| Apr 18, 2011
| 1:54 PM
Thousands of people in Virginia were without electricity Monday, two days after deadly tornadoes pummeled the southern United States.
Among the hardest hit areas was Gloucester County, where emergency responders have been working since late Saturday to...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 6:34 AM
Kirk Putrell stood on his front porch Saturday night, after he had just listened to the television newscasters warn about tornadoes.
"I heard them say 'Surry,' so I thought we were going to be OK," Putrell said. "I thought that little breeze felt good,...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Preliminary reports from the National Weather Service concluded that one tornado cut a swath from Surry County up through Gloucester and on to Deltaville Saturday evening, while another tore through Isle of Wight County.
Surveys of damage assessments...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 2:09 AM
UPDATE: Gov. Bob McDonnell late Thursday said he would sign the redistricting legislation passed by the General Assembly "as soon as it reaches my desk." In a statement, the governor said the legislation approved by state lawmakers earlier in the day...
| May 6, 2011
| 6:40 AM
Mother's Day, Sunday, May 8, kicks off a national observance of women's health with 1,500 events taking place nationwide. In Virginia there are more than 20 events.
On Wednesday, May 18, the Peninsula Health Center, 416 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. will host...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 4:22 PM
JAMES CITY — Riverside Health System has a new weapon to combat depression.
The NeuroStar transcranial magnetic stimulation device arrived in November and is designed to treat patients when other forms of treatment don't work, said Philip...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 6:17 PM
The 2010 housing market was marked by record-high foreclosure levels, inventory levels higher than they've been in at least 15 years and falling housing prices.
Building permits, on the other hand, saw a slight 10 percent increase after falling to at...
| May 12, 2012
If you've got plant problems, master gardeners in Williamsburg and James City County are there to help you. They are holding Diagnostic Clinics every Monday and Wednesday morning from 8:30 a.m.-noon now through June 27.The public is invited to bring in...
| May 17, 2012
The Williamsburg Botanical Garden's mission is to enhance the life of residents and visitors by promoting beautiful gardens and enjoyment of plants through year round educational and recreational programs. www.williamsburgbotanicalgarden.org.
| May 20, 2012
As Dan Via lay face down in the surf in Corolla, unable to move his arms and legs, the thought flashed through his mind: "I'll probably never ride my bike again."
It was Labor Day weekend and the Williamsburg pediatrician, then 51, was relaxing at the...
| May 28, 2012
The Peninsula Water Steward training was for 10 weeks with instructors from Virginia Insitute of Marine Science, Virginia Tech, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the York County Extension agent, USDA-Soil and Water Conservation District NOAA (National Oceanic...
| May 24, 2012
James City County Williamsburg Master Gardeners, Virginia Cooperative Extension Volunteers, are holding plant pest, insect and disease Diagnostic Clinics.
The public is invited to bring in samples of plant problems to be diagnosed free of charge.