| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Colonial Williamsburg is offering free tickets to its Historic Area and art museums to residents of most cities and counties in Hampton Roads.
The free one-day tickets will be available Aug. 8 through Aug. 15 to residents of Williamsburg, James City...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Wildlife-loving posts on Facebook are sometimes not for faint-of-heart gardeners.
Especially when they involve snakes that gardeners find in their yards.
This year, my Facebook feed is populated with snake-centered posts almost daily.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Gloucester County’s Information Technology Department announced today that it has received the 2014 Digital Counties Survey award from the Center for Digital Government (CDG) and the National Association of Counties (NACO).
According to a press...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Gloucester County Sheriff Darrell Warren and the Gloucester Sheriff's Office were one of the recipients of the 2014 Governor's Transportation Safety Award. The award from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles was presented to Warren on June 12 at...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Upcoming home, garden events
•Ask a Master Gardener in the Garden. Monday, July 7 and Thursday, July 24. 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Join the Newport News Master Gardeners during their work day in the Grin and Grow Garden at Riverview Farm Park. Master...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog.
GLOUCESTER – Operating the Gloucester County Public Library's two locations and...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:29 AM
Gloucester’s Central Purchasing Department and Purchasing Agent Bill Lindsey were presented two awards at Tuesdays Board of Supervisors meeting.
The Central Purchasing Department was the recipient of the 2014 Universal Public Procurement...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Thursday's Poetry Night at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center takes a turn to the longer form of fiction this month. To celebrate the start of summer, several local novelists will share their favorite beach reads on Thursday, June 12:
| May 18, 2014
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the national cooperative extension system — a fitting time to spotlight the master gardeners who play a large role in the organization's goals to assist and educate gardeners everywhere, especially in...
| May 17, 2014
| 2:54 PM
GLOUCESTER — Each morning when Steven Tozer pulled up to the smoke shop to feed his addiction to spice in the spring of 2013, a line of frazzled, desperate people would already be waiting outside.
If the customers in line didn't have money, they...
| May 18, 2014
| 2:14 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — If you listen to the U.S. Navy, Newport News and Hampton are problem cities for the retail sale of spice.
But unlike nearby counties the two cities haven't raided stores that sell spice, which a local prosecutor and a defense...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:28 AM
No matter what type of education you're looking for, it's available here in Hampton Roads.
Bryant & Stratton College. Hampton. Private. The facility at Peninsula Town Center opened in 2010. It offers 15 full- and part-time associate and bachelor's...