Williamsburg Kiwanis Shrimp Feast happens Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012

The Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg’s signature, late-summer event, Shrimp Feast comes together again for a 33rd straight year at the Jamestown 4-H Club  Center off Greensprings Road near Jamestown. Come hungry and enjoy  all-you-can-eat shrimp, hot dogs, baked beans, rolls, cole slaw, hush puppies and beverages. Musical entertainment will also be provided. The Kiwanis Club […]

Military Band Concert Series at Riverwalk Landing in Yorktown

The Military Band Concert Series at Riverwalk Landing in historic Yorktown will be held Tuesday evenings, Aug. 7 through Aug. 28. 2012 Concerts will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and/or lawn chairs. The series kicks off on Tuesday, Aug. 7, with the Naval Weapons Station Yorktown commemorating its 94th […]

Williamsburg VA Profiled in “Where to Retire Magazine”

Where to Retire magazine, the only magazine in America geared toward helping people with retirement relocation decisions, has again selected Three Virginia college towns  — Williamsburg, Charlottesville and Fredericksburg –to profile in its July/ August 2012 issue. Where to Retire editor Mary Lu Abbott said Williamsburg  possesses many qualities important to today’s retirees. “Boomers gravitate […]

W&M among ‘America’s Top Colleges’

William & Mary is among the country’s top universities, according to rankings released by Forbes on Aug. 1. In the “America’s Top Colleges” guide to 650 undergraduate institutions, the College is the second-highest ranked state-supported school in the country. The university comes in at fourth among the country’s public universities (including military institutions) and 40th […]

Ferraris on the James @ Kingsmill coming in October 2012

Kingsmill Resort has assumed the host role of Ferraris on the James for 2012. Situated directly on the banks of the majestic James River, there is no finer setting for a display of Maranello’s works of mechanical art. Upwards of 50+ Ferraris are expected at the event. This promises to be one of next year’s […]


Cristie Kerr, Paula Creamer, Lexi Thompson, and Se Ri Pak have joined the field for the highly anticipated return of the LPGA Tour to Williamsburg, VA, for the Kingsmill Championship September 3-9, 2012 Cristie Kerr, the 2005 and 2009 Michelob ULTRA Open at Kingsmill Champion, will return to Williamsburg having great success in the past […]

Athletic Fees to start in WJCC Schools

Starting in  the 2012-13 athletic year WJCC School Board has adopted an Athletic Fee for all students wishing to participate in school sponsored sports.  Williamsburg/ James City County Schools  will collect athletic fees from all student- athletes at the middle school and high school levels. The fee is per season and is $60 for high […]

Friends Enjoy Full Fun at Half Price @ Colonial Williamsburg

Special “Bring a Friend” Ticket Offers Admission to Special Summer Programs, Trade Shops, Exhibition Buildings and Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg  Colonial Williamsburg annual pass, collegiate pass and Good Neighbor pass members can “Bring a Friend” for 50 percent off the price of a single day ticket, providing access to all museums and exhibition sites […]

3.8% Sales Tax coming for home sales, Well, not exactly

Q: Does the new health care law impose a 3.8 percent tax on profits from selling your home? A: No, with very few exceptions. The first $250,000 in profit from the sale of a personal residence won’t be taxed, or the first $500,000 in the case of a married couple. The tax falls on relatively […]

A Case for W&M Medical School

The College of William and Mary, founded in 1693, second oldest in America, is a tier one school, blessed with an international reputation and top rated business and law schools. Eastern Virginia Medical School, established in 1973 by visionary citizens of our growing metropolitan area, has quickly distinguished itself as the regional hub of medical […]