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Hampton High School student accepted to 11 colleges and universities, 5 of them Ivy League  WTKR News 3

The salutatorian of Hampton High School is now weighing the next big decision: Where to attend college. His decision is between all the schools he applied to ...

Hampton mother wants answers about daughter’s school assault  WTKR News 3

A local woman says her 15-year-old daughter was brutally attacked by a male student at Hampton High School, and despite efforts, she's not getting any ...

Virginia Tech football: 5 days til kickoff with a look back at Tyrod Taylor  Gobbler Country

Today is August 26, 2019, which means we are only five days away from the Virginia Tech Hokies opening the college football season at Boston College.

Over $19,000 awarded to Hampton schools  WTKR News 3

HAMPTON, Va. – Six Hampton schools and district programs have been awarded $19,150 through the Community Knights, Inc quarterly GIFT grant program.

Staff continuity has accelerated U.Va.’s progress under Mendenhall  Daily Press

Bronco Mendenhall's U.Va. football coaching staff has been the ACC's most stable in the last three-plus years.

Virginia Teen Accepted To 11 Colleges And Universities, 5 Of Them Ivy League  CBS Baltimore

HAMPTON, VA (WTKR ) — The salutatorian of Hampton High School is now weighing the next big decision: Where to attend college. His decision is between all ...

Arthur C. Thommen  East Hampton Star

Arthur Carl Thommen, a longtime history teacher in the Sayville school district, died of congestive heart failure on July 17 at home in Moneta, Va. The East ...

Hampton Police arrest suspect after 17-year-old killed in Hampton 7-Eleven shooting  WTKR News 3

HAMPTON, Va. - Police in Hampton are investigating a shooting that happened in the 2600 block of Kecoughtan Road that left a 17-year-old boy dead after an ...

Hampton students build bridges to future careers through Summer Career Institute  Daily Press

The Academies of Hampton approached VDOT about participating in the summer program to determine bridge use solutions for Hicks Island.

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.

Charlotte Donadio Fernandez, 87, worked in civil service for 30 years  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Charlotte Donadio Fernandez, 87, passed away Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. Charlotte was a native of Sussex, New Jersey, and a Peninsula resident since 1941.

Hampton High School helps student stay on track after spinal surgery  Daily Press

About two weeks after surgery to fix her tethered spinal cord, 17-year-old Adanna Dube began receiving homebound instruction.

Hampton High School hires former ODU, VCU coach as Athletic Director  WTKR News 3

Richard Fortune leaves NCAA women's basketball coaching ranks to take over as A.D. at Hampton High.

Mother in Virginia wants answers after her teen daughter was brutally attacked in school hallway  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

HAMPTON, Va. -- A Virginia woman said her 15-year-old daughter was brutally attacked by a male student at school, and despite efforts, she's not getting any ...

Hampton High School  Henry Herald

Hampton High School was named in two of the six 2019 AP Honor Schools categories by the Georgia Department of Education this week.

Kelly Critic Review: 'Chicago,' Hampton High School  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

What's black and white and red all over? A newspaper depicting a brutal and bloody crime of passion, of course. The press has always been filled with thrilling ...

Police: Hampton High threat not credible

Police were alerted to the possible threat on Wednesday, and shortly after the investigation began, detectives determined the threat was not credible.

Danny Mitchell steps down as Hampton High's interim football coach and Kenny Gilliam steps in  Daily Press

Danny Mitchell has stepped down as the interim head football coach at Hampton High, a position he had held for about a month, according to administration at ...

18-year-old charged with killing another teen in Hampton turns self in to police  Daily Press

An 18-year-old from Hampton is facing a murder charge after a 17-year-old was shot and killed Friday at a 7-Eleven in Olde Wythe, according to police.

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 ...

'Shining stars' make up Hampton High Class of 2018  Daily Press

Hampton High School salutatorian Melinda Nelson likened the Class of 2018 to the universe, ever expanding and contracting, its stars moving apart or closer to ...

Hampton City Schools, area shipyards partner on new Maritime Academy WVEC

The ribbon was cut today at the academy, which will train the shipbuilders, ship repairers and ship designers of tomorrow as the Navy builds towards a 355-ship ...

Hampton High school football players play to remember friend, teammate WVEC

A group of Hampton high school football players came together on Memorial Day to remember a teammate who was killed earlier this month.

