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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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Thousands of students will graduate from Norfolk public schools in the coming weeks, but one in particular is taking home his diploma ...



Currituck wrestling wins at Oak Duals  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Monday, January 28, 2019. NORFOLK, Va. — The Currituck wrestling team defeated Norview (Va.) 48-30 in the championship Saturday at the ...



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.



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

Box scores and highlights from around South Hampton Roads.



Two school buses involved in morning crashes  Virginian-Pilot

There were 28 students on the bus and two adults in the car at the time of the crash no one was injured, police said.



Granby High School student found with live ammo  WAVY-TV

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - A Granby High School student was found with several rounds of live ammunition during a random search on Tuesday afternoon.



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.



Norfolk Police investigating social media threat towards Norview High School  WTKR News 3

This afternoon, school administrators at Norview High were made aware of threat circulating on social media. Police have been notified and as a precaution, the ...



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

Sometimes you could find Principal Donald Beaman in the hallway at Blair Junior High School, yelling at students to get to class. Among teens it earned him the ...



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.



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” ...



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.



White cops defend pepper spraying a black teen suspected of skipping school, saying he gave them 'attitude'  Business Insider

Two white police officers who pepper sprayed a 16-year-old black teenager who was suspected of skipping school have defended their actions by saying he ...



Norfolk Public Schools releases statement on teacher’s social media post  WTKR News 3

Norfolk Public Schools commented Friday on a Ruffner Academy staff member's social media post referring to her students as "from the hood."



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 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 high schooler places 2nd in national safe driving contest  WTKR News 3

A junior at Norview High School took second place in a national safe driving contest.



23 local schools listed among ‘2018’s Best High Schools’  WTKR News 3

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.



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 ...



Norfolk Public Schools studying mixed-income preschool classrooms  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. - Norfolk Public Schools is taking action for your kids. They're working to close the achievement gap and create diverse environments for ...



Norfolk high school security officer sprays mace during fight involving students  wtkr.com

A Norfolk Public Schools security officer sprayed mace to break up a fight between students, according to Norfolk Police.



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

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 ...



Driver charged after Norfolk school bus overturns near I-64  WAVY-TV

WAVY News Staff - NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- The driver of a Norfolk school bus that overturned Tuesday morning just off of Interstate 64 is facing charges.



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 ...



Taking it to the streets: Norfolk Police Academy recruits sworn in after graduation  WTKR News 3

Congratulations are in order because there are now some new police officers that will be hitting the streets of Norfolk very soon.



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 volleyball player's dance moves go viral  WAVY-TV

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



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 ...



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.



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

Daniel Austin first picked up the violin as a fifth-grade student at the old Crossroads Elementary School. He remembers taking classes in the cafeteria, ...



Norfolk Police’s T.R.U.E. Program helping local youth graduate, reach greater expectations  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. – Teaching, Reaching, Understanding and Educating are the four goals of the Norfolk Police Department's T.R.U.E. Program, and those goals ...



Local public libraries to celebrate first class of graduates to receive diploma through online program  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk Public Library and the Virginia Beach Public Library will welcome some of the school year's first high school graduates. On Sunday ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Lynnhaven Middle School student taken into custody after threatening comments  WTKR News 3

Lynnhaven Middle School will have an increased police presence Thursday after threatening comments were made against the school Wednesday afternoon.



Norfolk boxer wins gold for Team USA in Bulgaria  wtkr.com

SOFIA, Bulgaria – A Norfolk native was one of two boxers from Virginia to take home medals from a boxing tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria, which they ...



Norfolk Collegiate School closed due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’ amid bomb threat, sexual misconduct investigation  WTKR News 3

Norfolk Collegiate School is closed Friday due to what they say are "unforeseen circumstances."



Norfolk Public Schools alert parents of suspicious van luring children near school  WTKR News 3

"This message is to alert you to a potentially dangerous situation. Norfolk Public Schools has received a report of a man in the vicinity of Crossroads School ...



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 ...



Norfolk Police Department responds to threatening tweet against Rosemont Middle  WTKR News 3

The Norfolk Police Department reported Friday that a student was apprehended after a Monday social media threat against Rosemont Middle School.



Tallwood High School student arrested after threatening graffiti found  WTKR News 3

One juvenile female student was charged with disturbing the peace after threatening graffiti was found in a bathroom at Tallwood High School.



Norfolk Police to hold 45th Citizen Police Academy  WTKR News 3

The Academy's Fall Session will be held August 23 through November 15.



HS Football Buzz | Granby won’t rest on big win after snapping Lake Taylor's winning streak  Virginian-Pilot

Granby coach Sekou Wilson said he would give his team the weekend to celebrate a 14-12 win over Lake Taylor that snapped the Titans' 45-game Eastern ...



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

It was one of the most bizarre moments in college football history. William & Mary quarterback Tom Rozantz took off on an option run and appeared headed for ...



Police reviewing security at Pretlow Library after threat  WTKR News 3

Police are reviewing security after a man allegedly made a threatening statement in Norfolk's Pretlow Library last week.



Additional officers assigned to Norfolk middle school following social media threat  WTKR News 3

More police officers will be assigned to the area of Norview Middle School as a precaution after a threat was made on social media.



