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Williamsburg Police: CVS Pharmacy Robbed at Gunpoint

Williamsburg Police: CVS Pharmacy Robbed at Gunpoint

  Williamsburg Police are searching for a man who they say demanded drugs from a pharmacy on Richmond Road. Police responded to CVS pharmacy between 12:30 and 12:45…

YPSO: Man Arrested for Videotaping Underneath Woman’s Dress

YPSO: Man Arrested for Videotaping Underneath Woman’s Dress

A man deputies say was using a cell phone to videotape underneath a woman’s dress was detained by a citizen and later arrested at the Dollar Tree on…

YPSO: Children Found Wandering in Kiln Creek, Father Charged With Child Neglect

YPSO: Children Found Wandering in Kiln Creek, Father Charged With Child Neglect

  A York County man was charged with child neglect Thursday after his two children were found wandering around the Kiln Creek area of York County. Deputies found…

Tractor-Trailer Accident Shuts Down Route 17 in York County

Tractor-Trailer Accident Shuts Down Route 17 in York County

A two-car accident involving a tractor-trailer on Route 17 near  Battle Road was cleared at 11:54 a.m. Tuesday, Sgt. Michelle Anaya with the Virginia State Police. Injuries were reported.…

Construction Underway at Norge’s Village at Candle Station

Construction Underway at Norge’s Village at Candle Station

  Construction is underway at the Village at Candle Station, a neighborhood in Norge located behind the Food Lion shopping center and Crosswalk Community Church near the intersection…

Sports

Salamy Crowned Individual Champion as Jamestown Claims 13th Bay Rivers District Golf Title

Salamy Crowned Individual Champion as Jamestown Claims 13th Bay Rivers District Golf Title

Jamestown High put the finishing touches on another dominant regular season as the Eagles clinched…

Field Hockey Roundup: York, Warhill Win Bay Rivers District Openers

Field Hockey Roundup: York, Warhill Win Bay Rivers District Openers

York High and Warhill High both opened up the Bay Rivers District field hockey season…

Boys Soccer Roundup: WCA Shuts Out Conference Opponent

Boys Soccer Roundup: WCA Shuts Out Conference Opponent

Williamsburg Christian Academy won its second Metro Conference showdown in a row after shutting out…

Tribe Football Moves Up in National Rankings

Tribe Football Moves Up in National Rankings

After earning a 29-14 victory against Norfolk State in its home opener on Saturday, the William…



Local News

W&M’s Swem Library to Undergo $2 Million Renovation

W&M’s Swem Library to Undergo $2 Million Renovation

Swem Library’s Media Center is set for improvements and an expansion that will transform 11,000 square feet of the library’s ground floor into a multimedia area. The project…

State Budget Deal Slashes Funding to William & Mary, Local Governments

State Budget Deal Slashes Funding to William & Mary, Local Governments

Gov. Terry McAuliffe and members of the General Assembly announced Monday a compromise to address a nearly $900 million shortfall in the state budget. The compromise preserves K-12…

City Planning Commission to Consider Changes to Business Zoning Restrictions

City Planning Commission to Consider Changes to Business Zoning Restrictions

The Williamsburg Planning Commission will discuss whether the city should move forward with a proposal expand the types of businesses allowed in one district. City of Williamsburg staff…

JCC Clean County Commission Awards Grant Funding for Beautification Projects

JCC Clean County Commission Awards Grant Funding for Beautification Projects

Nine neighborhoods have been awarded grant funding from the James City Clean County Commission to be used toward sustainable beautification projects. Each year the commission is granted $5,000…

Obituaries

Howard Dean Burke, 68, jet engine mechanic with US Air Force, VA National Guard

Howard Dean Burke, 68, jet engine mechanic with US Air Force, VA National Guard

Howard Dean Burke, of Williamsburg, died at his home, surrounded by his loving family on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at the…

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Hometown

Support Colonial CASA at Old Chickahominy House Fundraiser

A fundraiser next week supports the adults who advocate for area children in the court system. “An Evening of Promise” starts at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at…

Game On

Game On: Ben Colley Named to USA Swimming National Team

Nearly a month after clocking in the fourth fastest time in the 200-meter butterfly at the USA Swimming National Championships, Ben Colley received one of the top…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: Sept. 11-14

Whether your choice of literature is Austen or fairy tales, this weekend has events well-suited to book worms. There are also chances to support environmental science scholarships…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: Student-Run Credit Union Opens at York High

One of York County’s newest credit unions hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday night, and employees, managers and members of the public gathered in its lobby to…

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