Category : Community

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

New I.C. Norcom Highway Marker

PORTSMOUTH A highway marker honoring I.C. Norcom High School’s namesake was unveiled on Jan. 26. Israel Charles Norcom (1856-1916)was an African-American educator and administrator who served Portsmouth schools for more than 30 years. The event was h...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

Sigmas Partnering to Assist Others

NORFOLK The Norfolk Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and Groomed for Greatness Learning Center in Norfolk, recently partnered to serve families in the Norview section of the city. Mrs. Jan House, Administrator and Ms. Ernecia House,...

by Staff - 3 weeks ago

Beach Omegas To Host Stop The Violence Breakfast

Virginia Beach Gamma Xi Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc will host its fourth annual Stop the Violence Breakfast on Saturday, January 27, 2018, 8-11a.m. at the Holiday Inn Virginia Beach-Norfolk Hotel and Conference Center, Virginia Beach, Virg...

by Staff - 3 weeks ago

Lindsays Establish Legacy of Educating Family Members

George A. and Lillie Mae Lindsay were married for 65 years and raised nine children in Norfolk, Virginia. Since both of them were born in 1920, family obligations hindered them from acquiring a high school diploma. They constantly instilled in [̷...

by Staff - 3 weeks ago

Highway Marker Ceremony For I.C. Norcom

PORTSMOUTH On Friday, Jan. 26 at 10 a.m. a special celebration will be held to acknowledge the placement of a historical highway marker honoring I.C. Norcom High School’s namesake, Israel Charles Norcom (1856-1916), and the school’s rich heritage. Is...

by Staff - 4 weeks ago

Music For A New Generation

The Jay Lang Basis introduced Norfolk scholar Travoris Knight together with his personal musical instrument through the current Jazz Collection Live performance that includes Marion Meadows on the Attucks Theatre. The inspiration is run by Jay and Pr...

by Staff - 1 month ago

MLK Events In Hampton Roads

January 14 Wreath Laying Ceremony The Norfolk District African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church will host a wreath laying ceremony at  the MLK monument Jan.14 at 2 p.m. A processional will begin from the Greater Metropolitan AME Zion Church at 822 [&#...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Norfolk Links Host Another Successful Emerald and Pearls Gala

NORFOLK The Norfolk Chapter of Links Incorporated welcomed members and guests to its Annual Emerald and Pearls Gala  on Saturday, December 9 at the Sheraton Waterside in Norfolk. Food, fun, fellowship and music by Elements made the evening enjoyable...

by Staff - 1 month ago

E-D Golf Tour Ends Season With Banquet

NORFOLK The  Empowerment and  Diversity (ED) Golf Tour’s Scholarship and Awards Banquet was held December 9  at the Sewells Point Golf Club in Norfolk. The event is held annually to conclude the golf season. The E-D Tour honored Dr. Charles “Chuck” [...

by Staff - 2 months ago

In the Community: American Legion Auxiliary Unit 37

It was cold and rainy on Saturday December 9, 2017 for the ‘Breakfast Tea’ hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 37, located 393-D East Princess Anne RD Norfolk.” It was the first fund raiser the Auxiliary has had since […] The post In t...

by Staff - 2 months ago

2 Chesapeake Women Announce Candidacies At Fundraiser

Chesapeake City Councilwoman Dr. Ella Ward announced on Sunday, December 10 that she is seeking re-election to the council. Dr. Ward was joined by Dr. Pat King, a Chesapeake psychiatrist, who announced she will seek a first term as a […] The po...