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York County (Virginia)

York County (Virginia)
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  • Need some help filing your taxes? Here's a list of resources

    Need some help filing your taxes? Here's a list of resources
    Taxes: Get help preparing your taxes •In person: Go to the local IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center, 903 Enterprise Pkwy., Hampton. It's open weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 262-4007. •By phone: Individuals can call...
  • Flu is widespread, state reports

    Flu is widespread, state reports
    Flu has reached widespread levels in parts of Virginia, the state health department said Thursday, but local emergency departments aren't reporting a spike. "We've seen just very few cases," said Dr. Geofrey Nochimson, medical director of the emergency...
  • Home sales drop 13% in 2010

    The Peninsula ended 2010 with home sales tumbling 13 percent, compared to 2009, and prices down about 3 percent to $199,000. But 2011 is expected to be better, said Dale Chandler, Virginia Peninsula Association of Realtors president. The region's real...
  • Foreclosures jumped 24% in 2010

    Peninsula-area foreclosure jumped 24 percent in 2010, compared to 2009. December filings were up 14 percent, according to RealtyTrac, which monitors foreclosure activity nationally. A property may receive multiple filings. Nationally, a record 2.87...
  • Peninsula Glass Guild shines again in juried exhibit

    Peninsula Glass Guild shines again in juried exhibit
    When the fledgling artists of the Peninsula Glass Guild staged their first juried show 23 years ago, it was hard to feel encouraged about their future. It took a few years — plus the seminal interest of pioneering studio glass artist Kent Ipsen...
  • Hampton Roads' unemployment rate lowers to 7%

    Hampton Roads' unemployment rate lowered to 7 percent in December, from November's 7.2 percent. It was 7 percent in December 2009, too, according to the Virginia Employment Commission. Figures are not seasonally adjusted. The Virginia unemployment...
  • Foreclosure filings fall in January

    Foreclosure filings fall in January
    Peninsula-area foreclosure filings dropped by 34 percent in January, compared to January 2010. The 203 filings were the fewest recorded in a month since October 2008 — 27 months ago. Nationally, foreclosure filings were down 17 percent from January...
  • Peninsula home sales surge 30%

    Peninsula home sales surge 30%
    The Peninsula's 2011 real estate market started off with a 30 percent jump in home sales compared to January 2010, but that news isn't as good as it sounds. The median sales price was down nearly 3 percent to $183,250, according to the Real Estate...
  • Housing market: Building permits tick up, supply at 15-year highs

    Housing market: Building permits tick up, supply at 15-year highs
    The 2010 housing market was marked by record-high foreclosure levels, inventory levels higher than they've been in at least 15 years and falling housing prices. Building permits, on the other hand, saw a slight 10 percent increase after falling to at...
  • Virginia oyster industry fights off aquaculture bills

    Virginia oyster industry fights off aquaculture bills
    Doug McMinn would rather work on the Rappahannock River than talk to politicians. Yet that's exactly what he was doing over the winter when state lawmakers began tinkering with Virginia's oyster aquaculture laws. McMinn and fellow oyster growers...
  • Police Impersonator Arrested in York County

    Police Impersonator Arrested in York County
    A York County man is facing charges after impersonating a police officer, handcuffing a woman he met online and soliciting her for sex. James Weaver, 26, of Manchester Township was formally charged on Monday. The incident happened on Thursday afternoon...