High school student accepted to 11 colleges and universities, 5 of them Ivy League  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

HAMPTON, Va. -- The salutatorian of Hampton High School is now weighing the next big decision: Where to attend college. His decision is between all the ...

Tar Heels hope Hampton’s Newsome has another Dazz-ling season in store  WTKR News 3

Last season, Hampton's Dazz Newsome was one just seven players in the nation to score touchdowns via rush, reception and punt return.

Bethel High School Mega reunion 2018  Daily Press

50 years after its first entering class, the Bethel High School is celebrating a half a century of high and lows, accomplishments and challenges with a week long ...

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 ...

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.

Vanessa Cox is a valedictorian with a "perfect imperfection"  Johnson City Press (subscription)

HAMPTON — Vanessa Cox is the valedictorian of the Hampton High School Class of 2019. It is just her latest accomplishment. She is not only the top scholar in ...

Foundation visits local Virginia schools, using “Choice Bus” to change students lives  WTKR News 3

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – The Mattie C. Stewart Foundation will be in Hampton Roads this week at local schools to help spread the importance of education to ...

Phoebus football prepared for one final push towards state title  WTKR News 3

HAMPTON, Va. - History shows that Phoebus football has a prestigious program. In seven state championship appearances, the Phantoms have never lost in ...

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 ...

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 mayor stresses partnerships with others in 'state of city' address  Daily Press

The best of Hampton comes from forging strong partnerships with businesses, with the schools and with residents. That was the message Mayor Donnie Tuck ...

Hampton budget season begins with seeking public input  Daily Press

The city will host public input sessions in March to find out what programs and services are most important, City Manager Mary Bunting said Wednesday during a ...

Wythe neighbors dedicate new gazebo to slain Hampton police officer  Daily Press

Several dozen people gathered Thursday at Robinson Park to pay tribute to slain Hampton police officer Kenneth Wallace. The neighborhood he patrolled ...

Former Hampton High quarterback killed in shooting  Daily Press

A man was shot and killed in the parking lot of a Hampton KFC/Taco Bell late Wednesday night, police said.

Highland Springs wins state football title again  Richmond Free Press

The Highland Springs High School football team members are running out of fingers to display their bling. The Springers captured their fourth consecutive Class ...

Hampton girls turn back Menchville in Peninsula District showdown, but Monarchs' boys force four-way tie for P  Daily Press

Hampton lived up to its billing as the Peninsula District girls basketball favorite Friday with a 66-58 win over Menchville in the Hampton High gymnasium.

Hampton High teacher plans professional wrestling fundraiser  Daily Press

By day, George Pantas is a social studies teacher at Hampton High School. But in his free time, Pantas is the commissioner of a local professional wrestling ...

Former NBA top pick Joe Smith headlines 2018 Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame class  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. - The ninth induction class for the Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame features a NBA No. 1 draft pick, an Olympic sprinter and more. The ninth ...

Hampton freshman Jayla Hearp is named Peninsula District girls basketball Player of the Year  Daily Press

Hampton's Jayla Hearp leads the All-Peninsula District girls basketball team.

Hampton freshmen commit to graduate in 2021  Daily Press

Members of the inaugural Academies of Hampton freshmen cohort committed to graduate in 2021 with the skills they need to continue after high school during a ...

Hampton School Board passes budget with cuts, 2 percent raises  Daily Press

The Hampton School Board unanimously approved a $202.1 million budget for fiscal year 2019 at its meeting Wednesday night.

Regional education center to be led by Hampton High grad  Daily Press

New Horizons Regional Education Center, the program that serves students from six Peninsula-area school divisions, has a new director.

Three high schools from Carter County claim state champions in last week's state STEM competitions  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — Once again, high school students from Carter County did well in the SkillsUSA state competition last week. The trend began a few years ago, ...

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.

Hampton High School student accused of making bomb threat

An 18-year-old Hampton High School student has been arrested and charged after police say a bomb threat was made to the school on Thursday morning.

Serving Educators for 65 Years  WAVY-TV

Hampton Roads Educators' Credit Union has been serving Hampton Roads and their families for 65 years.

For the NFL, Hampton Roads has been a pipeline for top-tier talent  The Undefeated

HAMPTON, Virginia — It'd clearly been a while since Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin had seen those red-white-and-blue Patriots jerseys. No, not the ...

