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York County (Virginia)

York County (Virginia)
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  • Master gardener training: May 31 is deadline to register for fall classes on the Peninsula

    Master gardener training: May 31 is deadline to register for fall classes on the Peninsula
    May 31 is the deadline to register for Peninsula-based master gardener training that begins in September and typically ends with graduation in November. "We are volunteers for Virginia Cooperative Extension, helping the public and the environment with...
  • Barbecue sandwich is a winner at County Grill

    Barbecue sandwich is a winner at County Grill
    Tasty discovery: Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich Price: $8.97 Destination: County Grill & Smokehouse. 26 E. Mercury Blvd., Hampton. 757-723-0600. Countygrill.net. Hours: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. tro 2 a.m. Friday-Saturday....
  • Recycle your old Christmas tree into something purposeful

     Recycle your old Christmas tree into something purposeful
    The jolly sounds of jingle bells are now replaced by another seasonal tradition — Christmas tree needles dropping on your floor. Before you tote the tree outdoors, be sure to remove all its lights, ornaments and tinsel. Beware of capturing too...
  • Yorktown: Saturday's Christmas Market features music, food, history and shopping

    Yorktown: Saturday's Christmas Market features music, food, history and shopping
    Yorktown holds its 7th Annual Yorktown Christmas Market on Main Street 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. The market will feature arts and crafts vendors with local shopping opportunities, living history exhibits, strolling musical entertainment, classic...
  • Natasha House using new funds, volunteers to expand services

    Natasha House using new funds, volunteers to expand services
    The Natasha House women's shelter in York County is increasing its outreach services and has experienced a recent burst of additional volunteers. The organization received a grant from the Daily Press Holiday Fund, and Natasha House Executive Director...
  • Virginia Arts Festival economic impact survey brings positive results

    Virginia Arts Festival economic impact survey brings positive results
    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...
  • James Malone and his metal band Arsis ready to roar once again

    James Malone and his metal band Arsis ready to roar once again
    James Malone, the leader of the metal band Arsis, is once again living and rocking on the Peninsula. That doesn't mean he's staying put. His band is getting ready to launch yet another national tour. Malone, who grew up in the area and now resides in...
  • Purple muhly grass: Colorful wisp color the landscape in late summer and fall

    Purple muhly grass: Colorful wisp  color the landscape in late summer and fall
    Few plants rival the breathtaking beauty of purple muhly, or Muhlenbergia capillaris, in the fall -- clouds of purple wisps waving in the autumn sun, according to Helen Hamilton, past president of the John Clayton Chapter, Virginia Native Plant Society --...
  • Plastic plant pots: Take your empty plant containers to these garden centers so they can be recycled

    Plastic plant pots: Take your empty plant containers to these garden centers so they can be recycled
    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...
  • Native grasses benefit Virginia gardens

     Native grasses benefit Virginia gardens
    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...
  • 1st District: Pastor's son tries hand at politics

    When he was still a child, Adam Cook decided he did not want to be a pastor like his father. He saw the stress of the late-night calls, the messiness of church politics and the pressure to come up with sermons. "It wasn't my calling," Cook said. Instead,...