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Transportation Planners Prioritize I-64 Widening Near Williamsburg

Transportation Planners Prioritize I-64 Widening Near Williamsburg

The Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization Board voted Thursday to add the widening of Interstate 64 from Lee Hall to Lightfoot to its long-range plan. The move signals…

One Day of Service Goes a Long Way at United Way’s Day of Caring

One Day of Service Goes a Long Way at United Way’s Day of Caring

While many local nonprofits rely on a volunteer base for help throughout the year, few can accomplish as much as when a crew arrives ready to work on…

WJCC Teachers Use iPads to Engage with Students

WJCC Teachers Use iPads to Engage with Students

At first glance, the iPad looks like a miniature chalkboard. Its surface is black, rectangular and cool to the touch. But with a press of the power button,…

JCC’s Book Exchange to Open Second Location in Yorktown’s Riverwalk Landing

JCC’s Book Exchange to Open Second Location in Yorktown’s Riverwalk Landing

The only vacant retail space in Riverwalk Landing has been claimed by the owner of a longtime Historic Triangle bookstore planning to open a second location. The Yorktown…

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Gets $50K State Grant to Promote Tourism Program

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Gets $50K State Grant to Promote Tourism Program

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday more than $850,000 in grant funds to promote tourism initiatives in the state, including $50,000 for the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation to promote a packaged…

Sports

Tribe Football Continues to Climb in National Rankings

Tribe Football Continues to Climb in National Rankings

After extending its winning streak to three games with a 33-19 victory against Lafayette on Saturday,…

Field Hockey Roundup: Grafton, Tabb and Jamestown Shut Out BRD Opponents

Field Hockey Roundup: Grafton, Tabb and Jamestown Shut Out BRD Opponents

Grafton goalkeeper MK Harrah did not have to record one save throughout regulation as the…

Soccer: Roy, Enz Shoot WCA Boys Past Alliance Christian

Soccer: Roy, Enz Shoot WCA Boys Past Alliance Christian

Ishmael Roy and Michael Enz scored two goals apiece and Thomas Koob finished with one…

Field Hockey Preview: Experience Positions Bay Rivers Teams for Strong Postseason Presence

Field Hockey Preview: Experience Positions Bay Rivers Teams for Strong Postseason Presence

Bay Rivers District field hockey thrived during the first year of the Virginia High School…



Local News

This Week in Crime: Woman Accused of Sending Threatening Emails to Ex-Boyfriend’s Girlfriend

This Week in Crime: Woman Accused of Sending Threatening Emails to Ex-Boyfriend’s Girlfriend

Charges were dropped against a woman who allegedly stole from a James City County Church. A woman is accused of sending threatening emails to an ex-boyfriend’s girlfriend. Another…

City Planning Commission Schedules Hearing on Business Zoning Changes

City Planning Commission Schedules Hearing on Business Zoning Changes

Certain zoning districts in the City of Williamsburg might soon be open to new businesses. At its Sept. 17 meeting, the Williamsburg Planning Commission voted to schedule a…

W&M Gets $3 Million Gift from Former Rector, His Wife

W&M Gets $3 Million Gift from Former Rector, His Wife

The College of William & Mary has received a $3 million gift from an alumnus and former rector to establish a new venue exploring the university’s history and…

Campaign Headquarters Allowed Larger Political Signs in York County

Campaign Headquarters Allowed Larger Political Signs in York County

Political campaign headquarters in York County may now have a 40-square-foot political sign in addition to any building signage. Previously, political headquarters were allowed to have 32-square-foot signs,…

Obituaries

Mary Ann Kimberlin, 75, made a nest for her family around the world with legendary meals

Mary Ann Kimberlin, 75, made a nest for her family around the world with legendary meals

Grief has come to our house. Mary Ann Kimberlin, of Yorktown, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at the age of 75.…

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Hometown

ShinDIG at Jamestown to Benefit Archaeology with Barbecue, Bluegrass

Barbecue and bluegrass tunes combine along the James River this Thursday to support the study of local history. The third annual “ShinDIG at Jamestown” will be held…

Game On

Game On: Ben Colley Named to USA Swimming National Team

Nearly a month after clocking in the fourth fastest time in the 200-meter butterfly at the USA Swimming National Championships, Ben Colley received one of the top…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: Sept. 18-21

Embrace the autumnal spirit and craft a scarecrow or take a hay ride this weekend. You can also catch a one-act play or learn about local log…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: Student-Run Credit Union Opens at York High

One of York County’s newest credit unions hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday night, and employees, managers and members of the public gathered in its lobby to…

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