Millions online fall in love with cheer sisters  KSDK

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



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

For the last nine years, Gary Gouge has made his home in a majestic, 78,000-square-foot building. Living in an apartment within the Norfolk Masonic Temple on ...



Norfolk Police resolve crisis situation  WTKR News 3

The Norfolk Police Department is working a crisis situation in the area of Brambleton Avenue and Church Street Friday night.



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 ...



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.



Violent start to 2018 in Norfolk; four shootings in 24 hours  13newsnow.com

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- 2018 had a violent start in Norfolk with four shootings in the matter of 24 hours. The string of violence started Sunday at 4 a.m. on Tait ...



Lefty Time  GoDuke.com

By Lewis Bowling, GoDuke the Magazine. Winning basketball games was what this man did everywhere he went. He was an all-state player on a Granby High ...



Norfolk Public Schools sends warning of suspicious man near Crossroads Elementary School  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. – After a suspicious man was spotted near Crossroads Elementary School, Norfolk Public Schools sent a message to students and parents of ...



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 ...



First woman in six years earns GED in Norfolk City Jail  WTKR News 3

Cassandra Dickens, 29, had a graduation ceremony Wednesday afternoon.



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 ...



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 ...



The new Millennium: Norfolk has three Gates scholars  Virginian-Pilot

The sky's the limit for Henry Blalock. He's one of three Gates Millenium Scholars from Norfolk high schools and is aiming for a career in aerospace engineering.



Bed bugs found four times recently in one Norfolk high school  wtkr.com

Maury High School's principal sent students home with a letter regarding a bed bug issue in the school.



Moe’s Southwest Grill coming to Granby Street in Norfolk  wtkr.com

NORFOLK, Va. – Moe's Southwest Grill is coming to Granby Street! The new location will be on 161 Granby Street, across the street from the Dominion ...



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.



Preparing for the worst just in case, Suffolk hosts active shooter training  WTKR News 3

SUFFOLK, Va. - Police officers moved through the lobby of King's Fork High School with their guns drawn on Thursday as students ran for the exits. A gunshot ...



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 ...



Norfolk mom takes action after son shows disturbing threats made to middle school  wtkr.com

News 3 dug into some of the incidents involving threats made to local schools via social media and found a mom who called police when her 13-year-old son ...



Two Norview Middle School students arrested for making threatening statements  WTKR News 3

The Norfolk Police Department announced Tuesday that detectives have arrested and charged two Norview Middle School students with making statement ...



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.



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 ...



For the first time ever, Norfolk council decides to write down its rules  Virginian-Pilot

Norfolk City Council will soon have its first-ever written guidelines governing how meetings run and how members propose legislation.



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 ...



Gun found at Maury High School in Norfolk  wtkr.com

A gun was found at Maury High School Thursday afternoon, according to a letter sent from the principal to parents.



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 ...



Boy Scout troop hatches another Eagle  Virginian-Pilot

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



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.



Public gets opportunity to speak on Norfolk city budget  wtkr.com

NORFOLK, Va. - Dozens took their seat in the Granby High School Auditorium Wednesday wearing shirts reading "VOTE to fully fund the budget." The shirts ...



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.



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 ...



Friends organize second ceremony for Virginia salutatorian who wasn’t allowed into graduation  WTKR News 3

About a dozen Brunswick High School Class of 2018 graduates met Monday morning — two days after their high school graduation — to right what they called a ...



Owner of 456 Fish, other Granby Street restaurants, dies  wtkr.com

Ron Zoby, the owner of 456 Fish and a handful of other restaurants on Granby Street, died Wednesday, according to the company's business manager.



Girls basketball | All-Tidewater honorable mention  Virginian-Pilot

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



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.



Hampton employees, employers sought for summer youth jobs program  WTKR News 3

HAMPTON, Va. – The City of Hampton is looking for employees and employers to take part in the upcoming Summer Youth Employment Program. Hampton ...



Teacher arrested for ‘inappropriate relationship’ with Virginia student  WTKR News 3

Multiple former students at Matoaca said they were 'not surprised' by the charges against Nixon, and cited rumblings among students for years.



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.



Extra police present after rumors of bomb threat at Virginia Beach school  WTKR News 3

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – There was extra police presence at Landstown High School Thursday. This comes after rumors of a bomb threat were circulating the ...



After 'Brown v. Board of Education': Portraits of Integration, Virginia, 1959  TIME

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



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

Betty Ann Bowser died Friday, more than 50 years after she began blazing a trail for women in journalism across the country. Her path started here in Hampton ...



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

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



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 Youth Attend Traffic Safety Summer Leadership Retreat at JMU  NBC 29 News

More than 120 teens representing 37 schools from across the state arrived at JMU on June 18 for a week of hands-on activities that focus on safe driving habits ...



Linda Brown's Legacy and the Hidden Ripple Effect of Brown v. Board of Education  TIME

Linda Brown, who died this week at 75 after a lifetime as a sometimes-reluctant national icon associated with the landmark desegregation case Brown v. Board ...



Suzy C. Dixon  Villages-News

It is with great sadness that the family of Suzy C. Dixon, of Lady Lake, FL, announce her passing on December 9, 2018. Suzy was born as Susan Gail Capin on ...



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