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Another Proposal Poses Setback for WJCC School Board’s Fourth Middle School Plans

Another Proposal Poses Setback for WJCC School Board’s Fourth Middle School Plans

A new proposal for a fourth middle school and lingering uncertainty James Blair is the correct site could delay movement on a yearslong process Superintendent Steven Constantino says…

Jamestown Dig Update: Archaeologists Look for Clues About Pit Outside Fort Walls

Jamestown Dig Update: Archaeologists Look for Clues About Pit Outside Fort Walls

  A team of archaeologists from Preservation Virginia has been at work since 1994 uncovering the buried secrets of Jamestown. When the Jamestown Rediscovery Archaeological Project started, the…

Man Accused of Stealing from Vehicles Strikes Plea Deal

Man Accused of Stealing from Vehicles Strikes Plea Deal

A man’s felony grand larceny charge was downgraded to a misdemeanor Wednesday in a plea agreement with the prosecution. Joel Gregory Smith, a 34-year-old accused of stealing from…

Corrections Officer Accused of Having Sex With Inmate to Face Grand Jury

Corrections Officer Accused of Having Sex With Inmate to Face Grand Jury

A 25-year-old corrections officer accused of having consensual sex with an inmate is heading to a grand jury. Hayes resident Alexander M. Koehler waived his preliminary hearing Thursday…

Woman Sentenced for Stealing from Upper York County Home

Woman Sentenced for Stealing from Upper York County Home

A 23-year-old woman who pleaded guilty to breaking into a York County home received a lesser charge and a suspended sentence Thursday. Keisha Joidae Johnson, a resident of…

Sports

WCA’s Gann Takes Over Athletic Director Duties Amid Budget Cuts

WCA’s Gann Takes Over Athletic Director Duties Amid Budget Cuts

Due to a lower-than-anticipated enrollment this year, Williamsburg Christian Academy is making a few precautionary…

Volleyball Roundup: Warhill Snaps Jamestown’s 41-Game District Winning Streak

Volleyball Roundup: Warhill Snaps Jamestown’s 41-Game District Winning Streak

The most anticipated Bay Rivers District volleyball game of the season between Bay Rivers District…

Field Hockey: Zacharias’ Late Goal Lifts Bruton over York

Field Hockey: Zacharias’ Late Goal Lifts Bruton over York

Entering Bruton’s regular-season finale against York, a matchup between two of the Bay Rivers District’s…

Boys Soccer: WCA Advances to Second Straight Metro Conference Tournament Final

Boys Soccer: WCA Advances to Second Straight Metro Conference Tournament Final

Williamsburg Christian Academy’s boys soccer team is headed back to the Metro Conference championship game.…



Local News

The Beadtender Opens in New Town at Former Retro Daddio Spot

The Beadtender Opens in New Town at Former Retro Daddio Spot

The Beadtender has opened for business in a New Town storefront last occupied by Retro Daddio. The store specializes in bead jewelry supplies and offers several introductory and…

Toano Man Pleads Guilty to Extorting Former Attorney

Toano Man Pleads Guilty to Extorting Former Attorney

A Toano man pleaded guilty in a federal court Tuesday to extorting an attorney that previously represented him in a criminal case. Christopher J. Burruss, 37, was found…

WJCC School Board Gives Reluctant Support for Latest James Blair Middle School Plan

WJCC School Board Gives Reluctant Support for Latest James Blair Middle School Plan

Saying it was time to move the process forward, the Williamsburg-James City County School Board again voted Tuesday night to recommend the construction of a fourth middle school…

Supervisors Vote to Prevent Future Farming on York County Properties

Supervisors Vote to Prevent Future Farming on York County Properties

New performance standards will prevent farming on more than 6,000 York County properties. Residential properties in zones that allow agricultural activities must sit on 2 acres of land…

Obituaries

Genevieve Taylor, 98, years at Chambrel, Williamsburg filled with love, companionship

Genevieve Taylor, 98, years at Chambrel, Williamsburg filled with love, companionship

Genevieve Taylor died Oct. 21, 2014, at the age of 98. The family of Genevieve Taylor are celebrating her life and…

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Hometown

Dementia Expert to Present on Alzheimer’s Research, Care

The director of The Johns Hopkins Memory and Alzheimer’s Treatment Center will speak next week in the area on a person-centered approach to treating dementia. Dr. Constantine…

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. 23-26

It’s pumpkin season and Halloween is just around the corner. There are lots of ways to get in the spooky spirit this weekend either through music, history…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: New Breakfast Carts Roll Out in Two York County High Schools

For high school students who want to socialize or rush to put the finishing touches on a homework assignment before the bell rings at 7:20 a.m., breakfast…

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