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York County (Virginia)

York County (Virginia)
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  • 'Seed to Stalk' program digs into Virginia agriculture

    'Seed to Stalk' program digs into Virginia agriculture
    During June, agricultural practices of the Powhatan Indian, English and west central African cultures of 17th- and 18th-century Virginia, from the types of tools used to the crops grown, will be explored in June at Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown...
  • Health Notes: Free carseats for those who qualify

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Free carseats for those who qualify
     Pregnant Women and Parents of Infants -- do you need a car seat? FREE CAR SEATS are given to those who complete the class in carseat safety.     When: Wednesday, June 22, 2011  9:00 AM to 11:30 AM               No Children Allowed in Class ...
  • Hampton Roads' unemployment rate lowers to 7%

    Hampton Roads' unemployment rate lowered to 7 percent in December, from November's 7.2 percent. It was 7 percent in December 2009, too, according to the Virginia Employment Commission. Figures are not seasonally adjusted. The Virginia unemployment...
  • Foreclosure filings fall in January

    Foreclosure filings fall in January
    Peninsula-area foreclosure filings dropped by 34 percent in January, compared to January 2010. The 203 filings were the fewest recorded in a month since October 2008 — 27 months ago. Nationally, foreclosure filings were down 17 percent from January...
  • Peninsula home sales surge 30%

    Peninsula home sales surge 30%
    The Peninsula's 2011 real estate market started off with a 30 percent jump in home sales compared to January 2010, but that news isn't as good as it sounds. The median sales price was down nearly 3 percent to $183,250, according to the Real Estate...
  • Housing market: Building permits tick up, supply at 15-year highs

    Housing market: Building permits tick up, supply at 15-year highs
    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...
  • Early Morning Car Chase in York City.

    Early Morning Car Chase in York City.
    Pennsylvania State Police arrested a man after he led them on a chase early Wednesday morning in York County. Around 3:00am police noticed a 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe with Virginia registration weaving in its lane. When police pulled up behind the erratic...
  • HOMICIDES IN HAMPTON ROADS FOR 2011

    NEWPORT NEWS Jan. 27 -- Kelly Parsley Jackson (39, Newport News) shot to death in her home on Harrington Road in front of her 9-year-old daughter. Police arrested her husband, Rodney Bolivia Jackson (44, Newport News) and charged him with murder....
  • York County breeds fish to kill mosquitoes

    York County breeds fish to kill mosquitoes
    From flyswatters to pesticides, there are many ways to fend off mosquitoes. But fish breeding? York County officials grow thousands of tiny fish called — you guessed it — mosquitofish that devour the bloodsucking insects before they can...
  • Bacteria from stormwater runoff, human and animal waste lead to swimming advisories

    Bacteria from stormwater runoff, human and animal waste lead to swimming advisories
    It's beach season in Hampton Roads. Time to bring out the beach chairs and sunscreen. And to be alert for bacteria lurking in the water. Elevated bacteria levels prompted the Peninsula Health Department to advise against swimming at Huntington Park...
  • Sentara Norfolk General earns national ranking

    Sentara Norfolk General earns national ranking
    Sentara Norfolk General Hospital was the only Hampton Roads hospital ranked nationally in a specialty by U.S. News & World Report. The hospital's cardiology and heart surgery program ranked 47th among hospitals nationally, according to the annual...
  • Ready to take her first breath

    Ready to take her first breath
    Kerry Baumann Kerry Baumann, pictured here with her husband Ben in the Outer Banks this summer, needs a new pair of lungs and a liver. She was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at 6 months old. Summary: Kerry Baumann, 24, was diagnosed with cystic...