| 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...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:57 PM
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,...
| May 3, 2014
Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog.
History isn't cheap: state taxpayers kicked in $7 million this year to help run historic...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Editor's note: This week's Writers' Block column is being written by staff writer Ann M. Efimetz.
The season of summer reading is upon us.
Blockbusters aren't just movies. Online booksellers have editor's picks suggesting titles that can entertain and...
| 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...
| May 25, 2014
Does just the thought of preparing lunches for the kids every day wear you out? Well, pity the culinary students at the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula who turn out more than 1,200 meals every weekday morning.
The Foodbank workers are actually a...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Do you believe in "The World Unseen"? In ghosts?
Maybe this time of year; maybe because we're in a small room lit by candlelight and the question is being posed by a seemingly possessed young woman named Sarah Pelham, who lived in 18th-century...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Sparks started flying at the blacksmith shop on West Saratoga Street when James Madison was president of the United States, and a crew there is still on the job, now operating in a hybrid historical museum and working business.
The folks who run G. Krug...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Wall in Williamsburg
Of all the memorials in our nation's capital, none is more emotionally evocative than the one that simply consists of 58,195 names etched into two long black rock walls.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial was completed in 1982 to a...