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Nicole’s Notes: Move The Monarchs’ Chains… It’s Ladies Night!

  ODU’s first ever Ladies Night scored well with the participants and the staff. About 300 of us got guided tours, trivia sessions, drills and wine on the Norfolk campus. I didn’t really know what to expect when I got the invitation to come out. My sister Cozy joined me. I’m thinking I should’ve left the purse and jewelry at home, but I still managed to get through the drills okay. (Don’t ask Coach Bobby Wilder how my pass looked).  What a fun experience and an awesome idea to bring us chicks together for fun and information (I still don’t…

Brandy Smith of Virginia Beach, contestant on TLC's "The Next Great Baker"

Nicole’s Notes: VB woman on a mission to become “The Next Great Baker”

A Virginia Beach woman has been serving up treats to folks in Hampton Roads for a few years now and she’s ready to show the world she is “Th…

Staff member with patient

Nicole’s Notes: Free dental care, from the heart

UPDATE : Racheal Judy emailed me today and said they broke a record over the weekend. The patient you see in this picture below is Melissa. …

Nicole’s Notes: “More Than Boobs” raising cancer awareness

UPDATE: The event was a success! What an amazing show of strength and courage by the models- all survivors of various forms of cancer, and s…

The Newsroom’s top 5 at 5: The weather breaks

 Everyone seems a little more excited  since the sun peaked through winter’s grey veil, and temperatures reached 60 plus degrees.   The news…