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YCSD Students Video Chat with Hillary, Chelsea Clinton on Women’s Equality

YCSD Students Video Chat with Hillary, Chelsea Clinton on Women’s Equality

The York County middle school students who eagerly waited for Hillary Clinton to appear on video chat were not yet born when the former first lady spoke out…

Hancock Fabrics in Williamsburg to Close Saturday

Hancock Fabrics in Williamsburg to Close Saturday

Hancock Fabrics on Monticello Avenue in Williamsburg is closing its doors for business Saturday. According to signs posted on Hancock Fabrics, the store will be closing its location…

Two Hampton Roads Businesses Purchase Closed Outlet Mall to Develop Lightfoot Marketplace

Two Hampton Roads Businesses Purchase Closed Outlet Mall to Develop Lightfoot Marketplace

Two Hampton Roads businesses have partnered to purchase the former Williamsburg Outlet Mall, which is slated to become Lightfoot Marketplace. Vistacor LLC – Virginia Beach-based Landstown Commons developer…

Larger Mini-Mart Opens at Cheatham Annex

Larger Mini-Mart Opens at Cheatham Annex

The Navy Exchange mini-mart at Cheatham Annex has reopened following renovations to widen its aisles, install a food bar and dining area, and offer a wider range of…

York Deputies Seek Suspect in Big Bethel Road Exxon Armed Robbery

York Deputies Seek Suspect in Big Bethel Road Exxon Armed Robbery

  An unidentified man got away with cash he robbed from an employee at the Big Bethel Road Exxon Station on Wednesday afternoon. He entered the store, located…

Sports

Soccer Roundup: Herold’s Hat Trick Lifts Tabb Girls Past Lafayette

Soccer Roundup: Herold’s Hat Trick Lifts Tabb Girls Past Lafayette

Tabb’s first-year girls soccer Coach Kelle Shiflett praises senior Katie Herold for how beautiful a ball…

Roundup: Grafton Stifles Tabb in Baseball, Softball

Another fine pitching performance from senior Grey Harris guided Grafton’s baseball team to an 8-1…

Roundup: Jamestown Baseball Beats Warhill 11-5 for Fourth Win in a Row

Roundup: Jamestown Baseball Beats Warhill 11-5 for Fourth Win in a Row

Host Lions pull away to beat Jamestown in softball. Scroll down for results from that…

Soccer Roundup: Bruton Boys Edge Poquoson in OT

Bruton’s boys soccer team picked up its first win of the season after edging Poquoson…



Local News

Coldwater Creek Files Bankruptcy; All Stores to Close

Coldwater Creek Files Bankruptcy; All Stores to Close

Coldwater Creek in the Williamsburg Premium Outlets will soon close, as the company has filed for bankruptcy. Coldwater Creek voluntarily filed Chapter 11 on April 11 to “facilitate…

WATA Suspends Extended Summer Hours; Buses to Run Until 9 p.m. Year-Round

WATA Suspends Extended Summer Hours; Buses to Run Until 9 p.m. Year-Round

The Williamsburg Area Transit Authority buses will stop running at 9 p.m. year-round following a Wednesday decision not to extend service hours for summer months. The WATA Board…

JCC De-Winterize It Program Canceled

JCC De-Winterize It Program Canceled

The De-Winterize It program scheduled at Chickahominy Riverfront Park on Saturday has been canceled. The program was scheduled to teach citizens how to de-winterize boats and recreational vehicles…

Carter’s Grove Faces Auction in May If Buyer Doesn’t Come Forward Soon

Carter’s Grove Faces Auction in May If Buyer Doesn’t Come Forward Soon

Carter’s Grove and its sprawling 400-acre property may go to auction in May if a buyer does not scoop up the property first. A settlement agreement between the…

Obituaries

Charles G. Wistar, 99, 25-year volunteer starter for the PGA golf tournaments at Kingsmill

Charles G. Wistar, of Williamsburg, died April 17, 2014, at the age of 99. After receiving his bachelor’s in metallurgical engineering…

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Hometown

Hometown: Teen Honored for Time, Funds Raised for Arc of Greater Williamsburg

One local teen has combined her passions for volunteering and the performing arts into service for the Arc of Greater Williamsburg. Lizzy Mothershead was recently honored for…

Game On

Game On: York High to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of 1989 State Baseball Title

York High will honor its 1989 Group AA state baseball championship team with a 25th anniversary celebration ceremony prior to the Falcons’ home game against Lafayette on…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: April 17-20

Children can take one last crack at finding eggs this weekend, while adults might enjoy a night of music or comedy. There is also a chance to…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: Jamestown HS Students Honored for Work at Historic Jamestowne

From elementary to high schools, students in the area are taking charge of their learning and engaging with the community. Jamestown HS Students Honored for Work at…

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