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YPSO to Citizens: ‘Do You Trust Us’ with Armored Vehicle?

YPSO to Citizens: ‘Do You Trust Us’ with Armored Vehicle?

A national debate on whether the militarized approach from police forces in the racial riots in Ferguson, Mo., is appropriate has prompted Sheriff J.D. “Danny” Diggs to speak…

Children Pull the Strings in Youth Harp Society

Children Pull the Strings in Youth Harp Society

A shy child growing up in Newport News, Cynthia Campbell found her calling in the harp. Now she is working to share the instrument with children throughout the…

JCC Police Arrest Two Men in Unrelated Drug Investigations

JCC Police Arrest Two Men in Unrelated Drug Investigations

Two separate investigations involving the Tri-Rivers Drug Task Force resulted in two arrests for intent to distribute drugs in James City County earlier this week. The task force…

Woman Pleads Guilty to Leaving Six Young Children Alone in JCC Hotel Room for Several Hours

Woman Pleads Guilty to Leaving Six Young Children Alone in JCC Hotel Room for Several Hours

A 58-year-old woman pleaded guilty Thursday to leaving six of her grandchildren ranging in age from 2 to 11 alone in a room at the Pineapple Inn &…

JCC Man Enters Alford Plea in Strangulation Case

JCC Man Enters Alford Plea in Strangulation Case

A 31-year-old James City County man entered an Alford plea Thursday to a strangulation charge filed against him after police said he choked a woman until she passed…

Sports

BRD Golf: Jamestown Wins Fourth Straight to Pad District Lead

BRD Golf: Jamestown Wins Fourth Straight to Pad District Lead

Jamestown High won its fourth straight golf match to open the Bay Rivers District season…

Jamestown High Taps Former West Point Coach to Lead Boys Basketball Program

Jamestown High Taps Former West Point Coach to Lead Boys Basketball Program

Former West Point High boys basketball coach Geoff McCulloch has been named to lead the…

Benefit Basketball Game to Help Underprivileged Youth Buy School Supplies

Benefit Basketball Game to Help Underprivileged Youth Buy School Supplies

DreamChasers, a mentoring and training organization launched recently by Wiliamsburg Christian Academy girls basketball coach…

Four Tribe Men’s Soccer Players Garner CAA Preseason Honors

Four Tribe Men’s Soccer Players Garner CAA Preseason Honors

The William & Mary men’s soccer team had a four players garner Preseason All-Colonial Athletic…



Local News

City On Track to Complete 60 Strategic Goals Set for 2013-14

City On Track to Complete 60 Strategic Goals Set for 2013-14

The City of Williamsburg is on track with about 94 percent of its strategic objectives, according to a biennial report. City Manager Jack Tuttle presented an assessment of…

Survey: Citizens Give High Marks to Quality of Life in City of Williamsburg

Survey: Citizens Give High Marks to Quality of Life in City of Williamsburg

The quality of life in the City of Williamsburg received high marks from its residents, according to a national study. Deputy City Manager Jodi Miller presented the results…

W&M Taps Alumnus as Opening Convocation Speaker

W&M Taps Alumnus as Opening Convocation Speaker

Forty years after graduating from the College of William & Mary, an alumni board member will welcome the school’s newest class of undergraduates. Ted Dintersmith, William & Mary…

Business Development Caucus Schedules Town Hall in Yorktown

Business Development Caucus Schedules Town Hall in Yorktown

The General Assembly’s Business Development Caucus is looking for business owners and representatives of companies to turn out next week for a town hall meeting to discuss and…

Obituaries

Ann K. Watson, 78, voted Ruritan Zone Governor of the Year twice

Ann K. Watson, 78, voted Ruritan Zone Governor of the Year twice

Ann K. Watson, of Williamsburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at the age of 78. She was a native of Pheobus…

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Hometown

Ferguson Pledges Funds to Education with Colonial Williamsburg, An Achievable Dream

A major national plumbing company based in Newport News has re-upped its commitment to education in the region. Ferguson, the largest wholesale plumbing distributor in the U.S.,…

Game On

Game On: Former Area Swimming Star Colley Sets Personal Record at USA Nationals

For former Lafayette High state champion Ben Colley, a rising junior at the University of North Carolina, qualifying for last week’s USA Swimming National Championships was more…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: Aug. 21-24

This weekend is brimming with family activities, either at the park, up in the sky or in front of an easel. Want to see your event included…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: High School Graduation Roundup

Students across the Historic Triangle are donning their caps and gowns and preparing for the rite of passage of graduating from high school. Here is the schedule…

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