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Charles City (Charles City, Virginia)

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  • New Kent historic high school could be new home for Heritage Public Library

    New Kent historic high school could be new home for Heritage Public Library
    NEW KENT – The Heritage Public Library may be moving into the historic high school. The Board of Supervisors has discussed moving the library from its current home at 6215 Chesapeake Circle in New Kent to the 1950s renovated portion of the...
  • Yorktown author pens novella of Civil War Romance

     Yorktown author pens novella of Civil War Romance
    "Return to Shirley Plantation: A Civil War Romance," debut work of fiction by Yorktown's Carrie Fancett Pagels, is an old-fashioned love story that rises up from the muddy banks of the James River in Charles City County, Va., where Northern war boats...
  • Lack of progress ends First Street agreements

     Lack of progress ends First Street agreements
    By deciding not to give two First Street developers more time to begin construction, the St. Charles City Council on Monday paved the way for alternate developers to submit new proposals for the riverfront sites. "It's important to note the...
  • Liquor permits approved in St. Charles under new licensing plan

    Liquor permits approved in St. Charles under new licensing plan
    The St. Charles City Council unanimously approved late-night liquor permits for 24 bars and restaurants Monday night as the city enters what officials called "a new school year" for liquor licensees. Starting May 1, all bars and restaurants with...
  • Tri-cities ready for possibility of medical marijuana facilities

    Tri-cities ready for possibility of medical marijuana facilities
    As St. Charles moves to limit future medical cannabis facilities to one zoning district on the city's east side, officials in Batavia say they are satisfied with regulations set out in the state law that was passed last year. On Monday, the St....
  • Milestone day for religious freedom

     Milestone day for religious freedom
    Exactly when the first Baptist believers settled on the lands south of the James River in the late 1600s is hard to determine from the surviving records. But according to an ancient grand jury document citing them for not attending the established...
  • Late Tuesday UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Baseball Phoebus 10, Heritage 2 Western Branch 7, Bethel 0 Woodside 12, Oscar Smith 8 Poquoson 5, Jamestown 2 New Kent 9, Warhill 6 Grafton 1, Tabb 0 Lafayette 3, York 0 Hickory 13, Warwick 3 Great Bridge 2, Gloucester 1 Menchville 5, Indian River 3...
  • Living Here: Outdoor activities

    Living Here: Outdoor activities
    Cycling The Peninsula offers many opportunities for cycling enthusiasts. Whether you enjoy group rides, solo jaunts or competitions, Hampton Roads has many opportunities. Courses and trailways in the Tidewater region tend to be flat but are often...
  • Living Here: Famous people, places & things

    Living Here:  Famous people, places & things
    Famous people, places & things People, places and things that make Hampton Roads famous: Presidents, celebrities and more Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through...
  • Living Here: Museums and historic sites

    Living Here: Museums and historic sites
    Museums and sites can help you track the story of our region. From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our area. History museums 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets,...
  • Living Here: Nature parks

    Living Here: Nature parks
    Charles City County Chickahominy Wildlife Management Area. Bird watching, hunting, fishing, shooting range, public boat access. An access permit is needed for visitors ages 17 and older who do not have a Virginia hunting or fishing license or boating...
  • Peninsula locales in middle of pack for smoking

    Peninsula locales in middle of pack for smoking
    The 5 percent drop in the U.S. smoking rate among both men and women from 1996 to 2012 has been unevenly distributed geographically, according to the latest report by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. "Declining rates have been driven...