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Thanksgiving Holiday Recipes Echo Colonial Traditions

Thanksgiving Holiday Recipes Echo Colonial Traditions

Americans sitting down to dinner today will be feasting on a tradition that stretches back before the foundation of the nation. The U.S. holiday was not marked officially…

Sheriff’s Office to Host Annual “Shop With A Sheriff”

Sheriff’s Office to Host Annual “Shop With A Sheriff”

The 13th annual “Shop With a Sheriff” is scheduled for Dec. 6, when Christmas comes early for 50 to 60 children who will get a chance to go…

W&M Alumni Gift Funds Creation of Finance Center

W&M Alumni Gift Funds Creation of Finance Center

The College of William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business will open a center for students pursuing careers in finance thanks to a gift from a…

Colonial Williamsburg Gives Highest Award to Colin, Nancy Campbell

Colonial Williamsburg Gives Highest Award to Colin, Nancy Campbell

Former Colonial Williamsburg Foundation President and CEO Colin G. Campbell and his wife, Nancy, received the foundation’s highest honor at a black-tie reception thrown in their honor last…

John Tyler Highway McDonald’s Suffers Smoke Damage from Small Fire

John Tyler Highway McDonald’s Suffers Smoke Damage from Small Fire

  The McDonald’s restaurant at 4521 John Tyler Hwy suffered minor smoke damage Wednesday morning due to a malfunctioning cooking grill, James City County Emergency officials report. James…

Sports

Jamestown’s Esch and Popelka, Grafton’s Hall Named to All-State Volleyball First Team

Jamestown’s Esch and Popelka, Grafton’s Hall Named to All-State Volleyball First Team

Four local volleyball players were named to the Virginia High School League’s 4A all-state team…

Tribe Women’s Basketball Rallies By In-State Rival VCU, 56-48

Tribe Women’s Basketball Rallies By In-State Rival VCU, 56-48

The William & Mary women’s basketball team used a 13-2 run in the middle stages…

Grafton’s Mansberger, Gerehart Named to All-4A State Cheerleading Team

Grafton’s Mansberger, Gerehart Named to All-4A State Cheerleading Team

Grafton High seniors Olivia Mansberger and Sara Gerehart, who led the Clippers’ competitive cheerleading team…

Tribe Men’s Basketball Routs Western Illinois, 83-49, Behind Strong Two-Way Performance

Tribe Men’s Basketball Routs Western Illinois, 83-49, Behind Strong Two-Way Performance

A dominating first-half performance both offensively and defensively sent the William & Mary men’s basketball…



Local News

Large Crowd Marches Through Williamsburg Streets for ‘Black Lives Matter’ Ferguson Protest

Large Crowd Marches Through Williamsburg Streets for ‘Black Lives Matter’ Ferguson Protest

More than 100 people rallied Tuesday night in the City of Williamsburg with signs protesting the St. Louis County grand jury decision not to indict a white police…

JCC Supervisors Approve Phase 1 of James Blair Middle School Plan

JCC Supervisors Approve Phase 1 of James Blair Middle School Plan

The James City County Board of Supervisors took an important step Tuesday toward building a fourth middle school for Williamsburg-James City County on the James Blair administrative offices site.…

Chemical Company Eyes Grove Property for Resort, Riverwalk Trail

Chemical Company Eyes Grove Property for Resort, Riverwalk Trail

  BASF Corporation has applied to change the designation of land it owns in Grove for a potential resort with a hotel, timeshares and outdoor recreational areas including…

Historic Triangle Government Offices Close for Thanksgiving

Historic Triangle Government Offices Close for Thanksgiving

The following government offices and businesses will be closed during the Thanksgiving holiday: York County The York-Poquoson Courthouse and the Virginia Cooperative Extension will close at noon Wednesday…

Obituaries

Pauline Taylor Williams, 87, homemaker, Williamsburg Pottery employee

Pauline Taylor Williams, 87, homemaker, Williamsburg Pottery employee

Pauline Taylor Williams, of Williamsburg, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at the age of 87. She was born on Nov, 30,…

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Hometown

WCA Program Gives Thanksgiving Meals to Residents in Need

The outreach efforts of one area school will provide meals for 100 families this Thanksgiving. For the third year in a row, Williamsburg Christian Academy has organized…

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: Nov. 27-30

Learn about Thanksgiving food history with events this weekend at Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center, or burn off those holiday calories shopping from local vendors or…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: York County School Division Names November Seniors of the Month

At the school division’s Nov. 17 school board meeting, four York County students were recognized for their outstanding contributions to their schools and to the community. YCSD…

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