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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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Obituary: Charles Smith Adams, 85, Of Westport  Westport, CT Patch

Obituary: Charles Smith Adams, 85, Of Westport - Westport, CT - An educator and writer, Charles wrote a number of widely-read columns and a series of history ...

Boy's attack on girlfriend at Hampton school caught on camera; Mother demands answers  WAVY-TV

A Hampton mother is demanding answers after she says her daughter's boyfriend attacked the girl at school on Monday, all caught on school cameras.

College commitment day live from the Ted with Access College on Coast Live  WTKR News 3

We get a live look at the 2500 students celebrating college commitment day at the Ted Constant Center in Norfolk.

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 ...

Maritime Academy officially opens at Hampton High School WVEC

Local shipyards partnered with Hampton City Schools to open the Academy which will provide students the academic and technical courses needed for a ...

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 ...

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, ...

Hampton High School prepares for senior class yard sale  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Prom season is right around the corner for high school students.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 school 1 of 8 in Virginia named 2018 National Blue Ribbon School  WTKR News 3

HAMPTON, Va. – Jones Magnet Middle School in Hampton set its self apart from others in Hampton Roads when it became one of just eight schools in Virginia ...

From the Archives: 100 photos of Richmond and beyond from the 1990s

This collection includes 100 photos from Richmond and surrounding areas from the 1990s.

'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 ...

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. Here's what you need to ...

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.

Bryant & Stratton College announces eSports program in Hampton, Virginia Beach  WTKR News 3

Bryant & Stratton will be the sixth college in Virginia to offer eSports as part of the National Association of Collegiate eSports (NACE)

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Wells Fargo honors two Hampton African American families in branch mural  WTKR News 3

HAMPTON, Va. – In celebration of Black History Month, Wells Fargo local leaders will honor two local African American families during a gift mural presentation.

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 ...

Gloucester football beats Hampton for the first time, now playoff bound WVEC

GLOUCESTER, Va. (WVEC) — The Gloucester High School football team made a statement Monday night. The Dukes beat Hampton High School 16-13 on 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.

Unity Walk in Hampton Roads to remember 51st anniversary of MLK’s assassination  WTKR News 3

April 4, 2019 marks the 51st anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, but folks in Hampton Roads are using the day as a reminder for the community ...

Family, team mourn Carter County basketball coach's death  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

HAMPTON, Tenn. (WJHL) - A Carter County community is mourning the loss of a beloved basketball coach.

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

Hampton turns to Hampton Roads Transit to provide transportation option  Daily Press

One of the biggest speed bumps in the ongoing transformation of Hampton's high schools into academies focused on career and college pathways is how to ...

Former Hampton High teacher accused of sex crimes with student  WAVY-TV

A former special education teacher at Hampton High School was arrested Wednesday for allegedly engaging in sexual acts with a student.

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’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.

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 ...

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.

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.

‘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 City Schools announces Teachers of the Year award winners  WTKR News 3

The three candidates for Hampton City Schools Citywide Teacher of the Year, which will be announced at the districts school board meeting on May 2.

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.

Academies of Hampton offerings finalized, courses still to-be-developed  Daily Press

Hampton City Schools has unveiled the final line-up of academies and career pathways that every member of the Class of 2021 will be sorted into next year.

VBCPS students’ SAT scores outperform Hampton Roads, national mean  WTKR News 3

Virginia Beach City Public Schools announced that its Class of 2018's SAT scores outperformed both the rest of Southside Hampton Roads and national mean ...

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 ...

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.

Free college fair this April at Virginia Wesleyan University  WTKR News 3

On April 6 Virginia Wesleyan University will be hosting a free college fair for students, parents and teachers from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m..

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 ...

Tyrod Taylor reps Hampton T-shirts before starting training camp  WTKR News 3

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Tyrod Taylor certainly hasn't forgotten where he came from, which was evident in his “Hampton vs. Everybody” T-shirt that he wore to start ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Hampton School Board candidates address teens' concerns at forum  Daily Press

The four candidates for three Hampton School Board seats made their pitches to the youth of the city during a forum Monday night.

