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For Jim Peace, carrot cakes and local law enforcement go hand in hand. Read more

Life

Lee Taylor came late to sewing. She was an adult when, after receiving a check from her grandmother as a birthday gift, Taylor walked down to the local Woolworth’s and bought a sewing machine. Read more

Style

If her definitive southern upbringing taught Reese Witherspoon anything, it was this: “If it’s not moving, monogram it.” Read more

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Throughout the year, theater and music abound on the Northern Neck, thanks to these local groups. Read more

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George’s estate created the George and Cornelia Verlander Memorial Foundation, with the goal of providing financial assistance toward education for students in Weems. Read more

Life

After attending culinary school in Denver, Provence and Turin, Hatley Bright moved to Irvington in 2000. Read more

Life

You don’t select your passion; your passion selects you. Read more

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There’s a certain sense of pride in making a living in the small town where you grew up. Carol Mead Smith and her brother KG both left Warsaw for Richmond’s Virginia Commonwealth University and both found their way back to Warsaw to open restaurants. Read more

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The Urbanna Oyster Festival has come a long way from hula hoop contests and beauty pageants. Begun in 1958, the festival attracted 2,000 people the first year and doubled that to 4,000 the next. Read more

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Technology marches ahead, but the essence of radio remains communication. A man or a woman with a microphone plays music, shares news and weather and provides company for an audience that can’t be seen. Read more

Life

Lancaster Middle School Students Create Bay’s Bounty Boots for Watermen’s Way Public Art Project Read more

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Bob Harris, senior vice president of tourism for the Greater Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce pointed out that there aren’t nearly as many as there used to be. Read more

Food

Variety is the spice of life—and eating out! If your party is divided about what to choose for a relaxing meal on the weekend—you’re in luck. Williamsburg has plenty of options! Read more

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When the Town of Kilmarnock polled the community asking what they’d like to see in a planned town park, their responses determined the shape and scope of Town Centre Park, just off Main Street and set to open July 8. Read more

Outdoors

Enjoy a pint or two at new breweries in Montross and Gloucester this summer. Read more

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It’s a matter of record that an old store in Wicomico Church was manually moved from one location to another. What’s surprising is that someone took the time to document on black and white 16 mm film the men and toolboxes involved in doing it. Read more

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Ask Chef Neil Griggs where he grew up and he’ll gesture through the window of his restaurant, Cochon on 2nd, toward a housing enclave beyond a grove of trees. Read more

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Of all the places to get a jump on holiday shopping, few would be as memorable as the Tides Inn. Read more

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The sign in the front yard of his house says it all: An old fisherman lives here. Captain Robert Hudgins will tell you he began fishing somewhere around 10 or 11 years old and, unlike his brothers, he liked it from the beginning. Read more

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