| Feb 11, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Feb. 16 is your chance to take a nice nature walk in upper York County and James City County. Both nature walks encompass information about bluebirds, which are beginning to look for nesting places, so you can learn how to attract bluebirds to your own...
| Feb 15, 2013
“What can be more important to us than our culture, our traditions, our heritage, and our lives?”
That’s what York County author Curtis J. Johnson wrote in the preface of his book, “Glimpses of Black Life Along Bayou Lafourche...
| Feb 24, 2013
Like a victim tied to buzz saw table in an old movie melodrama, federal, state and local agencies and departments, and a host of businesses and nonprofit organizations are watching with alarm as budget blades churn toward them.
On Friday automatic...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:39 AM
The New York aster, or Symphyotrichum novi-belgii, is a stunning plant in late fall, the violet-blue ray flowers with yellow or reddish disk flowers, contrasting with blooming goldenrods, according to Helen Hamilton, past president of the John Clayton...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 4:56 AM
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...
| Sep 29, 2012
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,...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 1:52 PM
(Reuters) - A federal judge in Pennsylvania said the insurance-buying mandate in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is unconstitutional, the latest ruling over an issue likely to be taken up by the Supreme Court.
U.S. District Judge...
| Oct 10, 2010
| 9:33 PM
YORK — Teachers noticed the 16-year-old York High School student stumbling around and acting strangely almost as soon as he arrived at school one morning a few weeks ago.
Noting the teen's slurred, incoherent speech, a teacher called for an...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 7:06 PM
Bed bugs have been invading metro areas across the country and this region isn't immune.
On the Peninsula, hotel chains, private residences and at least one apartment building have had recent reports of the pests which are about the size of an apple...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Bidding on 10 Dodge Chargers that Gloucester Sheriff Steve Gentry wants to put on the road closed on Jan. 18. But the county hasn't awarded a bid. Bll Lindsey, Gloucester's purchasing manager, said he's not sure the county will award......
| Feb 4, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Gloucester gained 2,078 residents over the last decade, according to the 2010 census results. The county's population is set at 36,858, up from 34,780 in 2000, according to census results posted on the Virginia Public Access Project. The 6 percent......
| Feb 21, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Fires that erupted around Gloucester over the weekend charred more than 1,500 acres and damaged homes, outbuildings, hunting lodges, boats, vehicles and other property. At the height of Saturday's conflagration between Starvation and Island roads in the...