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York County (Virginia)

York County (Virginia)
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Top York County (Virginia) Articles

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  • Never forget: History museums

    From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region to history. HISTORY MUSEUMS 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets, missiles, rockets and a children's playground....
  • Where to shop

    Stroll through shops in a town-like setting or escape to the comfort of an air-conditioned mall. City Center at Oyster Point. 701 Town Center Drive in Newport News. 230,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants. Development began in 2000. Major...
  • York mom: Bullied son hanged self

    York mom: Bullied son hanged self
    Christian Taylor, a freshman at Grafton High School, committed suicide Monday and his mother said he had been bullied at school ever since the family moved here in January. "All I remember is looking into my son's eyes, because he had the most...
  • York officials respond to bullying allegations after teen's suicide

    York schools and law enforcement officials said Wednesday that they tried to quash an ongoing confict between two Grafton High School students in the weeks prior to the suicide earlier this week of one of the students. In response to Christian Taylor's...
  • Hampton school system lawyer wants special contract

    HAMPTON — Hampton School Board attorney Nanci Reaves is using a job offer from another school district as leverage to increase the benefits with her current $101,920 salary, according to School Board Chairman Fred Brewer. The board is slated to...
  • Kim Person is devoted to capturing the pure, unadorned sound of the acoustic guitar

    Kim Person is devoted to capturing the pure, unadorned sound of the acoustic guitar
    Kim Person has mastered the art of lassoing pure, natural sound. At Wistaria, her recording studio in York County, and on her frequent trips to Nashville, Person strives to grab and document the simple, beautiful tones of wires vibrating on wood....
  • Area foreclosures increase despite state dropping on nationwide filing scale

    Local foreclosures filings increased by 77 percent last month, compared to October 2008. RealtyTrac, which studies foreclosures, reported 329 foreclosure filings on the Peninsula and Middle Peninsula and in Isle of Wight. About this time last year,...
  • From the Archives: Residents gather to witness history

    'I HOPE THIS IS A SIGN OF NEW THINGS TO COME' "Party at the White House!" William Scott Davis Jr. exclaimed as he watched the inauguration on a TV in the children's room of the Hampton Public Library. "Party in America!" enthusiastically responded...
  • York River Academy graduation

    YORK — York River Academy graduated its first class Tuesday night at Grafton Middle School. "We are celebrating a historical moment," said Linda Meadows, chairwoman of the York County School Board. During the ceremony, the graduating seniors,...
  • The City of Poquoson, Virginia

    The first mention of Poquoson was in a 1631 land grant. Nestled on a marshy peninsula between Hampton and York County, Poquosonites maintain a rather secluded profile even as their demographics change. Families of watermen plied the waters of the...
  • York County, Virginia

    With miles of riverfront real estate, York is one of Virginia's most picturesque counties but it's the third-smallest in square miles of Virginia's 95 counties. And with two major bases -- the Yorktown Naval Weapons Station and the CIA's Camp Peary --...
  • Every garden view is a pleasant sight to see

    There's something soothing about sweeping. On my front porch recently, I got into a real rhythm, moving the dollar-store, soft-bristled broom back and forth. Winter breezes kept pushing pine needles onto the porch floor and I kept pushing them back...