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Chesapeake Public Schools conducts Active Threat Response Training Exercise  13newsnow.com WVEC

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Chesapeake Public Schools partnered with Chesapeake Police and Fire Departments to conduct an active threat situation for school ...



A tough lesson at Hickory High  Virginian-Pilot

In a two-day program at Hickory High last week, juniors and seniors got a rude awakening about the results of bad decisions regarding teenage drinking and ...



Hickory High School celebrates 20 years  Virginian-Pilot

Hickory Hawks have been soaring high and wide since the high school opened 20 years ago. Although they came from other local high schools – as a way to ...



New principal named for Chesapeake's Hickory High School  Virginian-Pilot

Amber Dortch will take over as Hickory High School principal, effective July 1. Dortch has served as head of Hugo Owens Middle in Chesapeake.



Chesapeake’s David Wright released from Mets roster, will join team’s front office  WTKR News 3

The Hickory High School product officially ends his playing days, will begin his role as a Special Advisor.



Hickory schools are overcrowded, and it's going to get worse. But the obvious solution is the least popular.  Virginian-Pilot

Since 2012, Chesapeake's City Council has approved plans for 4000 apartments, condos and homes on more than 800 acres. The new housing could bring as ...



"You should be ashamed": Parents outraged by Chesapeake School Board's decision to rezone 6 schools  Virginian-Pilot

Chesapeake's School Board on Monday night approved rezoning plans that will effect six schools. That 9-0 vote angered many in the audience, who had said at ...



From Hickory High to the Mets: David Wright bids New York farewell  WTKR News 3

NEW YORK CITY — Hampton Roads native David Wright walked off Citi Field to a standing ovation Saturday night for the last time, donning a Mets jersey we ...



23 local schools listed among ‘2018’s Best High Schools’  wtkr.com

Of the 28813 public schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia, 103 Virginia high schools were nationally recognized.



Chesapeake native, former Mets star David Wright among four inductees into Tidewater Baseball Shrine  WTKR News 3

NORFOLK, Va. (Tides Communications) – The Norfolk Tides announced Sam Allen, Wayne Gomes, Tony Guzzo and David Wright will be inducted into the ...



Hickory High one of 7 schools in Virginia to earn Blue Ribbon status  Virginian-Pilot

Hickory High School was recently recognized as a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education for maintaining academic ...



Gas smell leads to Hickory High evacuation  13newsnow.com

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WVEC) -- Hickory High School was briefly evacuated Monday morning, following reports of a smell of gas in the building. The fire ...



Chesapeake schools says it's taken "appropriate action" about KKK photos  Virginian-Pilot

Some recent social media posts showing people wearing Ku Klux Klan attire have angered many people in Chesapeake. The school system says it became ...



Va. School District Investigating Photos That Allegedly Show Students Wearing KKK Robe, Giving Nazi Salute  The Root

Photos circulating that allegedly show Virginia high school students throwing up the Nazi salute, including one wearing a Ku Klux Klan robe, have prompted an ...



Wednesday top highlights: Hall and Scanlon's RBI singles lead the No. 9 Grizzlies past No. 2 Hickory  Virginian-Pilot

Connor Hall and Logan Scanlon both had two-out RBI singles in the top of the third and the No. 9 Grizzlies defeated the No. 2 Hawks.



Western Branch resident is committed to protecting drivers  Virginian-Pilot

Chesapeake State Farm rep Allison Plante wants to keep drivers safe.



Chesapeake schools have 3 rezoning plans for overcrowding. Here are the pros and cons.  Virginian-Pilot

Chesapeake school leaders have laid out three rezoning options that would fix some of their crowding issues. The School Board is expected to decide next ...



Chesapeake schools are weighing 4 options for rezoning  Virginian-Pilot

Opinions are mixed on how to handle enrollment at schools in the fast-growing southern part of the city. The School Board is considering rezoning areas around ...



Chesapeake School Board OKs rezoning plan that will impact 6 schools  Virginian-Pilot

Chesapeake's School Board on Monday night backed rezoning plans that will impact six schools. The changes take effect next fall, but students currently in a ...



