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  • Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend

    Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend
    Looking for something fun to do in Hampton Roads this  weekend? Here's a look at some of your entertainment options.
  • Williamsburg Hotel & Motel Association vies for localities' tourism dollars

    The Williamsburg Hotel & Motel Association sent letters to York County, James City County and Williamsburg officials on Friday requesting a total of $3.85 million from the localities. In the past the association has requested thousands of dollars, never...

    Jamestown settlement and Yorktown Victory Center revenues down

    The Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center living-history museums' admission revenue was down 2.5 percent in 2014 compared to 2013. Admission revenue amounted to $5,026,279 in 2014. "The overall decline in visitation was mitigated by an...

    Poquoson City Council approves city manager's two-year contract

    The Poquoson City Council approved a two-year employment agreement for City Manager J. Randall Wheeler on Jan. 12 and a $1,500 performance-based bonus, according to City Clerk Judy Wiggins. Randall's 2015 annual salary is $142,850 under the new...

    From fallen logs iconic boats built from felled trees now a part of Jamestown exhibit

    When the English settlers at Jamestown encountered their first Chesapeake Bay log canoe in the early 1600s, they knew a good thing when they saw it. Though they soon discovered that the narrow, somewhat unstable craft took some practice to get into...