Category : Virginia

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

UF Health parking decal plan on hold — for now

Jimenez wrote in the memo that he decided to temporarily postpone the changes to the three parking facilities —- the 1329 Building Garage, South Employee Garage and the Heart & Neuro Hospitals Garage. But he said the issue isn’t resolved. A plan...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Tariffs cause grief for some local businesses

Two weeks ago, President Trump announced that the United States was expanding the steel and aluminum tariffs on China to include Canada, Mexico and the EU. While tariffs on steel and aluminum will bolster American production and distribution of the...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

County students fare well in new test scores

Hawthorne school, risking closure, makes dramatic gains in several assessments Biology teachers in Alachua County might want to continue using the teaching techniques they used this past school year. The release of state standardized test scores tod...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Scared teen's traffic stop prompts debate

Did deputies respond correctly? A video of the traffic stop on Facebook has elicited mixed views from more than 400 commenters. A dash-cam video of a Wednesday traffic stop in which a black teenager was pulled from his car after refusing to comply w...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

Meth test request ends in arrest

Deborah Strange @DeborahJStrange Thursday Jun 14, 2018 at 1:38 PM Jun 14, 2018 at 4:45 PM The 49-year-old Hawthorne man contacted the sheriff’s office Tuesday, believing the drugs he bought were flakka instead of the meth he intended to buy. His re...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

JEROME HUNT

JEROME HUNT will begin as an assistant professor for political science at Long Beach City College. Hunt earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from West Chester University, and a doctorate from Howard University. He was a visiting assistant prof...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

KRISTIN NICOLE DUKES

KRISTIN NICOLE DUKES has been named the dean of institutional diversity at Allegheny College, beginning July 1. Dukes currently serves as an associate professor at Simmons College. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Rice University and a master’s d...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

ROCHELLE L. FORD

June 14, 2018 | : ROCHELLE L. FORD has been appointed dean of the School of Communications at Elon University. Ford currently serves as a professor at Syracuse University. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Howard University, a master’s degree from...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

CYNTHIA JACKSON-HAMMOND

June 14, 2018 | : CYNTHIA JACKSON-HAMMOND has been added to the Thurgood Marshall College Fund Board of Directors. Jackson-Hammond currently serves as president of Central State University. She holds a bachelor’s degree and doctorate from Grambl...

Southeast / Virginia - 1 week ago

LOUISE PAGOTTO

LOUISE PAGOTTO has been named the next chancellor of Kapi’olani Community College in Honolulu, effective June 8. Pagotto has been serving as interim chancellor at KCC and joined the staff in 1989. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University o...