| Jul 26, 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.
State leaders authorized $802 million worth of building projects in this year's budget,...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 4:25 PM
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...
| Feb 13, 2011
| 7:58 PM
William B. Downey takes the reins at Riverside Health System at a time when the system is growing and building, the uncertainty of health-care reform looms, and more people than ever before will seek health care.
A Riverside executive vice president...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 4:26 AM
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...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 12:53 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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 17, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Yorktown Day on Sunday marks the 233rd anniversary of the American-French victory over the British in 1781. The victory was the last major military action of the American Revolution and basically secured independence for the American colonies after a six-...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:47 AM
A REVOLUTIONARY VICTORY AT YORKTOWN. The town where American and French soldiers won the Revolution will celebrate the 233rd anniversary of their triumph over the British this weekend with a two-day slate of historical programs and patriotic observances,...
| 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 15, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The state will lay off as many as 565 employees, mostly in the Department of Corrections, to balance its budget in the wake of lower-than-anticipated revenues, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday.
Roughly 90 percent of the layoffs will come from the...