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Police: 18-Wheeler Strikes, Kills Pedestrian on Route 199

Police: 18-Wheeler Strikes, Kills Pedestrian on Route 199

  Update 2:06 p.m.: The deceased has been identified as Kevin Whittier Chambers. —– Original Post: A 55-year-old James City County man was killed by a tractor-trailer while walking…

Local Attorney to Challenge Del. Brenda Pogge for 96th District Seat

Local Attorney to Challenge Del. Brenda Pogge for 96th District Seat

Brandon Waltrip, a local attorney, has tossed his hat into the ring for the House of Delegates seat representing large parts of James City and York counties. Incumbent…

Eco Discovery Park to Close on May 31

Eco Discovery Park to Close on May 31

  Eco Discovery Park will close at the end of the week after the nonprofit park was unable to convince the James City County Board of Supervisors to…

First W&M Student on City Planning Commission Steps Down

First W&M Student on City Planning Commission Steps Down

The first college student to serve on the Williamsburg Planning Commission has resigned from his seat. Second Vice Chairman Chris Connolly stepped down from the Planning Commission at…

Unmarked State Police K-9 Unit One of Four Vehicles Involved in Fatal Wreck

Unmarked State Police K-9 Unit One of Four Vehicles Involved in Fatal Wreck

  Update 10:50 p.m.: Police have identified the victim of the fatal car crash as 84-year-old  Donald Lee Howard of the 9000 block of E. Patrick Henry Road in…

Sports

Lafayette Boys, Girls Claim 3A East Outdoor Track and Field Titles

Lafayette Boys, Girls Claim 3A East Outdoor Track and Field Titles

The Lafayette boys and girls track teams continued their dominance this season, claiming championships during…

Baseball Roundup: Lafayette Defeats Southampton to Reach Conference 25 Finals

Baseball Roundup: Lafayette Defeats Southampton to Reach Conference 25 Finals

Lafayette’s baseball team took advantage of early scoring to put away Southampton 8-4 in the…

Boys Tennis Roundup: Jamestown Set for Rematch Against Midlothian in 4A South Final

Boys Tennis Roundup: Jamestown Set for Rematch Against Midlothian in 4A South Final

The Jamestown boys tennis team needed more than two and a half hours, but in…

Girls Tennis Roundup: Grafton, Jamestown Eliminated in 4A South Semifinals

Girls Tennis Roundup: Grafton, Jamestown Eliminated in 4A South Semifinals

The Grafton girls tennis team saw its season come to an end at home Wednesday,…




Local News

Volunteers Needed for Arrival of Hermione in Yorktown

Volunteers Needed for Arrival of Hermione in Yorktown

York County is looking for volunteers who are at least 18 years old to help make the three-day visit of the French tall ship Hermione a success. The…

JCC Man Gets No Active Jail Time for Drug Possession

JCC Man Gets No Active Jail Time for Drug Possession

A 26-year-old man who was suspected of dealing marijuana and possessing pills was given a suspended sentence following a plea deal. An investigation by the Tri-Rivers Drug Task…

Military Men, Women Honored at Williamsburg Memorial Park Ceremony

Military Men, Women Honored at Williamsburg Memorial Park Ceremony

  The words of Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Barack Obama and John F. Kennedy, as well as “Saving Private Ryan” character Capt. John Miller were quoted Monday during a commemoration of…

JCC Plans Stormwater Fixes for Soggy Grove Neighborhood

JCC Plans Stormwater Fixes for Soggy Grove Neighborhood

  Across Pocahontas Trail from The Woods golf course, several streets combine to form a neighborhood of homes whose residents know all too well what happens when it…

Obituaries

Mary Evelyn Hartnett Hazen, 102, past president of the Virginia Museum of Fine Art

Mary Evelyn Hartnett Hazen, of Williamsburg, passed away in her sleep at home Sunday, May 24, 2015. She was 102 and…

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Hometown

Memorial Day Events in the Historic Triangle

In honor of Memorial Day, localities in the Historic Triangle, as well as local organizations and businesses, are offering myriad ceremonies and activities. Programs to honor the…

This Week In Crime

This Week in Crime: Man Accused of Stealing Tip Jar From The College Delly

This week, a man is facing charges for allegedly stealing a tip charge from Williamsburg’s College Delly, and police are investigating an assault at Longhill Grove Apartments…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: May 21-24

There’s something for everyone this Memorial Day weekend. Take a break from the family — or bring them along — to local farmers markets, classic plays or…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: YCSD Honors May 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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