| Mar 26, 2013
| 7:08 AM
The River Room at the Duke of York Hotel in Yorktown will present its third annual Greek Night from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 3.
Chef Jimmy Krikales, formerly of Nick’s Seafood Pavilion, will be serving up traditional Greek foods,...
| May 9, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Once again, a beach music series will give dancers a chance to shag at the historic and picturesque Yorktown waterfront. The Shagging on the Riverwalk Beach Music Concert Series will return June 6 with Band of Oz.
It's a free event and the Colonial Shag...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Two of the nation's foremost underwater archaeologists began work in the river off Yorktown Beach Wednesday morning, surveying the previously undetected wreck of a ship that may have been scuttled by the British during the Revolution.
Brought in by...
| May 11, 2013
| 1:06 PM
SALUDA – The sight of Macy Causey leading almost five laps for the first time in a full-sized stock car delighted many on hand May 4 at Virginia Motor Speedway. Fans were on their feet and the crews of opposing Sportsman Division teams were fist-...
| Apr 28, 2013
Dust off those party clothes and dig out that crazy hat. It's the time of year when folks in our part of Virginia get together to celebrate in the fresh air and sunshine.
If you're looking to socialize and depressurize, you're in luck. Festivals devoted...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 7:51 PM
Virginia Tech and Tabb High alumnus Will Mulherin was the top men’s finisher and Williamsburg resident Jennifer Quarles was the top women’s finisher Saturday at the fifth annual Tabb May Day 5K.
Mulherin, a three-time ACC champion in the 5,...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:04 AM
QUESTION: I have these onion-looking plants growing. They don't smell like onions and they aren't bulbs I planted. What can they be and what should I do about them? Peggy in Falls Church, Va.
ANSWER: They could be a leek, but probably an onion. In any...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 11:21 PM
Great Bridge at Douglas Freeman, 7
Patriot at Lake Braddock
Hanover vs. Kellam (at Old Dominion), 6
Oakton at Hylton
Bassett at Amherst County
Culpeper County at Sherando
| May 24, 2013
Old Point Comfort and Jamestown may have the distinction of being the first places associated with the arrival of Virginia's first Africans in 1619.
But it wasn't until decades later that slavery really took off -- and when it did it was the south...
| May 25, 2013
When English colonists began settling on the south bank of the York River in the 1630s, enslaved black labor was the exception rather than the rule.
African field hands and house servants were not only prohibitively expensive but notoriously hard to...
| May 19, 2013
HAMPTON — The derelict buildings, playing children and crime associated with the property's seedy visitors are long gone from the former Harbor Square site downtown.
But as the city plans to redevelop the 17.7-acre tract — and contractors...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:49 AM
The Gallery at York Hall will host local artist Linda Miller demonstrating how to create a botanical portrait 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4. The gallery, located at 301 Main Street in Yorktown, is a cooperative effort between the...