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School officials: No one in ‘imminent danger’ after alleged threatening list made by Granby High student  WTKR News 3

School officials responded Friday to reports of an alleged threatening list that was made by a Granby High School student.



Granby High School students graduate from Norfolk Police job training program  WTKR News 3

Students say the officers had a big impact on them during the six-week program and that it was an experience they'll never forget.



Increased police presence expected at Granby High School after threat  WTKR News 3

The Norfolk Police Department and the Norfolk Public Schools security team are investigating after Granby High School received a threat of an incident set to ...



Transformer malfunction causes outage at Granby High School; students dismissed  13newsnow.com WVEC

NORFOLK, Va. — An electric pole fire caused a power outage at Granby High School Thursday morning, an official said. Dominion Energy spokeswoman Bonita ...



Security increased at Granby High School after threat  13newsnow.com WVEC

A threat was made toward Granby High School, so Norfolk Public School security team and the Norfolk Police Department will have an increased presence on ...



‘He helped me find my purpose again’ Norfolk community mourns softball coach’s sudden death  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. - If you or someone you know has played softball in Norfolk over the past few years, chances are you've crossed paths with Rodney Waterfield.



Virginia Beach, VA, Veterans Recipients of Recycled Rides  Autobody News

When Army veteran Cheryl Wiggins bought a lemon last year, she began to despair she would ever gain a reliable set of wheels to get around Hampton Roads ...



Flad, Patricia Margaret (Schub)  Madison.com

MADISON—Patricia Margaret (Schub) Flad passed away on Friday, May 17, 2019, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg, surrounded by love. Pat was born in ...



Norfolk ‘lost class,’ disrupted by racist Massive Resistance strategy, to meet for 60th anniversary  WAVY-TV

On Friday there will be a special moment for hundreds of people who made history in Hampton Roads, some 60 years ago.



15-year-old to graduate two years early from Granby High School  WAVY-TV

Thousands of students will graduate from Norfolk public schools in the coming weeks, but one in particular is taking home his diploma two years early. “I've been ...



High school scoreboard | Friday's scores, Saturday's schedule  Virginian-Pilot

Box scores and highlights from around South Hampton Roads.



Community asks Norfolk school board members to push back school start times  WAVY-TV

Several parents, teachers and even doctors addressed board members encouraging them to let students sleep in longer.



Granby High student found with live ammo, no weapon  wtkr.com

A Granby High School student was discovered with several rounds of live ammunition in their possession on Tuesday.



Hank & Saundra Sawyer: Lake Taylor’s love tale  WTKR News 3

Coaches Hank and Saundra Sawyer, husband and wife, have combined to win five state championships at Lake Taylor High School.



These teens wrote letters about gun violence to Sen. Tim Kaine. He called them back.  Virginian-Pilot

After the February school shooting in Parkland, Fla., Jelani Byfield wrote a letter to Sen. Tim Kaine about gun violence for a government class assignment.



Class 4 boys basketball quarterfinal: Courtland comes up short against Lake Taylor  Fredericksburg.com

NORFOLK—Playing more like a football defensive back, Lake Taylor's Daleon Gibson flew through the air to intercept a pass before running down to convert the ...



School counselors can prevent violence, but there's not enough of them  13newsnow.com WVEC

In the aftermath of school shootings like the ones in Parkland, Florida and at Virginia Tech, records show there often were mental health concerns, which never ...



The Locker Room Show | September 21  WTKR News 3

In a Friday Football Frenzy edition of the Locker Room show, Wink and Mitch feature nine high school football games from around Hampton Roads.



Norfolk Masonic Temple turned into house of horrors for Halloween  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. - It's the last weekend to take a tour through the Norfolk Masonic Temple, which has been transformed into a house of terror for Halloween.



Do you hear bagpipes? The Virginia International Tattoo Festival is pounding the drums at Scope in Norfolk  Virginian-Pilot

The smell of french fries and funnel cake filled the air at Scope Plaza Thursday afternoon. Crowds of civilians and military *service* members looked on while the ...



