| Mar 30, 2013
| 5:48 PM
For as long as art historians have been writing about painting in the early South, it's been common to think of the region's artists as relatively independent and even isolated figures.
Many show up in the records as episodic visitors from Europe or...
| 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...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:47 PM
The early American settlers called it "the starving time," and accounts of the winter of 1609-1610 were so ghastly, and so morbid, that scholars weren't sure if the stories were true.
George Percy, then president of the English settlement of Jamestown...
| May 3, 2013
There's always a lot going on in Tidewater, whether you're a reader, a writer or poet, or just looking for some literary fun. Check out this week's special events and deadlines!
Chesapeake Romance Writers
Writers First - 2013 Writer's...
| 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...
| Jun 9, 2013
NAGASAKI, Japan — On my first trip to Nagasaki, just out of college, I knew what most of the world knows: An atomic bomb fell here on Aug. 9, 1945, bringing World War II to a close. It wasn't until my second visit, more than 20 years later on a...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 11:42 AM
WILLIAMSBURG — The third annual Run for the Dream 8K on Saturday drew nearly 2,500 participants — and many more lined the course through Colonial Williamsburg and the campus on William and Mary to cheer on competitors.
Tracy Lokken was at...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:09 PM
Last month I had an opportunity to see a master craftsman in action — a master in the writing world, that is. Jon Meacham, Pulitzer prize-winning author of "American Lion, Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power," presented "Jefferson in Williamsburg" in...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Colonial Williamsburg is offering a 52 percent discount on single-day admission tickets through the daily deal website Groupon.com.
Through the deal website, adults can purchase single-day tickets for $20 (regularly $41.95) and youth tickets for $10...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:02 AM
Colonial Williamsburg is offering a discount on single-day admission tickets through the daily deal website Groupon.com.
Through the deal website, adults can purchase single-day tickets for $20 (regularly $41.95) and youth tickets for $10 (regularly 20....
| May 28, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Colonial Williamsburg’s popular Wine, Wit and Wisdom series continue this summer with tastings of wines paired with products from local farmers and purveyors.
Colonial Williamsburg Executive Chef Rhys Lewis and his colleagues explore the wines...