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  1. Notes and notables: Preserving Hampton Roads historic areas,...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    We love our history here in Hampton Roads, and rightly so. Our country was started at Jamestown, our independence won at Yorktown.

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  2. Group walks length of James River praying for its healthRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... in a walk along the Ohio River led by Day in 2014. Returning home, Stephenson learned that a train bound for Yorktown derailed and spilled more than 29,000 gallons of oil into the James River. Day said the walk is just the start of the river's ...

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  3. A weekend of living historyRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    CIVIL WAR REINACTORS AT YORKTOWN. Union soldier reenactors march in formation at an artillery demonstration during Civil War Weekend at the Yorktown Visitor Center Sunday afternoon.

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  4. Arms & Artillery Month Ideal for Groups Meeting In Historic WilliamsburgRead the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Groups meeting in Historic Williamsburg this summer can re-live the nation's colonial beginnings while exploring the weapons and tactics of 17th- and 18th-century Virginia during Arms & Artillery Month, August 1 - 31, at Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center. Ideal for an off-site activity, groups of all sizes can witness daily firings of a matchlock musket and falcon in a Jamestown Settlement fort.

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  5. Experts' tips can make May planting a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Orange County Register

    If you are putting in new plants, use these tips from Dan Nortman, Virginia Cooperative Extension horticultural agent in Yorktown, Va., and other gardening experts. Honestly assess your space for new plants .

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  6. New shopping center under construction in YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Yorktown-based Fjord Construction Inc. is overseeing ongoing construction of Boulevard Crossing - a new 12,600-square-foot shopping center on 2.1 acres at 8135 George Washington Memorial Highway. Scott Olsen, Fjord Construction president, said he would be able to announce retail tenants set to fill the center in the next 30 days.

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  7. Busch Gardens throws 40th birthday bashRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... that the park had a big impact on area tourism. "People had been coming here for Williamsburg or Jamestown or Yorktown. While those attractions are still vital, there's no question of the kind of market impact Busch Gardens has," he said. Inside the ...

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  8. Man arrested on murder, DUI charges in connection with fatal York County hit-and-run, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... killed a York County woman and seriously injured another person, an official said. Alyssa Lynne Rhoades, 23, of Yorktown, died from injuries she suffered when she was hit by a vehicle on Route 17 in York County. Another person was also seriously ...

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  9. Conveyors flex to keep up with productivity, handling requirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Beverage Industry

    ... and be more flexible, according to Ole B. Rygh, president and chief executive officer of Ryson International Inc., Yorktown, Va. With SKU proliferation also comes a variety of different packaging styles that conveyors need to flex to accommodate, ...

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  10. 1st Advantage expanding footprint in greater Peninsula regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Credit Union on Oct. 1, 2013, and finished integrating it on Feb. 1, 2014. That added a Naval Weapons Station Yorktown branch and a Grafton branch at 6035 George Washington Memorial Highway. The merger increased expenses and contributed to a 47 ...

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  11. Battle rages over Yorktown Tobacco PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The replica tobacco press sits on National Park Service land on Water Street in front of a parking lot for Yorktown waterfront visitors. The replica tobacco press sits on National Park Service land on Water Street in front of a parking lot for Yorktown waterfront visitors.

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  12. York, Poquoson sees interest in school racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... for reelection, Latham said. The election is Nov. 3. Elaine Leslie, whose last day as interim superintendent at the Yorktown-based park was last week, announced that Jennifer Flynn will now serve in the same capacity. Flynn, who serves as deputy ...

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  13. Tuesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Massie becomes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    On the eve of the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association Small College World Series, Apprentice senior pitcher Sam Massie , an electrician apprentice from Hampton, became the first Builder to be named a four-time USCAA All-American. He made the first team for the third time, joining fellow senior Ryan Hendrickson of Yorktown.

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  14. Tall ships coming to Hampton marina for pirate festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Stephanie Stabile checks her phone while touring the Schooner Virginia with her parents at the Yorktown waterfront on Thursday. People walk in front of the Schooner Virginia at the Yorktown waterfront on Thursday.

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  15. May days the best for successful plantingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Pocono Record

    If you are putting in new plants, use these best-practice planting tips from Dan Nortman, Virginia Cooperative Extension horticultural agent in Yorktown, Virginia, and other gardening experts. Honestly assess your space for new plants .

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  16. Hampton Roads entrepreneur plans to invest $4 million in 10 Which Wich stores.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Virginia Business

    ... Wich is $350,000 to $400,000. The Williamsburg store employs 28 full- and part-time workers. Patel, who grew up in Yorktown and Newport News, plans to locate new stores in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Hampton, Newport News, York County, and wants to add ...

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  17. On eve of Lafayette anniversary in Morristown, tall ship recreates general's voyage from FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Morristown Green

    ... of linen sails, according to NPR's All Things Considered. The Hermione is scheduled to arrive on June 5, 2015, at Yorktown, Va. - where American and French forces dealt the British a crippling blow in 1781 - and then sail north to ports along the ...

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  18. Replica of General LaFayette's tall ship to land in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Examiner.com

    ... with General Washington while Hermione aimed her 32 guns at the HMS Iris . The new Hermione is set to arrive in Yorktown, Virginia on or about June 5. From there she will sail up the East Coast, stopping in ports along the way. By Independence Day ...

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  19. Registration deadline for York County Republican primary loomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Registration applications can be obtained and submitted at the county registrar's office at 225 Ballard St. in Yorktown, the Yorktown Library at 8500 George Washington Memorial Highway, the Tabb Library at 100 Long Green Blvd., and the ...

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  20. Fantasy takes flight in new releases by Hampton Roads authorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... magic. Piggott, retired Chief Journalist for the U.S. Navy, is the public affairs officer for Naval Weapons Station Yorktown. "Everything Will Be All Right, An Agape Love Story" by Frieda P. Smith . Fiction/Christian romance. Native New Yorker Mia ...

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