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Police Arrest One Suspect in Connection with Fatal Shooting of JCC Man

Police Arrest One Suspect in Connection with Fatal Shooting of JCC Man

Police are pursuing two leads in connection with the November shooting death of a 26-year-old James City County man and have arrested one who they say drove the…

Early Closures, Cancellations Announced Ahead of Storm

Early Closures, Cancellations Announced Ahead of Storm

A storm is predicted to bring snow and sleet to the area starting Thursday afternoon, prompting the announcement of early closures and cancellations. If you know of any closures,…

VDOT: Salt Trucks, Plows Ready for Incoming Wintry Weather

VDOT: Salt Trucks, Plows Ready for Incoming Wintry Weather

The Virginia Department of Transportation is mobilizing salt trucks and snow plows throughout Hampton Roads as the third bout of winter weather in as many weeks is set…

Local Schools Announce Early Dismissals with Winter Weather Predictions

Local Schools Announce Early Dismissals with Winter Weather Predictions

In the wake of the icy conditions expected on the roads today, York County School Division and Williamsburg-James City County Schools will dismiss students early. All after-school activities in…

Hotel Motel Association Seeks Millions in Taxpayer Dollars for Tourism Promotion

Hotel Motel Association Seeks Millions in Taxpayer Dollars for Tourism Promotion

The Williamsburg Hotel and Motel Association wants every dollar the Historic Triangle localities spend on tourism promotion. The association’s executive director, Ron Kirkland, sent letters to the three…

Sports

Grafton’s 4A South Semifinal Game Postponed Due to Inclement Weather

Grafton’s 4A South Semifinal Game Postponed Due to Inclement Weather

Winter weather has forced the postponement of Grafton’s 4A South Tournament girls semifinal game against…

Tribe Women’s Basketball Closes Regular Season in Style With 68-56 Triumph Over Towson

Tribe Women’s Basketball Closes Regular Season in Style With 68-56 Triumph Over Towson

The William & Mary women’s basketball team closed out its regular season in style dropping Towson…

Dasha Hill Wins Four Titles in 1A/2A Indoor State Track and Field Championships

Dasha Hill Wins Four Titles in 1A/2A Indoor State Track and Field Championships

Bruton senior Dasha Hill capped off her last 1A/2A Indoor State Track and Field Championship in a…

Tribe Baseball Drops Game Two at Campbell 8-5

Tribe Baseball Drops Game Two at Campbell 8-5

BUIES CREEK, N.C. – The William & Mary baseball team dropped game two of a doubleheader…




Local News

JCC Planners Say No to Grove Church Proposal

JCC Planners Say No to Grove Church Proposal

  Since worship began with four people in 1980, the Peninsula Pentecostals have grown to “well over 500 members,” according to its lead pastor, and that is why…

Compensation Study Planned for York County Government

Compensation Study Planned for York County Government

York County’s 25-year-old pay plan is being evaluated. The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to award a $58,600 contract to Evergreen Solutions, a Florida-based consulting firm that will…

Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Woman During Argument Heads to Grand Jury

Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Woman During Argument Heads to Grand Jury

A 32-year-old James City County man accused of raping a woman he knows had three felony charges certified Tuesday after a preliminary hearing. Anthony Mayfield Utley is facing…

James City County to Offer Free First-Time Homebuyers Class

James City County to Offer Free First-Time Homebuyers Class

People interested in purchasing their first home are invited to attend a class sponsored by James City County next week. The class covers topics that include personal finance, credit…

Obituaries

Jerry Wayne Crockett, 68, 31-year Pier IX pier master

Jerry Wayne Crockett, 68, 31-year Pier IX pier master

Jerry Wayne Crockett, a native and lifelong resident of York County, died Monday, March 2, 2015, at the age of 68. He…

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Hometown

Waypoint Chef Earns Regional Honor for Mentoring Peers

A local chef received an honor named after his own mentor. Hans Schadler, the owner and executive chef of Waypoint Seafood & Grill, received the Hermann G.…

This Week In Crime

This Week in Crime: Employee Accused of Stealing from Kingsmill

This week, a Newport News woman is accused of stealing from a children’s clothing store, and a former employee is accused of taking cash from the Kingsmill…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: March 5-8

Fill your weekend with your choice of concerts and musicals, with several shows scheduled over the next four days. If music isn’t what you’re looking for, check…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: YCSD Names February Seniors of the Month

The York County School Division recognizes one senior from each of the division’s four high schools during the school year for their exceptional achievements in academics and community…

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