| Jan 5, 2011
| 9:24 AM
Record Year for Botetourt's Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Fincastle, VA - Tough economic times have not reduced the demand for recreation services in Botetourt County. In the past year, more than 11,500 individuals participated in county...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 8:18 AM
The Jamestown-Scotland Ferry offers a free, 15-minute ride between Williamsburg and Surry. The ride gives those who take the ferry a unique view of land on both sides of the James River. It is a fun, stress-free way to make the trip. The ferry operates 24...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 7:58 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — On a recent mid-week afternoon, the Newport News Amtrak station was bustling with patrons lugging suitcases into the sparse waiting room to await the arrival of the 4:55 p.m. train to Richmond and points north.
About 50 people...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 1:31 PM
School has just let out for the summer. But for a handful of students, the adventure has just begun.
A group of teachers and students from four Virginia high schools are on a four-week exploration down the James River. They're traveling by canoes,...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 11:05 AM
Fincastle, VA – At the conclusion of the June Board of Supervisors meeting, County Administrator Jerry Burgess announced his intention to resign in January. Citing the County’s strong financial condition, Burgess told the Board that he...
| Jul 9, 2011
SURRY — With a little imagination, it's easy to travel back through time at Chippokes Plantation State Park.
Woods and fields, barns and manor houses pull visitors back into the region's lush, green, agrarian past. The farm's boundaries today are...
| Jul 9, 2011
More than 1,700 bags of oyster shells are stacked on pallets along an eroding shoreline at Charles Hogge's home on Sarah Creek in Gloucester.
One by one, each 30-pound mesh bag of shells is handed down a human chain of two dozen USS Truman sailors...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 2:36 PM
Address: 504 River Bluffs, Kingsmill on the James
Listing agent: Philip Latchum, Twiddy Realty, (757) 254-3550
Basics: The River Bluffs of Kingsmill offer turn-key living. Poised atop 80-foot bluffs over the James River, this luxury...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 8:00 PM
So Disney World was outside of the family budget this year. But spring break doesn't have to be a somber, stay-at-home pity party.
Here are a five ways to spend your time off in Tidewater — including a few suggestions for those of us whose...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 5:41 PM
The Army of the Potomac had plenty of reason to feel confident when it began marching up the Peninsula on April 4, 1862.
Gun barrels glistening in the fine spring weather, the advancing columns of blue-clad troops made up the largest army America had...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 9:20 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- More than 1,100 Springfield-area citizens completed the City of Springfield’s Public Works Transportation Survey during June and July. Citizens were asked to vote for their top choices among some 70 transportation improvement...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 2:52 PM
While downed trees, limbs and power lines were evident throughout Newport News, there weren't issues with flooding Sunday morning, according to city spokeswoman Karen Gill.
Newport News Public Schools and offices will be closed Monday, but there will...