Tag: Norfolk

Wreck of Ship That Almost Killed King James II Found off English Coast

The wreck of a 17th century ship that almost cost the life of the future King James II when it sank has been found off the east coast of England. HMS Gloucester sank in the North Sea in 1682 and the wreck has now been discovered 28 miles off the seaside resort of Great Yarmouth…


Metal Detectorists Uncover Largest Hoard of Anglo-Saxon Gold Coins in England, Dating Back 1,400 Years

A hoard of 131 gold coins and a number of other gold objects dating back 1,400 years ago stand to be the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold coins ever found in England. In A.D. 600, England, still ununited, was divided into several smaller Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. One of the most important of these was East Angles…


Government and Military Personnel in Norfolk Salute Shen Yun

NORFOLK, Va.—When Norfolk goes out for an evening of theater, it’s like a military parade. Represented in the audience of Shen Yun Performing Arts on Nov. 6 were members of nearly all branches of the armed forces, as well as government contractors. New York-based Shen Yun is a classical Chinese dance program that depicts through dance…


Shen Yun’s Music is Fantastic, Musician Says

NORFOLK, Virginia—The classical Chinese dance and music company, Shen Yun Performing Arts, provided a wonderful opportunity for the Crimmins and Higgins families to come together and share China’s ancient culture. Elizabeth Higgins said that the performance had her “exceeded expectations” after experiencing Shen Yun on Nov. 6 at Norfolk’s Chrysler Hall. Shen Yun’s dancers and…


Shen Yun: A Dance Performance That Delights Dancers

NORFOLK, Va.—Shen Yun Performing Arts, the New York-based classical Chinese dance company, arrived in Norfolk on Nov. 5. On opening night at Chrysler Hall, international Latin ballroom dancer Elizabeth Morgan found herself moved by the stories of Shen Yun and blown away by the production. “[It was] so synchronized and it was beautiful with the…


Police Lieutenant Who Was Fired for Donating to Kyle Rittenhouse Files Grievance

A former Norfolk, Virginia, police lieutenant who was fired by the department after donating to an anonymous fundraiser for Kyle Rittenhouse said that he was fired just days after he made the donation and is now seeking due process. Norfolk Police Lt. William Kelly said that he was fired from the Norfolk Police Department in…