By Leonard E. Colvin

Chief Reporter

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Almost a month after removing Dr. Tony Atwater as the school’s fifth president, the Norfolk State University Board of Visitors (BOV) named Eddie N. Moore, Jr. as Interim President, effective September 23.

For the second time since retiring in 2010 after serving 17 years as Virginia State University’s President, Moore has been summoned to use his skills set as a financial administrator and fundraiser for a Historically Black College and University.

Thursday, 19 September 2013 11:05
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By Randy Singleton

Community Affairs Correspondent

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NORFOLK

The Old Dominion University Monarchs throttled the Howard University Bison 76-19 in Norfolk on Saturday night (Sept. 19) in front of a capacity crowd of 20,118 at S.B. Ballard Stadium. The lopsided contest was ODU’s first home game of the season.  

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 15:28
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PORTSMOUTH

Students were urged to complete their degrees at a recent Tidewater Community College Call to Action Rally.

The rally attracted hundreds to the Quad. The event was part of a nationwide challenge supported by Phi Theta Kappa which promotes college completion. The initiative aims to increase the number of community college certificates and associate degrees by five million in the next 10 years.

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 15:25
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By Rosaland Tyler

Associate Editor

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   At least 1,000 people are expected to celebrate the accomplishments of Bishop Ted Thomas Sr. and his wife, Mrs. Charletta Thomas, at the Weekend of Celebration on Sept. 30 at the Chesapeake Convention Center.

     Bishop Thomas is the senior pastor at New Community Temple COGIC.  He was elected November 2012 to the 12-member general board. He is also jurisdictional prelate of the Virginia First Jurisdiction. He oversees more than 50 churches in Virginia.

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 15:18
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The most discussed story among African Americans in Hampton Roads continues to be the sudden and unexpected ousting of Dr. Tony Atwater from his position as president of Norfolk State University (NSU).

Thursday, 12 September 2013 09:17
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