The Burger King controversy: A call for regicide

Burger King’s announced purchase of Canadian fast food chain Tim Hortons, and its plans to relocate its headquarters to Canada to take advantage of the lower corporate income tax rate, were followed by predictable liberal cries of outrage over BK’s ...

Virginia Union University recognizes 150 years of advancing higher education

Virginia Union University recently held the first of a series of events designed to recognize the university’s 150 years of leadership in advancing educational opportunities for students. Founded in 1865, Virginia Union is one of the oldest historically black colleges ...

Veterans voice frustration with Hampton VA at town hall meeting

About 50 Air Force veterans expressed their grievances to Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center Director Michael Dunfee during a town hall meeting last Wednesday night for not directly addressing questions and concerns.

Forum clarifies Hampton tax changes

The Hampton Branch of the NAACP hosted about 30 residents and a group of city staff and City Council members, including Mayor George Wallace, to explain the council’s decision to end the tax exemption program it once offered senior citizens.

Hampton University and Norfolk State University to strengthen environmental research with EPA

Hampton University, Norfolk State University, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality signed an agreement last Monday to continue a partnership to bring more minority students into environmental research fields.

Hampton Roads sheriffs endorse Senator Mark Warner for re-election

Sixty-three sheriffs from across the commonwealth

Presidents responds, lays out strategy to defeat ISIS

President Barack Obama wants to conduct "a systematic campaign of airstrikes" against ISIS and increase U.S. support to the forces fighting on the ground,

September is Hunger Action Month

The beginning of September marks the start of Hunger Action Month, where the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore along with other food banks in the Feeding America network hold events throughout the country to inspire people to ...

Senator Kaine meets with service members

Sen. Tim Kaine recently visited Spain and met with Virginia service members.

Newport News assistant police chief named

Stacy Kelly has been named the new assistant police chief for Newport News.

Hampton City Schools to use new software to manage visitors

Hampton City Schools have one-upped a website that will locate sex offenders living in the vicinity.

Senator Warner talks student debt at ODU and W&M

Sen. Mark Warner recently spoke to Old Dominion University and The College of William and Mary students about debt.

Senior citizens picket Hampton's State of the City Address

Hampton senior citizens picketed Mayor George Wallace's state of the city address.

McAuliffe launches efforts to expand health services

Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) has launched "A Healthy Virginia", a 10-step plan to expand health care services to over 200,000 Virginians, according to his office. The "unprecedented action" by any governor in Virginia history includes authorizations of four emergency regulations, ...

Virginia voters strongly agree with McDonnell verdict

More than two out of three Virginia voters agree with the jury that found former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen guilty in their federal corruption trial.