Assisted living facility to be constructed in York County

The Huntington at Newport News is operated by Virginia Health Services, which will also operate the Hamilton in Yorktown. (Courtesy Virginia Health Services.)

Virginia Health Services has announced plans to construct an assisted living community in Yorktown. According to a press release, the community will be named the Hamilton and will feature 40 apartments, which will house to 60 residents inside a 41,000 square-feet facility.  The Hamilton will be constructed on the same campus as the York Convalescence and […]

Busch Gardens announces reduced ticket prices for Christmas Town

(Courtesy Busch Gardens.)

Joining the ranks of cookies, gifts and Santa Claus, Busch Gardens’ Christmas Town has become a Williamsburg holiday tradition that provides warmth and cheer in the cold month of December. As Busch Gardens gears up for another holiday season, one tradition the park is discarding is the pricing for the winter wonderland. According to the […]

Update: Armed robbery in the area of Rolling Meadows

William and Mary

5:26 p.m. update: According to an alert from William and Mary, police do not believe that the three armed suspects remain in the area.  The robbery occurred at approximately 4:25 p.m. in the Rolling Meadows neighborhood. WMPD has increased patrols in the area and will continue to do so throughout the evening.  While WMPD states […]

Update on KingsLand website offers insight into Pottery’s plans for property

Concept art for a KingsLand Biodome. (Courtesy

A new page on the KingsLand USA website provides an update regarding the proposed tourist attraction’s timeline. Last month it was revealed that the Williamsburg Pottery is exploring development plans for 737 acres of undeveloped land that is owned by — and adjacent to — the Pottery. The KingsLand website listed many potential plans for […]

Yorktown Day means festivities, traffic changes and closed county offices

The Yorktown Victory Monument. (Elizabeth Hornsby/WYDaily)

According to a news release from Colonial National Historical Park, Yorktown Day, which will be held Wednesday, marks the anniversary of the American-French victory in 1781 over the British. The Siege of Yorktown was the decisive battle of the American Revolution, and over 8,000 British troops surrendered to forces under the command of George Washington. […]

York County offices without power

(Courtesy York County.)

Update 3:30 p.m.: Power was restored to historic Yorktown just before 3 p.m., according to York County’s Public Information Office. Government offices will resume normal operations Tuesday at 8:15 a.m. Thousands of people in the Historic Triangle lost power as a result of Hurricane Matthew and York County’s government offices remain without power according to the county’s Public Information Office. […]