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United Way Offers $500K Grant for Innovative Strategy to Fight Homelessness

United Way Offers $500K Grant for Innovative Strategy to Fight Homelessness

The United Way of Greater Williamsburg is searching for an innovative approach to fighting area homelessness, and has pledged up to $500,000 to the purpose. In the spring,…

Alliance-Owned Company Creates Statewide Insurance Exchange

Alliance-Owned Company Creates Statewide Insurance Exchange

The Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance has partnered with the state’s chamber of commerce and a Norfolk company to create Virginia Benefits, a private health insurance exchange…

Work to Begin on Drainage Installation, Underground Work of Route 17 Widening Project

Work to Begin on Drainage Installation, Underground Work of Route 17 Widening Project

  Construction crews will soon begin work on phases two and three of the Route 17 Widening Project, which will widen the road to six lanes from Hampton…

York Supervisors to Review Farming Regulations Tuesday

York Supervisors to Review Farming Regulations Tuesday

After an extensive review process, a set of farming regulations that would terminate livestock and underwater farming for about 5,600 York County properties will be considered by the…

York County’s Longest Serving Administrator Dies

York County’s Longest Serving Administrator Dies

Longtime York County Administrator James “Mac” McReynolds died Sunday of an apparent heart attack. “This shocking news saddens all of us, and our thoughts and prayers go out…

Sports

Field Hockey Roundup: Cooke Sisters Carry Warhill Past New Kent

Field Hockey Roundup: Cooke Sisters Carry Warhill Past New Kent

Sisters Jessica and Kayla Cooke each scored two goals and added one assist apiece to…

Tribe Football Maintains Top 20 National Ranking

Tribe Football Maintains Top 20 National Ranking

After narrowly falling to No. 5/4 Villanova last Saturday, the William & Mary football team…

Football: HRA Falls Behind Bishop Sullivan Early, Loses Fifth Straight

Football: HRA Falls Behind Bishop Sullivan Early, Loses Fifth Straight

Bishop Sullivan Catholic had its way offensively during the first half in a 55-19 victory…

Tabb Football Shuts Out Bruton for Homecoming Victory

Tabb Football Shuts Out Bruton for Homecoming Victory

Bruton was not lacking for scoring opportunities, even limiting Tabb’s touted rushing attack through the first…



Local News

York County Offices Closed for Yorktown Day

York County Offices Closed for Yorktown Day

York County government offices will be closed Oct. 20 in observance of Yorktown Day. All county offices, social services, public libraries and waste management center offices will be…

This Week in Crime: Student Accused of Stealing Teacher’s iPhone

This Week in Crime: Student Accused of Stealing Teacher’s iPhone

A woman is accused of stealing more than $200 of lottery tickets and cigarettes, and a man is accused of stealing more than $400 worth of tools from…

Williamsburg Community Foundation Awards Largest Round of Grants to Date

Williamsburg Community Foundation Awards Largest Round of Grants to Date

Drawing toward the end of its 15th anniversary year, the Williamsburg Community Foundation has announced the second group of grant recipients for its biannual awards. The foundation hosted…

Historic Triangle Receives More Than $150,000 for Emergency Planning, Citizen Preparedness

Historic Triangle Receives More Than $150,000 for Emergency Planning, Citizen Preparedness

Emergency officials across the Historic Triangle say citizen preparedness is one of the most important aspects of emergency planning, and Gov. Terry McAuliffe showed his support by announcing…

Obituaries

Warren Aubrey Stansbury, 91, volunteer service recognized by American Red Cross

Warren Aubrey Stansbury, of Patriots Colony at Williamsburg, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at the age of 91. The son of…

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Hometown

Relay for Life to Reveal Theme, New Additions at Kickoff Event Tuesday

For 12 hours overnight in the spring, residents will loop a track to fight a disease that never sleeps. But Relay for Life, a national event in…

Game On

Game On: Tabb XC Coach Coulter Reaches 300 Wins

Tabb cross-country coach George Coulter was doused by a cooler of water and honored by his team after reaching a career milestone Thursday. Coulter, who has been…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: Oct. 16-19

Whether your passion is history or science, this weekend has a festival to enjoy. The Historic Triangle will be full of activities marking Revolutionary triumph and hailing…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: New Breakfast Carts Roll Out in Two York County High Schools

For high school students who want to socialize or rush to put the finishing touches on a homework assignment before the bell rings at 7:20 a.m., breakfast…

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