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James City County

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Top James City County Articles

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  • 'Big business' | Retailers dominate Hampton Roads' storage space

    More than 18 million tons of general cargo moves through the Port of Hampton Roads each year, and most of those products require at least a short-term stay in Virginia before and after they're on the water. As cargo volume has increased through the...
  • Check out the complete Virginia Arts Festival schedule

    Here is a complete Virginia Arts Festival schedule. Tickets can be purchased at www.vafest.org or by calling 671-8100. Virginia International Tattoo Sneak Peaks. Noon April 14. A pipe band from the Tattoo will perform a half-hour show. Tidewater...
  • Summer season is chock full of festivals

    Hardly a summer weekend goes by without a festival to celebrate in Hampton Roads. Here's a look at this season's lineup. APRIL Cruisin' Virginia Beach Auto & Motorcycle Super Show. 10 a.m. April 26. Virginia Beach Oceanfront. 425-3111. Crabtown Seafest...
  • Best brunches in town.

    Best brunches in town.
    These restaurants host a Sunday brunch; some feature spectacular waterfront, garden and other scenic surroundings. Please call ahead to confirm hours, menus and reservations needed: Glen Restaurant, Virginia Crossings Resort Virginia Center Parkway,...
  • Shop freshest foods at farmers' markets

    Shop freshest foods at farmers' markets
    There's nothing fresher and more flavorful than berries plucked from the vine, corn snapped off the stalk or fish pulled from the bay. Especially when those good eats are purchased from producers at local farmers' markets. If you crave the good taste...
  • Exercise your pedal power and go biking

    Exercise your pedal power and go biking
    People ride bicycles for all sorts of reasons. Sara Lewis bikes for recreation and transportation, putting pedal to the asphalt during many miles around the Williamsburg area where she lives. Penny Rich and Kirk Moore are avid mountain bikers who like...
  • Sara Lewis

    Home: James City County Age: 53 Family: Husband Ken Schmidt; daughter Elizabeth 21; son Lewis, 18 Career: Freelance writer with two part-time jobs, including communications director for BikeWalk Virginia and park interpreter at New Quarter Park for...
  • Kirk Moore

    Home: James City County Age: 46 Family: Wife Penny Rich; two grown daughters in addition to wife's girls. Career: Automotive technician at an independent service shop. Bike: Airborne Paka-Wallup titanium soft tail; purchased frame on eBay and had...
  • Military lifelines

    If there's one thing that quickly becomes obvious in Hampton Roads, it's the pervasive presence of the military. Our waterways are frequently filled with Navy war ships and Coast Guard cutters. Air Force jet fighters rumble overhead. Soldiers and Marines...
  • A regional emphasis on learning

    Local public school districts and private schools provide many educational options for preschool through high school students. Several public schools have elementary and secondary magnet programs focusing on specific fields such as science and technology,...
  • Jamestown-Yorktown

    What: Pastimes of Colonial Virginia Where: Jamestown Settlement on State Route 31 in James City County and Yorktown Victory Center at the Yorktown waterfront (on the hill toward the Colonial Parkway). When: Aug. 1-31 What happens: Family-style games,...
  • Kid-friendly fun places and things to do

    Looking for nearby things to do with the youngsters in your life? Here are some ways parents and grandparents can keep kids active, entertained and happy during summer vacation. BEACHES Huntington Park in Newport News Yorktown in York County...