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The Spirits of Stratford Hall

Paranormal experts, if there are such things, are in general agreement that Virginia is one of the most haunted states, perhaps the most haunted, in the nation. And for good reason. It is the oldest colony in America and there are more surviving old houses here than anywhere else....

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Smith Point Sea Rescue

At dusk on a chilly November day, a boat heading from Smith Point to Reedville hit a submerged piling and sank. Fortunately, a small part of the bow floated above water, and with lifejackets on, the grandfather aboard was able to tie his two children to himself and tether a line to...

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Etiquette through the Ages

At one time, etiquette and manners played a large role in southern society. Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, etiquette may have changed but manners remained important. It was the goal of every little child to grow up and truly be seen as a charming American lady or gentleman....

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John Mitrovic

Being an integral part of a team, a leader even, has always been important to John Mitrovic. Mitrovic is vice president and the Williamsburg Regional Director of Tidewater Physical Therapy with a firm grasp of what’s important in business. A 1983 graduate of the College of William &...

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Williamsburg Fall Arts 2016

While Williamsburg today continues to offer a crystalline view into its storied past, it also plays host to a vibrant array of events rooted firmly in the present, with an eye on an exciting future. The fall arts season in Williamsburg, celebrated from Labor Day weekend through late...

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Nautical Myths and Superstitions

There are numerous myths and superstitions afloat within the boating world and with seafarers everywhere. Whether they travel on small crafts navigating their way through rivers or ships in deep open waters, many folks today still believe the value of these tales is just as important...

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The Humble Root Vegetable

When the chill of winter hits, the humble root vegetable will sustain and inspire us. Root vegetables are exactly what their name implies, the edible roots of vegetables. Some common root vegetables are beets, carrots, celery roots, leeks, rutabagas, parsnips, potatoes, sweet...

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Women in Business Feeling POWERful

Women entrepreneurs are enjoying a powerful partnership thanks to an initiative pioneered by EVB, an independent community bank serving northern, eastern and central Virginia. The P.O.W.E.R. program (Potential of Women Entrepreneurs Realized) is celebrating a second successful year...

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