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Police: 10 People Abducted, Robbed in Hotel Room

Police: 10 People Abducted, Robbed in Hotel Room

  Police are looking for two men they say forced 10 people into a hotel room and robbed them Tuesday night. James City County Police responded to a…

Police: Man Scammed Out of More Than $80,000

Police: Man Scammed Out of More Than $80,000

A person claiming to be a representative from Publishers Clearing House scammed an 84-year-old James City County man out of more than $80,000, police said. The man told…

City Officials: County Has Control in WJCC, Fourth Middle School Decisions

City Officials: County Has Control in WJCC, Fourth Middle School Decisions

City of Williamsburg leaders admit the balance of power in the joint school system with James City County is tilted toward the county, but agree the current system…

Jail to House Immigration Detainees, Cut Costs for Localities

Jail to House Immigration Detainees, Cut Costs for Localities

An agreement to hold immigration detainees at Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail is predicted to generate about $800,000 a year in revenue. After being approached by U.S. Immigration and…

U.S. House of Representatives Candidate Q&A: Norm Mosher

U.S. House of Representatives Candidate Q&A: Norm Mosher

WYDaily sent an identical questionnaire to each candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives seat currently held by incumbent Republican Rob Wittman, who has held the seat since…

Sports

Lafayette Boys, Girls Sweep Conference 25 Team, Individual Cross-Country Titles

Lafayette Boys, Girls Sweep Conference 25 Team, Individual Cross-Country Titles

Lafayette’s boys and girls both defended their 3A Colonial Rivers Conference 25 cross-country titles Wednesday.…

Tabb Girls, Grafton Boys Win 4A Conference 19 Cross-Country Titles

Tabb Girls, Grafton Boys Win 4A Conference 19 Cross-Country Titles

Tabb’s girls and Grafton’s boys teams won titles at the second annual 4A Conference 19…

Field Hockey: Bruton Breezes Past Northumberland in Conference Tournament Opener

Field Hockey: Bruton Breezes Past Northumberland in Conference Tournament Opener

Three different players scored two goals as top-seeded Bruton eased past Northumberland 9-0 in the…

Weekly Buzz: Green Midgets Sound All Around in Home Finale, Top Poquoson 33-0

Weekly Buzz: Green Midgets Sound All Around in Home Finale, Top Poquoson 33-0

Playing on their home turf for the last time, the Green Midgets played one of…



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U.S. House of Representatives Candidate Q&A: Rob Wittman

U.S. House of Representatives Candidate Q&A: Rob Wittman

WYDaily sent an identical questionnaire to each candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives seat currently held by incumbent Republican Rob Wittman, who has held the seat since…

Virginia Arts Festival Announces New Theme for Spring 2015 Programs in Greater Williamsburg

Virginia Arts Festival Announces New Theme for Spring 2015 Programs in Greater Williamsburg

When the Virginia Arts Festival comes to Greater Williamsburg next year, it will carry a Baroque music theme. The annual arts programming, with live performances and education focused…

Deputies: Woman Arrested for Embezzling Thousands from Yorktown Woman

Deputies: Woman Arrested for Embezzling Thousands from Yorktown Woman

A Newport News woman is accused of embezzling more than $10,000 from a 92-year-old Yorktown woman. Deputies with the York-Poquoson Sherriff’s Office arrested the 92-year-old woman’s caretaker, 42-year-old…

YPSO: Man Arrested for Stealing Excavator Last November

YPSO: Man Arrested for Stealing Excavator Last November

  A man has been arrested after deputies say he stole a Caterpillar mini-excavator from a York County work site last year. Williamsburg resident Stuart Ronald Usher was…

Obituaries

Lavon Hays Dalby, 91, strong fighting spirit brought her back from near death

Lavon Hays Dalby, 91, strong fighting spirit brought her back from near death

Lavon Hays Dalby, of Williamsburg, died peacefully at her Windsor Meade residence on the morning of Monday, Oct. 27 2014, at…

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Hometown

International Scholars Headline W&M World War I Symposium

A symposium Friday at the College of William & Mary explores “How World War I Changed the World.” The event highlights four historians of international esteem 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. 30-Nov. 2

Whether spooky or sweet, youngsters can head out for Halloween in area shopping venues this Friday. The weekend also has lots of live music and events for…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: York County School Division Names October’s Seniors of the Month

At the school division’s Oct. 27 school board meeting, four York County students will be recognized for their outstanding contributions to their schools and to the community.…

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