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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’s ‘Lost Class of ’59,’ reduced after Massive Resistance to integration, to celebrate 60th reunion  Virginian-Pilot

The Granby High School class of 1959 was lost to history. That's the consensus of the organizers of the group's 60th high school reunion. On April 26, they'll ...



Granby High grad headed to Ivy League school Brown  Virginian-Pilot

On Nov. 1, 2018, Alexandra Seemar drove home from crew practice at Granby High School . She went straight upstairs to her bedroom and opened up her email ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



‘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.



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 ...



Second-ranked Granby comes from behind to stun top-ranked Maury  Virginian-Pilot

In an amazing comeback, second-ranked Granby upset top-ranked Maury to hand the Commodores their first loss of the season in front of a standing-room-only ...



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.



Granby names Larry Archie as its new coach  Virginian-Pilot

The former Norcom coach, who was let go after 18 seasons, led the Greyhounds to the Class 3 Region A championship game last season.



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.



High school basketball report | Granby coach seeking tough tests  Virginian-Pilot

Granby boys coach Mike Evans was regarded as one of the top high school basketball players in the country when he starred at Booker T. Washington High in ...



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

Box scores and highlights from around South Hampton Roads.



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 ...



Granby High IB grad is making up for tough start  Virginian-Pilot

Morgan Brown has overcome serious developmental issues to graduate from Granby High's rigorous International Baccalaureate program.



Lake Taylor boys continue improbable run; Titans girls advance in impressive fashion  Virginian-Pilot

Both Titans teams dominate and advance to Tuesday's semifinals.



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.



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.



Norfolk hoops legend, “Lefty” Driesell, to be honored for by Virginia Sports Hall of Fame  WTKR News 3

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The life and career of one of basketball's most winningest coaches will be celebrated in Virginia Beach on Wednesday. Charles “Lefty” ...



Boys & Girls Basketball | Honorable mention All-Tidewater  Virginian-Pilot

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



After arrest and pepper spraying of Norfolk teen, family wants independent investigation  Virginian-Pilot

Don Scott said he's not confident Norfolk police can conduct a fair probe of their own officers' actions. The department declined to respond.



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 ...



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 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.



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.



"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 ...



Teachers, students call for more school funding at Norfolk budget hearing  Virginian-Pilot

Teachers, students and education advocates turned out to Granby High School en masse Wednesday night to send the City Council a message: fully fund 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 ...



Two-A-Days | After stunning an Eastern District power, Granby wants to keep the success rolling  Virginian-Pilot

Each day during preseason, we're visiting high school football practices in South Hampton Roads for a quick look at each team, including video interviews of ...



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.



17 area youth nonprofits earn $225,000 in grants  Virginian-Pilot

The Community Leadership Partners, a Hampton Roads Community Foundation giving group, awarded $225000 in grants to 17 area nonprofits in 2018.



Aspiring engineers, artists and doctors help drive spike in popularity of Norfolk Public Schools' specialty programs  Virginian-Pilot

In total, 445 students applied for a specialty program this year, up from 396 students last school year.



Some called it "the worst football program in the country." Former Granby star wasn't daunted.  Virginian-Pilot

Bobby Rome has worked a near-miracle in helping to lead Virginia University of Lynchburg to a 3-5 record this season. The Dragons travel to Hampton on ...



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.



History Lessons | Camellia bush’s roots in Norfolk a journey through history across three continents  Virginian-Pilot

Last month, the camellia bushes were in full bloom. In fact, it's been a long time since I have ever seen so many camellia flowers and buds on so many branches.



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 ...



Virginia Beach, Isle of Wight veterans recipients of Recycled Rides  Virginian-Pilot

Army veteran Cheryl Wiggins was presented with a refurbished 2015 Ford Fiesta at Geico's offices on Perimeter Parkway in Virginia Beach on April 3.



What is beautiful? Norfolk high school students reading "The Bluest Eye" break down racism  Virginian-Pilot

On a recent morning at Granby High School, students were read a passage from an adaptation of Toni Morrison's "The Bluest Eye." In it, the story's primary ...



Norfolk students win top prizes at talent contest in Portsmouth  Virginian-Pilot

Finding students to sing opera, dance, and play classical instruments can be a challenge in the era of hip-hop and rap, according to Ed Joyner, but the young ...



Norfolk school board to hear proposals to merge schools and change zones  Virginian-Pilot

Other proposals would mean big changes for Maury and Booker T. high schools, including costly new buildings.



Gate City junior wins statewide essay contest  Kingsport Times News

GATE CITY — For the fourth year in a row, a student from Gate City High School has won Dominion Energy's Strong Men & Women in Virginia History essay ...



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.



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.



Regina Mobley, leaving WVEC today, training to become real estate agent  Virginian-Pilot

Now that she has departed from local TV news, ending a 26-year career as reporter and anchorwoman with ABC affiliate WVEC, what's next for 57-year old ...



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 ...



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 ...



