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JCC Supervisors Split on Proposed Resort in Grove

JCC Supervisors Split on Proposed Resort in Grove

  A Tuesday discussion by James City County leaders about a proposal to build a resort on a nearly 700-acre waterfront site in Grove turned into a symposium on…

Hair of The Dog Bottle Shop Hops Into Merchants Square

Hair of The Dog Bottle Shop Hops Into Merchants Square

A new craft beer emporium is coming to Merchants Square in downtown Williamsburg. Hair of The Dog Bottle Shop is opening at 401A Duke of Gloucester St., behind…

Former JCC Administrator Robert Middaugh Lands Job in Loudoun County

Former JCC Administrator Robert Middaugh Lands Job in Loudoun County

A little more than a year after the James City County Board of Supervisors fired him, former James City County Administrator Robert Middaugh has been hired to be…

City Taps Longtime Newport News Communications Specialist as New Spokesperson

City Taps Longtime Newport News Communications Specialist as New Spokesperson

A new face is joining the City of Williamsburg’s staff. In a news release issued Thursday, the city announced Lee Ann Hartmann as the city’s next communications specialist. Her…

Sheriff: Suspect Fired Five Shots Through Door, Killing Tabb High Student

Sheriff: Suspect Fired Five Shots Through Door, Killing Tabb High Student

Five bullets through the door and into a 17-year-old’s body during a “drug deal gone bad” led to the death of one boy and the arrest of another.…

Sports

Basketball Roundup: Lafayette, Tabb Sit Atop Bay Rivers Standings After Wins

Basketball Roundup: Lafayette, Tabb Sit Atop Bay Rivers Standings After Wins

Coming off a two-game losing streak, the Lafayette girls basketball team knew they could not let…

Tribe Women’s Basketball Holds Off UNCW 67-62

Tribe Women’s Basketball Holds Off UNCW 67-62

The William & Mary women’s basketball used 35-8 run to end the first half and open…

W&M Men’s Basketball Hits the Century Mark in Resounding Offensive Win Over Hofstra

W&M Men’s Basketball Hits the Century Mark in Resounding Offensive Win Over Hofstra

Behind a top-10 shooting performance and a school record, the William & Mary men’s basketball team…

Basketball Roundup: Wang’s 3-Pointers Carry Jamestown to Victory

Basketball Roundup: Wang’s 3-Pointers Carry Jamestown to Victory

Mason Wang scored 18 points, including a pair of crucial 3-pointers in the second and…



Local News

This Century Art Gallery Embezzlement Suspect Heads to Grand Jury

This Century Art Gallery Embezzlement Suspect Heads to Grand Jury

A 32-year-old woman accused of embezzling more than $5,000 from a local art gallery had several felony charges against her dropped Thursday. Candace Buck faces one felony charge…

Senate Committee OKs Nondiscrimination Bill

Senate Committee OKs Nondiscrimination Bill

RICHMOND – By one vote, the Senate General Laws and Technology Committee has approved a bill that prohibits discrimination in public employment based on sexual orientation or gender…

YPSO: Teenager Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Tabb High Student

YPSO: Teenager Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Tabb High Student

A teenager is in custody in connection with the shooting death of 17-year-old Dylan Peters.  The 17-year-old suspect, whose name cannot be released due to his age, was…

Local Legislators, School Leaders Divided on Future of Kings Dominion Law

Local Legislators, School Leaders Divided on Future of Kings Dominion Law

Two weeks into the Virginia General Assembly’s 2015 session, legislators in both the House of Delegates and Senate have introduced bills seeking to amend a state law that…

Obituaries

Nancy Reese Jones, 85, Comte de Grasse chapter of the DAR, Yorktown, former officer

Nancy Reese Jones, 85, Comte de Grasse chapter of the DAR, Yorktown, former officer

Nancy Reese Jones, of Manchester, Tennessee and formerly of Newport News, entered into God’s eternal embrace Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, after a brief…

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Hometown

William & Mary to Celebrate Swem Library Hip-Hop Exhibit

Three days ahead of a Feb. 7 performance at the College of William & Mary by renowned hip-hop artist Ludacris, the college’s Swem Library will celebrate its new exhibit…

This Week In Crime

This Week in Crime: YPSO Searching for Suspected Coffee Thief

This week, a man has been accused of breaking into a James City County home while the family was away, and the former employee of a local…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: Jan. 29-Feb. 1

Lots to choose from this weekend as performances of Legally Blonde The Musical and Oklahoma! are set to dazzle audiences at area high schools and a local…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: Berkeley Students Get Close Encounter With NASA Astronaut

Charlie Camarda’s trip to Berkeley Middle School included a stop at the International Space Station. The former NASA astronaut visited Berkeley Thursday morning to talk to students about…

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