Chesapeake High Schools orientation schedules announced | Public Schools  Virginian-Pilot

HIGH SCHOOLS ORIENTATION AND OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE.



Teens dress up as KKK, post photos on social media  W*USA 9

Students from Hickory High School in Chesapeake, Va. dressed as members of the Ku Klux Klan and posted photos of it on social media, prompting an ...



The Pilot's annual fall bazaar guide has arrived  Virginian-Pilot

FALL HAS ARRIVED, and that means it's time for craft shows and festivals. It also means The Pilot's annual bazaar guide is here to help you locate your latest ...



High school scoreboard | Thursday's scores and highlights, Friday's schedule  Virginian-Pilot

Box scores and highlights from around South Hampton Roads.



Chesapeake family remembers teen who died after collapsing at Hickory High  wtkr.com

A Chesapeake family is remembering their teenage son who died after collapsing at Hickory High School last week.



Chesapeake students glorified the KKK on social media. Where are their parents?  Virginian-Pilot

The KKK is a hate group with no redeeming value, and maybe now's the time for teachers and parents to remind students about its violent, racist history, writes ...



Wednesday's scoreboard | Georgo's second-half goal lifts Norfolk Collegiate plus scores, highlights, Thursday's schedule  Virginian-Pilot

Box scores and highlights from around South Hampton Roads.



Chesapeake School Board approves two rezoning plans  WAVY-TV

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) -- Parents erupted in anger during the Chesapeake School Board meeting Monday night, after board members voted unanimously ...



Hickory High School cheer squad competes in VHSL Region One Competition  wtkr.com

Chesapeake, Va. - The Hawks cheerleading squad of Hickory High School competed in the VHSL Regional One Cheer leading Competition. The Hawks placed ...



Chesapeake School Board votes no to rezoning attendance zones  wtkr.com

The School Board voted Monday against rezoning attendance zones, according to a Chesapeake Public Schools official. The proposal was voted down four to ...



Registered sex offender arrested near Hickory High School  wtkr.com

Police have arrested a man after receiving a call about a suspicious person walking around the area near Hickory High School.



Ciara Sivels becomes the first Black woman to get her doctorate in Nuclear Engineering from University  The Michigan Daily

Throughout much of her life, Ciara Sivels had dreams of becoming a chef. Now she is the first Black woman to get a doctoral degree in Nuclear Engineering from ...



Thursday's roundup | No. 7 Hickory girls surge past Nansemond River in second half  Virginian-Pilot

Ashley Trotter had two of the Hawks' three goals – all coming after halftime of their 3-1 win over the Warriors.



Tennis, anyone? Chesapeake educators initiate new programs at Greenbrier Country Club  Virginian-Pilot

Chesapeake teachers Matt and Fallon Graham have taken over and breathed new life into the tennis program at Greenbrier Country Club – and their offerings ...



High school launches investigation into racist image possibly showing student in KKK outfits  New York Daily News

Two racist Instagram photos have sparked outrage at a Virginia high school, prompting an investigation.



#TBT: Mets' David Wright is 'hard working and dedicated,' just like at Hickory High  USA TODAY High School Sports

When David Wright was named to the American Family Insurance ALL-USA baseball team in 2001, he was asked to describe himself. “Hard-working and ...



Car accident causes early morning power outage in Chesapeake  wtkr.com

CHESAPEAKE, Va – More than 600 customers were without power after emergency dispatchers say a car crashed into a power pole Tuesday morning, near the ...



Laurel Anne “LA” Darden promoted to branch manager  The Outer Banks Voice

First Bank is pleased to announce that Laurel Anne (LA) Darden has been promoted as branch manager at the bank's Kill Devil Hills location. “We are thrilled to ...



Best Bets | Chesapeake abounds with seasonal events  Virginian-Pilot

Join in the 22nd annual observance and commemoration of the Battle of Great Bridge Saturday and Sunday at Battlefield Park South, 120 Reservation Road by ...



Juul — an e-cig alternative for smokers — under scrutiny as beacon to youth  Daily Press

Shannon Butler didn't know what it was when she first found one in York High School last school year. “I thought it was a USB drive,” the principal said.



