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York County (Virginia)

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

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  • In the wake of CT shootings, Gov. Corbett urges caution on new gun-control measures.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett on Tuesday urged against a rush to pass new gun-control laws in the wake of last week’s deadly Connecticut school shootings and said the key to protecting public safety lies in the enforcement of existing laws. In......
  • First case of Chronic Wasting Disease (#CWD ) confirmed in #Pennsylvania

     
    The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture today confirmed the first positive case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the state on a deer farm in Adams County. The disease is fatal in deer, elk and moose, but there is no evidence that CWD can be...
  • Kroger to buy Harris Teeter

    Kroger to buy Harris Teeter
    The Kroger Co. will buy Harris Teeter in a $2.5 billion deal, the company announced Tuesday. Both grocery chains have a presence in Hampton Roads. Right now, Kroger executives are not saying exactly how the merger will change either grocery brand. In a...
  • Authors win with book donations

    Authors win with book donations
    Most readers know to turn to their local libraries when looking for the newest book releases or recommendations for new authors. But with special programs and collection policies developed purposely to help readers and local authors find each other,...
  • Wildflowers: Hairy elephant's foot produces tiny purple flowers late summer-early fall

    Wildflowers: Hairy elephant's foot produces tiny purple flowers late summer-early fall
    Note from Kathy: This native wildflower grows naturally in our neighborhood in the Seaford area of York County, Va.  I've got it growing on a ditch bank along with natural ferns, and love the look it brings this time of year. Here's the plant profile from...
  • Birders keep eyes on the skies

     Birders keep eyes on the skies
    If you've seen the 2011 comedy "The Big Year" where two birding enthusiasts try to defeat the diehard world record holder in a yearlong bird-spotting competition, you marvel at the passion behind the pastime. The three birders rush here and there,...
  • Funeral Set for Spc. Cameron Stambaugh of York County

    Funeral Set for Spc. Cameron Stambaugh of York County
    Spc. Cameron J. Stambaugh, age 20, was killed in action while serving his country in Afghanistan on July 8, 2012. Cameron was born in York on May 28, 1992. He graduated from Spring Grove Area High School class of 2010. He proudly served his country...
  • Elizabethtown Police Charge Man with Felony Forgery

    Elizabethtown Police Charge Man with Felony Forgery
    A bank teller in Elizabethtown helped catch a forgery suspect in the act. Back in March, Elizabethtown Police responded to the Sovereign Bank on South Market Street for a forgery in progress. Police arrived at the scene and learned that 49-year old...
  • Scores drop on SOL math tests across the region, state

    As expected, the number of students passing Standards of Learning math exams plummeted this year, according to results released by the state Tuesday. State and local officials predicted the plunge as students took more difficult SOL math exams this...
  • Wildflowers: Colorful flowers still adorn Virginia's highways

    Wildflowers: Colorful flowers still adorn Virginia's highways
    The Virginia Department of Transportation no longer actively maintains its wildflower program along Virginia's highways, but the flower power still grows there, year after year, thanks to the seeds that continue to germinate.  Travelers in the...
  • Yorktown Market Days: Upcoming markets feature chefs, farmers and artists

    Yorktown Market Days: Upcoming markets feature chefs, farmers and artists
    Yorktown Market Days, which was recently named the Gold Level Winner in the “Best of Hampton Roads” Readers’ Choice Awards, is alive with activity this summer. Shoppers will be able to buy locally-grown, fresh picked produce and watch...
  • Wrongful death suit filed in York County woman's death in Virginia Beach jail

    Wrongful death suit filed in York County woman's death in Virginia Beach jail
    NEWPORT NEWS — The husband of a York County woman who died in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center last summer has filed a lawsuit against the medical staff used by the jail. Last week in Newport News Circuit Court, David La Clair, the husband...