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  • Saturday's local and college multi-sport roundup: Chesapeake runners capture first place in Newport News' Smart Smiles 5K; U.Va. gains two football commitments

    Running: Andrew Eason, 17, and Hannah Glasgow, 16, both of Chesapeake, won the overall championships at the seventh annual Smart Smiles 5K in Newport News. Eason, a former Hickory High standout who will run as a freshman this season for Virginia Tech,...
  • Williamsburg area's oldest road race gets a fresh start

    Williamsburg area's oldest road race gets a fresh start
    WILLIAMSBURG—The oldest continuously held Colonial Road Runners race is The Vineyards of Williamsburg 5K Run, which started in 1993, and until this year had been held annually as a Saturday evening race. The 22nd annual version on Aug. 9 saw two...
  • UPDATE: Beach swimming advisory lifted for King Lincoln, Yorktown, Virginia Beach

    UPDATE: Beach swimming advisory lifted for King Lincoln, Yorktown, Virginia Beach
    UPDATE: The swimming advisory has been lifted for King Lincoln Park Beach in Newport News, according to a Peninsula Health District news release. The district said it received results from re-sampling completed on Thursday. The results indicate that...
  • Utility gives grants to 8 local groups for environmental programs

    Utility gives grants to 8 local groups for environmental programs
    Thirty-three organizations will share $500,000 from the Dominion Foundation in support of environmental stewardship initiatives, according to a release from the charitable foundation of Dominion Virginia Power. The groups will receive funding for...
  • Four new businesses cut ribbons in lower York

    Four new businesses cut ribbons in lower York
    Four new businesses -- a martial arts academy, two restaurants and an insurance firm -- have recently opened in lower York County. Three are located in Shady Banks Shopping Center, 2960 Hampton Highway, and opened the same day. WOLF Martial Arts Academy...
  • Diabetes 2 is a largely preventable disease; learn how at these free classes on Peninsula

    Diabetes 2 is a largely preventable disease; learn how at these free classes on Peninsula
    Care for those with Diabetes 2 costs the U.S. health system millions annually; it also accounts for economic losses through lost productivity and disability. Virginia won a 3-year competitive grant through the Affordable Care Act to combat the disease...
  • Weekend local tennis roundup: Toano's Montgomery earns boys 14s title in W&M indoor event

    Weekend local tennis roundup: Toano's Montgomery earns boys 14s title in W&M indoor event
    Lehman Montgomery of Toano beat two opponents in straight sets to win the boys 14-and-under singles title in last weekend's William and Mary "Beat the Heat" indoor tournament at McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center. Taking second in their age groups in the...
  • $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...
  • Naval Weapons Station Yorktown celebrates 96 years

    Naval Weapons Station Yorktown celebrates 96 years
    On August 7, 2014, Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown celebrates 96 years of service to the fleet providing ordnance and technical support to the U. S. Navy. Since 1918, when President Woodrow Wilson signed a Presidential Proclamation establishing...
  • 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,...