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.

Candidate Profile: Matt Waters  WAVY-TV

Name: Matt Waters. Party: Libertarian. Biography: Matt Waters was born in Newport News and graduated from Hampton High School. He completed his ...

Hampton Roads Educators' Credit Union will honor teachers this month  Virginian-Pilot

A variety of giveaways, a special loan and other goodies will be offered to members as a way to honor and celebrate the work they do.

Helmet decals are earned, not given at Hampton University in 2018  WTKR News 3

With less than 10 days left until the season opener, no player has been given the famous "HU" on their helmet yet.

Employee charged with threatening to blow up Hampton High School

A Hampton City Schools employee has been arrested after posting a bomb threat to Hampton High School on social media.

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, ...

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.

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 ...

Hard work defined Fred Hamilton's 46 years as Hampton track coach  Daily Press

HAMPTON — Former Hampton track coach Fred Hamilton was adamant as he sat in the bleachers at the Boo Williams Sportsplex on Jan. 28: He was not going ...

Tyrod Taylor to appear at Newport News event  WTKR News 3

Hampton native and Cleveland Browns quarterback Tyrod Taylor is making his way back home.

Public discussion limited before Hampton School Board renamed Davis Middle  Daily Press

The Hampton School Board voted to rename Jefferson Davis Middle School last month after little group public or private discussion.

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 removes Robert E. Lee's name from campus  Daily Press

Hampton City Schools late Tuesday afternoon announced the decision to remove the name of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from an alternative learning ...

Carter County schools repeat as Battle of the Build Champs  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — How do you top a performance where you built a really excellent portable chicken coop that won the first Battle of the Build at the 2018 ...

Undefeated, unforgettable  Richmond Free Press

The 1975 Maggie L. Walker High School football team was undefeated and unforgettable.

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 ...

Hampton Roads high school students earn over $470k in culinary scholarships

Hampton Roads, Va. – Seventeen high school seniors and juniors were awarded $470,000 in scholarships during an awards ceremony at the Western Virginia ...

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.

Phoebus names basketball court after Hampton native Boo Williams

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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. Brower will ...

New Norview High School principal reunites with his former middle school students  Virginian-Pilot

In Walter Brower Jr.'s perfect world, he used to say, he would someday land the principal job at Norview High School and walk his former Norview Middle ...

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 ...

Norfolk police looking for missing 10-year-old girl  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Norfolk police are looking for a 10-year-old girl who has been missing since Monday morning.

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 ...

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 ...

Top 11 teams with the most Virginia high school football state titles all-time  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - The Hampton High School football program has won 16 state titles since 1920, leading all schools in Virginia.

Hampton to use laptops rather than tablets for some students  Daily Press

Lightweight laptop computers might be a better device for many high school students than tablets, school administrators told the Hampton School Board meeting ...

Bluefield, VA officer shot; $5K offered for info on suspect Donquale Gray  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The U.S. Marshals *Service* is offering a $5000 reward for information that leads to his arrest.

AMA: Dwight Vick  The Key Play

Publisher's Note: Former Hokies OL and captain Dwight Vick is here to answer your questions. If you're a former Virginia Tech athlete or coach and want to ...

Steve Prince: bringing the Muscarelle to the people  Virginia Gazette

While the Muscarelle Museum of Art has had its collections removed, it's far from empty. The walls are covered in large graphite drawings and woodcut prints by ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

UVa football: Last win over Virginia Tech at Lane has become a distant memory  Roanoke Times

Twenty years after Ahmad Hawkins caught the winning touchdown pass in Virginia's 36-32 most recent football victory at Virginia Tech's Lane Stadium, he'd be ...

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

You can celebrate "Hidden Figures" even after Sunday night's Oscars are over. The annual award show airs at 8:30 p.m. on ABC, and the film, based on the ...

Mascot mania: Origin stories of local high school nicknames  Daily Press

Fans of Hampton High School football do not question donning crab-emblazoned paraphernalia. Crowds at Warhill football games are happy to have a ...

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