Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Local News

Recently Norfolk Mayor Kenneth C. Alexander delivered his first “State of the City”  address outlining his administration’s achievements, frustrations and  future goals for continued growth of the city. A week earlier, ...

Yes, it takes a village and The Daddyman Project aims to accomplish that feat on May 23 at 6:30 p.m. in Green Run High School in Virginia Beach. The free ...

Often a member will come to the floor of the House of Representatives and deliver a speech that focuses on an event or figure of importance to them. Recently in ...

Tracey Vaughan, who graduated on May 6 with a Master of Arts in lifespan and digital communication from Old Dominion University, is taking her research to new heights by making ...

Just over a year ago on May 3, 2016, for the first time in its four centuries of existence, Norfolk elected its first African-American  Mayor, ushering in a new era ...

The Trump Administration’s first budget blueprint  has proposed slashing about $54 billion from  domestic spending programs and shifting that money to the Department of Defense (DOD). Consequently, the DOD Authorization  Bill ...

African-Americans age 65 and older are dying at a slower rate than whites of the same age, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ...

It will be a type of encore presentation when Chef Danielle Saunders returns to Norfolk State University to whip up several sampler dishes at “A Taste of NSU,” a community ...

In less than six weeks, on June 13, 2017, Virginia voters will go to the polls to select candidates for state and local offices from governor on down from both ...

Special to the Guide Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams of the  U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps  and a Hampton University graduate,  has been appointed acting Surgeon General of the United States by ...

PORTSMOUTH The BCC documentary, “Unarmed Black Male,” was shown Saturday (April 29) at Zion Bethel United Church of Christ. The family of slain Portsmouth teen William Chapman also held a ...

Throughout 2017, the U.S. Navy is observing the centennial anniversary of the opening and dedication of the Norfolk Naval Base/Station. In the coming weeks, the New Journal and Guide will ...

CHESAPEAKE Ambassador Bismarck Myrick Sr. and Mrs. Marie-Pierre Mbaye-Myrick opened their palatial home April 27 to host a dinner reception honoring their friends visiting from South Africa. Supreme Court Judge ...

It has not been a lead story on any of the  6 p.m. newscasts, front pages of the local daily or  blasted on Facebook, but the Family Dollar Store at ...

Kenita Jackson proudly wears the white coat she earned at Eastern Virginia Medical School.   A newly trained surgical assistant, she helps surgeons in the operating rooms at Sentara Princess ...
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