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Local Attorney to Challenge Del. Brenda Pogge for 96th District Seat

Local Attorney to Challenge Del. Brenda Pogge for 96th District Seat

Brandon Waltrip, a local attorney, has tossed his hat into the ring for the House of Delegates seat representing large parts of James City and York counties. Incumbent…

Eco Discovery Park to Close on May 31

Eco Discovery Park to Close on May 31

  Eco Discovery Park will close at the end of the week after the nonprofit park was unable to convince the James City County Board of Supervisors to…

First W&M Student on City Planning Commission Steps Down

First W&M Student on City Planning Commission Steps Down

The first college student to serve on the Williamsburg Planning Commission has resigned from his seat. Second Vice Chairman Chris Connolly stepped down from the Planning Commission at…

Volunteers Needed for Arrival of Hermione in Yorktown

Volunteers Needed for Arrival of Hermione in Yorktown

York County is looking for volunteers who are at least 18 years old to help make the three-day visit of the French tall ship Hermione a success. The…

JCC Man Gets No Active Jail Time for Drug Possession

JCC Man Gets No Active Jail Time for Drug Possession

Because of his cooperation with the police, a 26-year-old man who was suspected of dealing marijuana and possessing pills was given a suspended sentence. An investigation by the Tri-Rivers…

Sports

Girls Soccer Roundup: York, Lafayette to Meet in Conference 25 Finals

Girls Soccer Roundup: York, Lafayette to Meet in Conference 25 Finals

  After being bested by Warhill in the Conference 25 championship game last season, York…

Baseball Roundup: Grafton Defeats Tabb to Reach Conference 19 Finals

Baseball Roundup: Grafton Defeats Tabb to Reach Conference 19 Finals

Grafton’s Ricks Dearing and Tabb’s Robbie Barrett each threw complete games during Tuesday’s Conference 19…

Boys Soccer Roundup: York, Lafayette Win to Reach Conference 25 Finals

Boys Soccer Roundup: York, Lafayette Win to Reach Conference 25 Finals

Max Poelker and Cameron Dail each scored a pair of goals to help lead York…

Softball Roundup: Grafton Advances to Conference 19 Finals

Softball Roundup: Grafton Advances to Conference 19 Finals

The Grafton softball team rode its early runs to get past Powhatan 5-2 on the road…




Local News

Four York County Students Honored for Compassion, Courage, Community Service and Overall Achievement

Four York County Students Honored for Compassion, Courage, Community Service and Overall Achievement

Four young women who have had to overcome hardships while dealing with the everyday responsibilities of being a high school student were honored for their achievements last week.…

Hampton Roads Academy Graduates 67 in Class of 2015

Hampton Roads Academy Graduates 67 in Class of 2015

Hampton Roads Academy kicked off the high school graduation season with a ceremony Saturday in the school’s Svein J. Lassen Auditorium. David Halliday, a 1998 graduate of the…

Fallen Soldiers Honored With Wreaths, Carnations at Yorktown National Cemetery

Fallen Soldiers Honored With Wreaths, Carnations at Yorktown National Cemetery

  Wreaths and flowers were laid down Sunday at the Yorktown National Cemetery in remembrance of the thousands of military personnel who have sacrificed their lives for the…

JCC Supervisors to Consider Sale of Jamestown Yacht Basin on Tuesday

JCC Supervisors to Consider Sale of Jamestown Yacht Basin on Tuesday

More than a month after deferring a decision about a sale of the publicly owned Jamestown Yacht Basin, the James City County Board of Supervisors will again consider…

Obituaries

Mary Evelyn Hartnett Hazen, 102, past president of the Virginia Museum of Fine Art

Mary Evelyn Hartnett Hazen, of Williamsburg, passed away in her sleep at home Sunday, May 24, 2015. She was 102 and…

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Hometown

Memorial Day Events in the Historic Triangle

In honor of Memorial Day, localities in the Historic Triangle, as well as local organizations and businesses, are offering myriad ceremonies and activities. Programs to honor the…

This Week In Crime

This Week in Crime: Man Accused of Stealing Tip Jar From The College Delly

This week, a man is facing charges for allegedly stealing a tip charge from Williamsburg’s College Delly, and police are investigating an assault at Longhill Grove Apartments…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: May 21-24

There’s something for everyone this Memorial Day weekend. Take a break from the family — or bring them along — to local farmers markets, classic plays or…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: YCSD Honors May Seniors of the Month

The York County School Division recognizes one senior from each of the division’s four high schools during the school year for their exceptional achievements in academics and community…

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