"He was professional and cared about his students": Donald Beaman, longtime educator, dies at 87  Virginian-Pilot

"He was professional and cared about his students, the teachers, and the school in general," said William Tugwell, who remembers working with Beaman at ...



White cops defend pepper-spraying black teen over suspicion of skipping school: 'Gave us attitude'  Yahoo Finance

Norfolk, Va., police say a viral video depicting officers pepper-spraying and handcuffing a teen suspected of skipping school was justified because the boy was ...



WATCH: Lefty Driesell discusses days in Norfolk, Newport News during Hall of Fame speech  WTKR News 3

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Lefty Driesell, a basketball legend, is now in his rightful place among fellow legends. Friday night, college basketball icon Charles “Lefty” ...



Granby High junior's dance moves have the internet buzzing  Virginian-Pilot

Granby High junior Hannah Talliere is the newest internet sensation. An outside hitter for the girls volleyball team, Talliere was filmed dancing to “TZ Anthem” by ...



23 local schools listed among ‘2018’s Best High Schools’  wtkr.com

Of the 28813 public schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia, 103 Virginia high schools were nationally recognized.



Norfolk student gains national attention after performance on albinism, bullying  wtkr.com

A Norfolk high school student is gaining national attention after his memorable participation in the 10th annual Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World.



Norfolk mother holds birthday party for late son  13newsnow.com WVEC

A Norfolk mother pleads for justice after celebrating her 16-year-old son's birthday by his gravestone.



The Pilot's annual fall bazaar guide has arrived  Virginian-Pilot

FALL HAS ARRIVED, and that means it's time for craft shows and festivals. It also means The Pilot's annual bazaar guide is here to help you locate your latest ...



Granby puts a halt to Lake Taylor's 45-game Eastern District winning streak  Virginian-Pilot

The Comets forced four turnovers in their 14-12 upset – the Titans' first district loss since 2010.



INSIDE ACCESS: Take a walk through the Haunted House at Norfolk Masonic Temple  13newsnow.com WVEC

The "Haunted Temple" now in its eighth year is one of the best haunted house experiences in Hampton Roads.



Hundreds shed tears at memorial for Norfolk teen  WAVY-TV

For the third time since March, community members attended a memorial for a 15-year-old Norfolk homicide victim.



No turf war here: ODU and city combine on improvements to popular Powhatan Field  Virginian-Pilot

New turf is being installed at a cost of $900000, with the city and ODU continuing to share use.



The homegrown secret to Norfolk students' success in music classes  Virginian-Pilot

More than a dozen teachers across the school system grew up and went to school here.



Granby High grad Grant Gustin to star in William H. Macy’s dramedy “Krystal”  Virginian-Pilot

Granby High grad Grant Gustin, who plays “The Flash” on The CW, will join Nick Robinson and Rosario Dawson in the independent dramedy “Krystal” that ...



Back in the Day | A Thanksgiving football classic - Granby vs. Maury - 1953  Virginian-Pilot

Several days before the annual Thanksgiving Day football game between Norfolk's Granby and Maury high schools, in late November 1953, cheerleaders from ...



Millions online fall in love with cheer sisters  WFMY News 2

Millions of people on the web have become captivated by two Virginia sisters.



Granby volleyball player's dance moves go viral  WAVY-TV

Hannah Talliere's moves have been seen by millions on social media.



Plaster, Esther Garrard  GoDanRiver.com

Esther Garrard Plaster, 76, of Danville, passed away on May 7, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Plaster was born in Norfolk, Va., on July 25, 1942, to the late Marion.



Norview High School graduates receive $21 million in scholarships!  13newsnow.com

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Graduates at one Norfolk high school broke a record this year in the dollar amount of college scholarships they received! The class of ...



2018 Top 40 Under 40 honoree: Joe W. Dillard Jr., external and government affairs liaison, Hampton Roads Transit  Virginian-Pilot

At work: I manage the development and implementation of government relations plans and outreach to achieve strategic agency goals and objectives, including ...



