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Hampton first to boast 100 percent school participation in statewide program  WTKR News 3

Hampton, Va. – Hampton City Schools will be the first in the Commonwealth to boast 100 percent of the district's 32 schools to participate in the 2019 ...

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.

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 ...

Serving Educators for 65 Years  WAVY-TV

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

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 ...

With help from local artists, Hampton elementary students create murals of civil rights activists  Daily Press

Local artist Asa Jackson, a Virginia Arts Commissioner, helped his wife Kira Jackson's three fifth-grade social studies courses construct, create and paint murals ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

'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 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 adds two academy options geared toward advanced learners  Daily Press

Two new options have been added to the Academies of Hampton lineup since it was first unveiled last December.

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 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 ...

Westminster students perform with national band  New Castle News

Three Westminster College seniors recently performed with the prestigious National Small College Intercollegiate Honors Band at Arizona State University.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Police: Report of possible threat at Hampton HS not credible  WAVY-TV

Hampton police are responding to reports of a possible threat at Hampton High School.

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 ...

TNCC adding digital sign along I-64; Hampton seeking student representative  Daily Press

What looks like an iron tower of scaffolding in front of Thomas Nelson Community College's Hampton campus is slowly but surely transforming into a new digital ...

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 ...

Newport News, Hampton already recruiting teachers for next year  Daily Press

If you're eyeing a new gig as a teacher next school year, the Peninsula may have a spot for you.

Hampton, Newport News students can sign up for free Wi-Fi devices  Daily Press

Hampton City Schools is joining a program by Sprint that aims to put a million Wi-Fi devices in the hands of high school students.

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.

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 ...

Hampton superintendent proposes 2 percent raises, dozens of cut positions in FY19 budget  Daily Press

Despite the inclusion of 2 percent raises for almost all full- and part-time staff, dozens of positions would be eliminated in Superintendent Jeffery Smith's ...

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 ...

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 ...

‘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 ...

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 ...

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 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.

Cuts in Hampton schools due to enrollment decline, 'restructuring'  Daily Press

The cuts and changes to Hampton City Schools' budget for the upcoming year are due to what Superintendent Jeffery Smith said are efforts to contend with ...

Peace rally being held at Hampton High School  WAVY-TV

A celebration of Peace Week at Hampton High School is culminating in a peace rally Friday afternoon.

16-year-old moped driver dies after Hampton four-vehicle crash  WTKR News 3

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.

After 2 years of discussion, Davis Middle to open with new name honoring slave, war hero from Hampton  Daily Press

After 58 years of Jefferson Davis' name marking the facade of the middle school on Todds Lane, a different American war figure's name is now emblazoned ...

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, ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 City Schools takes next step in high school transformation  Daily Press

Hampton City Schools was officially given the stamp of approval Thursday night on its ongoing transformation of its high schools.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Hampton renames support building that loaned name to former Davis Middle  Daily Press

Hampton City Schools officials have renamed a support and services building after its name was given to another recently renamed building.

Cloudland student dehydrated during game to be released from hospital  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

HAMPTON, TN (WJHL) -- A Cloudland High School junior varsity football player is in the hospital after a medical incident during a game.

Officials: Revamping high schools the right path for Hampton  Daily Press

A handful of Hampton City Schools employees spent a week in mid-July with the Hampton Police Division, job-shadowing officers in an externship in order to ...

Two incumbents, one newcomer earn terms on Hampton School Board  Daily Press

Two incumbents, Jason Samuels and Joe Kilgore, and a newcomer, Richard Mason won the three open at-large seats on the Hampton School Board Tuesday.

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

HAMPTON — The football practice field behind Hampton High bears nary a sign of the historic success Mike Smith has enjoyed in 44 seasons as the Crabbers' ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Hampton H.S. baseball team raising money to install field lights  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Saturday night hundreds attended an auction to raise money for Hampton High School's baseball team.

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 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 ...

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 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.

Martha Stack Sim, 88, known for her zest for life and irrepressible determination  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Martha Stack Sim, 88, passed away peacefully at home on the afternoon of Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. Martha was born Dec. 8, 1929, in Elizabeth City and was ...

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 ...

Newport News, Hampton school boards to see at least one new face  Daily Press

There will be at least one new member each on the Hampton and Newport News school boards come this summer.

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 ...

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.

School Board renames Davis Middle School after slave, Revolutionary War hero from Hampton  Daily Press

The Hampton School Board unanimously renamed Jefferson Davis Middle School after a Hampton slave and Revolutionary War hero on Wednesday night.

Summer opportunities abound for students, teachers in Hampton and Newport News  Daily Press

Students and teachers in Newport News and Hampton have plenty of opportunities to get ahead for the upcoming school year. In Hampton, there are summer ...

More recognition planned for NASA pioneer Johnson | News  Williamson Daily News

HD MediaNew honors are in the works for Katherine Johnson, the West Virginia native who became a trailblazing NASA mathematician as portrayed in the book ...

UNC receiver Dazz Newsome Tar Heels' most explosive weapon  The Herald-Sun

After converting from defensive back to receiver, UNC's Dazz Newsome, at 5-11, 185 pounds, has steadily improved. In the last two games, Newsome has ...

Hampton University at 150: Mission evolves, but its core remains  Daily Press

The legacy of teaching and learning in Hampton begins, by all accounts, with Mary S. Peake. Born a free black woman in Norfolk in 1823, Peake boldly began ...

Hampton’s Jovonn Quillen to wear No. 25 jersey for Hokies against ODU  WTKR News 3

BLACKSBURG, Va. ( – Head coach Justin Fuente announced Thursday that defensive back Jovonn Quillen will wear Frank Beamer's No.

Undefeated, unforgettable  Richmond Free Press

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

Toddler who lost mother to gunfire in Newport News also lost father in 2016  Daily Press

A young toddler who lost her mother to gun violence Thursday also lost her father to gunfire in 2016.

Carter County Director of Schools Kevin Ward announces retirement  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) - Carter County, Tennessee Director of Schools Kevin Ward tells News Channel 11 he announced his retirement at the school ...

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 ...

Hampton schools talks policy on student meal charging  Daily Press

Over the past several school years, when a high school student in Hampton had insufficient funds to pay for a lunch or breakfast, the tray was held by the cashier ...

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 ...

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

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

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.

Phoebus names basketball court after Hampton native Boo Williams

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

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.

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 ...

Man sentenced to eight years for 21 pit bulls found dead in Hampton home  Daily Press

A 59-year-old Hampton man was sentenced Wednesday to just over eight years behind bars in a case in which 21 pit bulls were found dead — and rotting — in ...

Jones planetarium in Hampton gets revamped for classes  Daily Press

A class of Jones Magnet Middle School sixth-graders tilted their heads back and stared at the ceiling as they prepared to learn a new lesson. Sara Clemmer, a ...

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 ...

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 ...

Breakfast and lunch free for almost every Newport News student  Daily Press

All but six schools across Newport News will have free breakfast and lunch for every student in the upcoming school year.

Thieves break in, steal computers from John Tyler Elementary School  WAVY-TV

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) -- Police are reviewing surveillance video from John Tyler Elementary School, after they say a thief or group of people busted into the ...

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

He's been known by many names over the years — Shelley, Drama Jones, Drama J, Big Baby and, to many who've heard him on the radio, D.R.A.M. But before ...

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 ...

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 ...

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