Colonial Williamsburg welcomes its first Revolutionary in Residence

Michael Twitty at work in the Peyton Randolph House kitchen in the Historic Area. (Courtesy Joe Straw)

Colonial Williamsburg is launching a new Revolutionaries in Residence program, and its first resident will be an acclaimed culinary historian and author. The Revolutionary City will host modern-day innovators “with fresh perspectives that capture the spirit and relevance of its founding era” as a part of the Revolutionaries in Residence program, according to a press […]


Local travel agents are ‘back in the picture’ and seeing more business

Instead of falling down that travel wormhole on the worldwide web, residents in Hampton Roads are starting to look for a local solution when it comes to planning and executing their travel dreams.

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Name your own price for that hotel stay. Be sure to compare all those rental car quotes. Then scour the internet for hours looking for reviews, advice and the best travel package deal imaginable. Does this sound familiar? For the last two decades, this is how many American consumers planned their trips to Europe, the […]


Local students, lawmakers mobilize as Trump takes office

A fence ten-feet-tall surrounded the crowd and provided the security forces more control over the flow of people at the event. Onlookers within the fenced in area could look at the televised event on a monitor attached to a booming sound system, or they could stand at the front of the fence and look over the events from a safe distance. (Steve Roberts, Jr./WYDaily)

Early morning rain did little to dampen the deep tension between the hundreds of thousands of supporters and protesters of President Donald Trump, who had flocked to the nation’s capital for the 58th presidential inauguration Friday. Sidewalks were crammed with supporters of the incoming president and many sported iconic red “Make America Great Again” hats. […]


‘Threshold level’ of lead detected in W&M dormitory tap water

Jefferson Hall. (Courtesy William and Mary)

Students living in William and Mary’s Jefferson Hall have been alerted that a “threshold level” of lead has been detected in the dormitory’s tap water. William and Mary students received an email from Deb Boykin, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Director of Residence Life, Friday afternoon regarding drinking water in campus residences.  According […]


Photos: Trump inauguration unfolding in nation’s capital

Thousands of people are flooding into the nation’s capital for the inauguration of President-Elect Trump.  The police presence throughout the city had many people buzzing as security helicopters soared close to the ground and police cruisers roared by with their lights blazing and sirens wailing. Sidewalks were crammed with supporters of the incoming president and many sported the […]


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