Norfolk police investigating recent Granby grad’s death as homicide  WAVY-TV

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Norfolk police are investigating an early morning shooting that left one man dead Sunday. Although police are calling it a homicide, ...



Norview High does its part to lift spirits of longtime coach Ken Whitley after assault  Virginian-Pilot

Longtime high school wrestling and football coach Ken Whitley, who injured last week during an altercation in Virginia Beach, had his spirits lifted Wednesday ...



Nov. 4, 1960 | John F. Kennedy addresses Norfolk crowd  Virginian-Pilot

On November 4, 1960, four days before Election Day, John F. Kennedy's plane “The Caroline” landed at Norfolk's municipal airport. Kennedy, running on the ...



Virginia Stage Company and Norfolk State University Theatre Company Present Toni Morrison's THE BLUEST EYE  Broadway World

Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison's first novel comes to life at the Wells Theatre. The Bluest Eye, directed by Khanisha Foster, follows the ...



Yorgo's Bageldashery: the place to go for traditional Jewish rugelach  Virginian-Pilot

For about 14 years, Sara Kruger has come to the beloved Yorgo's bagel shop on Norfolk's Colonial Avenue to make the traditional Jewish pastry rugelach, which ...



A veritable fruit market is growing in urban Norfolk  Virginian-Pilot

Norfolk is an urban city with planes taking off and 18-wheelers downshifting. But according to Steven Traylor, city forester for Norfolk, our unique geography and ...



After 96 years, Norfolk pesticians still practicing pestology  Virginian-Pilot

Launched in a basement at 218 39th St. in Norfolk in 1922, the pest control company has been owned and operated for more than nine decades by the Church ...



Ken Whitley's legacy will be defined by five decades of service as a coach and mentor  Virginian-Pilot

Ken Whitley fears the image of him crumpled into a bloody heap after an altercation with a high school student last spring is how he will be remembered.



Dorothy Salomonsky | 2018 Women in Business honoree  Virginian-Pilot

At work: A former teacher, I was hired in 1995 to work 10 hours per week to assist the elderly with volunteer check writing and telephone reassurance. In 2018 ...



In the Audience: Dinner Theater for the Ages  WAVY-TV

PrimePlus Norfolk Senior Center and Hurrah players have teamed up for an evening of entertainment for all generations.



Harrington, Jr., F. Baldwin | Obituaries | fredericksburg.com  Fredericksburg.com

F. Baldwin Harrington, Jr., M.D., 86, passed away on Monday, March 4, 2019 in Fredericksburg. Born in Norfolk, Baldwin graduated from Granby High School ...



Students wear running shorts to test dress code equality  WAVY-TV

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- A group of Granby High School students wore running shorts to school Thursday, because they felt like girls were being singled out by ...



Foreman Field turns 80 this football season. Here's a look at the stadium's underappreciated history  Virginian-Pilot

The birthday comes after ODU officials announced the most historic parts of the stadium will be replaced with modern seating and amenities. That's no reason for ...



High schools | Saturday's scores and highlights  Virginian-Pilot

A look at Saturday's action in South Hampton Roads. For expanded highlights and more photos, check out the High School Roundup later tonight at ...



Norfolk school division investigating incident involving principal Smigiel, who serves as councilman  Virginian-Pilot

Norfolk Public Schools has launched an investigation involving Principal Tommy Smigiel who also serves as a City Councilman, according to Michael ...



Hampton Roads schools make U.S. News & World Report list of best Virginia high schools  Virginian-Pilot

The annual list includes data on more than 21000 public high schools across the country and takes into account whether the schools serve all students, not just ...



Nauticus’ Women in STEM Day to highlight female role models  wtkr.com

On Saturday, March 24, Nauticus will host Women in STEM Day, which will allow visitors to interact with and learn from local women in STEM (science, ...



Local students use social media to give close-up look at National Walkout  13newsnow.com

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat helped tell the story of National School Walkout Day as students and administrators stood against gun violence and ...



