 years after she went missing in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The body of a woman from Hampton who vanished in 2014 was recovered two months ago in a waterway near a hotel in San Diego, police ...

Mathews High School, former player honored with NFL's golden football  Daily Press

In honor of Stuart Anderson's success, Mathews High School recently received a commemorative Wilson Golden Football from the National Football League.

IWCS's Rashard Wright receives national award - The Tidewater News  Tidewater News

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. ISLE OF WIGHT Rashard Wright's desire for leadership and for Isle of Wight County students to receive the ...

Virginia State's Trenton Cannon drafted by New York Jets  Richmond Free Press

Virginia State University's Trenton Cannon has shown the CIAA the special talents he has on a football field. Now he hopes to show the NFL.

Proposed new school in York sees progress  Daily Press

The York County School Board approved a transfer of $210421 for the purchase of design work for a new elementary school.

50 years of the Hampton Jazz Festival  Daily Press

An oral history looking back at 50 Hampton Jazz Festivals.

Meet the 200 Virginians in the military who have died since 9/11  Virginian-Pilot

Since the Sept. 11 terror attacks, 200 people from Virginia have died while supporting military operations in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. The Virginian-Pilot is ...

Brickhouse to lead PG boys  Asheboro Courier Tribune

CLIMAX — After winning its first six games and nine out of its first 12 last season, the Providence Grove High School basketball team suffered a crippling loss ...

Tall men help John Marshall open season with wins  Richmond Free Press

Surprisingly, the Richmond area's tallest basketball team might represent a high school rather than a college. John Marshall High School's front line just may ...

Music therapy program helps veterans with PTSD  WJLA

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) - "Music has charms to soothe a savage breast." Playwright William Congreve coined that sentiment in 1697. Three centuries later, Dan ...

Cox named Daisy Elementary School Teacher of the Year  Myhorrynews

There has been no other place like Daisy Elementary School for third-grade teacher Jessica Cox. That fact proves out in her 11-year career as an educator, ...

These Virginia high schools will receive a Golden Football from the NFL

Golden Footballs were sent to the high school of every player or head coach who was on an active roster in a Super Bowl.

"Your Swag Is as Low as Your Sag"  NBC Washington

For the senior class president at Kecoughtan High School in Hampton, Va., the saggy pants look has gone too far -- or low. Some students sag their pants so low ...

Former Isle of Wight special ed director sues district  Daily Press

Tammie Rollins-Hines, the previous special education director in Isle of Wight County, has filed a lawsuit against Superintendent Jim Thornton and the Isle of.

Windsor High School 2017 Graduation  Daily Press

Windsor High School Salutatorian Hannah Weisenburger told her classmates to enjoy life as it happens, instead of waiting for the next big event.

Rarely used defense gets wife acquitted in Newport News slaying  Daily Press

A mother of two accused of killing her husband is found not guilty by reason of insanity and committed to a psychiatric institute in Petersburg.

Trent Cannon: Im now a Jet  Progress Index

Virginia State Football's all-time rusher looks forward to starting NFL career with Jets after being drafted in the 6th round. HAMPTON - Trenton Cannon was in his ...

Monica Moorehead to Black students: “Become an activist”  Workers World

Edited from a talk given by Monica Moorehead, WWP secretariat member, at “A gala celebrating Black activism,” sponsored by the Pace University Black Student ...

Cleveland Browns hire Morocco Brown, former Redskins personnel executive, likely as VP of Player Personnel  The Plain Dealer

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Browns have hired former Redskins Director of Pro Personnel Morocco Brown, most likely as Vice President of Player Personnel, ...

Cannon lowers 'Boom' on VSU's opponents  Richmond Free Press

Successful college football recruiting is all about organization, forming contacts, perseverance and hard work. It also helps having a bit of luck.

Get Schooled: New Breakfast Carts Roll Out in Two York County High Schools  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

For high school students who want to socialize or rush to put the finishing touches on a homework assignment before the bell rings at 7:20 a.m., breakfast…

Emory & Henry picks Newsome as new head football coach  Southwest Virginia Today

Curt Newsome is Emory & Henry College's new head football coach.

Young guitarist wins Williamsburg competition with old song  Daily Press

Andrew Shield is barely 16 years old, but he already works the stage as if he owns it. Shield, who has been a regular lately at local 1950s rock-and-roll revival ...

[PHOTOS] Portland SeaDogs vs Trenton Thunder – April 12, 2016  Pinstriped Prospects

Trenton Thunder center fielder Lane Adams and left fielder Jake Cave head to the outfield for the top of the third inning against the Portland Sea Dogs at Arm ...

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