Allergy alert: yes, it’s really bad out there

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For most people, the green-yellow dust on cars of late can mean only one thing — a pollen explosion with a high alert for allergy sufferers.   But it’s a good thing to at least one person — Becky Collie.  Collie is known as ‘the pollen lady’ among folks at Allergy Partners in Richmond who […]

Jamestown Unearthed: Archaeologists begin conservation of knight’s tombstone


Archaeologists at Historic Jamestowne are digging into one of the greatest mysteries of the first English settlement in America: a knight’s tombstone that has been laying on the floor of a church for nearly four centuries. The tombstone posed several mysteries for the Preservation Virginia team. Whose grave does it mark?  What steps should be […]

City in ‘ideas phase’ to create admission ticket tax on Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg. Gregory Connolly / WY

With summer just around the corner and an onslaught of out-of-towners visiting the Historic Triangle, the City of Williamsburg is looking at creating a new tax on admission tickets for Colonial Williamsburg and other attractions within city limits. According to a report presented to City Council last week, the new admission tax is one of […]

Where We Live: Courtyard cottage inn near campus


Forged with solid brick and an all slate roof, The Inn at 802, near the main campus of the College of William & Mary, from the outside is made with traditional features.   Step inside and one will find a few more interesting features in this 6,011 square foot former full-service bed & breakfast, some likely […]

York business owner donates emergency medical kits to police dogs in memory of late father

Police K9 Justice looks at his handler, Officer Scott Quesenbury. (Sarah Fearing/WYDaily)

Hampton Fire Department K9 Taylor’s tail wagged slightly as she held still for a training demonstration Tuesday morning, allowing police officers to approach her one by one to feel for a pulse. Ten-year-old Taylor is trained to sniff fire scenes for accelerants, but her job Tuesday morning was different: Provide officers with hands-on training to help […]

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