| 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...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:58 AM
The 7th Annual Yorktown Market Days season kicks off Saturday, May 11, along the Yorktown waterfront at Riverwalk Landing between Buckner and Ballard streets, according to a news release.
The market will operate weekly 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays through...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The Virginia Living Museum has announced the winners of the first Birding Cup Challenge, according to a news release.
The team Eagle Eyes was the Birding Cup Champion counting 97 species during the 24-hour competition April 12-13. Team members were:...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Ben & Jerry's ice cream shops will offer free ice cream cones on Tuesday, April 9, as part of an annual giveaway day.
During the freebie day, customers can get one free scoop of ice cream in a cone.
There are Ben & Jerry's shops in Yorktown,...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 5:48 PM
For as long as art historians have been writing about painting in the early South, it's been common to think of the region's artists as relatively independent and even isolated figures.
Many show up in the records as episodic visitors from Europe or...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 7:12 AM
Dominion Virginia Power is considering building an electric transmission line that would cross the James River at Surry and James City counties.
The line would originate at Surry nuclear power station, run above the river along nine towers between 150...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 9:04 AM
The annual Greek Night is coming up March 21 at the River Room of the Duke of York Hotel in Yorktown.
Chef Jimmy Krikales and his crew prepare traditional Greek dishes such as moussaka and spanakopita plus fish, lamb chops, beef and pork.
Hours are 4:...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Roasted marshmallows and zip line courses are still a part of the summer camp experience in Hampton Roads. But now students can add building an iPhone app, publishing a newspaper or re-enacting the Civil War to their list of summer memories.
| Apr 3, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Bria Kelly, a teen tunesmith from Smithfield, is among the finalists for this year's Sea Level Singer-Songwriter Festival Emerging Artist Showcase.
Contestants were asked to submit recordings of songs they composed. From among 70 entries, a panel of a...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:35 AM
The Yorktown Power Station and Chesapeake Energy Center, the two largest coal-fired power plants in Hampton Roads, burn on average 6,700 tons of coal every day.
The plants, which date to the 1950s, create enough electricity for 260,000 households. Yet...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 2:43 PM
The scorecard for the 2011 Tidewater Golfweek Amateur Tour is a big-time winner again.
The scorecard features the following:
• A national team championship for the third time in the last four years.
• Two national individual champions.
| Oct 5, 2012
| 9:58 PM
Phoebus 44, Menchville 3
Norfolk Academy 32, Covenant School 8
Primarily public schools:
Abingdon 49 Carroll County 28
Altavista 28 Chatham 21
Amherst County 44 Rustburg 20