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  • $200,000 Altria grant supports new Yorktown museum

    $200,000 Altria grant supports new Yorktown museum
    YORK — Altria Group, Inc., the parent company of Philip Morris, had donated $200,000 to the American Revolution Museum, which will replace the Yorktown Victory Center in late 2016. The grant to the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation will support...
  • Will re-branded Williamsburg Arts Month draw more tourists?

    Will re-branded Williamsburg Arts Month draw more tourists?
    WILLIAMSBURG — The Greater Williamsburg Chamber and Tourism Alliance announced Friday that the area's Arts Month fall promotion is being re-branded — the new name is Williamsburg Fall Arts. The change is the first fruit of the...
  • Free diabetes workshops in York

    Free diabetes workshops in York
    Free diabetes education classes. The 6-week Stanford University workshop for those who are pre-diabetic, those with type 2 diabetes, and/or their caregivers.   ·  Learn tips and techniques for managing your symptoms and   living well with...
  • Park Service to donate top of broken 1895 monument, destroy remainder

    Park Service to donate top of broken 1895 monument, destroy remainder
    It appears that only the top quarter of a 119-year-old statue will be loaned to the York County Historical Museum if a proposal from the National Park Service is accepted by the York Board of Supervisors Tuesday night.  The rest of the Shaw monument,...
  • Crownsville dig links slave descendants with family history

    Crownsville dig links slave descendants with family history
    Nancy Matthews Daniels has been interested in her family history since she was 8. But it wasn’t until Friday when the Laurel woman, age 65, was able to link a place to names she has heard all her life. Daniels and Larry Brogden, of Hanover,...
  • Thursday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Va. Beach's Crow earns VSGA Junior Stroke Play Championship at Williamsburg Club

    Golf: Junior: Tom Crow of Virginia Beach won the Virginia State Golf Association Junior Stroke Play Championship at Williamsburg Club. Crow, 16, a student at Cape Henry Collegiate, shot a 2-under-par 70 in Thursday’s final round for a 54-hole...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: HU adds football transfer from Winston-Salem State

    Colleges: Football: Hampton added to its depth at wide receiver and kick returner when Winston-Salem State’s Chase Powell announced that he will transfer. The Winston-Salem Journal first reported the news. Powell, a 5-foot-8, 175-pound...
  • Castillo-D'Amico wins Coast Guard Day 5K

    After a lifetime peak to her running career in 2013, 56-year-old Mercedes Castillo-D'Amico has taken a bit of a break from serious training and racing in 2014. Yet she couldn't resist one of her favorite races, the 26th annual Coast Guard Day 5K, held...
  • VPSU to hold championship meet Aug. 3 at Fort Eustis

    Nineteen Williamsburg, Yorktown and northern Newport News teams comprising the Virginia Peninsula Swim Union (VPSU) will square off Sunday in the annual end-of-season championship meet, known throughout the Williamsburg area as "Champs." A Peninsula...
  • Reader feedback July 27: James Garner, derailment, Hampton school raises

    •Steve, Poquoson: Thanks for the James Garner editorial obituary. It was the only write-up of the many I've seen that came right out and said that Garner's Jim Rockford "was among the greatest of all TV characters." I loved Rockford too, especially...
  • Williamsburg book store wants Yorktown location

    Williamsburg book store wants Yorktown location
    Riverwalk Landing may get a book store. The Book Exchange of Williamsburg asked the York County Economic Development Authority for approval to lease the space vacated by Claire Murray Lifestyles in May. Kelsie Davis, owner of the Williamsburg business...
  • Check out the latest board appointments by Gov. McAuliffe

    Hampton Roads professionals have been named to the Virginia Port Authority Board, the Board for Architects, the Council on Aging and the Governor's Advisory Council on Revenue Estimates. Here are the local board appointments recently announced by Gov....