Close-up: Gary Gouge, Superintendent, Norfolk Masonic Temple  Virginian-Pilot

For the last nine years, Gary Gouge has made his home in a majestic, 78000-square-foot building.



Brown v. Board of Education: Integration in Virginia, 5 Years Later  TIME

On the 60th anniversary of the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision, LIFE recalls an integration battle in Virginia five long years later.



Girls basketball | All-Tidewater honorable mention  Virginian-Pilot

A list of girls players who just missed making first- and second-team All-Tidewater.



Norfolk councilman, city attorney cleared after allegations of conflict of interest  Virginian-Pilot

Councilman Tommy Smigiel and City Attorney Bernard Pishko did not commit crimes under the state's conflict-of-interest law, according to a special prosecutor's ...



VA Has 103 Of Americas Best High Schools In 2018, US News Says  Old Town Alexandria, VA Patch

Virginia's Best Schools According To US News - Old Town Alexandria, VA - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.



Motorcyclist critically injured in Monday morning crash on Granby Street  wtkr.com

A motorcyclist was critically injured Monday morning in a crash on Granby Street.



Susan “Suzy” Jane Berns (Dougher)  North Coast Citizen

January 19, 1951-October 30, 2018. On Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Susan “Suzy” Jane Berns (Dougher), passed away from lung cancer while surrounded by ...



Get spooked at the 7th annual Haunted Masonic Temple  wtkr.com

This years theme is 'Pirates revenge awaits' followed by a gruesome mental hospital and a castle of death.



Report: Norfolk native Lefty Driesell elected to National Basketball Hall of Fame  WTKR News 3

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Lefty won't be left out. College basketball icon Charles “Lefty” Driesell is finally a basketball Hall of Famer. The Norfolk native, who ...



Vincent Mastracco Jr. | No. 9  Virginian-Pilot

One of Vincent Mastracco Jr.'s most prized accomplishments isn't watching something made of brick and mortar develop, but rather following the young men and ...



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.



Photos | Long lines to vote in 1952  Virginian-Pilot

On Election Day, Nov. 4, 1952, thousands of Norfolk residents flocked to their respective polling stations, ready to pick the next president. Republican Dwight ...



9 Old Dominion Aquatic Club Seniors to Swim in College in 2018-19  SwimSwam

The Old Dominion Aquatic Club has nine graduating seniors who will be swimming in college this fall.



Virginia Symphony violinist to retire after 50 years  Virginian-Pilot

Music and life have been one and the same for Lillian Curry. After 50 seasons as a violinist with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, she is slowing the tempo, ...



Boy Scout troop hatches another Eagle  Virginian-Pilot

Granby High senior John Azar cleaned up a school parking lot for his community *service* project.



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

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



Lefty Time  GoDuke.com

Coaching legend gets long-awaited call from the Hall.



Norfolk's first citizens have been leaving their mark for 35 years  Virginian-Pilot

Pat and Doug Perry are being recognized by the Cosmopolitan Club of Norfolk their quiet and consistent support of the city.



Minium: ODU had no choice but to tear down Foreman Field  Virginian-Pilot

I have so MANY fond memories of Foreman Field. I grew up in Norfolk, in blue-collar Larrymore Acres, and our family loved to go watch a football game there ...



It's here! The annual Fall Bazaar Guide  Virginian-Pilot

Fall HAS ARRIVED, and that means it's time for craft shows and festivals. It also means The Pilot's annual bazaar guide is here to help you locate your latest and.



Seven Trailblazers Named 2019 'Strong Men & Women in Virginia History'  PRNewswire

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Energy and the Library of Virginia celebrated the achievements of seven African-American leaders ...



VUL looking to grow  Richmond Free Press

Virginia University of Lynchburg has a new football coach but an old problem — trying to succeed against far more established programs.



Daniel Leslie 'Dan' Butler Sr., 87, made lifelong friendships at Governor's Land  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

On Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, Daniel Leslie “Dan” Butler Sr., 87, passed away peacefully of natural causes at his home in Williamsburg. Dan was a devoted and ...



