Norfolk officials race to close SOL training gaps
PilotOnline.com / Sun, 08 Dec 2013 19:28:06 -0500
NORFOLK Public school leaders have six months to address lingering issues with state testing that many acknowledge should have been dealt with years ago.
Making tracks: Teen center recording studio gives musicians a chance to learn
HAMPTON — Over four years, nearly 100,000 musical tracks have been crafted in a small recording studio tucked away inside the Hampton Teen Center. While the two-room facility hasn't produced a hit song yet, it has put a number of young musicians on a path to promising careers.
"Two of the kids who came through here have turned out to be professional DJs," said Johnny Terrell, a 27-year-old recording engineer who directs the center's recording program. "They are using knowledge they gained here to make a living, which is cool."
PilotOnline.com / Mon, 09 Dec 2013 19:55:19 -0500
RICHMOND Chesapeake is among select localities with a one-day head start on recounting ballots in Virginia's attorney general race, a three-judge panel ruled in the runup to a fresh tally of more than 2.2 million votes later this month.
PilotOnline.com / Mon, 09 Dec 2013 20:37:50 -0500
SUFFOLK Abdul Dixon expressed joy and relief after being found not guilty Monday of a bomb threat made last school year at King's Fork High School. A man who testified for prosecutors and the man's mother expressed similar satisfaction. Dixon, 20, faced charges of threatening to bomb or burn as well as making a threat in writing - both felonies.