‘Hidden Figures’ Author Returns to Hampton for Talks, Book Signings

The Hampton Roads Convention Center event Tuesday night is free and open to the public.



Hampton Roads Celebrates Read Across America Day

On the birthday of Dr. Seuss, schools around the country celebrate Read Across America Day. The goal is to celebrate and share reading with children.



Photos: Read Across America Day in Norfolk

WAVY News personalities made visits to schools in Norfolk to read to students as part of Read Across America Day.



Two ODU Professors Recognized as Best in the Commonwealth

Two ODU professors have been honored by the Commonweatlh for their excellence in teaching, research and public service by Governor Terry McAuliffe.



Hampton History Museum Exhibit Looks at Slavery Resistance

Learn the inspiring stories of more than 30 slaves from Hampton who escaped to freedom or took up arms during times of war.



Local High School Seniors Awarded Culinary Scholarships

15 aspiring chefs from Hampton Roads’ high schools earned scholarships from the Careers through Culinary Arts Program.



Portsmouth Student Wins Regional of Statewide Essay Contest

A 7th grade student at Churchland Middle School, has been selected as a regional winner in the Virginia Municipal League’s “If I Were Mayor” essay contest.



New Suffolk Middle School Named After Local Vietnam Veteran

A new middle in North Suffolk is honoring a local Air Force Colonel and Vietnam War veteran.



Smithfield Foods Donates $3 Million to Local School

There was a packed house at Smithfield High School for the exciting announcement!



Events Celebrating Black History Month in Hampton Roads

Hampton Roads cities, museums, and organizations are providing special programming to educate and celebrate Black History Month.