If Norfolk lobbied for marijuana decriminalization, it would be the first city in Virginia to do so  Virginian-Pilot

Norfolk City Council members are considering asking state lawmakers to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. If Norfolk decided to lobby ...



Virginia colleges waive application fees for College Application Week  Virginian-Pilot

All 15 of the state's public four-year colleges and universities, as well as the community colleges and seven private institutions, will be waiving their application ...



Local schools take part in National School Walkout  WTKR News 3

Students from more than 2500 schools across the country will stream out of class Friday as part of a National School Walkout to demand action on gun reform.



2nd Congressional District Democratic Debate  Virginian-Pilot

Karen Mallard during the 2nd Congressional District Democratic Debate held at Granby High School Sunday, April 29, 2018.



Make A Wish Foundation makes a dream come true for local teen  WAVY-TV

AJ Schlicher, 15, will be a sophomore at Granby High School this year. He was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when he was two.



Ocean View flyover will likely close to cars in 2018 but could have second life  Virginian-Pilot

Norfolk's deteriorating Ocean View flyover bridge is set to close to cars in 2018 when a new intersection opens at Tidewater Drive and Ocean View Avenue.



Norfolk man takes pride in his "art" of plastering  Virginian-Pilot

Calvin Hanchey, owner of Hanchey Plastering Co., is a second-generation plasterer — an artist who transforms cracked walls and busted ceilings into things of ...



Proposed Norfolk budget includes raises for city workers, avoids tax increase  13newsnow.com

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Interim City Manager Douglas Smith presented the 2018 Fiscal Year budget to city council Tuesday night. "The proposed budget ...



Macon Brock, co-founder of Dollar Tree and a prominent philanthropist, dies at 75  Virginian-Pilot

Macon Brock, one of three co-founders of Dollar Tree, died Saturday morning, family and friends confirmed. He was 75.



Macon Brock Jr., Co-Founder of Dollar Tree, Dies at 75  New York Times

When Macon F. Brock Jr. and his partners pitched their idea to open a chain of dollar stores to developers at a shopping mall convention in the mid-1980s, they ...



2 Democrats in 2nd Congressional District primary face sharp queries about politics – not issues  Virginian-Pilot

Karen Mallard and Elaine Luria, two Democratic congressional candidates in the June 12 primary, faced tough political questions that dealt with who might have ...



Bari Shapiro Roistacher, sales representative, lifting specialist at J Henry Holland | First person  Virginian-Pilot

I CLIMB NAVY SHIPS FOR A LIVING,” Bari Shapiro Roistacher said.



Victim of Norfolk's 4th deadly shooting in as many days went by "Shoot Out"  Virginian-Pilot

A man who went by “Shoot Out” was gunned down in Berkley on Wednesday, the fourth Norfolk homicide in as many days. Larry Bernard Williams Jr., 24, lived ...



Greek Festival returns to Norfolk  wtkr.com

Opa! The annual Greek Festival is returning to Norfolk on May 18 to May 21.



Here's where to park your car during Hermine  Virginian-Pilot

If you want to park your car in a safe spot over the weekend, here's where to look.



Photos | Presidents in Hampton Roads, 1907-2017  Virginian-Pilot

The Hampton Roads area has drawn presidents for everything from campaigns to fishing trips.



The Virginia Symphony Orchestra remembers Tim Bishop, longtime percussionist  Virginian-Pilot

For 30 years, Tim Bishop made a lot of noise, playing percussion with seemingly boundless energy as a member of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra.



"Hidden Figures" screening aims to encourage Norfolk high school girls into STEM  Virginian-Pilot

Almost 200 students, mostly girls, were gathered for a private screening of "Hidden Figures" at the MacArthur Center, organized by ODU's engineering school.



Former CBS, PBS TV news anchor and Norfolk native dies at 73  Virginian-Pilot

Throughout her TV news career, Betty Ann Bowser covered many of America's most memorable events. Enthralling or cataclysmic, Bowser saw it all over the last ...



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