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Kimball image smallColonial Williamsburg Signs Lease With William and Mary to Continue Operating Kimball Theatre ... The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has signed a three-and-a-half-year lease agreement with William and Mary to operate the Kimball Theatre in Merchants Square. The agreement, which runs through January 2021 and has options for annual renewals, will provide a venue for William and Mary instruction and programming during the upcoming renovation of the Phi Beta Kappa Hall mainstage theatre and will keep the Kimball open during this period. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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UWMerge image smallLocal Peninsula United Ways Finalize Merge ... The Chairman of United Way of the Virginia Peninsula board, William Bell, along with the UWVP President and CEO, Steven S. Kast, and the President of the United Way of Greater Williamsburg board, Sam Poole, along with UWGW Interim Director, Larry Foster, signed the official papers to merge the organizations as they continue to improve lives and strengthen communities. The newly reimagined organization is uniquely positioned to work with community leaders, businesses, policymakers, nonprofits and individuals. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Bishop ad apr15Fish News and Tide Chart ... A 58-pound golden tilefish, caught on June 27, 2017 by Joshua Jung ofFI 20jul17 smallVirginia Beach, has been certified as the new Virginia State Record for the species by the Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament. The record-setting tilefish measured 47.5 inches (TL) and the roe-laden female sported a 32-1/4- inch girth. Jung was fishing off the Virginia Beach coast and just south of the Norfolk Canyon aboard the private vessel Canyon Abyss skippered by Josh’s dad Carl Casamassina. (Read the Article) (Get the Tide Chart) (Have a Comment?)
2Stars image1Just so you know 20jul17Two Upcoming Stars Appear at Virginia’s Li’l Ole Opry Talent Search Extravaganza ... Virginia’s Li’l Ole Opry will open its stage this Saturday night, July2Stars image222nd, to some of the best local "unknown” talent around for the year’s only Talent Search Extravaganza! The show will feature the house band, Shades of Country, and all of the Opry singers on the first half. Then, for the second half of the show, contestants will perform songs that they have chosen and rehearsed with the band for a chance to win the trophy as the 2017 Talent Search Champion! (See Page 3, July 20, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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Local Schools Announce Honor Rolls ... York High School has released the 3rd Quarter Honors and Highest Honors lists for ninth, tenth, eleventh and twelfth grades. (See Page 4, July 20, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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Kawuh imageSuccess Stories of York County: Nathan Kaw-uh ... Nathan Kaw-uh is a young Yorktown resident who is getting things done for his future and our community. Kaw-uh is straight out of Grafton High School and already has his own business, is running for a local office, and is going to be tackle his undergraduate degree at Christopher Newport University (CNU). Junkoligy LLC is the name of Kaw-uh’s business that serves the York County area. (See Page 5, July 20, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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Rare18 imageRare 18th-Century Print Aquired For The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg ... A rare, historically important view of Charleston, South Carolina, showing its appearance at the time of the American Revolution was recently purchased by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation for its collection: A View of CHARLES-TOWN, in the Capital of SOUTH CAROLINA, engraved in London by Samuel Smith after a painting by Thomas Leitch, depicts recognizable Charleston landmarks during its peak of prosperity prior to the outbreak of the war. (See Page 5, July 20, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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Capital square smallCapitol Square Diary -- 132 Million Reasons to Sigh in Relief ... Just in time for the New Fiscal Year, the state reported a surplus of $132 million for the fiscal year ending June 30. The wind from the collective sigh of lawmakers and the administration could’ve moved storm clouds hovering over Richmond beyond the Atlantic Coast. The surplus was driven by a monthly revenue record of $2.2 billion in June. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)





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