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 […]

Mobile DMV office to visit Yorktown Library


Residents who need to pay a visit to the Department of Motor Vehicles will have an opportunity to conduct their business at the library instead. A press release from York County indicates that the Yorktown Library will host the DMV2Go mobile Wednesday, Jan. 25 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.   The DMV2Go is a […]

Photos: Women’s march on Washington draws Hampton Roads feminists

Hampton Roads residents march down Independence Avenue in Washington, D.C. (Amy Poulter)

While thousands gathered in Washington, D.C. for President Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday, a planned protest drew masses into the city on Saturday – including several residents of Hampton Roads.  The “Women’s March on Washington” drew feminists from across region, including retired Old Dominion University professor Janet Bing, who said she is marching in support […]

EDA and Thomas Nelson partner for culinary workforce development

(Courtesy Thomas Nelson Community College.)

The Economic Development Authorities of James City County and the City of Williamsburg are partnering with Thomas Nelson Community College on a workforce development program for residents seeking a career in culinary arts. The JCC and City EDAs each contributed $5,000 to help fund ChefsGO 1.0, a pilot training program open to students 18 years […]

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