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York County (Virginia)

York County (Virginia)
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  • Home sales plunge 41%

    Home sales plunge 41%
    Peninsula-area home sales plunged 41 percent in November, compared to November 2009. That's because home buyers this time last year were rushing to buy to qualify for federal first-time homebuyer tax credits of up to $8,000 before the offer expired. That...
  • 52 percent of local schools meet No Child Left Behind AYP goals

    52 percent of local schools meet No Child Left Behind AYP goals
    Schools statewide slipped in meeting federal No Child Left Behind Act achievement goals, with 40 percent not making adequate yearly progress, or AYP, this year. Results, based on pass rates on state tests, were released Thursday by the Virginia Department...
  • Local deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan

    Killed in Iraq •April 9, 2004 Steven Scott Fisher, a civilian from Virginia Beach, died when his convoy was ambushed near Fallujah. •April 24, 2004 Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael J. Pernaselli, 27, and Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class...
  • Schools plan ahead based on AYP results

    Every local school district failed to make adequate yearly progress (AYP) on meeting federal No Child Left Behind targets this year. Now districts and schools are looking at ways to work with staff and students to bring up scores as they gear up for a new...
  • Williamsburg area transportation

    Bus Colonial Williamsburg bus operations, 220-7380 Williamsburg Area Transport, 259-4093 or www.williamsburgtransport.com Limousine Carey Transportation, 220-5466 or www.onetransportationsolution.com. Williamsburg Chauffer 888 313-5920 or...
  • Tabb, York look to stress sportsmanship after football scuffle

    Tabb, York look to stress sportsmanship after football scuffle
    Athletic directors and football coaches at Tabb and York High Schools said they will place a renewed emphasis on sportsmanship in the wake of the worst on-field incidents in recent memory in the Bay Rivers District. Three Tabb starters were ejected for...
  • Don't let the bedbugs bite

    Don't let the bedbugs bite
    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...
  • Mountain mint a native wildflower seen throughout Virginia

    Mountain mint a native wildflower seen throughout Virginia
    Mountain mint is a native wildflower you see growing throughout Virginia during summer. With its narrow leaves, the plant features a delicate, somewhat airy appearance, according to Helen Hamilton, president of the John Clayton Chapter, Virginia Native...
  • Memorial Service For York County Air Force Pilot Who Died In Alaska

    Memorial Service For York County Air Force Pilot Who Died In Alaska
    31-year-old Air force Pilot Captain Jeffrey Hill was training for an air show in Anchorage, Alaska and just one minute after take-off the cargo plane crashed to the ground. Three others also died in the crash that day. Family and friends held a memorial...
  • Victims of defective drywall demand meeting with governor

    Victims of defective drywall demand meeting with governor
    NEWPORT NEWS — Victims of defective Chinese drywall demanded an audience with Gov. Bob McDonnell at Monday's meeting of the Defective Drywall Task Force. "All I keep hearing is request this, request that," said Amanda Fowle of Newport News,...
  • Irene-related music updates and cancellations

    Irene-related music updates and cancellations
    It's gotten to the point where it's probably easier to report on what's still happening rather than what's been canceled. If it was scheduled for Saturday or Sunday, It's probably been scrapped. I'll continue to update this post through the day. -- The...