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Proposal to Prohibit Farming in Dandy Sent to Planning Commission for Consideration

Proposal to Prohibit Farming in Dandy Sent to Planning Commission for Consideration

  The York County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to sponsor an amendment that, if approved, would prohibit Dandy residents from farming commercially. The request for the amendment…

York Supervisors Approve Oyster Harvesting for Tabb Property

York Supervisors Approve Oyster Harvesting for Tabb Property

  A Tabb citizen has permission from the York County Board of Supervisors to occasionally use her property to clean and store oyster cages as part of an…

Travel Association: Tourists Contributed More Than $1.1 Billion to Historic Triangle Economy in 2013

Travel Association: Tourists Contributed More Than $1.1 Billion to Historic Triangle Economy in 2013

Tourism brought more than $20 billion of economic activity to Virginia in 2013, with more than $1.1 billion spent in the Historic Triangle, according to estimates from the…

Federal Court Charges Man with Producing Pornographic Photos of York County Teen

Federal Court Charges Man with Producing Pornographic Photos of York County Teen

A Virginia Beach man charged with four counts of producing child pornography related to an incident involving a 14-year-old York County girl was indicted by a federal grand…

All WJCC, YCSD Schools Receive Full Accreditation From State

All WJCC, YCSD Schools Receive Full Accreditation From State

The percentage of Virginia schools meeting accreditation requirements declined for the second year in a row, but schools in the Historic Triangle bucked the trend. Every school in…

Sports

Volleyball Roundup: Grafton Pads Winning Streak to Four in a Row

Volleyball Roundup: Grafton Pads Winning Streak to Four in a Row

Grafton continued its recent surge through Bay Rivers District opponents Tuesday, beating York 25-20, 25-22,…

Field Hockey Roundup: Bruton, Grafton Blank Opponents to Win BRD Openers

Field Hockey Roundup: Bruton, Grafton Blank Opponents to Win BRD Openers

In a matchup of previously unbeaten teams and Williamsburg-area rivals, Shaylea Burkett and Dasha Hill…

Salamy Crowned Individual Champion as Jamestown Claims 13th Bay Rivers District Golf Title

Salamy Crowned Individual Champion as Jamestown Claims 13th Bay Rivers District Golf Title

Jamestown High put the finishing touches on another dominant regular season as the Eagles clinched…

Field Hockey Roundup: York, Warhill Win Bay Rivers District Openers

Field Hockey Roundup: York, Warhill Win Bay Rivers District Openers

York High and Warhill High both opened up the Bay Rivers District field hockey season…



Local News

W&M’s Swem Library to Undergo $2 Million Renovation

W&M’s Swem Library to Undergo $2 Million Renovation

Swem Library’s Media Center is set for improvements and an expansion that will transform 11,000 square feet of the library’s ground floor into a multimedia area. The project…

State Budget Deal Slashes Funding to William & Mary, Local Governments

State Budget Deal Slashes Funding to William & Mary, Local Governments

Gov. Terry McAuliffe and members of the General Assembly announced Monday a compromise to address a nearly $900 million shortfall in the state budget. The compromise preserves K-12…

City Planning Commission to Consider Changes to Business Zoning Restrictions

City Planning Commission to Consider Changes to Business Zoning Restrictions

The Williamsburg Planning Commission will discuss whether the city should move forward with a proposal expand the types of businesses allowed in one district. City of Williamsburg staff…

JCC Clean County Commission Awards Grant Funding for Beautification Projects

JCC Clean County Commission Awards Grant Funding for Beautification Projects

Nine neighborhoods have been awarded grant funding from the James City Clean County Commission to be used toward sustainable beautification projects. Each year the commission is granted $5,000…

Obituaries

Howard Dean Burke, 68, jet engine mechanic with US Air Force, VA National Guard

Howard Dean Burke, 68, jet engine mechanic with US Air Force, VA National Guard

Howard Dean Burke, of Williamsburg, died at his home, surrounded by his loving family on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at the…

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Hometown

Williamsburg Fall Arts, Sept. 17-21

Williamsburg Fall Arts takes creativity outdoors this week, with multiple events in Merchants Square. It also features literary art with a book festival and storytelling event. Previously…

Game On

Game On: Ben Colley Named to USA Swimming National Team

Nearly a month after clocking in the fourth fastest time in the 200-meter butterfly at the USA Swimming National Championships, Ben Colley received one of the top…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: Sept. 11-14

Whether your choice of literature is Austen or fairy tales, this weekend has events well-suited to book worms. There are also chances to support environmental science scholarships…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: Student-Run Credit Union Opens at York High

One of York County’s newest credit unions hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday night, and employees, managers and members of the public gathered in its lobby to…

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