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New academy offers Pittsylvania County high school students college credit, internships, work certificateWDBJ7 ReporterA new program in southern Virginia is helping students get ready for the real world, even before graduating high school. Pittsylvania County schools are introducing a new Academy for Engineering and Technology this fall. Students can earn college...
UPDATE: Second body recovered in river near where two Virginia State University students went missingAuthorities searching for a Virginia State University student who was swept away during an in initiation ritual in the Appomattox River say they have recovered a body. Chesterfield County police Lt. Randy Horowitz said the body was discovered Wednesday...
Havre de Grace graduate Richard Glover was recently honored on Senior Night as a member of the Lincoln University men's basketball team. Pictured, above, from left, are Bruce Marshall (father), Richard Glover and Lincoln Head Coach John Hill. At right,...
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Osborne A. Payne, a former educator who became a trailblazing Baltimore businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist, died Tuesday of Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 87. "He was one of Baltimore's great unsung heroes,...
Martinsville native Dennis Via has been promoted to four-star general in the U.S. Army. Via has taken command of the Army Materiel Command. According to a news release, Army Chief of Staff. Gen. Raymond Odierno and Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd Austin...
When the train full of Marine recruits from Baltimore reached Washington, the blacks were made to move to the back. At boot camp in North Carolina, they were forbidden to step onto Camp Lejeune without a white escort. But the worst of it, Howard...
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's nominee for city finance director spent a tumultuous three years as top financial official in Richmond, Va., during which he oversaw the forced ejection of the school board from City Hall and was sued by the...
A former District of Columbia and Richmond, Va., finance official will be named Baltimore's new director of finance on Monday, city officials said. Harry E. Black, a Baltimore native who wrote a guide to economic development for cities, will replace...
Police are investigating a possible shootout near Virginia State University that left one dead and one wounded. University spokesman Thomas Reed says an 18-year-old VSU student was shot in the ankle Tuesday afternoon in a parking lot next to campus....
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Shootings, Health
High school students can receive on-the-spot acceptance into colleges around the state during an on-site admissions program at Warwick High School this week. The event, at 6 p.m. Thursday, is sponsored by Newport News Public Schools but open to all local...
When she was 12 years old, Christina Lewis Halpern was caught in the collision between great good fortune and terrible luck. And the suddenness and severity of the impact jolted her deeply, though it would take years for her to experience the full...
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