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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...
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...
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....
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Daily PressThe fourth man wanted in connection to the drowning of two Virginia State University students is in police custody, a Chesterfield County police spokesman said. Charles E. Zollicoffer turned himself into Chesterfield County police Monday night,...
Obama attends memorial for victims of explosion President Barack Obama on Thursday visited Waco, Texas, to attend a memorial service for firefighters killed in a massive explosion last week at a Texas fertilizer plant. The April 17 explosion in West...
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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Like many other small towns across the rural South, Williamsburg spent most of the late 1800s struggling to recover from the catastrophic effects of the Civil War. Abandoned by many of its residents after Federal troops occupied the area in May 1862,...
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,...
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...
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