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Sheriff: Suspect Fired Five Shots Through Door, Killing Tabb High Student

Sheriff: Suspect Fired Five Shots Through Door, Killing Tabb High Student

Five bullets through the door and into a 17-year-old’s body during a “drug deal gone bad” led to the death of one boy and the arrest of another.…

YPSO: Teenager Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Tabb High Student

YPSO: Teenager Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Tabb High Student

A teenager is in custody in connection with the shooting death of 17-year-old Dylan Peters.  The 17-year-old suspect, whose name cannot be released due to his age, was…

Local Legislators, School Leaders Divided on Future of Kings Dominion Law

Local Legislators, School Leaders Divided on Future of Kings Dominion Law

Two weeks into the Virginia General Assembly’s 2015 session, legislators in both the House of Delegates and Senate have introduced bills seeking to amend a state law that…

First of Lafayette Village Home Invaders Sentenced to 53 Years

First of Lafayette Village Home Invaders Sentenced to 53 Years

Christopher Allen Williams Jr. had a habit of hanging around with the wrong people. That’s what he told a judge Wednesday in Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court, where he…

Mother to Serve One Year for Kicking, Throwing Toys at 2-Year-Old

Mother to Serve One Year for Kicking, Throwing Toys at 2-Year-Old

A woman convicted of filming herself abusing her 2-year-old daughter was also a victim of abuse during her childhood. Kimberly Michelle Hines, 22, was sentenced Wednesday to 10…

Sports

W&M Men’s Basketball Hits the Century Mark in Resounding Offensive Win Over Hofstra

W&M Men’s Basketball Hits the Century Mark in Resounding Offensive Win Over Hofstra

Behind a top-10 shooting performance and a school record, the William & Mary men’s basketball team…

Basketball Roundup: Wang’s 3-Pointers Carry Jamestown to Victory

Basketball Roundup: Wang’s 3-Pointers Carry Jamestown to Victory

Mason Wang scored 18 points, including a pair of crucial 3-pointers in the second and…

Lafayette Wrestling Sweeps Tri-Meet Against Jamestown, Warhill

Lafayette Wrestling Sweeps Tri-Meet Against Jamestown, Warhill

The Lafayette wrestling team took down a pair of Bay Rivers District foes during a…

Lafayette Boys, Girls Take First During Final Regular Season Bay Rivers Indoor Meet

Lafayette Boys, Girls Take First During Final Regular Season Bay Rivers Indoor Meet

In the final Bay Rivers District regular season indoor track meet held on Tuesday at…



Local News

Williamsburg Meth Manufacturer Sentenced to 20 Years

Williamsburg Meth Manufacturer Sentenced to 20 Years

A methamphetamine addict who came to Williamsburg for a contracting job was sentenced Wednesday for manufacturing the drug in 2013. Michael Anthony Barnette, 38, will serve three years…

York School of the Arts Winter Musical Debuts Tonight

York School of the Arts Winter Musical Debuts Tonight

The York County School Division’s School of the Arts is staging its winter musical this weekend with Legally Blonde The Musical. With music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe…

JCSA’s Proposal for New Fee Means Higher Water, Sewer Bill

JCSA’s Proposal for New Fee Means Higher Water, Sewer Bill

Homes and businesses in James City County will be paying more for water starting in July if James City Service Authority implements tweaks to water and sewer rates…

The Cove Tavern Closes Until March

The Cove Tavern Closes Until March

The Cove Tavern off Strawberry Plains Road in James City County has closed its doors until March to revamp its menu and service, according to a post on…

Obituaries

Barbara Lindsay Ema, 92, artist who drew maps during WWII, then created keepsakes sold in CW shops

Barbara Lindsay Ema, 92, artist who drew maps during WWII, then created keepsakes sold in CW shops

Barbara Lindsay Ema died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Patriots Colony at Williamsburg. She was 92. She was preceded in death by her…

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Hometown

Former Student, Adviser Win Top Award for Research Conducted at W&M

A former College of William & Mary student and his then-faculty adviser have been honored for a paper they wrote detailing research the student conducted to strengthen…

This Week In Crime

This Week in Crime: YPSO Searching for Suspected Coffee Thief

This week, a man has been accused of breaking into a James City County home while the family was away, and the former employee of a local…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: Jan. 29-Feb. 1

Lots to choose from this weekend as performances of Legally Blonde The Musical and Oklahoma! are set to dazzle audiences at area high schools and a local…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: YCSD January Seniors of the Month

Every month during the school year, the York County School Division recognizes seniors from each of the school division’s four high schools for their exceptional achievements in…

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