| Jul 2, 2013
In a few days, Americans will celebrate our nation’s independence. We’ll cheer at fireworks displays, clap along to patriotic music, and enjoy the company of family and friends. Many of us will document these celebrations in photo and video,...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Fantastic Find: Virginia pulled pork sandwich
Where to Go: Chowning's Tavern
Address: 109 East Duke of Gloucester Street, near the Courthouse in Colonial Williamsburg 229-2141; www.history.org/visit/diningExperience/chownings
Hours: Lunch 11:...
| Jan 27, 2013
Few things say more about the potential of home-grown artistic talent than the eye-popping procession of richly carved and layered "tramp art" that cropped up in America between the Civil War and the Great Depression.
Sparked by a post-war boom in cigar...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 6:21 AM
Sweet Honey in the Rock, a legendary a cappella vocal group from Washington, D.C., will come to the Peninsula as part of Colonial Williamsburg weekend celebrating the power of women and African-American culture.
Sweet Honey in the Rock, an all-female...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 5:46 PM
Susan G. Beard, 66, of 17735 Red Oak Drive, Hagerstown, Md., passed away in the arms of her husband Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center.
Born March 5, 1946, in Hagerstown, Susie was the daughter of the late Louis Ambrose Snyder and...
| Dec 16, 2012
The first time William C. Wooldridge held an antique map of Virginia, he was a young Army officer taking a meandering, homesick stroll through the streets of Heidelberg, Germany.
Catching his eye from an old print shop window, the early 1600s map...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:20 AM
The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society will hold an estate sale on Saturday in Middlesex County to benefit the animal shelter.
The estate was owned by John "Jack" Phillip Derr Kauffman, who died last year, said a spokeswoman for the organization. The...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Sarah Osborn wanted to take another shot at competing in small-bore .22 rifle shooting. Why not? The 14-year-old Hampton shooting phenom already had won national honors in air rifle.
This included winning individual silver and bronze medals in her age...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Archaeologists and forensic scientists working with human remains recovered at Historic Jamestowne last summer reported Wednesday that their follow-up studies have turned up the gruesome first physical evidence of the cannibalism that took place during...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 3:40 PM
A meeting of the South Hagerstown High School boosters will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in the media center at South Hagers-town High School. There will be many topics to discuss. Everyone is invited.
Diabetes support group to meet April 17
| Apr 9, 2013
| 6:36 AM
Designer, gardening and lifestyle expert P. Allen Smith presents “How to Get More Out of Your Garden than a Backache” during a book signing and lecture 4-5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13,in the Colony Room of the Williamsburg Lodge, Colonial...