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Crews hoist runner from James River near Pipeline Trail

RICHMOND, Va. — Crews used a rope to hoist a runner from the James River along the flood wall near the Pipeline Trail in downtown Richmond Friday afternoon. 566 more words


Cliff Swallows on the James

Poetry in Motion with Cliff Swallows nesting on the James River bridge near Lexington, Virginia. This is at the headwaters of the James on the Blue Ridge Parkway. 71 more words


A Path of Adventure Leads to RVA: Marcus Barton's Story

It’s hard to believe that Marcus Barton started participating in big scale multi-sport, endurance events on a whim. The way he got into off-road triathlons happened in the most organic of instances, running a trail with a couple of pals and a conversation, led to an adventure seeking life for Barton. 555 more words


The Battle of Drewry's Bluff

May 15, 1862 – Confederate batteries repulsed the advance of a Federal naval fleet on the James River, which helped ease some of the panic spreading throughout the Confederate capital of Richmond. 1,499 more words


James River Heritage Trail (Blackwater Creek), Lynchburg, VA

The James River Heritage Trail system, in downtown Lynchburg, VA, is actually a collection of five interconnected rail-to-trail bikeways that make up 9.5 miles of trail system in and around the Blackwater Creek Natural Area, the riverfront area in downtown Lynchburg, and Percival’s Island.   844 more words


Area Man Disappointed By Texas Beach After Failing to Receive Contact High

RICHMOND, Va. — Last Saturday afternoon, Chris Creeger went to Texas Beach in hopes of getting a contact high from the marijuana smoke of fellow river-goers. 148 more words


Woman nearly killed after bad decision on James River

RICHMOND, Va. — Jessica George, a 26-year-old Chesterfield native, said she knew about some of the potential dangers the James River can pose before she, her fiancee Tom, and friend Breanne decided to get in the water Saturday. 702 more words