17-year-old shot, killed while running from fight, court documents say  Daily Press

A fatal shooting Friday at a Hampton 7-Eleven started with a fight inside the store, according to court documents filed by police.

Modern Woodmen raise money for Hampton baseball Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Modern Woodmen of America in Elizabethton recently donated $2500 to Hampton High School's baseball team through a matching fund project. The Matching ...

Hampton High graduates told to make decisions for themselves  Daily Press

Khalil Russell, the Hampton High School Senior Class President, was accepted into both Harvard and Yale universities, but instead will be attending the College ...

Charles Reginald Amory Jr., 79, seafood business owner known for his honesty and integrity  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

All good things must come to an end, and so they did when Charles Amory, 79, passed away Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. Born June 19, 1940, Charles spent his ...

Former Hampton special education teacher accused of taking indecent liberties with student

Hampton, Va. - A former educator at Hampton High School has been charged after officials say she took indecent liberties with a student. Samantha Quinn, a ...

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.

BLOWN! Hampton blows lead in the sixth as Luella runs away in postseason defining region game  Henry Herald

HAMPTON — When it comes down to games that can either propel the program to the postseason or keep the season alive, intensity is always ramped up.

Long Island valedictorians 2019 - ND Feature Grid  Newsday

Meet Long Island's 2019 valedictorians, arranged in alphabetical order by school. To report errors, please call 631-843-4813. Also, see this year's salutatorians.

Hampton High School graduates 120th class  Daily Press

Hampton High School graduated its 120th class during a commencement celebration Saturday at the Hampton Coliseum.

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.

More than 50 years into coaching football at Hampton High, Mike Smith still gets excited on opening day of practice  Daily Press

Q&A with Hampton High football coach Mike Smith.

Hampton High School Student Wins Gates Millennium Scholarship

Hampton High School student TyKhari Rawlings juggles a 3.7 GPA, part-time jobs, extracurricular activities and church. Now the 17-year-old's years of hard ...

Hampton’s Dazz Newsome named ACC football Specialist of the Week  WTKR News 3

Former Hampton High School standout recognized by ACC after scoring first two touchdowns of his college career.

More Peninsula-area schools earn accreditation this year  Daily Press

Hampton City Schools had more schools accredited this year than it's had in the last three years and all five of Newport News high schools were fully accredited ...

16-year-old moped driver dies after Hampton four-vehicle crash

A 16-year-old boy has died after a fatal four-vehicle crash in the area of W. Pembroke Avenue and Powhatan Parkway Monday night.

Local high school graduation dates and times Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

With the month of May officially underway, graduation is closer than ever for local high school seniors. The first commencement ceremonies in the area begin on ...

Hampton council race draws 8 to vie for 3 seats  Daily Press

The Hampton City Council race has eight candidates — the largest pool in a decade — who will vie for three at-large seats when voters go the polls Tuesday, ...

Walter Brower steps down as Hampton's basketball head coach  Daily Press

Hampton High School boys basketball coach Walter Brower is stepping down, Hampton City Schools announced in a statement Thursday morning.

Teen killed after moped rear-ended in Hampton identified WVEC

16-year-old Daquan Robinson died when his moped was rear-ended by a pickup truck at a stoplight in Hampton, then crashed into two other cars.

2019 list of Western Pennsylvania high school spring musicals  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Your guide to more than 100 high schools in our region that are about to raise the curtain on an annual rite of spring.

Stolen school bus discovered in Carter County  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Deputies from the Carter County Sheriff's Office discovered a stolen school bus from Hampton High School Friday.

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 ...

'Something is not right' says mother of a man who disappeared over a month ago in Winston-Salem  Winston-Salem Journal

The family of a missing Winston-Salem man searched for him Friday in the city's northern section, but they didn't find him.

On Father's Day, former Hampton Mayor Jimmy Eason reflects on accomplishments  Daily Press

Former mayor of Hampton Jimmy Eason recalls his career and developing downtown.

Longtime Newport News clerk steps down after 45 years on the job  Daily Press

Cheryl Penny has stepped aside after 45 years with the clerk's office.

James Alan "Jim" Maki  The Winchester Star

James Alan “Jim” Maki. James Alan “Jim” Maki passed away peacefully at home on April 10, 2019, after a battle with mesothelioma. He was surrounded by his ...

