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Court Documents: Suspects Took Photos of Guns Stolen From Vehicles, Pawned Jewelry

Court Documents: Suspects Took Photos of Guns Stolen From Vehicles, Pawned Jewelry

Four men accused of breaking into vehicles in James City County between July 30 and Sept. 11 took photos of items taken and pawned jewelry and a watch,…

Pocahontas Ferryboat Resumes Service

Pocahontas Ferryboat Resumes Service

  The Jamestown-Scotland Ferry boat Pocahontas resumed service Tuesday afternoon. It was removed from service Monday afternoon for a faulty switch replacement, the Virginia Department of Transportation announced. The mechanical…

Police: Man Assaulted on Richmond Road, Threatened With Glass Bottle

Police: Man Assaulted on Richmond Road, Threatened With Glass Bottle

  A 30-year-old man reported he was assaulted by two men and attacked with a glass bottle Saturday. Williamsburg Police responded to the 200 block of Richmond Road…

Free Craft Brew Tastings, Children’s Art Programs Added to Annual An Occasion for the Arts Lineup

Free Craft Brew Tastings, Children’s Art Programs Added to Annual An Occasion for the Arts Lineup

The 46th annual An Occasion for the Arts blends traditions old and new this weekend. Presented by an all-volunteer nonprofit, the two-day festival downtown adds new elements to…

McAuliffe Launches Faces of Drunk Driving Website to Curb DUIs

McAuliffe Launches Faces of Drunk Driving Website to Curb DUIs

The rise in drunken driving fatalities from 2012 to 2013 has prompted Gov. Terry McAuliffe to start a website called Virginia Faces of Drunk Driving that chronicles the…

Sports

Volleyball Roundup: Bruton Nets First Victory of the Season

Volleyball Roundup: Bruton Nets First Victory of the Season

Bruton won its first match of the season in dominant fashion, knocking off Smithfied 25-14,…

Boys Soccer Roundup: HRA Edges Bishop Sullivan to Pad Winning Streak

Boys Soccer Roundup: HRA Edges Bishop Sullivan to Pad Winning Streak

Taylor Shuford and Jalen Johnson scored one goal apiece as Hampton Roads Academy edged Bishop…

Lafayette’s Smethurst Wins 3A Conference 25 Golf Tournament

Lafayette’s Smethurst Wins 3A Conference 25 Golf Tournament

Lafayette sophomore Jacob Smethurst saved his best golf round of the season for when he…

Virginia High School League Releases Weekly Football Ratings

Virginia High School League Releases Weekly Football Ratings

Seven Bay Rivers District football teams would make the playoffs if the regular-season ended today,…



Local News

Commonwealth’s Attorney Requests Recusal from City Lofts Grand Larceny Case

Commonwealth’s Attorney Requests Recusal from City Lofts Grand Larceny Case

Williamsburg-James City County Commonwealth’s Attorney Nate Green has filed a motion to recuse himself from a case involving a contractor accused with former Williamsburg Planning Commission Chairman Demetrios…

Heritage Humane Society Temporarily Closes to Ward Off Illnesses

Heritage Humane Society Temporarily Closes to Ward Off Illnesses

A series of illnesses within animals living at Heritage Humane Society has prompted the shelter’s staff to close its doors until they are confident the cats and dogs…

Small Cooking Fire Causes Damage to James City County Home

Small Cooking Fire Causes Damage to James City County Home

A cooking fire damaged a James City County home’s kitchen Saturday night. James City County Fire units were dispatched to the house on the 1900 block of Algonquin…

York County EDA Votes to Fund Williamsburg Pottery Land Study

York County EDA Votes to Fund Williamsburg Pottery Land Study

  The York County Economic Development Authority is eyeing several hundred acres of land owned by Williamsburg Pottery. The EDA voted 6-0 Tuesday to fund a planning and…

Obituaries

Ralph Wayne Harris, 67, owner/operator of Brass Polish in Williamsburg

Ralph Wayne Harris, 67, owner/operator of Brass Polish in Williamsburg

Ralph Wayne Harris died Thursday Sept. 25, 2014, at the age of 67. Wayne was born in Newport News and was…

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Hometown

Nonprofits Can Register for Free Marketing Services in Local CreateAthon

Local nonprofits can apply now for pro bono creative marketing services through a local firm. In a 24-hour blitz Oct. 23 and 24, Proximo Marketing Strategies will…

Game On

Game On: HRA Girls Tennis Team Has the Look of a State Title Contender

Hampton Roads Academy girls tennis coach Marvin Hedgepeth cautions those who think the Navigators run as Virginia Independent Schools Division 2 state champions will end this fall.…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: Sept. 25-28

Get outside this weekend to feast on oysters or cheer on a sports team. You can also try your hand at archaeology, take in a fashion show…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: York County School Division Names Seniors of the Month

At the division’s Sept. 22 school board meeting, four York County students were recognized for outstanding contributions to their schools and to the community. YCSD Seniors of…

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