| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Muffle the drums, furl the flags. The commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the great battle is concluded, this year's faux battle lost and won, the hurly-burly done. The crowds and tumult are gone, and once again the grass is allowed to grow in...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Musicians drool over the kind of artistic freedom Keller Williams regularly enjoys. He does solo shows — not your usual solo-show fare, but rather danceable acoustic music (he calls it "ADM"), crafted together with layers of looped instruments he...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:36 AM
The Gari Melchers Home & Studio, 224 Washington St., Falmouth, Va. Call 540-654-1844 or go to garimelchers.umw.edu. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Wednesday.
The estate is one of the homes taking part in The Garden Club of Virginia's Historic...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Visitors celebrating Virginia's 80th Historic Garden Week at the Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont might not immediately see a connection to Baltimore.
The American painter, known for his portraiture, hailed from Detroit. His home, recognized...
| Feb 3, 2013
On New Year's Day 1863, Quinn Chapel, a black church in Chicago, hosted a celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation. According to the Tribune's account, after Scripture was read and the choir sang, J. Stanley recited a poem he'd written for the...
| Apr 28, 2013
The Battle of Chancellorsville, widely considered Gen. Robert E. Lee's greatest victory, saw the Rebel army under Lee and Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson rout a Yankee force more than twice its size. The Northern defeat would be masked, the Tribune...
| Jul 2, 2013
Soon after Gen. Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia started marching from Fredericksburg toward the fateful July 1-3, 1863, Battle of Gettysburg, the telegraph line to Fort Monroe starting humming.
"Lee's Army is in motion toward the...
| Aug 4, 2013
Of all the public buildings that helped define life in 18th-century Williamsburg, the most conspicuous absence in today's restored colonial capital may be the Market House that once stood near the Powder Magazine on Duke of Gloucester Street.
| Jul 4, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Confederate Gen. Lewis Addison Armistead, who was mortally wounded during Pickett's ill-fated charge at Gettysburg, sleeps away the ages in a quiet Baltimore cemetery. And how he came to spend eternity here is somewhat of a mystery.
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:50 PM
Two stars for Jamestown High's Region I runner-up squad enjoyed productive days in the Level 5 Peanut Open on hard courts at Suffolk Racquet Club.
Michael Jones, who played No. 2 for the Eagles this spring and will compete for Methodist University, won...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:10 AM
The Gloucester County School Board approved Tuesday night a number of employment changes to include hirings, resignations and transfers.
--Mary Runnells, of Gloucester, as coordinator of special education, effective Aug. 19;