| Nov 14, 2012
| 5:43 AM
Last year, garden centers in Virginia collected 4 tons of plastic garden containers, according to a report from Virginia Tech, which helped sponsor the first statewide plastic pot recycling program -- called Va Gardeners Recycle.
Virginia Tech continues...
| Nov 15, 2012
Years ago, I learned to appreciate the beauty and value of ornamental grasses in a yard. I tried several and have finally settled on my all-time favorite — Morning Light miscanthus sinensis for its tolerance to wind, saltwater and soil. It's a...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:51 AM
The winning entries in the 2013 Beautiful York County Calendar Art Contest are on display at the Tabb Library through January and the Yorktown Library during February, according to a county news release.
You can admire the calendars and pick up a copy,...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 5:42 AM
The Virginia Arts Festival got welcoming news from a recent economic impact study it commissioned.
The festival hired a Philadelphia firm, Tourism Economics, to look at 2012 attendance figures and the economic impact locals and out-of-town visitors...
| Oct 10, 2010
| 9:33 PM
YORK — Teachers noticed the 16-year-old York High School student stumbling around and acting strangely almost as soon as he arrived at school one morning a few weeks ago.
Noting the teen's slurred, incoherent speech, a teacher called for an...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum may not live in Pennsylvania any more, but he still has friends here. Calling him the right man for the right time, 15 members of the 30-member Republican caucus in the state Senate have come out......
| Feb 4, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Gloucester gained 2,078 residents over the last decade, according to the 2010 census results. The county's population is set at 36,858, up from 34,780 in 2000, according to census results posted on the Virginia Public Access Project. The 6 percent......
| Feb 21, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Fires that erupted around Gloucester over the weekend charred more than 1,500 acres and damaged homes, outbuildings, hunting lodges, boats, vehicles and other property. At the height of Saturday's conflagration between Starvation and Island roads in the...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Bidding on 10 Dodge Chargers that Gloucester Sheriff Steve Gentry wants to put on the road closed on Jan. 18. But the county hasn't awarded a bid. Bll Lindsey, Gloucester's purchasing manager, said he's not sure the county will award......
| Oct 6, 2010
| 7:06 PM
Bed bugs have been invading metro areas across the country and this region isn't immune.
On the Peninsula, hotel chains, private residences and at least one apartment building have had recent reports of the pests which are about the size of an apple...
| Mar 29, 2010
| 11:06 AM
On March 3rd, 2010, John A. Franklin sold his residence at 1107 Moore House Road in Yorktown, VA to John F. Biagas and Tricia L. Biagas. The home was purchased for $2,100,000.
John F. Biagas is the President and CEO of Bay Electric Co., Inc. Mr. Biagas...