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Police: Armed Man Holds Woman, Child Hostage During Drive on Richmond Road

Police: Armed Man Holds Woman, Child Hostage During Drive on Richmond Road

  A woman was held at gunpoint while she drove with her 1-year-old child in the back seat from Norge to Toano, authorities said. Malik Jamar Weeden, 23, is facing…

York School Board Approves ‘Fiscally Responsible’ 2016 Budget

York School Board Approves ‘Fiscally Responsible’ 2016 Budget

The York County School Board will head into its third joint work session with the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday with a budget proposal in tow. School Board…

YPSO Finds Explosive Device in Mobile Home Park

YPSO Finds Explosive Device in Mobile Home Park

  A case out of Prince William County involving a man accused of manufacturing bombs led officials to his home in York County, where they suspected he had more…

Jamestown Unearthed: Radar Technology Reveals Likely Sites of Past Buildings

Jamestown Unearthed: Radar Technology Reveals Likely Sites of Past Buildings

A team of archaeologists from Preservation Virginia has been at work since 1994 uncovering the buried secrets of Jamestown. When the Jamestown Rediscovery Archaeological Project started, the hope…

Man’s Journey to ‘Reframe’ Mother’s Murder Brings Him Home to Williamsburg

Man’s Journey to ‘Reframe’ Mother’s Murder Brings Him Home to Williamsburg

Nearly 26 years after discovering his mother dead in her bed, a Lafayette High School graduate is using film to reframe the events of that morning and face…

Sports

Marcus Thornton Voted Mid-Major Player of the Year

Marcus Thornton Voted Mid-Major Player of the Year

The votes have been tallied, and the fans have spoken. William & Mary men’s basketball senior…

College Watch: Former Lafayette Swimmer Ben Colley Earns Three All-American Honorable Mentions

College Watch: Former Lafayette Swimmer Ben Colley Earns Three All-American Honorable Mentions

Former Lafayette High School and current University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill swimmer Ben…

Boys Tennis Preview: Jamestown Poised to Repeat as Bay Rivers District Champs

Boys Tennis Preview: Jamestown Poised to Repeat as Bay Rivers District Champs

Jamestown has been the premier team in the Bay Rivers District for the past eight…

Girls Soccer Roundup: Tabb Shuts Out Poquoson at Home

Girls Soccer Roundup: Tabb Shuts Out Poquoson at Home

Though the game remained scoreless for most of the first half, the Tabb Tigers pulled…




Local News

Jamestown-Scotland Ferry Running at Reduced Capacity Tuesday Evening

Jamestown-Scotland Ferry Running at Reduced Capacity Tuesday Evening

One of the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry’s vessels is currently out of service and may not be running during Tuesday evening’s rush hour. Laurie Simmons with the Virginia Department of…

Increased Threat of Fire Danger Today

Increased Threat of Fire Danger Today

High winds mixed with low humidity has increased the chances of a fire starting on the Peninsula today. The National Weather Service in Wakefield issued a special issue…

WJCC OKs $124 Million Budget, Awaits James City County Administrator’s Proposal

WJCC OKs $124 Million Budget, Awaits James City County Administrator’s Proposal

The Williamsburg-James City County School Board has finished up its part of the budget work for next year, but it will be up to the city and county to seal…

DMV2Go Visits Yorktown Library Today

DMV2Go Visits Yorktown Library Today

Citizens wishing to apply for or renew driver’s licenses and ID cards can do so Tuesday at the Yorktown Library. The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles’ DMV2Go mobile office…

Obituaries

JoAnn Sunell, 81, drew others to her with active, engaging intelligence

JoAnn Sunell, 81, drew others to her with active, engaging intelligence

JoAnn Sunell, of Williamsburg, died March 27, 2015, at the age of 81. She was born in Astoria, Oregon on Dec.…

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Hometown

Bacon Street Names Kimberly Dellinger as New Executive Director

Bacon Street has chosen a new executive director to follow in the footsteps William “Sandy” Fagan, who stepped down after 37 years leading the nonprofit that helps…

This Week In Crime

This Week in Crime: Police Find Shell Gas Station Employee Passed Out, in Possession of Drugs

York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office deputies are looking for people accused of stealing from Walmart and an unlocked car in the store’s parking lot, and a man is facing…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: March 26-29

As the weather begins to warm up, head outside to bask in nature on a hike or partake in wine and foods from different cultures this weekend.…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: YCSD Names March 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 academic achievements and community involvement…

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