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Crews Begin Work to Level City’s Stryker Building

Crews Begin Work to Level City’s Stryker Building

The demolition of the Stryker Building has begun, but contract negotiations for its replacement remain incomplete. Crews prepared with a backhoe and other equipment began the demolition process…

Police: Person Struck by Train in Apparent Suicide

Police: Person Struck by Train in Apparent Suicide

  Virginia State Police are investigating an apparent suicide after a person was hit by train Thursday night in Williamsburg. Emergency officials responded to the 1300 block of…

Another Proposal Poses Setback for WJCC School Board’s Fourth Middle School Plans

Another Proposal Poses Setback for WJCC School Board’s Fourth Middle School Plans

A new proposal for a fourth middle school and lingering uncertainty James Blair is the correct site could delay movement on a yearslong process Superintendent Steven Constantino says…

Jamestown Dig Update: Archaeologists Look for Clues About Pit Outside Fort Walls

Jamestown Dig Update: Archaeologists Look for Clues About Pit Outside Fort Walls

A team of archaeologists from Preservation Virginia has been at work since 1994 uncovering the buried secrets of Jamestown. When the Jamestown Rediscovery Archaeological Project started, the hope…

Man Accused of Stealing from Vehicles Strikes Plea Deal

Man Accused of Stealing from Vehicles Strikes Plea Deal

A man’s felony grand larceny charge was downgraded to a misdemeanor Wednesday in a plea agreement with the prosecution. Joel Gregory Smith, a 34-year-old accused of stealing from…

Sports

Football Roundup: York Outlasts Rival Tabb 30-20

Football Roundup: York Outlasts Rival Tabb 30-20

On a night that saw more than 500 combined rushing yards between bitter rivals York…

WCA’s Gann Takes Over Athletic Director Duties Amid Budget Cuts

WCA’s Gann Takes Over Athletic Director Duties Amid Budget Cuts

Due to a lower-than-anticipated enrollment this year, Williamsburg Christian Academy is making a few precautionary…

Volleyball Roundup: Warhill Snaps Jamestown’s 41-Game District Winning Streak

Volleyball Roundup: Warhill Snaps Jamestown’s 41-Game District Winning Streak

The most anticipated Bay Rivers District volleyball game of the season between Bay Rivers District…

Field Hockey: Zacharias’ Late Goal Lifts Bruton over York

Field Hockey: Zacharias’ Late Goal Lifts Bruton over York

Entering Bruton’s regular-season finale against York, a matchup between two of the Bay Rivers District’s…



Local News

Two Charges Dropped Against Man Involved in Meth Ring

Two Charges Dropped Against Man Involved in Meth Ring

After agreeing to cooperate in the prosecution of one of five co-conspirators, a man accused of manufacturing methamphetamine in a Williamsburg hotel had two felony charges dropped against…

Woman Sentenced for Stealing from Upper York County Home

Woman Sentenced for Stealing from Upper York County Home

A 23-year-old woman who pleaded guilty to breaking into a York County home received a lesser charge and a suspended sentence Thursday. Keisha Joidae Johnson, a resident of…

First Local ‘Little Free Library’ Shares Love of Literature in Miniature Form

First Local ‘Little Free Library’ Shares Love of Literature in Miniature Form

Tucked away in a neighborhood in Lightfoot, a quiet street not far from the whir of activity on Richmond Road, the library at first resembles a glass-doored cabinet…

Pregnant Busch Gardens Patron Claims 2012 Injury Due to Guests Fleeing Chainsaw-Wielding Employees

Pregnant Busch Gardens Patron Claims 2012 Injury Due to Guests Fleeing Chainsaw-Wielding Employees

A Providence Forge woman has filed a lawsuit against Busch Gardens Williamsburg claiming she was injured two years ago while pregnant and attending the park’s annual Howl-O-Scream event.…

Obituaries

George Thomas Copes, 73, chief warrant officer four awarded US Navy Meritorious Service Medal

George Thomas Copes, 73, chief warrant officer four awarded US Navy Meritorious Service Medal

George Thomas Copes, of Yorktown, died peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at the age of 73. Tom, as he was affectionately…

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Hometown

Posh Salon Pledges Financial Support, Services to Breast Cancer Fight

A local salon is honoring Breast Cancer Awareness Month with donations and services for patients and survivors. Posh Salon, which recently reopened in James City County under…

Game On

Game On: Tabb XC Coach Coulter Reaches 300 Wins

Tabb cross-country coach George Coulter was doused by a cooler of water and honored by his team after reaching a career milestone Thursday. Coulter, who has been…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: Oct. 23-26

It’s pumpkin season and Halloween is just around the corner. There are lots of ways to get in the spooky spirit this weekend either through music, history…

Get Schooled

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

At the school division’s Oct. 27 school board meeting, four York County students will be recognized for their outstanding contributions to their schools and to the community.…

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