Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Local News

When Terrance Afer-Anderson was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2010, he could have retreated from the world or crawled into a shell; instead he decided to build a bridge. But ...
Anthony Burfoot

A motion was filed this week to remove Anthony Burfoot as Norfolk Treasurer, following his sentencing to six years in prison. Burfoot was suspended from the position by a Norfolk ...

Virginia U.S. Congressman Donald R. McEachin and President  Donald J. Trump have at least two things in common: having won elections last November is one of them. Also, since being ...

It’s around  8 p.m. on a warm spring Tuesday night at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Norfolk. Oneiceia Howard is hard at work  fielding and answering questions before members of  ...

Mrs. Mary Ferguson, the last known person to have helped construct the Norfolk Botanical Garden (NBG) during the recovery period of the nation’s Great Depression, passed on Sunday, April 16 ...

The New Journal and Guide hosted an Appreciation Night at the Wells Theatre on April 15 for staff and community volunteers. Following a pre-show reception in the front lobby, the ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor Andrew Shannon, who heads the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of the Peninsula, has encountered widespread criticism after he drove to the nation’s capital with a ...

This year  the nation and city of Norfolk will celebrate the 100th Anniversary  of the opening of the Naval Operating Base Hampton Roads at Sewells Point,  known  today as Naval Station ...

HAMPTON ROADS The Chesapeake – Va. Beach Links, Inc. will host “Making A Praise Connection” on Saturday, April 29, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Chesapeake Conference Center. This non-denominational Inspirational ...

History was made in Norfolk on May 3, 2016; that day, citizens elected for the first time a mayor who graduated from Old Dominion University – Kenny Alexander ’90. Alexander, ...

VIRGINIA BEACH The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore was the beneficiary of the first “Celebrity Chef Throw Down” last Saturday, April 8 at the the Virginia Beach ...

Publisher’s Note: This is a series looking at the life and careers of some of the region’s longest serving African-American Broadcast and Print Journalists.  This week, we begin with Barbara ...

A Richmond-based, Black-owned developer  is part of a group crafting plans to fund an effort to restore and convert  the Historic Whittaker Memorial Hospital  in Newport News into a 62-unit affordable ...

RICHMOND A state highway marker highlighting founding publisher of the New Journal and Guide, P.B. Young, Sr., of Norfolk is among 18 new historical markers recently approved by the Virginia ...

The book “Hidden Figures” and the movie by the same name have sparked an interest among many about little known or unknown relevant bits and pieces of Black history. The stories ...
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