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Man’s Journey to ‘Reframe’ Mother’s Murder Brings Him Home to Williamsburg

Man’s Journey to ‘Reframe’ Mother’s Murder Brings Him Home to Williamsburg

Nearly 26 years after discovering his mother dead in her bed, a Lafayette High School graduate is using film to reframe the events of that morning and face…

Veteran Breaks Ground on New Wheelchair-Friendly Home in Seaford

Veteran Breaks Ground on New Wheelchair-Friendly Home in Seaford

  Staff Sgt. Woodrow “Woody” Slate was meant to be an Army diver. A competitive swimmer his entire life, the Newport News native loved spending hours in dangerous…

State Regulators OK Plan to Lower Electricity Bills

State Regulators OK Plan to Lower Electricity Bills

The State Corporation Commission has signed off on a request from Dominion Virginia Power to lower the fuel rate it charges customers, a move that should result in…

VDOT to Patch Potholes, Fix Guardrails on I-64 in York County

VDOT to Patch Potholes, Fix Guardrails on I-64 in York County

Single-lane closures on Interstate 64 are expected this week as crews from the Virginia Department of Transportation work to repair and patch parts of the highway. Guardrail repairs on…

Unattended Candle Causes Grafton House Fire; One Cat Dead, Two Injured

Unattended Candle Causes Grafton House Fire; One Cat Dead, Two Injured

Two cats are being treated for injuries after being inside a Grafton home during a fire Sunday morning. A third cat died at the scene from smoke and…

Sports

Bay Rivers District Girls Soccer Preview: Jamestown Preseason Favorites to Top District

Bay Rivers District Girls Soccer Preview: Jamestown Preseason Favorites to Top District

After splitting the Bay Rivers District title with Tabb last season, Jamestown once again appears…

Girls Tennis Preview: York Poised to Repeat as Bay Rivers District Champions

Girls Tennis Preview: York Poised to Repeat as Bay Rivers District Champions

York’s girls tennis program is coming off its best season in school history, claiming Bay…

Four Historic Triangle Schools Shine at Conn-Madden Invitational

Four Historic Triangle Schools Shine at Conn-Madden Invitational

Lafayette, Tabb, York and Walsingham Academy represented the Historic Triangle at the 35th annual Conn-Madden…

Tribe Baseball Wins 14th Straight Sunday Contest with 4-3 Victory Over Elon

Tribe Baseball Wins 14th Straight Sunday Contest with 4-3 Victory Over Elon

Despite only being able to muster two hits, the William & Mary baseball team used a…




Local News

YPSO Creates Full-Time Community and Media Relations Position

YPSO Creates Full-Time Community and Media Relations Position

Lt. Dennis Ivey Jr. is moving from the investigations division at the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office to dedicate more time to the office’s growing media presence. In his new…

Gov. McAuliffe Signs 733 Bills, Vetoes 17

Gov. McAuliffe Signs 733 Bills, Vetoes 17

RICHMOND – With two days left to act on legislation passed by this year’s General Assembly, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday he has signed 733 bills, vetoed 17…

Filing Deadline Leaves Many Local Races Unopposed within Party

Filing Deadline Leaves Many Local Races Unopposed within Party

The ballot is shaping up for the Historic Triangle’s 2015 local elections. The filing deadline for many local offices elapsed at 5 p.m. March 26. Although both the…

This Week in Crime: Police Find Shell Gas Station Employee Passed Out, in Possession of Drugs

This Week in Crime: Police Find Shell Gas Station Employee Passed Out, in Possession of Drugs

York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office deputies are looking for people accused of stealing from Walmart and an unlocked car in the store’s parking lot, and a man is facing charges…

Obituaries

Melissa Thomas-Eckroade, 58, dedication to nursing helped many in need

Melissa Thomas-Eckroade, 58, dedication to nursing helped many in need

Melissa Thomas-Eckroade, of Williamsburg, died March 23, 2015, at the age of 58. Melissa truly had a heart of love for everyone she…

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Hometown

Bacon Street Names Kimberly Dellinger as New Executive Director

Bacon Street has chosen a new executive director to follow in the footsteps William “Sandy” Fagan, who stepped down after 37 years leading the nonprofit that helps…

This Week In Crime

This Week in Crime: Police Find Shell Gas Station Employee Passed Out, in Possession of Drugs

York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office deputies are looking for people accused of stealing from Walmart and an unlocked car in the store’s parking lot, and a man is facing…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: March 26-29

As the weather begins to warm up, head outside to bask in nature on a hike or partake in wine and foods from different cultures this weekend.…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: YCSD Names March Seniors of the Month

The York County School Division recognizes one senior from each of the division’s four high schools during the school year for their exceptional academic achievements and community involvement…

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