| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:36 PM
So many people showed up to see Maya Angelou in Lynchburg Tuesday, hundreds had to be turned away.
The famous poet shared stories and recited some of her work to a packed crowd at Randolph College.
She encouraged the audience to find poetry that...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:10 PM
When Richard Blanco was named as the 2013 inaugural poet, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tracy K. Smith said in an email that the White House had made an ideal choice, citing the scope of his poems, "their beautiful fidelity to private experience, to...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 5:57 PM
On a sunny South Miami morning, Richard Blanco took the podium at a groundbreaking ceremony for his latest project on Sunset Drive. It was spring 2008, and Blanco had directed the renovation of the busy avenue, urbanizing the stretch that serves as the...
| Jun 6, 2013
Joseph S. Eubanks, a noted bass-baritone and Morgan State University music professor who performed with the first American company of "Porgy and Bess," which toured the world in the 1950s, died May 16 of renal failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson....
| May 28, 2013
| 5:20 AM
I received a very thoughtful card in the mail from my sister-in-law that quoted the poet, Maya Angelou. Angelou said, "When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed." That started me thinking about charity.
Love of God, love of...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Insane City by Dave Barry (Putnam) The Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist's first solo adult novel in more than a decade is a typically absurdist comic story about everything — and then some — that goes wrong for Seth and his friends en...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Author and poet Maya Agelou will speak at Randolph College Tuesday.
Angelou will present “An Evening with Maya Angelou” at 7 p.m. on Jan. 29.
The event is free and open to the public. However, seating in Smith Hall Theatre is limited....
| May 10, 2013
| 11:47 AM
The Benghazi attack will be the main topic this weekend on Sunday morning chat programs.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., talk to NBC's "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. They will discuss whether there was...
| May 1, 2013
| 11:54 AM
When Shade-Central City School District librarian Heidi Klahre noticed that her eighth grade Information Literacy class roster consisted of 22 girls and zero males, she quickly decided that she was going to do a special project with them in March to...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 12:25 PM
A lecture by author Maya Angelou scheduled for May 2 at Chrysler Hall has been postponed.
According to a news release, Angelou’s health is the cause of the delay. Angelou turned 85 in early April.
The talk was to coincide with the Norfolk...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Lynchburg students are hoping to stop violent acts by honoring the victim of a recent tragedy.
Randolph College held a "Day of Non Violence" on campus. Students gathered Friday afternoon to remember the life of Catherine Violet Hubbard.