Category : Virginia

Southeast / Virginia - 7 months ago

Seattle Mayor Pushes for Free Community College

Seattle’s new mayor is pushing free community college tuition for all of the city’s graduates. Newly minted Mayor Jenny Durkan on Wednesday signed an executive order for a program that would cover tuition costs for up to two years for all Seattle Pu...

Southeast / Virginia - 7 months ago

Sexual Harassment Leaves Lasting Emotional Scars

It seems these days, men are dropping off like flies. Their acts of wrong living have finally caught up with them. Sexual harassment is nothing new. It didn’t just come on the scene recently. Women and some men have been victims of sexual abuse for...

Southeast / Virginia - 7 months ago

ROBERT “BOB” MOKWA

ROBERT “BOB” MOKWA has been named executive vice president for academic affairs and provost at Montana State University. He previously served as interim executive vice president for academic affairs and provost. Mokwa earned a bachelor’s degree from...

Southeast / Virginia - 7 months ago

BILLIE JO KIPP

BILLIE JO KIPP has been named president of California Tribal College. She previously served as president of Blackfeet Community College in Browning, Montana. Kipp earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Great Falls and a master’s degree an...

Southeast / Virginia - 7 months ago

CRYSTAL ANN WILLIAMS

CRYSTAL ANN WILLIAMS has been named associate provost for diversity and inclusion at Boston University. She previously served as associate vice president and a professor of English at Bates College. William earned a bachelor’s degree from New York U...

Southeast / Virginia - 7 months ago

Branford teen killed, hit by car

Cindy Swirko @CindySwirko A Branford teenager was killed Tuesday night when he was hit by a car while walking on U.S. 27 in Lafayette County, the Florida Highway Patrol reported. Brandon Lee Slaughter, 15, died in the accident. He was hit by a 2010...

Southeast / Virginia - 7 months ago

Interlachen man dies in Putnam crash

David Johnson, 54, died after crashing into a stopped vehicle on State Road 20. Deborah Strange @DeborahJStrange An Interlachen man died Tuesday evening in a Putnam County traffic crash, according to a Florida Highway Patrol release. David Johnson,...

Southeast / Virginia - 7 months ago

FWC charges three in deer-poaching case

Staff report An investigation into deer poaching in Hamilton County resulted in charges for three men for taking deer during a closed season, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reported in a news release Wednesday. David M. Moody...

Southeast / Virginia - 7 months ago

Fort King: Reconstructed

A replica of the historic fort will be unveiled during "A Fight For Freedom: Attack On Fort King" reenactment events on Saturday and Sunday at the Fort King National Historic Landmark. By Rick Cundiff Correspondent Residents and visitors will have a...