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York Supervisors Amend Ordinance to Allow for 45-Foot Marquis Sign on 199

York Supervisors Amend Ordinance to Allow for 45-Foot Marquis Sign on 199

A sign up to 45 feet tall with up to 600 square feet in area could soon be coming to Route 199 for the Marquis at Williamsburg shopping…

HRA Student’s Poster Selected by Michelle Obama for Easter Egg Roll

HRA Student’s Poster Selected by Michelle Obama for Easter Egg Roll

A poster drawn by an 11-year-old Hampton Roads Academy student was selected as the 2014 Official Easter Egg Roll Poster by first lady Michelle Obama. The Easter Egg…

Final Public Meeting on Longhill Road Corridor Study Set for May

Final Public Meeting on Longhill Road Corridor Study Set for May

Opportunities for the public to participate in discussion about the Longhill Road Corridor Study are coming to a close, with a final meeting scheduled in May. From 7…

YCSD Students Video Chat with Hillary, Chelsea Clinton on Women’s Equality

YCSD Students Video Chat with Hillary, Chelsea Clinton on Women’s Equality

The York County middle school students who eagerly waited for Hillary Clinton to appear on video chat were not yet born when the former first lady spoke out…

Hancock Fabrics in Williamsburg to Close Saturday

Hancock Fabrics in Williamsburg to Close Saturday

Hancock Fabrics on Monticello Avenue in Williamsburg is closing its doors for business Saturday. According to signs posted on Hancock Fabrics, the store will be closing its location…

Sports

Softball Roundup: Clark, Tabb Blank Jamestown

Softball Roundup: Clark, Tabb Blank Jamestown

Ashtyn Clark shook off one of her toughest outings of the season Thursday with one…

Baseball Roundup: Hughes Strikes Out 14 as Jamestown Pads Winning Streak

Baseball Roundup: Hughes Strikes Out 14 as Jamestown Pads Winning Streak

No team in the Bay Rivers District is hotter than Jamestown’s baseball team right now.…

Soccer: Warhill Boys Score in Final Minute to Edge Bruton, 4-3

Mikey Conway scored the game-winning goal with less than a minute to play in regulation…

Tribe Baseball Rallies to Win Series Opener at Northeastern, 5-3, in Extra Innings

Tribe Baseball Rallies to Win Series Opener at Northeastern, 5-3, in Extra Innings

The William and Mary baseball team rallied to win its series opener against Northeastern, 5-3,…



Local News

Yorktown Library to Host Special Needs Seminar

Yorktown Library to Host Special Needs Seminar

The Yorktown Library is hosting a special needs seminar at 6 p.m. Wednesday to educate the public about transition services and progressive learning therapy available for special-needs children…

Powhatan Creek Trail to Remain Open During Saturday 5K

Powhatan Creek Trail to Remain Open During Saturday 5K

The Powhatan Creek Trail will remain open to the public during a 5K race Saturday. A 5K scheduled from 7 a.m. until noon Saturday on the Powhatan Creek…

Coldwater Creek Files Bankruptcy; All Stores to Close

Coldwater Creek Files Bankruptcy; All Stores to Close

Coldwater Creek in the Williamsburg Premium Outlets will soon close, as the company has filed for bankruptcy. Coldwater Creek voluntarily filed Chapter 11 on April 11 to “facilitate…

WATA Suspends Extended Summer Hours; Buses to Run Until 9 p.m. Year-Round

WATA Suspends Extended Summer Hours; Buses to Run Until 9 p.m. Year-Round

The Williamsburg Area Transit Authority buses will stop running at 9 p.m. year-round following a Wednesday decision not to extend service hours for summer months. The WATA Board…

Obituaries

B. Stephen Bowmer, III, 77, owned Colonial Tire, traveled the country by motorhome with his wife

B. Stephen Bowmer, III, 77, owned Colonial Tire, traveled the country by motorhome with his wife

B. Stephen Bowmer, III, of Williamsburg, died April 17, 2014, at the age of 77. He worked for the Post Office…

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Hometown

Hometown Rundown: W&M Raises More Than $150,000 on Day of Giving

The College of William & Mary broke a record and paved the way for the future at its first-ever donation challenge day. The university’s law school has…

Game On

Game On: York High to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of 1989 State Baseball Title

York High will honor its 1989 Group AA state baseball championship team with a 25th anniversary celebration ceremony prior to the Falcons’ home game against Lafayette on…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: April 17-20

Children can take one last crack at finding eggs this weekend, while adults might enjoy a night of music or comedy. There is also a chance to…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: Jamestown HS Students Honored for Work at Historic Jamestowne

From elementary to high schools, students in the area are taking charge of their learning and engaging with the community. Jamestown HS Students Honored for Work at…

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