Latest Williamsburg, Virginia Stories

2009-10-02 16:37:00

HAMPTON, Va., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It was the tempest after the tea party and one of the lesser-known events that shaped the beginning of the American Revolution. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On Tuesday, Oct.

2009-09-24 10:00:00

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Native American presence in pre-Revolutionary War Williamsburg is reflected in a new Revolutionary City story that begins a three-week run Oct.

2009-09-04 15:20:58

Old Dominion University will field a football team Saturday for the first time since 1940. The Monarchs will play their first game in 69 years against Division II Chowan University at S.B.

2009-07-25 15:36:36

Busch Gardens Williamsburg said Saturday the Virginia theme park's beloved Big Bad Wolf rollercoaster will close this year. Park general manager John Reilly said in a statement that after 25 years of operation, the Big Bad Wolf will scare and entertain riders of all ages for the last time on Sept.

2009-07-20 11:24:10

University of Southern Florida starting kicker Maikon Bonani is hurt but alive from falling 35 feet at Busch Gardens in Tampa, Fla., team officials say. USF football coach Jim Leavitt said his 20-year-old kicker was hurt in Saturday's fall, which occurred while Bonani was working at the Florida tourist attraction, the St.

2009-06-22 10:20:04

Officials at Virginia's College of William and Mary say the 375 submissions for a new school mascot include a mythical phoenix, a wren and a stalk of asparagus. Members of the committee charged with whittling the dozens of ideas down to a single mascot said no ideas are being ruled out, It's been fun, selection committee member Susan Evans said.

2009-05-28 09:46:00

SC Department of Transportation approves funding to purchase land for I-73 corridor. FLORENCE, S.C., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Efforts to secure federal funding for the South Carolina section of the proposed I-73 corridor, officially named the "Interchange of Hope," received a big boost last week as the South Carolina Department of Transportation approved funding to purchase land necessary to begin its construction.

2009-05-14 13:51:00

NORFOLK, Va., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The business fundamentals that created a record five-year run for Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) leading into the recession are still in place, and, "Longer term, it will get better," said Chief Executive Officer Wick Moorman during the company's 27th annual stockholders meeting, held today in Williamsburg, Va. "Rail's future and our potential to help solve our nation's transportation crisis are as promising today as they have ever...

2009-04-30 11:15:00

- Event held at Kingsmill Resort and Spa in Williamsburg, VA - CHESAPEAKE, Va., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, May 8, 2009, Cox Communications will host a workshop for business leaders that focuses on helping business owners lead through challenging times. The event runs from 9 a.m.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).