3 Amigos opens in York County, bringing Mexican food to Nelson’s Grant

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A new restaurant has opened in Yorktown and fans of Mexican food are finding a reason to celebrate. 3 Amigos Mexican Restaurant opened Monday in Nelson’s Grant on Route 17. The restaurant is the sixth 3 Amigos restaurant in Hampton Roads, with other locations in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Yorktown on Kiln Creek Parkway, and in […]


‘Swept under the rug,’ local business to close after Rt. 17 construction

Brenda Horton's store in the Washington Square Shopping Center will be closing in 2017. (Andrew Harris/WYDaily.)

As York County businesses get ready to celebrate the end of construction on Route 17, one area business is getting ready to close its doors. Brenda Horton has owned and operated Twice Upon a Time for nearly seven years.  She said she moved her “baby, toddler and maternity second-hand store” into the Washington Square Shopping […]


VDOT plans Coleman Bridge closure

The George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge (File photo)

Motorists should expect delays Wednesday as Virginia Department of Transportation bridge crews perform maintenance on the George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge/Route 17. According to a news release, the roadwork will require a full directional traffic stop on both north- and southbound sides of the bridge. The traffic stop is scheduled to occur between 10 a.m. […]


Expect Lane Closures Near Harwoods Mill Reservoir This Weekend

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Alternating lane closures Route 17 will begin early Sunday morning. Drivers traveling northbound on Route 17, also known as George Washington Memorial Highway, between Harwoods Mill Reservoir and the Magruder Boulevard ramp should expect single-lane closures that will alternate as work is being conducted between 3 a.m. Sunday and 5 a.m. Monday. The construction work […]