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James City County

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  • Living Here: Health facilities

    Living Here: Health facilities
    Each year, the region's three major local health systems continue to add procedures and expand facilities to upgrade their services. All have implemented electronic health records. Riverside Health System, headquartered on the Peninsula, added a 250,...
  • Living Here: Performing arts

    Living Here: Performing arts
    Watch a dance, attend a play, listen to a concert. Hampton Roads has many local groups as well as visiting artists with national reputations who offer great performances. It's a perfect way to expand your horizons and introduce your children to the arts....
  • Living Here: Shopping

    Living Here: Shopping
    Stroll through shops in a town-like setting or escape to the comfort of an air-conditioned mall. City Center at Oyster Point. 701 Town Center Drive, Newport News. Offers 230,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants. Host to a weekly farmers'...
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  • Call to reform Virginia mental health crisis care

    Call to reform Virginia mental health crisis care
    Mental health workers had six hours to find a suitable psychiatric bed for Gus Deeds, the mentally ill son of state Sen. Creigh Deeds, being held under an emergency custody order for evaluation. When the ECO time elapsed before Rockbridge County Community...
  • Gardener found peace and joy in her woodland garden

    Anne Baker lived to garden. It's what she knew, having grown up on an 1840's family farm in northwest Washington, D.C., and she did it well, according to her husband, Dave. "She was always growing stuff," Baker, 73, said of his wife who died at age 69...
  • Gloucester ranks 52nd in state in health of residents

    Are you feeling healthy Gloucestonians? The 5th annual County Health Rankings and Roadmaps survey was released on Wednesday and Gloucester finished in the middle of the pack. Out of 133 Virginia localities, Gloucester was ranked 52nd, according to the...
  • Peninsula locales in middle of pack for smoking

    Peninsula locales in middle of pack for smoking
    The 5 percent drop in the U.S. smoking rate among both men and women from 1996 to 2012 has been unevenly distributed geographically, according to the latest report by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. "Declining rates have been driven...
  • Hampton Roads poets write from the heart

    Hampton Roads poets write from the heart
    April is Poetry Month, thanks to the designation by the Academy of American Poets. In honor of the first day of this annual homage to the spoken word, we're spotlighting collections by several local poets. Award-winning poet and artist Carolyn Kreiter-...
  • Your tax money: Hampton Roads local governments gear up for budget season

    At some point over the next six to eight weeks, a bunch of people you may — or may not — remember voting into office are going to sit down with some phone-book-sized documents and consider whether to make your monthly house payment or annual...