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YCSD to Announce New Superintendent at Monday Meeting

YCSD to Announce New Superintendent at Monday Meeting

The York County School Division will have a new superintendent by the beginning of school. Division officials confirmed the York County School Board has completed the superintendent interview…

Suspected York Bank Robber Indicted by Federal Grand Jury

Suspected York Bank Robber Indicted by Federal Grand Jury

  A 31-year-old Hampton man suspected of robbing a gas station on Big Bethel Road in York County in April has been indicted by a federal grand jury.…

Summer Construction at Four York County Schools Nears Completion

Summer Construction at Four York County Schools Nears Completion

Students at several York County School Division schools will start the school year at improved buildings. Upgrades and improvements at Coventry Elementary, Grafton Bethel Elementary, Magruder Elementary and…

York County Planning Commission to Consider Size Limit Increase for Political Signs

York County Planning Commission to Consider Size Limit Increase for Political Signs

To comply with state code, York County is working to amend its ordinance to allow bigger political signs on campaign headquarters. On a 4-0 vote Tuesday night, the…

Dead Bat Found in James City County Home Tests Positive for Rabies

Dead Bat Found in James City County Home Tests Positive for Rabies

  A dead bat found in a basement of the Kingspoint area of James City County has tested positive for rabies. Anyone having information regarding any exposure to…

Sports

BRD Golf: Jamestown Wins Fourth Straight to Pad District Lead

BRD Golf: Jamestown Wins Fourth Straight to Pad District Lead

Jamestown High won its fourth straight golf match to open the Bay Rivers District season…

Jamestown High Taps Former West Point Coach to Lead Boys Basketball Program

Jamestown High Taps Former West Point Coach to Lead Boys Basketball Program

Former West Point High boys basketball coach Geoff McCulloch has been named to lead the…

Benefit Basketball Game to Help Underprivileged Youth Buy School Supplies

Benefit Basketball Game to Help Underprivileged Youth Buy School Supplies

DreamChasers, a mentoring and training organization launched recently by Williamsburg Christian Academy girls basketball coach…

Four Tribe Men’s Soccer Players Garner CAA Preseason Honors

Four Tribe Men’s Soccer Players Garner CAA Preseason Honors

The William & Mary men’s soccer team had a four players garner Preseason All-Colonial Athletic…



Local News

YPSO to Citizens: ‘Do You Trust Us’ with Armored Vehicle?

YPSO to Citizens: ‘Do You Trust Us’ with Armored Vehicle?

A national debate on whether the militarized approach from police forces in the riots in Ferguson, Mo., is appropriate has prompted Sheriff J.D. “Danny” Diggs to speak in…

Children Pull the Strings in Youth Harp Society

Children Pull the Strings in Youth Harp Society

A shy child growing up in Newport News, Cynthia Campbell found her calling in the harp. Now she is working to share the instrument with children throughout the…

JCC Police Arrest Two Men in Unrelated Drug Investigations

JCC Police Arrest Two Men in Unrelated Drug Investigations

Two separate investigations involving the Tri-Rivers Drug Task Force resulted in two arrests for intent to distribute drugs in James City County earlier this week. The task force…

Woman Pleads Guilty to Leaving Six Young Children Alone in JCC Hotel Room for Several Hours

Woman Pleads Guilty to Leaving Six Young Children Alone in JCC Hotel Room for Several Hours

A 58-year-old woman pleaded guilty Thursday to leaving six of her grandchildren ranging in age from 2 to 11 alone in a room at the Pineapple Inn &…

Obituaries

Ann K. Watson, 78, voted Ruritan Zone Governor of the Year twice

Ann K. Watson, 78, voted Ruritan Zone Governor of the Year twice

Ann K. Watson, of Williamsburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at the age of 78. She was a native of Pheobus…

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Hometown

Girl Scouts Tag Bruce Hornsby, Busch Gardens President for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (w/ Video)

  Local Girl Scouts are the latest to take up a national chilly challenge. Leaders of troops 1560 and 1436 dared their middle school members to do…

Game On

Game On: Former Area Swimming Star Colley Sets Personal Record at USA Nationals

For former Lafayette High state champion Ben Colley, a rising junior at the University of North Carolina, qualifying for last week’s USA Swimming National Championships was more…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: Aug. 21-24

This weekend is brimming with family activities, either at the park, up in the sky or in front of an easel. Want to see your event included…

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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