STIHL Manufacturing Summer Camp finishes seventh year  Lawn & Landscape

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The seventh annual STIHL Manufacturing Technology Summer Camp was held on July 28, 2018 at the STIHL Inc. campus in Virginia ...



Several new principals taking over today at Chesapeake schools  Virginian-Pilot

New principals are taking over July 1 at several Chesapeake public schools. Among them is Amber Dortch, who takes the helm at Hickory High.



2017 High School Golf Preview  Virginian-Pilot

Top 5 teams in South Hampton Roads. 1. Kellam. Duo of senior Cam Barackman and Leonard Park, a junior, gives Knights a formidable one-two punch, and ...



10 things: Hampton Roads ties to the NLCS  Daily Press

David Wright and Michael Cuddyer both grew up in Chesapeake, Va. Now they are teammates on the New York Mets and two games away from the World ...



Son charged in double homicide of Chesapeake cop, brother; mother released from hospital  Virginian-Pilot

The Toothman family's impact on their community was like that of a pebble thrown in water, one neighbor said. All the good they did had a ripple effect on those.



Comets golf team qualifies for state tournament on Monday  YourGV.com

For the third year in a row the Halifax County High School will play in the Virginia High School League Class 5 State Golf Tournament.



9 Old Dominion Aquatic Club Seniors to Swim in College in 2018-19  SwimSwam

The Old Dominion Aquatic Club has nine graduating seniors who will be swimming in college this fall.



Baseball | Stat standouts this week  Virginian-Pilot

Great Bridge's Caleb Elder has a team-leading 13 RBIs and on the mound has five wins with a 1.76 ERA.



Virginia's graduation rate tops 91 percent, and Chesapeake beats the state average  Virginian-Pilot

Graduation rates climbed a bit higher in Virginia with the class of 2016, state officials announced Wednesday. The rate for students graduating in four years ...



Chesapeake man accused of killing family members waives preliminary hearing  wtkr.com

Zachary Toothman will be in court for a preliminary hearing on Wednesday.



Virginia man sentenced for killing his father, brother  CBS News

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — A Virginia man who admitted to killing his father and brother and seriously injuring his mother has been sentenced to life in prison.



Chesapeake's Teacher of the Year recalls the words that changed his life  Virginian-Pilot

A simple lunch with a college professor changed the course of Jahkari Taylor's life.



Hickory High graduate volunteering in violence-torn Ukraine with the Peace Corps  Virginian-Pilot

Late last year, Kelly Corrigan, a 2011 Hickory High graduate, started a Peace Corps teaching program that will have her in Ukraine until the end of next year.



Grandparents give possible motive in shooting of father, brother: 'He was ashamed'  WAVY-TV

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) -- The grandparents of a 20-year-old man accused of killing his father and brother say they believe he opened fire because he was ...



Photos Of Students In KKK Robes Performing Nazi Salutes At Halloween Party Sparks Investigation  BET

A school in Chesapeake, Virginia, has opened an investigation after two photos posted to Instagram appear to show a student dressed in a KKK robe and doing ...



My Greatest High School Moment: David Wright  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - This is one in a series of stories from college and pro athletes about their greatest high school moments and how it helped them reach the ...



Baseball | 4 Great Bridge players named first-team all-region  Virginian-Pilot

The Wildcats' Caleb Elder, Chase Miller, Bre Harden and Parker Russell were first-team selections. Elder was named first team at pitcher and designated hitter.



‘Uphill climb’ continues for Chesapeake native, Mets captain David Wright  WTKR News 3

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - As Major League Baseball players hit the field this week to prepare for the 2017 season, Chesapeake native David Wright's future is not ...



"My heart will be forever broken": At Chesapeake funeral for officer and his son, loved ones and law enforcement pay tribute  Virginian-Pilot

Michael and Matthew Toothman were killed in their home. Zachary Toothman faces charges. Almost 2000 friends, first responders, community members and city ...



"Messiah" performance is a gift to the Chesapeake community  Virginian-Pilot

A volunteer choir will assemble Dec. 16 to carry on what's become a Chesapeake tradition: the 10th annual performance of Handel's Messiah.



