| 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...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Halloween falls on a Friday this year, and there’s no Halloween like a Friday Halloween.
But for some folks, Halloween isn’t one night – it’s a full season.
Here’s a look at some of the places you can visit in Hampton...
| 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...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:46 AM
Author Barbara N. McLennan draws the curtain of time back in this historical novel, letting us look through the window of the past and see some of Jamestown's most affluent and notable citizens. McLennan focuses on a small circle of friends and family...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 12:46 PM
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...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 1:10 PM
LOG CANOES AT JAMESTOWN SETTLEMENT. A new exhibit curated by The Mariners' Museum opens at Jamestown Settlement today, showcasing the iconic log canoes that plied the Chesapeake Bay for centuries before being pushed aside in the early 1900s. Made up of...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
Gate 1 Travel's Classic Guatemala tour is priced from $779 per person double occupancy, including round-trip air from Miami. The...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Love 'em, or hate 'em?
No, not the relatives, though the holidays can bring out the worst in everyone. In fact, I had to laugh at a new holiday travel survey from Embassy Suites that found that more than half of Americans confess to misbehaving as a...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:06 PM
We predict that holiday fun and reindeer games will blanket the region in weeks ahead. So, here's a road map to help you navigate through the blizzard of mirth and the avalanche of good cheer.
May your bells forever jingle and your sleigh never get...
| 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...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
With the dreadful weather that's spread across much of the country this winter, even into the usually balmy South, thoughts of spring might seem like a fantasy.
But spring break really is on the horizon. It's a nebulous term, though, with getaways...