| May 9, 2013
| 10:17 AM
When the director of the Middle Passage port markers project arrives in Yorktown to give a talk about slavery Friday night, she'll find herself in the perfect place.
Though Old Point Comfort and Jamestown can lay claim to the first Africans in English...
| May 9, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Once again, a beach music series will give dancers a chance to shag at the historic and picturesque Yorktown waterfront. The Shagging on the Riverwalk Beach Music Concert Series will return June 6 with Band of Oz.
It's a free event and the Colonial Shag...
| May 11, 2013
| 1:06 PM
SALUDA – The sight of Macy Causey leading almost five laps for the first time in a full-sized stock car delighted many on hand May 4 at Virginia Motor Speedway. Fans were on their feet and the crews of opposing Sportsman Division teams were fist-...
| Apr 28, 2013
Dust off those party clothes and dig out that crazy hat. It's the time of year when folks in our part of Virginia get together to celebrate in the fresh air and sunshine.
If you're looking to socialize and depressurize, you're in luck. Festivals devoted...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 7:51 PM
Virginia Tech and Tabb High alumnus Will Mulherin was the top men’s finisher and Williamsburg resident Jennifer Quarles was the top women’s finisher Saturday at the fifth annual Tabb May Day 5K.
Mulherin, a three-time ACC champion in the 5,...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:49 AM
The Gallery at York Hall will host local artist Linda Miller demonstrating how to create a botanical portrait 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, May 3, and Saturday, May 4. The gallery, located at 301 Main Street in Yorktown, is a cooperative effort between the...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Roasted marshmallows and zip line courses are still a part of the summer camp experience in Hampton Roads. But now students can add building an iPhone app, publishing a newspaper or re-enacting the Civil War to their list of summer memories.
| Mar 29, 2012
| 5:50 PM
John Ranagan, Johns Hopkins
Junior, Yorktown, N.Y., midfielder
Ranagan's only goal of the day proved to be the most pivotal, lifting the Blue Jays to an 11-10 overtime win at reigning national champion Virginia on Saturday. The 6-foot-3, 210-pound...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Bria Kelly, a teen tunesmith from Smithfield, is among the finalists for this year's Sea Level Singer-Songwriter Festival Emerging Artist Showcase.
Contestants were asked to submit recordings of songs they composed. From among 70 entries, a panel of a...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Phoebus 59, Warwick 7
Woodside 42, Menchville 3
Lafayette 49, Brunswick 12
Park View (South Hill) 35 Jamestown 28 OT
Granby 45, Great Bridge 9
Western Branch 27, Norcom 13
Hampton Roads Academy 34, Chincoteague 7
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:41 PM
Amelia County 34 Charles City 14
Amherst County 19 George Washington 6
Appomattox 32 Cumberland 8
Armstrong 24 Thomas Jefferson (Richmond) 12
Atlee 41 Deep Run 37
Bath County 24 Buffalo Gap 13
Battlefield 34 Osbourn Park 13
Bayside 27 Green Run 14...