After 22 Decorated Years, Sergeant Johnson Retires  East Hampton Star

Barry Johnson, a sergeant, retired on Monday after nearly 22 years with the East Hampton Town Police Department. During his decorated career, he served as a ...

Vigil honors 16-year-old killed in moped crash  WTKR News 3

One day after Daquan Robinson lost his life on his moped, the 16-year-old's family and friends filled a basketball court outside the Y.H. Thomas Community ...

Eight vie for 3 seats in Hampton City Council race  Daily Press

Two City Council incumbents will defend their seats in a packed race of eight candidates overall vying for three at-large seats on the Hampton City Council for ...

Jones planetarium in Hampton gets revamped for classes  Daily Press

Jones Magnet Middle School's planetarium has had some renovations thanks to Community Knights grants, and now students and classes are getting to use it.

Hampton hires director for Academies of Hampton  Daily Press

Hampton City Schools has a new director to lead its vision for the Academies at Hampton.

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.

Barbara Oeffner, 74  East Hampton Star

Barbara Oeffner, an East Hampton native and a 10th-generation relative of Nathaniel Dominy, one of the town's early settlers renowned for his woodworking and ...

Peninsula school administration shake-ups continue  Daily Press

With the new school year technically underway as of July 1, administrative changes at every level are taking effect. Here are the latest appointments and ...

Phoebus names basketball court after Hampton native Boo Williams

The former Phoebus basketball standout and AAU pioneer had his jersey retired as well.

Father of Charlotte AAU basketball player who died: 'I'm devastated, man'  The Herald

James Hampton, the AAU player from Nike's Team United who died suddenly Saturday after collapsing on the basketball court, is remembered by his father and ...

Man learns his fate in Hampton courtroom for brutal murder of woman 37 years ago

A man will serve 40 years behind bars for the murder of woman in 1981, according to the Hampton prosecutor.

Football star Eric Hunter killed outside Hampton fast food restaurant

HAMPTON, Va. -- Eric Wardell Hunter, who led Hampton High School to a 1988 state football title, was killed Wednesday less than five miles from the high ...

Singer, rapper Big Baby D.R.A.M. of Hampton proud to represent the 757  Daily Press

Since "Broccoli" hit the airwaves in April and rose to No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, Hampton native D.R.A.M. has gained recognition across the nation ...

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.

Hampton General District Court judge dies unexpectedly  Daily Press

A sitting Hampton General District Court judge died unexpectedly Monday following complications from open-heart surgery, with many in the city's legal ...

Former Hampton HS teacher faces indecent liberty charges

Police charged a former Hampton High School teacher for taking indecent liberties with a student.

1 teen killed, another hospitalized in 4-vehicle crash involving moped in Hampton  WAVY-TV

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A 16-year-old is dead and another is now in stable condition after their moped was involved in a four-vehicle crash in Hampton.

5 Peninsula places to get your 'Hidden Figures' fix  Daily Press

Check out these five locations on The Peninsula to celebrate "Hidden Figures."

Mathews schools requesting money for 13 percent raises  Daily Press

All Mathew County Public Schools employees could receive a 13 percent raise next year, a step Superintendent Nancy Welch said is necessary to help combat ...

Michael Vick’s voyage from ‘The 757’ to ATL legend  WTKR News 3

In an interview you'll see only on News 3, Newport News native Michael Vick - a sports icon in Atlanta, looks back at his life on the football field during Super ...

BASKETBALL: Luella handles Hampton in opening round of region 4-AAAA play  Henry Herald

Head coach LaToya Brown led her Luella Lady Lions (21-4) into the first round of the Region 4-AAAA girls basketball tournament at North Clayton High School ...

Five accused of trespassing at Hampton High, having guns in vehicle  Daily Press

Hampton police arrested four men and a teen accused of trespassing into the cafeteria at Hampton High School and having guns in their vehicle on school ...

‘He was an inspiration’: 19-year-old local star remembered following on-court collapse  The Washington Post

James Hampton, a 19-year-old basketball player from Washington, D.C. with an infectious smile and contagious laugh, did everything right, according to the ...

Hampton High employee charged with assault after incident with student

A 40-year-old Suffolk man employed at Hampton High School has been charged with assault for an incident at the school involving a 17-year-old female student ...

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