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Local Cleveland Browns Fan Group Supports NATASHA House

The Virginia Peninsula Browns Backers recently completed their most enjoyable football season in over a decade. The group of local men and women are fans of the NFL's Cleveland Browns, a team that improved by 7 wins in 2018. But wins weren't their only measure of success this season. The Browns...

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  • Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church Invites community to a Shrove Tuesday Pancake Lunch

    On Tuesday, March 5 from 12:30 - 2:00 pm Mt. Vernon UMC invites the community to a Shrove Tuesday Pancake Lunch. You may attend the lunch anytime between 12:30-2 pm and join your neighbors and friends for this meaningful time to celebrate the day before Lent begins. Mt. Vernon is located at 7801...

  • Men's Breakfast hosts Terry Walker

    On Saturday, March 2nd at 8 am the men of Williamsburg Presbyterian Church will host a breakfast featuring guest speaker Terry Walker who wii share his experiences during his year of service in the Honor Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. He served as a Tomb Guard in the late 70s and will...

  • Looking for Answers?

    Join us at First Simple Church starting tomorrow as Pastor Sam Frye begins a new series entitled "Answers to Life's Common Questions" This is a thought-provoking series designed to spiritually challenge and make sense of life. Come as you are and worship in a comfortable setting. Worship Service...

  • Unitarian Universalists greet guest

    This Sunday, the Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists congregation will greet guest minister, the Rev. Cheryl Clark , Her message, "We Carry the Shrapnel of the Past, and It Is Festering", deals with the nation's sordid segregationist past of Jim Crow laws and the horror of lynchings, used to instill...

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  • Lions Welcome Another New Member

    Lions Welcome Another New Member

    The Williamsburg Host Lions Club is excited to welcome another new member! Lynn Felton Lubinski is a Virginia native who spent some time in Texas before recently returning as a permanent resident here in Williamsburg. Lynn comes to us with a passion for community service, and has already jumped...

  • Williamsburg Chapter Sons of the American Revolution Recognizes James City County Police

    Williamsburg Chapter Sons of the American Revolution Recognizes James City County Police

    A Certificate of Commendation was awarded to the James City County Law Enforcement Center in recognition of exemplary patriotism in their display of the American flagThis item was posted by a community contributor.

  • Walsingham Recognized Again As Virginia Naturally School

    Walsingham Recognized Again As Virginia Naturally School

    For the second year in a row, Walsingham Academy has been recognized as a Virginia Naturally School. Virginia Naturally recognizes schools "for their efforts in supporting environmental conservation and stewardship." The award is given by the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries with support...

  • Williamsburg Landing Welcomes VCU's Kathryn Holloway, MD on Dementia Research

    Williamsburg Landing Welcomes VCU's Kathryn Holloway, MD on Dementia Research

    Williamsburg Landing (WL) welcomed Kathryn L. Holloway MD, a nationally known Neurosurgeon & Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery, VCU, to discuss her recent venture in dementia research. Dr. Holloway presented her extensive contributions in the area of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) to WL residents...

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  • PRINCESS ANNE HUNT HOLDS ANNUAL LANDOWNER’S APPRECIATION PICNIC

    PRINCESS ANNE HUNT HOLDS ANNUAL LANDOWNER’S APPRECIATION PICNIC

    PAYNIE TYLER RECOGNIZED FOR BRINGING THE HUNT TO CHARLES CITY COUNTY The Princess Anne Hunt held its annual Landowner's Appreciation picnic recently at their kennels located in Charles City County. During the picnic, a commemorative plaque honoring Paynie Tyler was presented to her son, William...

  • Congressman Scott Taylor Talks With Retirees

    Congressman Scott Taylor Talks With Retirees

    The Williamsburg chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) recently hosted a very special guest speaker, Congressionman Scott Taylor. Congressman Taylor spoke to the group about his work to deliver increases in defense spending and its positive impact on the local economy....

  • Hanging in and around boats

    Hanging in and around boats

    JCC Rotary was treated today to a running history of the marine industry in tidewater Virginia, both on an amateur and professional level. We learned about dugout canoes as built by the Indians, early sailing ships at the time of John Smith, mainly the Susan Constant, whose modern reincarnation...

  • Charles Sutherland donates to Local Authors Project at Williamsburg Regional Library

    Charles Sutherland donates to Local Authors Project at Williamsburg Regional Library

    Local author Charles Sutherland (left) donates "Prisoners of History: The Story of Dalia, a Palestinian" to Williamsburg Regional Library. Adult Services Readers' Services Librarian Andrew Smith accepts the donation. The "non-fiction novel" is about an orphaned Palestinian student, being educated...

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  • William and Mary students make their community debut at the Williamsburg Contemporary Art Gallery

    William and Mary students make their community debut at the Williamsburg Contemporary Art Gallery

    Thursday night, students from the College of William and Mary and members of the Williamsburg community gathered to celebrate art during the public reception for the second annual Senior Capstone Show at the Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center Over cheese and crackers, the two groups discussed...

      • Williamsburg dancing competition to celebrate tenth anniversary

        Williamsburg dancing competition to celebrate tenth anniversary

        What 12 new, local dancers lack in experience, they make up for in heart as they take the stage next week to compete for charity. Dancing with the Williamsburg Stars has raised more than $800,000 for local charities since its conception in 2010. The event will mark its 10th anniversary March 2....

          • Glenn Close inspired people at William and Mary long before she hit the screen

            Glenn Close inspired people at William and Mary long before she hit the screen

            Sunday evening, Glenn Close will join hundreds of her colleagues at the Oscars as one of five actresses competing for the Best Actress award. Long before Close was cast in “The Wife” or even thought of being on the big screen, she performed in Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall at the College of William...

              • Bruton Parish celebrates its new piano with a music series

                Bruton Parish celebrates its new piano with a music series

                To welcome home its newly rebuilt Steinway B piano, Bruton Parish Episcopal Church will launch its Parish House Music Series Tuesday. Rebecca Davy, director of music, said the church bought the piano thanks to a grant from the E.K. Sloane Fund of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation and a bequest...

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