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Trial Dates Set for Trio Accused in Alleged JCC Murder-For-Hire Scheme

Trial Dates Set for Trio Accused in Alleged JCC Murder-For-Hire Scheme

Trial dates are now set for all three people facing charges for allegedly participating in a murder-for-hire scheme investigators believe led to the death of a 42-year-old James…

Billy Bread Bakery Aims for Williamsburg Opening by Thanksgiving

Billy Bread Bakery Aims for Williamsburg Opening by Thanksgiving

Work is currently underway at 1425 Richmond Road for a Williamsburg location of Billy Bread, a Richmond-based bakery owned and operated by Billy Fallen. The site at 1425…

Local Business Owners Talk Workforce Needs, Ongoing Problems With State Legislators

Local Business Owners Talk Workforce Needs, Ongoing Problems With State Legislators

Business owners from throughout the Historic Triangle and beyond gathered in Yorktown’s Freight Shed on Thursday for a candid talk with four members of the House of Delegates…

JCC Police: Thousands in Tools, Jewelry Stolen From Storage Unit

JCC Police: Thousands in Tools, Jewelry Stolen From Storage Unit

  The James City County Police Department is investigating after someone reported more than $7,000 worth of items stolen from a storage unit on Manufacture Drive in Grove.…

Virginia State Police to Step Up Patrols Over Labor Day Weekend

Virginia State Police to Step Up Patrols Over Labor Day Weekend

The Virginia State Police will saturate roads across the state over Labor Day Weekend as part of the Drive to Save Lives Campaign, a nationwide program that aims…

Sports

Lafayette Football Dominates Brunswick County 41-0 in Season Opener

Lafayette Football Dominates Brunswick County 41-0 in Season Opener

Defending Bay Rivers District champion Lafayette wasted no time in picking up where it left…

Tabb Holds off Denbigh in High-Scoring Affair, 44-34

Tabb Holds off Denbigh in High-Scoring Affair, 44-34

Even with its star running back sidelined during the second half, Tabb’s football team showed…

Warhill Falters Late in 42-14 Season-Opening Loss to Churchland

Warhill High fell to visiting Churchland High in both school’s season opener Thursday night at…

BRD Golf: Jamestown Fires Season-Low 299 at Kiskiack

BRD Golf: Jamestown Fires Season-Low 299 at Kiskiack

Jamestown golf coach Doug Meredith said his Eagles, who are surging towards their 13th Bay…



Local News

WJCC, York Schools Exceed State Averages in 2013-14 SOL Test Results

WJCC, York Schools Exceed State Averages in 2013-14 SOL Test Results

Results from the 2013-14 Standards of Learning tests show improvement in math scores for students in Williamsburg-James City County and York County schools, but mixed results in other…

Scammers Pretending to be Dominion Virginia Power Get Thousands from Williamsburg Man

Scammers Pretending to be Dominion Virginia Power Get Thousands from Williamsburg Man

The Williamsburg Police Department is investigating after a resident reported giving more than $2,000 to scammers claiming to be from Dominion Virginia Power. Maj. Greg Riley of the…

McAuliffe Creates Economic Development Plan for Virginia

McAuliffe Creates Economic Development Plan for Virginia

Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order Wednesday laying the groundwork to develop a four-year strategic plan to grow Virginia’s economy during the remainder of his term. The…

Retro Daddio Leaves New Town; The Bead Tender to Fill Vacancy

Retro Daddio Leaves New Town; The Bead Tender to Fill Vacancy

  When the owner of Retro Daddio, a store specializing in retro and nostalgia-based merchandise, signed a letter of intent to leave New Town and set up shop…

Obituaries

Charles Timothy Paul, 68, star football and baseball player, Vietnam War veteran

Charles Timothy Paul, 68, star football and baseball player, Vietnam War veteran

Charles Timothy Paul died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He was 68. Tim was a Yorktown resident…

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Hometown

James River Grounds Management Donates Bocce Ball Court to WindsorMeade

Baxter Carr loves playing bocce ball on his many trips to Florida, but missed the game when back home at WindsorMeade of Williamsburg. Carr’s hopes for a…

Game On

Game On: Former Bruton Standout Taliaferro Among NFL’s Preseason Leading Rushers

Former Bruton High standout Lorenzo Taliaferro is making a strong case he deserves some reps in the backfield for the Baltimore Ravens when the regular season kicks…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: Aug. 28-31

It’s Labor Day weekend, which for many means the end of summer and the start of the school year. Hold onto the spirit of vacation by enjoying…

Get Schooled

Back to School 2014: Open House Dates, School Supply Lists for WJCC, YCSD Schools

Sept. 2 marks the first day of school in both the Williamsburg-James City County Schools and the York County School Division. Here is a guide to important…

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