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School Board, Supervisors ‘Talking Past Each Other’ on Middle School Issue

School Board, Supervisors ‘Talking Past Each Other’ on Middle School Issue

Six years after Williamsburg-James City County Schools began discussions regarding the need for a new middle school to meet the population growth, the school board and county Board…

After Losing a Loved One, Hospice House Walking Group Helps to Heal

After Losing a Loved One, Hospice House Walking Group Helps to Heal

For those who gather in front of the William & Mary bookstore Tuesday mornings, the journey through grief begins with a single step. Followed by another. And then…

Railroad Track Upgrades to Cause Delays in Local Amtrak Service

Railroad Track Upgrades to Cause Delays in Local Amtrak Service

Amtrak is warning passengers of potential delays due to upcoming work on several rail lines. CSX Railroad will be performing track and signal upgrades between Newport News and…

Incumbents Raise Far More Money Than Challengers Ahead of Tuesday’s Election

Incumbents Raise Far More Money Than Challengers Ahead of Tuesday’s Election

With less than a week to go to Election Day, incumbent candidates seeking to represent the Historic Triangle in Washington, D.C., have dramatically outraised their opponents in the…

Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday

Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, and clocks will be pushed back one hour Saturday night to revert back to standard time. In addition to turning…

Sports

Bruton Beats George Mason 3-0 to Repeat as Conference Field Hockey Champs

Bruton Beats George Mason 3-0 to Repeat as Conference Field Hockey Champs

Bruton High defended its 2A Conference 24 field hockey title with a sound 3-0 victory…

Tabb Shuts Out Grafton for Conference 19 Field Hockey Title

Tabb Shuts Out Grafton for Conference 19 Field Hockey Title

Tabb High’s field hockey team ran its winning streak to 12 games after defeating Bay…

Warhill Field Hockey Finds Motivation in OT Loss in Conference 25 Championship

Warhill Field Hockey Finds Motivation in OT Loss in Conference 25 Championship

Warhill field hockey coach Kristen Castano had no complaints about her team’s effort or play…

Volleyball Roundup: Bruton Ends Regular Season with Record Victory

Volleyball Roundup: Bruton Ends Regular Season with Record Victory

It wasn’t too long ago when Bruton High’s volleyball team finished the regular season winless…



Local News

Police: 10 People Abducted, Robbed in Hotel Room

Police: 10 People Abducted, Robbed in Hotel Room

  Police are looking for two men they say forced 10 people into a hotel room and robbed them Tuesday night. James City County Police responded to a…

Police: Man Scammed Out of More Than $80,000

Police: Man Scammed Out of More Than $80,000

A person claiming to be a representative from Publishers Clearing House scammed an 84-year-old James City County man out of more than $80,000, police said. The man told…

City Officials: County Has Control in WJCC, Fourth Middle School Decisions

City Officials: County Has Control in WJCC, Fourth Middle School Decisions

City of Williamsburg leaders admit the balance of power in the joint school system with James City County is tilted toward the county, but agree the current system…

Jail to House Immigration Detainees, Cut Costs for Localities

Jail to House Immigration Detainees, Cut Costs for Localities

An agreement to hold immigration detainees at Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail is predicted to generate about $800,000 a year in revenue. After being approached by U.S. Immigration and…

Obituaries

Lavon Hays Dalby, 91, strong fighting spirit brought her back from near death

Lavon Hays Dalby, 91, strong fighting spirit brought her back from near death

Lavon Hays Dalby, of Williamsburg, died peacefully at her Windsor Meade residence on the morning of Monday, Oct. 27 2014, at…

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Hometown

W&M Global Film Festival Offers Free Children’s Workshops; Local Dental Practices Collecting Halloween Candy

Before William & Mary’s Global Film Festival brings screenings and discussions to the public in February, the program is giving children the chance for a close-up with…

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. 30-Nov. 2

Whether spooky or sweet, youngsters can head out for Halloween in area shopping venues this Friday. The weekend also has lots of live music and events for…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: Student-Produced News Broadcast Marks 150 Episodes

For four days every week, the library at Norge Elementary is a place for reading, but every Thursday it turns into a newsroom. At 9:25 a.m. Thursdays,…

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