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WJCC, York Schools Exceed State Averages in 2013-14 SOL Test Results

WJCC, York Schools Exceed State Averages in 2013-14 SOL Test Results

Results from the 2013-14 Standards of Learning tests show improvement in math scores for students in Williamsburg-James City County and York County schools, but mixed results in other…

New Principal Michael Stutt Makes Setting Goals a Priority at James River Elementary

New Principal Michael Stutt Makes Setting Goals a Priority at James River Elementary

In his office, Michael Stutt is preparing James River Elementary School for the first day of school. At home, Stutt is preparing his three children for the first…

Scammers Pretending to be Dominion Virginia Power Get Thousands from Williamsburg Man

Scammers Pretending to be Dominion Virginia Power Get Thousands from Williamsburg Man

The Williamsburg Police Department is investigating after a resident reported giving more than $2,000 to scammers claiming to be from Dominion Virginia Power. Maj. Greg Riley of the…

Volunteer Spotlight: Larry Henry Represents the Voices of Children with CASA

Volunteer Spotlight: Larry Henry Represents the Voices of Children with CASA

When Larry Henry retired, he was looking for a challenge that took him out of management and put him in the trenches. Henry had worked in leadership positions…

McAuliffe Creates Economic Development Plan for Virginia

McAuliffe Creates Economic Development Plan for Virginia

Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order Wednesday laying the groundwork to develop a four-year strategic plan to grow Virginia’s economy during the remainder of his term. The…

Sports

Warhill Falters Late in 42-14 Season-Opening Loss to Churchland

Warhill High fell to visiting Churchland High in both school’s season opener Thursday night at…

BRD Golf: Jamestown Fires Season-Low 299 at Kiskiack

BRD Golf: Jamestown Fires Season-Low 299 at Kiskiack

Jamestown golf coach Doug Meredith said his Eagles, who are surging towards their 13th Bay…

Boys Soccer Roundup: WCA, Walsingham Suffer Losses

Williamsburg Christian Academy’s boys soccer team suffered its first loss of the season after falling…

Game On: Former Bruton Standout Taliaferro Among NFL’s Preseason Leading Rushers

Game On: Former Bruton Standout Taliaferro Among NFL’s Preseason Leading Rushers

Former Bruton High standout Lorenzo Taliaferro is making a strong case he deserves some reps…



Local News

Retro Daddio Leaves New Town; The Bead Tender to Fill Vacancy

Retro Daddio Leaves New Town; The Bead Tender to Fill Vacancy

  When the owner of Retro Daddio, a store specializing in retro and nostalgia-based merchandise, signed a letter of intent to leave New Town and set up shop…

York Man Gets One Year in Jail for Vehicle Theft

York Man Gets One Year in Jail for Vehicle Theft

A 19-year-old York County man pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony charge stemming from the theft of a car from Upper York County that was involved in a…

Grafton’s Adams Shoes to Close; Newport News Store Remains Open

Grafton’s Adams Shoes to Close; Newport News Store Remains Open

Adams Shoes has more than 75 years in the specialty shoe business — at one time boasting four locations — but soon will call just one storefront home.…

Police: Man Arrested After More Than 5 Pounds of Marijuana Found at JCC Home

Police: Man Arrested After More Than 5 Pounds of Marijuana Found at JCC Home

  A 25-year-old James City County man is facing several felonies after investigators say they found more than 5 pounds of marijuana and a firearm at his Chickahominy…

Obituaries

Charles Timothy Paul, 68, star football and baseball player, Vietnam War veteran

Charles Timothy Paul, 68, star football and baseball player, Vietnam War veteran

Charles Timothy Paul died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He was 68. Tim was a Yorktown resident…

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Hometown

Enterprise Holdings Foundation Donates $4,000 to Colonial Williamsburg

The Enterprise Holdings Foundation has made a $4,000 donation to operations at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Enterprise Holdings Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Enterprise Holdings, which…

Game On

Game On: Former Bruton Standout Taliaferro Among NFL’s Preseason Leading Rushers

Former Bruton High standout Lorenzo Taliaferro is making a strong case he deserves some reps in the backfield for the Baltimore Ravens when the regular season kicks…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: Aug. 28-31

It’s Labor Day weekend, which for many means the end of summer and the start of the school year. Hold onto the spirit of vacation by enjoying…

Get Schooled

Back to School 2014: Open House Dates, School Supply Lists for WJCC, YCSD Schools

Sept. 2 marks the first day of school in both the Williamsburg-James City County Schools and the York County School Division. Here is a guide to important…

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