“Zach, what are you doing? I love you": As son pleads guilty, details of fatal Chesapeake family shooting revealed  Virginian-Pilot

Zachary Toothman waves to his mother, Susie Toothman, as he enters the court for his preliminary hearing today on charges he killed his father and brother and ...



Great Bridge, Western Branch baseball will host charity Halloween games  Virginian-Pilot

The Wildcats will play Hickory in a scrimmage Oct. 25, while Western Branch's annual intrasquad Halloween game is Oct. 30.



Volleyball | All-Southeastern District teams  Virginian-Pilot

Boys volleyball. All-Southeastern District. Player of the Year: Cole Bogner, Hickory. Coach of the Year: Matt Lawrence, Indian River. First team. Cole Bogner ...



Kempsville and Hickory to meet for Atlantic tournament title  Virginian-Pilot

A 1-0 loss to Kempsville during the regular season still rankles – so much that Hickory coach Hank Kraft is still talking about leaving 16 runners on base, still ...



Schools announce snow makeup days across Hampton Roads  13newsnow.com

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- School districts across Hampton Roads and northeastern North Carolina saw several days of closures following January winter storms ...



When Miles Hoyle discovered the accordion, it was a perfect match  Virginian-Pilot

Miles Hoyle loved music, but he couldn't sing, and he thought playing his guitar alone was boring. That's when he discovered the accordion.



Zachary Toothman pleads guilty to murdering his father and brother, attempting to murder mother  wtkr.com

A 21-year-old Chesapeake man accused of killing his father, brother and trying to kill his mother pleaded guilty in court Friday to all six charges against him.



Track | Southeastern District meet results | 757Teamz Track & Field  Virginian-Pilot

Track results from Southeastern District regular-season meet.



Western Branch's Conner Butler following his brother's lead  Virginian-Pilot

Kyle Butler was a standout second baseman at Western Branch, helping the Bruins win the Group 6A state championship in 2014. Three years later, Connor ...



Graduating seniors continue to honor classmate’s memory  wtkr.com

Recent graduates of Hickory High School honored a classmate who died only weeks before their graduation ceremony on Thursday.



Chesapeake club teaches rowing for health and relaxation  Virginian-Pilot

The Juniper Rowing Club, located in Great Bridge, offers individuals rowing classes, competition or just plain old relaxing days on the water.



Meet Myles Henderson  wtkr.com

Most weekdays on Coast Live you will get a weather update from Myles. When the meteorologist joined WTKR in 2010 it was a homecoming for the Chesapeake ...



Norfolk man killed in DUI crash remembered as caring, full of life  WAVY-TV

A St. Louis man is facing charges for a crash in Memphis, Tennessee that killed a 23-year-old from Norfolk and injured eight others.



Tony Stein | Andrea Vail takes the helm of the Chesapeake Public Schools Educational Foundation  Virginian-Pilot

Andreas Vail is the new administrator of the Chesapeake Public Schools Educational Foundation, a nonprofit lending a financial helping hand to the school ...



Grassfield ace shuts down top-ranked Hickory  Virginian-Pilot

In the offseason, Grassfield ace Garrett Stallings resolved to pitch deeper into games. He achieved that goal Friday night against No. 1 Hickory in an early ...



Six Hampton Roads teens to be spotlighted at Smithfield concert series Aug. 7  Virginian-Pilot

Six exceptionally talented young people from throughout Hampton Roads will be showcased at the upcoming Terrific Teens Talent Recital Aug. 7 in Smithfield.



Joseph Christensen Regan  Martha's Vineyard Times

Joseph Christensen Regan, age 29, died tragically on April 6, 2017, in Purcellville, Va., in a motorcycle accident. Born Dec. 4,1987, in Portland, Maine, ...



David Wright and Michael Cuddyer have long-standing connection  Newsday

David Wright was only 14 when he first shadowed Michael Cuddyer. In the course of that year, so many scenes unfolded just like this one, two days after the ...



No-hitter ends Kempsville's playoff run  Virginian-Pilot

Menchville beat Kempsville 2-0 in a 5A South Region semifinal.



