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Member of Alleged Meth Ring Pleads Guilty to Manufacturing Drug in Williamsburg Hotel

Member of Alleged Meth Ring Pleads Guilty to Manufacturing Drug in Williamsburg Hotel

A 37-year-old man accused of manufacturing methamphetamine in America’s Inn on Richmond Road pleaded guilty Wednesday. Michael Anthony Barnette was arrested with two others — 23-year-old Nathan Lewis Dudash and…

Missing Portsmouth Man’s Vehicle Left Near Busch Gardens

Missing Portsmouth Man’s Vehicle Left Near Busch Gardens

Portsmouth Police are searching for a man whose vehicle was last seen in James City County. Detectives with the Special Victims Unit are looking for 67-year-old Portsmouth resident…

Man Accused of Brandishing Stun Gun at W&M Tailgate Denied Bond

Man Accused of Brandishing Stun Gun at W&M Tailgate Denied Bond

A Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court judge denied bond Wednesday for a 52-year-old man accused of brandishing a stun gun at a tailgate party in Williamsburg. Williamsburg resident…

Richmond Man Pleads Guilty to Robbing Norge 7-Eleven Clerk

Richmond Man Pleads Guilty to Robbing Norge 7-Eleven Clerk

A 45-year-old man serving a life sentence in Richmond for killing his mother pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing a clerk at a Norge 7-Eleven. Richmond resident Ronnie Samuel Cook…

York County Man Accused of Robbing Man at Knifepoint Sentenced to One Year

York County Man Accused of Robbing Man at Knifepoint Sentenced to One Year

An 18-year-old York County man accused of robbing a man at knifepoint near the Coventry Club House in Lower York County was sentenced to one year in jail…

Sports

Bruton Field Hockey Coach Joe Dougherty to Step Down at Season’s End

Bruton Field Hockey Coach Joe Dougherty to Step Down at Season’s End

While officiating a Bruton High field hockey game in 2009, Joe Dougherty saw a team…

Williamsburg Hornets Teams Play Each Other in Annual Colonial Bowl

Williamsburg Hornets Teams Play Each Other in Annual Colonial Bowl

The Williamsburg Hornets hosted its Colonial Bowl, an annual intrasquad showdown between the organization’s three…

Field Hockey Roundup: Lafayette Earns First BRD Victory

Field Hockey Roundup: Lafayette Earns First BRD Victory

Cailin Agnello scored the game-winning goal with 12:09 left in regulation as Lafayette defeated Smithfield…

Volleyball Roundup: Bruton Nets First Victory of the Season

Volleyball Roundup: Bruton Nets First Victory of the Season

Bruton won its first match of the season in dominant fashion, knocking off Smithfied 25-14,…



Local News

York County Man Pleads Guilty to Charging $15,000 on Stolen Gas Card

York County Man Pleads Guilty to Charging $15,000 on Stolen Gas Card

A 41-year-old man accused of using a stolen gas card to fill his personal vehicle with thousands of dollars of gas pleaded guilty Wednesday. York County resident Michael…

Historic Triangle Fire Departments Participating in Fire Prevention Week

Historic Triangle Fire Departments Participating in Fire Prevention Week

Fire departments in the Historic Triangle are opening their doors to citizens for Fire Prevention Week. James City County Fire Department and York County Fire Department are partnering…

JCC Attorney Leo Rogers Takes Loudoun County Job

JCC Attorney Leo Rogers Takes Loudoun County Job

Leo Rogers, who has worked as James City County’s attorney since 2004, is heading to Loudoun County. Loudoun County’s Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to appoint Rogers as…

Man Gets 60 Years for ‘Chilling’ Abduction, Strangulation of Ex-Girlfriend

Man Gets 60 Years for ‘Chilling’ Abduction, Strangulation of Ex-Girlfriend

A Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court judge sentenced a Lyndhurst man to 60 years in prison with all but 15 years suspended for a strangulation and abduction case…

Obituaries

Ralph Wayne Harris, 67, owner/operator of Brass Polish in Williamsburg

Ralph Wayne Harris, 67, owner/operator of Brass Polish in Williamsburg

Ralph Wayne Harris died Thursday Sept. 25, 2014, at the age of 67. Wayne was born in Newport News and was…

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Hometown

Liz Moore Earns Small Business Person of the Year from Alliance

A local real estate company owner was honored for her achievements in small business. On Sept. 23, the Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance named Liz Moore,…

Game On

Game On: HRA Girls Tennis Team Has the Look of a State Title Contender

Hampton Roads Academy girls tennis coach Marvin Hedgepeth cautions those who think the Navigators run as Virginia Independent Schools Division 2 state champions will end this fall.…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: Oct. 2-5

October brings sweater weather — we hope — and the chance to take in a show on the field or on stage. Looking for Williamsburg Fall Arts…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: York County School Division Names Seniors of the Month

At the division’s Sept. 22 school board meeting, four York County students were recognized for outstanding contributions to their schools and to the community. YCSD Seniors of…

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