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Former W&M Student Charged in Alleged House Party Rape

Former W&M Student Charged in Alleged House Party Rape

An 18-year-old North Carolina man was charged Tuesday in connection to an alleged rape that police say took place at a Williamsburg house party in August. Maj. Greg…

Funding, Site for Fourth WJCC Middle School Still Uncertain

Funding, Site for Fourth WJCC Middle School Still Uncertain

When James City County rolled out its proposed budget for next year, placeholder funds were included for a fourth Williamsburg-James City County middle school with a few stipulations…

Water Country’s Colossal Curl Set to Open May 23

Water Country’s Colossal Curl Set to Open May 23

  With one month to go before the ride is due to open to the public, work continues on Colossal Curl, the newest attraction at Water Country USA.…

JCC Citizens Voice Concern for Stormwater, Schools Funding in Proposed Budget

JCC Citizens Voice Concern for Stormwater, Schools Funding in Proposed Budget

A dozen citizens turned out at James City County’s only public hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget Tuesday, and comments focused on stormwater and schools —…

Bonsai Owner Pleads Guilty to Selling Drugs from Yorktown Store

Bonsai Owner Pleads Guilty to Selling Drugs from Yorktown Store

A 35-year-old Newport News man pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to a drug charge stemming from activities at his pipe and tobacco stores in Hampton and York…

Sports

New York County Youth Bike Racing Series Begins Today

New York County Youth Bike Racing Series Begins Today

A new weekly racing series aimed at giving aspiring young bikers trail riding experience begins…

Softball: York Edges New Kent to Gain Sole Possession of First Place in BRD

Softball: York Edges New Kent to Gain Sole Possession of First Place in BRD

There was more than sole possession of first place in the Bay Rivers District on…

Baseball Roundup: Grafton Bats Heat Up to Cool Off Jamestown

Ten different players chipped in to provide 21 hits as Grafton’s baseball team slugged its…

Soccer Roundup: Jamestown Girls, York Boys Rout District Opponents

Eight different players scored for York’s boys soccer team as the Falcons dominated New Kent…



Local News

Missing Williamsburg Fisherman Found Dead on Island Near Eastern Shore

Missing Williamsburg Fisherman Found Dead on Island Near Eastern Shore

  An Historic Triangle fisherman who disappeared from his boat in December was found dead earlier this month on Raccoon Island, a remote barrier island in Northampton County…

York Deputies: Couple Breaks into ABC Store While Young Children Left Home Alone for Hours

York Deputies: Couple Breaks into ABC Store While Young Children Left Home Alone for Hours

  A  York County couple is facing several felony charges after they allegedly broke into an ABC store and stole hundreds of dollars worth of liquor while their…

The Candy Store on Richmond Road to Close Mid-May

The Candy Store on Richmond Road to Close Mid-May

The Candy Store on Richmond Road in Lightfoot will be closing its doors May 18. The Candy Store is one of two retail locations owned by the wholesale…

York Supervisors to Host Public Hearing on Budget Thursday

York Supervisors to Host Public Hearing on Budget Thursday

The York County Board of Supervisors will host a public hearing at 7 p.m. Thursday on the budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The hearing is a chance…

Obituaries

Frank Lowell Jones, 76, 32-year career with NASA and part-time barber over 45 years

Frank Lowell Jones, 76, 32-year career with NASA and part-time barber over 45 years

Frank Lowell Jones, a native of Milton, Wis. who made Seaford his second home, died peacefully Tuesday, April 22, 2014, surrounded…

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Hometown

Hometown: Golfing Events Support Local Charities

Locals will be swinging for charity with two upcoming golf tournaments. Ford’s Colony will host both events, one that honors the memory of a woman who lost…

Game On

Game On: Lafayette, Grafton Leading VHSL’s Wells Fargo Cup Standings

The Virginia High School League announced both Lafayette and Grafton high schools are leading the Wells Fargo Cup standings in their respective classifications after the winter sports…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: April 17-20

Children can take one last crack at finding eggs this weekend, while adults might enjoy a night of music or comedy. There is also a chance to…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: WJCC Launches Parent Academy Program

Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools are giving parents a lesson on the best ways to serve their students. The Parent Academy program launched a pilot last week…

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