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  • Confederate cavalry attack part of weekend events at Union Mills Homestead

    Confederate cavalry attack part of weekend events at Union Mills Homestead
    A Civil War-era village is about to come alive this weekend on the outskirts of Westminster, complete with working artisans and skirmishes between Union and Confederate soldiers. The Union Mills Homestead Foundation will hold a Civil War Encampment...
  • Business Column: Re-branding has pitfalls, potential

    Business Column: Re-branding has pitfalls, potential
    Both the Historic Triangle and Hampton Roads are considering ways to re-brand themselves. Perhaps the first challenge is getting over those names, which mean little to anyone outside Virginia. Hampton Roads seems to have settled on "Coastal Virginia" as...
  • Union Mills Homestead honors Civil War, historic mill

    Union Mills Homestead honors Civil War, historic mill
    As guests watched the Grist Mill — celebrating its restoration's 30th anniversary — grind wheat into flour, there was a sudden explosion of cannon fire from just outside the mill's doors. Union Mills Homestead celebrated the restoration...
  • 120 girls fastpitch teams in Williamsburg for National Softball Association World Series

    120 girls fastpitch teams in Williamsburg for National Softball Association World Series
    WILLIAMSBURG—The Historic Triangle is hosting the National Softball Association 2014 Girls Fast Pitch Eastern B World Series this week. Approximately 120 teams from Canada and 14 U.S. States are participating in the tournament, according to...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 16: Eastern State land; Recycling; Measuring tourism

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 16: Eastern State land; Recycling; Measuring tourism
    Eastern State land "Eastern State Hospital has built two buildings that house all the patients now and the state will eventually sell the extra 400 acres of property. I keep hearing people suggest in the Last Word that the some of the excess land should...
  • Gift will fund teacher training in New York

    Gift will fund teacher training in New York
    WILLIAMSBURG — A $1 million gift will allow Colonial Williamsburg to team up with Columbia University to teach teachers how to spread American history and civics across the curriculum in New York state schools. Colonial Williamsburg will...
  • County grant funds museum programming

    County grant funds museum programming
    JAMES CITY — The Jamestown-Yorktown foundation will use a $100,000 grant from James City County to support a variety of public programming at Jamestown Settlement, according to an announcement this week. "James City County's partnership is...
  • Saving Jamestown's historic church tower

     Saving Jamestown's historic church tower
    One of English America's most iconic early colonial structures may have dodged a potentially disastrous cold-weather wrecking ball this past winter when near-record freezing temperatures caused new lime mortar joints to fail instead of splitting off large...
  • Business Column: Past mistakes can haunt job seekers

    Business Column: Past mistakes can haunt job seekers
    WILLIAMSBURG — It's probably true that we've become a less trusting society. It certainly seems to be true in the case of employers looking over job applications. According to Allison & Taylor Inc., a reference-checking and background company,...
  • 2013 attendance down, revenue up at Colonial Williamsburg

    2013 attendance down, revenue up at Colonial Williamsburg
    WILLIAMSBURG — As described in its Annual Report released Tuesday, Colonial Williamsburg's financial situation improved marginally in 2013. The report shows increases in revenues and expenses and a net operating loss of $34 million, down from...
  • Colonial Williamsburg revenue, expenses up in 2013

    Colonial Williamsburg revenue, expenses up in 2013
    Colonial Williamsburg's annual report, released Tuesday, shows increases in revenue and expenses and a net operating loss of $34 million. Expenses in 2013 were up $1 million to $215 million. Revenues were up $4 million to $181 million. Gift...
  • Greater Williamsburg Chamber and Tourism Alliance has two jobs

    Greater Williamsburg Chamber and Tourism Alliance has two jobs
    WILLIAMSBURG — While its tourism arm gets the most attention, the Greater Williamsburg Chamber and Tourism Alliance also has a business side meant to represent all the area's businesses and perform the role of a traditional chamber of commerce....