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  • Winter storm leads to closures, accidents in Va.

    A winter storm dumped more than 8 inches of snow in parts of Virginia on Thursday, with the southeastern area of the state being the hardest hit.
  • Colonial Williamsburg to remain closed due to snow

    The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation says its historic grounds will remain closed due to severe weather. The closure affects historic area sites, the regional visitor center, the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg and the John D. Rockefeller Jr....

    Backyard makeover in Newport News extends daytime enjoyment, relaxation

     Backyard makeover in Newport News extends daytime enjoyment, relaxation
    Last year, Michael and Suzanne Naler won a landscape makeover for their backyard in Newport News, courtesy of Landscapes by Eric Bailey of York County. Before the $10,000 redo, the yard was bland, according to the Nalers. They won the prize at a 2014...

    Chocolate is a passion for Williamsburg chef Marcel Desaulniers

    Chocolate is a passion for Williamsburg chef Marcel Desaulniers
    If scholarship money had been available for Marcel Desaulniers to go to mortuary science school, the culinary world would have been considerably less sweet. Desaulniers, who with his wife Connie Desaulniers, owns Mad About Chocolate on Armistead...

    African Americans were the first tour guides of Williamsburg area

    African Americans were the first tour guides of Williamsburg area
    Tourists in Williamsburg before the city's restoration was well underway were left on their own to wander about unescorted, except at Bruton Parish Church. There, they would be greeted by the African-American sexton. For nearly four decades, three men...