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Police: Woman Headbutts, Bites Officers in Williamsburg-James City County Courthouse

Police: Woman Headbutts, Bites Officers in Williamsburg-James City County Courthouse

A woman is accused of biting and assaulting two police officers after refusing to leave the Williamsburg-James City County Courthouse, police said. Maj. Greg Riley of the Williamsburg…

Court Upholds Ruling, Declares Virginia’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Court Upholds Ruling, Declares Virginia’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists Rev. Jennifer Ryu has not signed a marriage license since 2006. Ryu, who continues to perform wedding ceremonies, considers signing marriage licenses for heterosexual couples…

YPSO: Merrimac Trail AutoZone Robbed at Gunpoint

YPSO: Merrimac Trail AutoZone Robbed at Gunpoint

  A man believed to have robbed three businesses in York County has now robbed a fourth, according to the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to the AutoZone…

York Deputies: Man Robbed at Knifepoint in Coventry

York Deputies: Man Robbed at Knifepoint in Coventry

  An 18-year-old York County man is in jail after investigators believe he teamed up with two 16-year-olds to rob a man at knifepoint near the Coventry Club…

Police: Woman’s Finger Broken During Attempted Purse Snatching in Williamsburg

Police: Woman’s Finger Broken During Attempted Purse Snatching in Williamsburg

  The Williamsburg Police Department is investigating after an unidentified man tried to snatch a purse from a 21-year-old woman riding her bicycle Sunday afternoon, causing her to…

Sports

Legion Baseball: Williamsburg Post 39 Drops State Tournament Opener

Legion Baseball: Williamsburg Post 39 Drops State Tournament Opener

Williamsburg Post 39′s American Legion baseball team saw its 19-game winning streak snapped after an…

Three-Time Olympic Runner to Speak Thursday in James City County

Three-Time Olympic Runner to Speak Thursday in James City County

An Olympian will come to James City County this week to discuss her life and…

Former Youth Baseball State Champions Hope to Become American Legion State Champions

Former Youth Baseball State Champions Hope to Become American Legion State Champions

For a group of players on Williamsburg Post 39’s American Legion baseball team, one of…

National Softball Association Helps Sports Williamsburg Grow

National Softball Association Helps Sports Williamsburg Grow

Given their historic nature, proximity to water and various other attractions like Busch Gardens, Williamsburg…



Local News

WJCC Staff, Consultants Working on Short-Term Option to Accommodate Population Growth

WJCC Staff, Consultants Working on Short-Term Option to Accommodate Population Growth

The start of the upcoming school year might also mark the start of resumed discussion about how to accommodate projected middle school growth in Williamsburg-James City County Public…

Along York County’s Shores, Fire Officials Turn to ‘Marine One’

Along York County’s Shores, Fire Officials Turn to ‘Marine One’

With more than 200 miles of shoreline, the York River and its tributaries all under the purview of the York County Department of Fire and Life Safety, the…

JCC Recreation Center Cuts Underused Evening Child Care

JCC Recreation Center Cuts Underused Evening Child Care

The James City County Recreation Center is no longer offering evening child care after nearly a year of low usage. As of July 1, the Recreation Center on…

Second Round of Entrepreneurship Training Offered to Unemployed, Underemployed Residents

Second Round of Entrepreneurship Training Offered to Unemployed, Underemployed Residents

After a successful first round of informational sessions aimed at helping unemployed or underemployed people launch a new business, the College of William & Mary’s Mason School of…

Obituaries

Danny Clay Tackett, 60, NN Shipyard worker who was an auctioneer for First Star Auctions

Danny Clay Tackett, of Seaford, died July 26, 2014, at the age of 60. He was born in Portsmouth and was…

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Hometown

Hometown: Seventh Annual Jenna Bash Festival to Support Community in Memory of Area Teen

A girl with big dreams of giving back, Jenna Grace King graduated high school early and almost finished her first year of college before she was killed…

Game On

Game On: Lafayette’s Neville Invited to Elite Top Gun Football Camp

Lafayette High rising junior Trey Neville, who was a two-way starter each of the past two seasons at Jamestown High, has been invited to participate in Football…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: July 24-27

Swim, climb and sing along this weekend, with outdoors and arts activities coming through the Historic Triangle. Want to see your event included in What You’ll Do?…

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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