Lauding Lefty: Virginia Sports Hall of Fame celebrates hoops legend Lefty Driesell  WTKR News 3

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The time was right to salute Lefty. Wednesday night, the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame, one of 14 hall of fame of which legendary ...



Grace Ann McLaughlin, 32, demonstrated herculean inner strength and courgage  Southside Daily

Grace Ann McLaughlin, 32, born March 5, 1987, in Norfolk, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019. She was a 2005 graduate of Granby High School and ...



Norfolk teen who was pepper sprayed by officer will be charged with a crime, police tell family  Virginian-Pilot

Two officers were justified when they pepper-sprayed a 16-year-old during an arrest captured on video, Norfolk Police Chief Larry Boone said Friday evening.



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.



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 ...



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.



Millions online fall in love with cheer sisters  WFMY News 2

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



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.



Lake Taylor, Norcom ready for Eastern District title fight as other contenders emerge  Virginian-Pilot

The Eastern District bulls-eye has been etched on Lake Taylor for years now. But good luck to the rest of the district this season.



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's Deloatch honors his father's memory by excelling on the field and off  Virginian-Pilot

Granby senior James Deloatch - a Norfolk State signee - has the top-ranked Comets off to one of their best seasons in recent memory. His father, James Sr., died ...



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 ...



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” ...



Basketball star Leo Anthony, ODU's 1st All-American who became a coach, dies at 79  Virginian-Pilot

As ODU's first All-American, his No. 5 jersey hangs from the rafters at the Ted Constant Center. After college, Anthony racked up more than 1000 career ...



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 ...



Former Maryland coach, Norfolk native Lefty Driesell voted in to Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame  Virginian-Pilot

Lefty Driesell, the Norfolk native who took four schools to the NCAA basketball tournament and won 786 games, was voted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of ...



Young artists shine at Hampton Roads Student Gallery competition  Virginian-Pilot

Haiden Daniels may not have won first place at this year's Hampton Roads Student Gallery, but his work did garner some interesting responses at the awards ...



Lefty Driesell reflects on coaching career, long-awaited Hall of Fame induction  Virginian-Pilot

Lefty Driesell, a Norfolk native and 2018 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, spent Wednesday evening doing what he does best: telling stories.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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.



Princess Anne High School students petition to wear IB stoles at graduation  Virginian-Pilot

IB students at Princess Anne High School are challenging the school's administration after their request to wear stoles at graduation were denied. The stoles ...



Let's play ball | June 1965  Virginian-Pilot

1990. Tidewater Regional Transit soon will operate the only ferries in the country that run on natural gas, according to TRT officials. The engines of two ferries ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Video of teen's arrest in Norfolk goes viral, and police are investigating  Virginian-Pilot

Norfolk police have launched an internal affairs investigation into the arrest and pepper-spraying of a teenager, which a witness described as “unjust” and ...



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 council approves tax increases; money goes toward schools, employee raises  Virginian-Pilot

The council also approved a new school funding formula, aimed at making the schools' annual budget predictable – and to help stave off the annual budget ...



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 ...



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 ...



La Charité, Virginia Nelson Anding "Gini"  Madison.com

Lexington/Nicholasville, Ky, Middleton, Wis., and Saint Augustine, Fla.—Virginia Nelson Anding “Gini” La Charité, formerly of Lexington/Nicholasville, Middleton, ...



Lake Taylor's Javon Harvey relies on faith to overcomes life's obstacles  Virginian-Pilot

Javon Harvey knows he's been blessed. On Friday, the Lake Taylor senior will lead the Titans against unbeaten Lafayette in the Class 4 Region A championship ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Western Branch's girls, boys playing well  Virginian-Pilot

Western Branch's girls and boys hitting their stride heading into the postseason, plus more news and notes from around the hardwood.



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

The facility holds many cherished memories for this Norfolk native, but to keep up, it needed some serious upkeep, and rebuilding it was the only option.



Norfolk proposes $18.5M tax hike to fund schools, vehicles, employee raises and more  Virginian-Pilot

City Manager Doug Smith will ask homeowners to foot most of the bill for a $24.1 million boost in city spending next year with a nearly 9-percent increase in the ...



Democrats seeking to take on Rep. Taylor find more agreement than disagreement  Virginian-Pilot

Elaine Luria and Karen Mallard, who are competing in a June 12 Democratic congressional primary, agreed on most issues during a debate Sunday afternoon, ...



Girls basketball | All-Tidewater honorable mention  Virginian-Pilot

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



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.



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 ...



Boy Scout troop hatches another Eagle  Virginian-Pilot

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



Norfolk man charged with murder says he shot neighbor 8 times in self defense  Virginian-Pilot

Shelton Givens told police he shot Kenneth “Mikey” Britt after Britt had confronted him.



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.



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.



After 30 years, 'Fishnet' gearing up for another 'Rocky Horror' Halloween  Daily Press

After 30 years, the local troupe Fishnet Inc is still providing live cast performances at screenings of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." And they are gearing up for ...



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