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James City County

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  • Majestic moths help pollinate elegant evening primroses; and an iris to avoid

    Majestic moths help pollinate elegant evening primroses; and an iris to avoid
    Today, you meet several nice native plants, all in the evening primrose family, as well as the not-so-nice invasive yellow flag iris. You also meet the beneficial insects known as the charming sphinx moths that many gardeners mistake for hummingbirds....
  • Upcoming Events ~ Week of June 10

    Upcoming Events ~ Week of June 10
    Beach reads Thursday's Poetry Night at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center takes a turn to the longer form of fiction this month. To celebrate the start of summer, several local novelists will share their favorite beach reads on Thursday, June 12: •...
  • Hampton Roads: Books for Moms

     Hampton Roads: Books for Moms
    Mother's Day is only a few days away. If your mom (or the special mom figure in your life) is a reader, why not consider a book as a gift? And don't forget to arrange for her to have some reading time to go with it. Here are a few new titles that might...
  • Living Here: Military installations

    Living Here: Military installations
    War headlines from Iraq and Afghanistan have given way to a steady drumbeat of news about military drawdowns and budget cuts, but that won't change one fact: the U.S. military has deep roots in Hampton Roads. Every branch of the service is represented...
  • Living Here: Famous people, places & things

    Living Here:  Famous people, places & things
    Famous people, places & things People, places and things that make Hampton Roads famous: Presidents, celebrities and more Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through...
  • Living Here: Surry

    Living Here: Surry
    A short ferry ride across the James River from Jamestown can transport you to rural Surry County. When the first English settlers sailed up the James River in 1607, they landed on the south side of the river near the present town of Claremont in Surry...
  • Living Here: Museums and historic sites

    Living Here: Museums and historic sites
    Museums and sites can help you track the story of our region. From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our area. History museums 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets,...
  • 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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