Local musicians launch Kickstarter campaign to release American Train Collective album

Eight young musicians, all with ties to Hampton Roads, wrote an album during a four-day train trip across the country. They recorded their original tunes in Virginia Beach and want to inspire other musicians.

Members from the American Train Collective rehearse songs the night before they record their debut album. Photos courtesy Matt Fattal

The American Train Collective consists of eight young musicians and they are in no hurry to become recording music icons. Because what they accomplished last summer was even more rewarding than any sold-out international world tour or multi-million dollar record label deal. The whole group went on an epic four-day train trip across the country […]

Del. Mullin kicks off re-election campaign for the 93rd

(Courtesy Mike Mullin for House of Delegates/Katherine Sparks)

Delegate Mike Mullin announced his re-election campaign Tuesday morning just three days after the General Assembly adjourned until April.  The freshman Democratic lawmaker currently represents Williamsburg, parts of Newport News, York and James City Counties in the House of Delegates handedly won election last November after beating Republican nominee Heather Cordasco. Mullin said if he wins re-election […]

James City County searches for water, finds a fight

JCC is considering the Chickahominy River as a potential water supply source for the county. (CDM Smith/JCC)

As James City County looks to secure a sustainable water source, a reservoir that was never built is sucking it dry. The ghost of King William Reservoir loomed large during a public meeting held Monday to address the county‚Äôs water needs. Currently, the county relies on the James City Service Authority to pump from underground […]