| Dec 14, 2013
| 3:46 AM
Freebie Friday the 13th morphs into Shopping Saturday. We're down to the last two shopping weekends before Christmas and I have some fabulous coupon savings as well as freebies, restaurant deals and fun things to do.
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| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Meet the public
On Sunday in Newport News, citizens will have an opportunity to meet with the finalists for the city's fire chief position.
This is an outstanding chance for local residents to have a say in the way their city is run. This fall, when...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Busch Gardens Williamsburg is offering a 25 percent discount on Christmas Town tickets when you buy four.
The ticket offer -- buy three, get one free -- essentially drops the price of the tickets from $30 to $22.50 when you buy four.
The offer can...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:42 PM
Ron Sullins' confidence level was high going into the Golfweek Senior Amateur Tour Championship in Pinehurst, N.C. Not so for Brian Layne.
Despite the differences in the confidence factor, the two Yorktown golfers returned home with national titles Nov....
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:15 AM
There was only room for one Santa at a local theme park.
At the Christmas Town Dash 8k on Sunday, Busch Gardens specified that there could only be on Santa present -- the park’s Santa at Santa’s Workshop.
Several people had volunteered...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Loved those photos
•Nora: Daily Press online just posted a series of black-and-white photos of Busch Gardens' early years. I was blown away! I have just shared the link to the album on my Busch Gardens history community page on Facebook called...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:17 PM
It's the end of the road for Timbuktu at Busch Gardens.
One of the Tampa theme park's original "lands" will be rethemed and called Pantopia when the Falcon's Fury thrill ride debuts there in the spring. The new attraction — which will drop...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Christmas fun doesn’t have to be costly. There are several ways to get a discount on holiday attractions this year.
You can save $2 off a regular car admission to the Celebration in Lights drive-through lights event with a non-perishable food item...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Possible abductor spotted at Walgreens
The Hampton Police Department was unable to locate a suspect Saturday after an individual reported spotting someone who matched the description of a man wanted for abducting an Isle of Wight girl in October.
| Dec 1, 2013
The Christmas season brings twinkling lights, dazzling trees, hot chocolate, shopping extravaganzas, and long, long, long lines.
In 2012, tourists spent more than $882 million in Williamsburg and James City County — a combined total that puts...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Devin Hester's much-anticipated race against a cheetah aired Friday on National Geographic's "Nat Geo WILD," and the Chicago Bears return ace delivered.
"Man v. Cheetah" pitted Hester and the Tennessee Titans' Chris Johnson against two cheetahs from...