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  • Angelic Chocolates in Williamsburg offers healthy treats

    Stephanie Mayes says her handmade chocolate are good to eat and good for you, too. She opened up Angelic Chocolates last year in the Village Shops at Kingsmill. A former Marine, Mayes honed her culinary skills at Johnson & Wales University where she...
  • Sister Cities Yorktown plans fundraiser at Le Yaca

    Le Yaca restaurant in James City County will host a Winter Wine Dinner beginning at 7 p.m. Jan. 19 to benefit Sister Cities Yorktown. The evening will feature a three-course menu — appetizer, main course and dessert — and each course will...
  • Dominion electric line would cross James River

    Dominion Virginia Power is considering building an electric transmission line that would cross the James River at Surry and James City counties. The line would originate at Surry nuclear power station, run above the river along nine towers between 150...
  • Flowering trees announce the arrival of spring season

    Flowering trees announce the arrival of spring season
    You know spring has sprung when you see flower buds on early-season trees like eastern redbud, saucer magnolia and dogwood. With the Easter season around the corner, April 8 this year, spring is waking up earlier than usual. It's like Mother Nature...
  • 10 Peninsula women who made a difference

    10 Peninsula women who made a difference
    Women helped shape the Peninsula we know today, but their contributions are sometimes overlooked or obscured. Here are ten women who contributed to the physical, spiritual and cultural growth of this community. Some managed to make a mark on the world....
  • Four-man championship tournament highlights Peninsula's latest Mixed Martial Arts event

    YORK — There's something about hearing an octagon gate slam behind him that sends a chill up Wesley Dunlap's spine. One part of that is claustrophobia, while the other is knowing that every Mixed Martial Arts bout is potentially fraught with danger....
  • Wine & Cheese Shop at Kingsmill has new owners

    Wine & Cheese Shop at Kingsmill has new owners
    The Wine & Cheese Shop at Kingsmill has new owners, Amanda and Marc Aguilar, who will take over Oct. 17. The Aguilars promise “we will not mess with success,” according to the announcement of their takeover. The menu still will include fresh-...
  • Ron Fetner, Bobby "Black Hat" Walters, Michael Clark to play Williamsburg benefit for storm victims

    Ron Fetner, Bobby "Black Hat" Walters, Michael Clark to play Williamsburg benefit for storm victims
    Williamsburg's extended musical family is rallying to help local people hurt by the violent storms that ripped through the area last month.   "Groovin for Grove" is an event set for Sunday, May 22, noon to 11 p.m. at J.M. Randalls in Williamsburg.  A $3...
  • Gloucester Ospreys get names: `Coleman' and `Bridgette'

    A pair of breeding ospreys nesting on the Virginia Institute of Marine Science water tower received names Tuesday: `Coleman' and `Bridgette.' The ospreys are having their lives documented in a live feed found here: http://bit.ly/iiLdMy. VIMS offered a...
  • Footprint of 1608 Jamestown church revealed

    Footprint of 1608 Jamestown church revealed
     Few patches of ground looked less promising when student archaeologists began probing the center of historic James Fort toward the end of their 2010 summer field school.     Scoured out by slaves for the construction of a Confederate earthwork, the...
  • Jamestown dig unearths lost settlement's secrets

    Jamestown dig unearths lost settlement's secrets
    When archaeologist William Kelso began digging at Jamestown in 1994, few historians gave him much chance of finding the long-lost English fort of 1607.     Most believed the pioneering outpost had disappeared into the James River by the 1800s. Some noted...
  • WEEK 6 - September 28, 2012

    WEEK 6 - September 28, 2012
    WEEK 6 (Visiting/Home) Salem   @        William Fleming            7:00pm Christiansburg   @        Franklin County            7:00pm Magna Vista     @        Halifax County  7:00pm George Washington      @        Southampton    7:00pm Alleghany     ...