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Committee to York County: Offer Largest Share of Nonprofit Funds to Lackey Free Clinic

Committee to York County: Offer Largest Share of Nonprofit Funds to Lackey Free Clinic

A committee tasked with recommending how to allocate $30,000 of funding to nonprofits gave Lackey Free Medical Clinic $7,500 to help provide treatment for diabetes. The Civic and…

YPSO Sheriff Endorses Republican Supervisor Candidate Chad Green

YPSO Sheriff Endorses Republican Supervisor Candidate Chad Green

Sheriff J.D. “Danny” Diggs has offered his endorsement for a candidate seeking the District 3 seat on the York County Board of Supervisors. Diggs, who leads the York-Poquoson…

Man Found Not Guilty of Holding Woman at Gunpoint During Drive on Richmond Road

Man Found Not Guilty of Holding Woman at Gunpoint During Drive on Richmond Road

The woman who accused a man of holding her at gunpoint and forced to drive down Richmond Road with her child in the backseat refused to testify Friday, leading…

Black Cat with ‘Gentle Eyes’ Bit Person in Williamsburg, Now Missing

Black Cat with ‘Gentle Eyes’ Bit Person in Williamsburg, Now Missing

  Health officials are looking for a cat that may have rabies and bit a person in the City of Williamsburg. The Peninsula Health District said the medium-sized, pure black cat…

Newport News Man Flips Car in Powhatan Creek, Remains Stuck for Nearly Nine Hours

Newport News Man Flips Car in Powhatan Creek, Remains Stuck for Nearly Nine Hours

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in an incident that left one car partially submerged in Powhatan Creek on Friday morning. A Virginia Department of Transportation worker saw…

Sports

Baseball Roundup: Lafayette Hammers Warhill on the Road

Baseball Roundup: Lafayette Hammers Warhill on the Road

  Warhill came into Friday’s matchup against Lafayette looking to avenge their Conference 25 tournament quarterfinal…

Soccer Roundup: Warhill Boys Knock Off Bruton

Soccer Roundup: Warhill Boys Knock Off Bruton

After suffering a loss earlier in the week, Warhill rebounded with a 3-1 win over Bruton…

Softball Roundup: Grafton Retools Lineup, Defeats Poquoson

Softball Roundup: Grafton Retools Lineup, Defeats Poquoson

Despite playing without starting third baseman and leadoff hitter Jessie Sprouse, who suffered a concussion…

Tennis Roundup: Jamestown Girls Fall to Defending State Champs Midlothian

Tennis Roundup: Jamestown Girls Fall to Defending State Champs Midlothian

The Jamestown (3-1) girls tennis team put up a tough fight, but in the end…




Local News

Williamsburg EDA Approves Measure to Install New Bicycle Racks Around City

Williamsburg EDA Approves Measure to Install New Bicycle Racks Around City

A new initiative hopes to improve conditions for bicycle riders across the City of Williamsburg. The Williamsburg Economic Development Authority approved a plan to fund the installation of…

Hipple: County Administrator’s Five ‘Critical Needs’ Should Be Addressed

Hipple: County Administrator’s Five ‘Critical Needs’ Should Be Addressed

Supervisor Michael Hipple (Powhatan) endorsed Thursday five “critical needs” identified by County Administrator Bryan Hill, but he stopped short of saying whether he would support a proposed 11…

New York County Administrator Offered $155,000 Salary

New York County Administrator Offered $155,000 Salary

The York County Board of Supervisors will officially vote to appoint Neil A. Morgan as the county’s new administrator next week. Morgan, who previously served as city manager…

Man Accused in Highland Park Robbery Found Not Guilty

Man Accused in Highland Park Robbery Found Not Guilty

A defense attorney’s argument that the alleged victim in a Williamsburg robbery made inconsistent statements proved enough to acquit a 26-year-old man of felony charges Thursday. The accuser,…

Obituaries

Ann Marie Lamont Patrick, 72, former US Army Nurse Corps captain with a ‘true gift of empathy’

Ann Marie Lamont Patrick, 72, former US Army Nurse Corps captain with a ‘true gift of empathy’

Ann Marie Lamont Patrick died Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015, at New York Presbyterian Hospital after a brave battle with multiple myeloma.…

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Hometown

Guernsey Tingle Architects Adds New Stockholders

New faces are joining the ownership ranks of a local architectural firm. Brad Sipes and Scott VanVoorhees, AIA were named associates and stockholders of Guernsey Tingle Architects,…

This Week In Crime

This Week in Crime: Man, Teen Accused of Stealing Golf Clubs, Medical Supplies from Cars

York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office deputies are looking for a woman suspected of stealing from Walmart, and a woman suspected of using a stolen credit card number at a…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: April 16-19

There is something for everyone this week, from beer and wine festivals to pennywhistle classes. We’ve also got details on local races, sporting events and a classic opera.…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: WCA Students Buddy-Up to Learn About Science

Two classes at Williamsburg Christian Academy are showing that, sometimes, educators are not the only ones teaching in the classroom. Since the beginning of the school year, Leah…

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