October is Virginia Wine Month. Thea Marshall suspects that the the first of our successful wine vines may have been grown on the Northern Neck.
Thea Marshall revisits Tangier Island for the bitter-sweet dedication of a state-of-the-art health center.
Brooks Smith recalls the early years of stock car racing in Virginia's capital.
Thea Marshall wonders: did she or didn't she -- "she" being Dolley Madison, the long-thought rescuer of the great Gilbert Stuart painting of George Washington.
Brooks Smith has resdiscovered the career of boxer Black Jack Billy Fox.
Brooks Smith continues to rediscover Richmond sports history.
Thea Marshall checks out the notion that Arthur Lee, one of the Lees of Stratford and an avowed enemy of Ben Franklin, was not as heroic a figure as his older brothers.
Thea Marshall wonders why a town, established in the Northern Neck way back in 1692 as Richmond Courthouse, would change its name to Warsaw.
Brooks Smith recalls the Tour duPont, which for a time put Richmond on the map as a venue of international bicycle racing.
Thea Marshall notes that the search for one's roots sometimes leads to dissappointment and suggests that it might not be a terrible thing.