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  • Menchville High in Newport News honored for financial literacy test scores

    Menchville High School was named a Blue Star school in recognition of its students' successful performance on the 2013-14 W!SE Financial Literacy Certification Test, according to Newport News Public Schools officials. W!SE, or Working in Support of...
  • Historic homes in Williamsburg, Yorktown feature fresh floral decor for the holidays

    Historic homes in Williamsburg, Yorktown feature fresh floral decor for the holidays
    Holiday open houses are inspirational in many ways. They get you in the spirit of the season and pick up decorating ideas you can use at home. And, you get to know a little more about the histories behind the homes. December offers the opportunity to do...
  • Part 6: Giving gifts, and gaining influence?

    Part 6: Giving gifts, and gaining influence?
    Gifts have taken Virginia legislators far afield in recent years — to the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, to Paris and even to Rabbit Lake, Saskatchewan. The last two were courtesy of Virginia Uranium, which has been working...
  • Craft bazaars pop up all over the Peninsula

    Craft bazaars pop up all over the Peninsula
    Looking to get some holiday shopping done in the next couple of weeks? Consider one of the following craft shows in the region. From crafters with handcrafted hair bows to painters with works valued in the thousands, Peninsula arts and crafts shows...
  • Christmas Town lights up Busch Gardens in Williamsburg

     Christmas Town lights up Busch Gardens in Williamsburg
    Scott Gasparich, vice president of entertainment at Busch Gardens, sums up the park's annual Christmas Town attraction in two words: "Absolute joy." Of course, given the opportunity, he expands and uses more than two words. "We feel a great sense of...
  • Veterans Day ripe with deals, free offers

    Veterans Day ripe with deals, free offers
    From free admission to Colonial Williamsburg to a free entree at Olive Garden restaurants, military personnel in Hampton Roads will be celebrated in the days surrounding Veterans Day. Colonial Williamsburg is offering free admission tickets from Friday,...
  • Yorktown to celebrate Veterans Day

    York County's historical committee will mark Veterans Day with a memorial service at noon Tuesday at York Hall, 301 Main St., Yorktown. The service will include tolling of the bells, a presentation of the colors, singing of the National Anthem, the...
  • Taste Studio offers visitors samples from Colonial Williamsburg's chefs

    Taste Studio offers visitors samples from Colonial Williamsburg's chefs
    Colonial Williamsburg unveiled a new program this year showcasing the foundation's chefs and giving visitors a chance to sample some savory recipes in a fun way. Colonial Williamsburg Executive Chef Rhys Lewis regaled participants of Taste Studio with...
  • Colonial Williamsburg pass members can bring 10 friends free

    Colonial Williamsburg pass members can bring 10 friends free
    Colonial Williamsburg is allowing annual pass and Good Neighbor pass members to bring up to 10 friends for free through Monday, Dec. 15. The free friends offer is good for a single day’s admission for up to 10 friends or family on the day of issue...
  • Cue the spotlights - time for 'Williamsburg's Got Talent'

    Cue the spotlights - time for 'Williamsburg's Got Talent'
     The talent will be out on Saturday night at The Kimball Theatre in Colonial Williamsburg. All sorts of talent, and all of it homegrown.  It's the second edition of "Williamsburg's Got Talent," and it starts at 7 p.m.  I tell you this not only because...
  • VIMS gets $200K grant to help protect Powhatan village site

    VIMS gets $200K grant to help protect Powhatan village site
    Back when Capt. John Smith and Chief Powhatan butted heads in the early 1600s, the Algonquian village of Werowocomoco along the York River was fringed with marshland where inhabitants hunted and fished. Four centuries later, much of that marshy...