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  • Black History Month marked with events, history, music and more across the Peninsula

    Black History Month is a celebration of African-American history and culture. This year, the Daily Press is presenting a Black History Primer with the information you need to know about African-American history in four Peninsula localities. Each Sunday in February, staff writer Mark St. John Erickson will present a story in this series. Today, on the front page, is Hampton. Coming this month: Jamestown, Yorktown and Williamsburg.
  • 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...

    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...

    Meet the Sentara Healthcare executive named Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce's 2014 Distinguished Citizen

    Meet the Sentara Healthcare executive named Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce's 2014 Distinguished Citizen
    Want to really make a difference? Don't just volunteer or join any community board. "There's nothing like being involved in an organization where the mission really does tug at your heart," Ken Krakaur, an executive at Sentara Healthcare and longtime...

    Peninsula Chamber celebrates Distinguished Citizen, award winners

    Peninsula Chamber celebrates Distinguished Citizen, award winners
    The Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce named its 2014 Distinguished Citizen and award winners at its annual meeting on Monday. According to a news release, the award winners are: - Distinguished Citizen: Kenneth M. Krakaur, president of Sentara...