| Jan 4, 2015
JAMES CITY — Virginia's largest electricity provider will face off against James City County and preservationists this week in a battle over proposed new electrical towers crossing one of the nation's most historic waterways.
The battleground is...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:44 PM
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...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 11:45 AM
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...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 12:33 PM
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...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 6:03 AM
Look for "Duck Dynasty" peanuts and peanut brittle for sale in local stores and online next week from Smithfield Specialty Foods Group.
"We think the two brands together will do extremely well," said Pete Booker, Smithfield Specialty Foods Group vice...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 1:01 PM
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...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:29 PM
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...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 2:50 PM
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...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 7:41 PM
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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:07 AM
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...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 10:58 AM
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...