After a storied career, Chesapeake's Chelsie Schweers heads to USA South Hall of Fame  WAVY-TV

NEWPORT NEWS (WAVY) - Near the tail-end of her time at Hickory High School, Chelsie Schweers was in contact with a number of big-name Division I ...



Meet the 200 Virginians in the military who have died since 9/11  Virginian-Pilot

Since the Sept. 11 terror attacks, 200 people from Virginia have died while supporting military operations in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. The Virginian-Pilot is ...



Virginia Beach man attends Seahawks mini-camp after training for 5 years  wtkr.com

Giavanni Ruffin is on the 90-man roster for the Seattle Seahawks and is at mini-camp right now.



The Jay Horwitz Show, Co-Starring Generations of Mets  The New York Times

The ultimate team lifer has a new role after decades as the Mets' public-relations director, a run during which he mentored Darryl Strawberry and endured John ...



The Pilot's annual bazaar guide is here  Virginian-Pilot

Just as the leaves begin to change colors, The Pilot's annual fall bazaar guide is here to help you plan for fall festivals, crafts shows and more.



HR Sports Star: Steven and Mikey Polansky  WAVY-TV

Brothers from Hickory will continue playing baseball together at Virginia Tech.



2017 757Teamz baseball preview: Top teams, storylines and more  Virginian-Pilot

A trio of .400 hitters and strong pitchers are returning for First Colonial, which was 19-3 last year.



Mosquito Joe sold to Dwyer Franchising  Lawn & Landscape

Buzz Franchise Brands sold its mosquito control company Mosquito Joe to Dwyer Franchising LLC (Dwyer Group), a parent company for home services brands.



NALP offers background on Monsanto Roundup court case  Lawn & Landscape

NALP's statement includes details contractors can share with employees or customers who have questions.



Whatever happened to ... the teenage racer with NASCAR dreams  Virginian-Pilot

The Pilot called Joey Cohen one of the area's most talented teenage race car drivers in the state in 2000. But his NASCAR aspirations took a different course ...



ODU swim alum launches Virginia Beach startup with pace clock that does the math of swim training for you  Virginian-Pilot

Swimnerd, a company founded by former ODU swimmer and coach Nate Tschohl with his friend and fellow swimmer George Rector, wants to bring swim ...



Virginia Tech wrestler dies in apparent swimming accident  Roanoke Times

Darren Hankins was swimming at a quarry in Montgomery County.



World War II Liberty ship John W. Brown to visit Norfolk for living history cruise  Virginian-Pilot

The S.S. John W. Brown, a World War II Liberty Ship, is coming to Norfolk at the end of May to offer a day-long Living History Cruise. The ticketed trip.



ESM Marching Band earns awards in Nashville  Eagle News Online

The East Syracuse Minoa Spartan Marching Band had two performances in Nashville, Tenn., at the Vanderbilt Marching Invitational Oct. 8 and earned multiple ...



All-Tidewater Baseball Player of the Year: Nansemond River's Michael Blanchard  Virginian-Pilot

Michael Blanchard, a senior pitcher who has signed with Old Dominion, is Nansemond River's first All-Tidewater Baseball Player of the Year since the award ...



Baseball | Nansemond River tops Indian River to earn state tourney berth  Virginian-Pilot

Nansemond River's Jarret Henderson throws six efficient innings to lead the Warriors to a 5-1 victory over Indian River in a 5A South Region semifinal.



Do it for the team: High school runner gets spiked in the face and still finishes  Canadian Running Magazine

Cameron Riedy took a hard fall during the 4x800m relay at the New Balance indoor nationals meet and still finished despite a bloody face and singlet.



Photos | Over 100 years of baseball in Hampton Roads  Virginian-Pilot

The Norfolk Tides open their season on Thursday. Here's a look back, in photos, at the history of baseball in Hampton Roads.



Wright makes it his business to give back  Newsday

The thought of David Wright's allegiance to the Mets through thick and thin, with an awful lot of the latter, is perfectly logical to Brandon Kemp. Kemp has learned ...



BJ Upton Stats, Fantasy & News  MLB.com

March 19, 2018, Cleveland Indians released LF Melvin Upton Jr.. December 21, 2017, Cleveland Indians signed free agent LF Melvin Upton Jr. to a minor ...



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