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Prosecutor: Driver High on Cocaine, Pot During 2011 Crash That Killed 14-Year-Old

Prosecutor: Driver High on Cocaine, Pot During 2011 Crash That Killed 14-Year-Old

More than a dozen witnesses described the scene and the aftermath of the car crash that killed a 14-year-old boy in James City County during the trial of…

W&M Students, AidData Crowdsource Maps for Nepal Relief Efforts

W&M Students, AidData Crowdsource Maps for Nepal Relief Efforts

International efforts to help Nepal recover from the April 25 earthquake that devastated the country are receiving help from an unlikely source – a house on Scotland Street. Students…

City, County Funding Split for WJCC Fourth Middle School Remains Uncertain

City, County Funding Split for WJCC Fourth Middle School Remains Uncertain

The James City County Board of Supervisors approved a budget last week for fiscal year 2016, but it remains unclear how the county and the City of Williamsburg will split…

Fundraising Heats Up for Greater Williamsburg General Assembly Seats

Fundraising Heats Up for Greater Williamsburg General Assembly Seats

Four General Assembly seats representing the Greater Williamsburg area are up for grabs in November’s election, but only one of them has attracted notable financial contributions from both…

New Kent Turns Down Regional Radio System Proposal, Goes With Standalone System

New Kent Turns Down Regional Radio System Proposal, Goes With Standalone System

New Kent County has chosen an option for a much-needed radio system less expensive than the cost of joining the counties of York, Gloucester and James City on their regional…

Sports

Baseball Roundup: Klyman Hits Walk-Off Winner for Jamestown

Baseball Roundup: Klyman Hits Walk-Off Winner for Jamestown

With the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the seventh inning, Jamestown’s…

Boys Soccer Roundup: York Earns Narrow Senior Day Win

Boys Soccer Roundup: York Earns Narrow Senior Day Win

Junior Cameron Dail scored a pair of goals to help give York’s seniors a satisfying…

Softball Roundup: Warhill Routs Poquoson

Softball Roundup: Warhill Routs Poquoson

Four Warhill players drove in two runs during a five-inning 10-0 rout against Poquoson at…

Girls Soccer Roundup: Tyson Records Hat Trick for Tabb

Girls Soccer Roundup: Tyson Records Hat Trick for Tabb

Leah Tyson recorded a hat trick to help lead Tabb to a comfortable 3-0 win…




Local News

Jamestown Day to Celebrate 408th Anniversary of Permanent English Settlement in America

Jamestown Day to Celebrate 408th Anniversary of Permanent English Settlement in America

Jamestown Settlement and Historic Jamestowne have a slew of family-friendly events planned for this weekend to celebrate the 408th anniversary of when English settlers first landed on Jamestown…

Alleged Conspirator in Seasons Trace Killing Asks for Jury

Alleged Conspirator in Seasons Trace Killing Asks for Jury

A man suspected of participating in a 2013 murder-for-hire scheme that resulted in the death of a James City County woman pleaded not guilty to capital murder charges…

Local Leaders Rally for 2015 Tourism Season

Local Leaders Rally for 2015 Tourism Season

Key figures from the greater Williamsburg area’s tourist economy were out in force Friday at New Town’s Legacy Hall to begin the 2015 tourism season and share the…

JCC Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Assaulting Girl Over Six-Year Period

JCC Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Assaulting Girl Over Six-Year Period

A 24-year-old man faces up to 21 years in prison after he inappropriately touched one of his underage relatives from the time she was 9 years old. Matthew…

Obituaries

James Lee Brown, 85, child of ‘Old Florida’ who grew up hunting in the Everglades

James Lee Brown, 85,  child of ‘Old Florida’ who grew up hunting in the Everglades

James Lee Brown, of Williamsburg, died April 30, 2015, at the age of 85. He was born in Homestead, Florida on Sept.…

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Hometown

Local Chefs Win Big at Iron Chef Meets Taste of Williamsburg

Several area chefs received top honors Thursday in front of a sold-out crowd at Colonial Heritage in the Iron Chef Meets Taste of Williamsburg competition. The event,…

This Week In Crime

This Week in Crime: Two People Accused of Stealing from ABC Store

Authorities from the James City County Police Department and the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office are asking the public for help in identifying several suspects accused of stealing items and…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: April 30-May 3

Make your way outside and experience a plethora of outdoor events offered throughout the Historic Triangle this weekend, including beer festivals, hikes and plenty of live music.…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: Williamsburg Montessori School Rocket Club Takes Flight

Rocket science is a notoriously difficult area of study, but it’s all in a day’s work for a group of middle school students at Williamsburg Montessori School.…

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