Roberts & Jones Gift Shop: Small Town, Big Ideas
GATE CITY, Va. -- The onetime bank and longtime dress shop has been taken down to its structural bones, with glimpses of exposed brick and rough edges of Depression-era wallpaper and horsehair plaster.Now lit by salvaged chandeliers that hang from tongue-and-groove ceilings, the building at 165 West Jackson Street is accented by an ornate cast-iron mantel and overlooked by a paneled mezzanine ...
Thousands of miles of Va. rivers are polluted, report shows
More than 16,000 miles of Virginia rivers are polluted, a new report shows. That?s up nearly 3,000 miles from the previous report two years ago.
Reimagining Pelican Hall
Norma Tiefel pauses for a moment as she steps up from the pool deck into her outdoor loggia, leading a visitor on a tour of her extensively renovated home, Pelican Hall, which was built in 1937 in the Estate Section. With her are husband Bill and their architect, Jeffery Smith. Surveying the poolside pavilion, she explains that the loggia was much smaller when the former owners added it nearly ...
Carolyn Livengood: Wreaths Across America ceremony to be held at Golden Gate National Cemetery
Carolyn Livengood: Wreaths Across America ceremony to be held at Golden Gate National Cemetery; Donations sought for Louis P. Guaraldi Food Basket Program; Christmas by the Cove being celebrated through Dec. 23; and more local news and events.