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Cause of House Fire in Toano Subdivison Under Investigation

Cause of House Fire in Toano Subdivison Under Investigation

No one was injured during a fire that caused heavy damage to a Toano house Sunday afternoon. Nineteen firefighters from the James City-Bruton Volunteer Fire Department and the…

Bruce Hornsby to Perform in Williamsburg for Tide Radio’s 10th Anniversary

Bruce Hornsby to Perform in Williamsburg for Tide Radio’s 10th Anniversary

In his first performance in the Historic Triangle since 2007, Bruce Hornsby and his band will help celebrate his hometown radio station. After 10 years of airing music…

Coming Soon: New Turn Lanes on Monticello Avenue, Ironbound and News Roads

Coming Soon: New Turn Lanes on Monticello Avenue, Ironbound and News Roads

  Construction crews will begin work early this month to install new turn lanes and pedestrian improvements on Monticello Avenue and Ironbound and News roads in James City…

Pier 1 Imports Completes Move to Settler’s Market

Pier 1 Imports Completes Move to Settler’s Market

Pier 1 Imports finished its move from Windsormeade Marketplace to Settler’s Market last week, opening for business in a new building on Casey Boulevard. The store originally opened in…

York-Poquoson Commonwealth’s Attorney to Run for Second Term

York-Poquoson Commonwealth’s Attorney to Run for Second Term

The lead prosecutor for York County and Poquoson announced his bid for re-election Sunday. Benjamin Hahn, who lives in Poquoson, first came to the area as the York-Poquoson Courthouse’s…

Sports

Boys Basketball Roundup: Carr’s 26 Points Leads Bruton Over Amelia County in 2A East Tournament

Boys Basketball Roundup: Carr’s 26 Points Leads Bruton Over Amelia County in 2A East Tournament

Bruton trailed Amelia County for the first 27 minutes and 55 seconds of Monday’s first…

Girls Basketball Roundup: Sluss Sinks Layup With 1.5 Seconds Left to Lift Bruton

Girls Basketball Roundup: Sluss Sinks Layup With 1.5 Seconds Left to Lift Bruton

Kelsey Sluss’ last-second heroics helped the Bruton girls basketball team squeak past Amelia County on…

Tribe Football Announces Coaching Staff Changes

Tribe Football Announces Coaching Staff Changes

William & Mary football coach Jimmye Laycock has announced the hiring of Marvin Clecidor as a…

Cullen Large’s Walkoff Single Leads Tribe Baseball to Series Sweep

Cullen Large’s Walkoff Single Leads Tribe Baseball to Series Sweep

EMERSON, Ga. – Freshman Cullen Large hit a two-out single in the bottom of the…




Local News

State Grant Money to Help Market Route 5 to Tourists

State Grant Money to Help Market Route 5 to Tourists

A nonprofit dedicated to promoting tourism and farming on John Tyler Highway (Route 5) has received an influx of state money to help pay for a new website…

Campus Sexual Assault Bills Go to Governor’s Desk

Campus Sexual Assault Bills Go to Governor’s Desk

RICHMOND – It’s now up to the governor to sign legislation passed by the General Assembly that seeks to stymie sexual assaults on college campuses by requiring higher-education…

Charter School Constitutional Amendment Passes General Assembly

Charter School Constitutional Amendment Passes General Assembly

RICHMOND – A proposed constitutional amendment empowering the Virginia Board of Education to create charter schools has cleared this year’s final hurdle – approval from the House of…

This Week in Crime: Employee Accused of Stealing from Kingsmill

This Week in Crime: Employee Accused of Stealing from Kingsmill

This week, a Newport News woman is accused of stealing from a children’s clothing store, and a former employee is accused of taking cash from the Kingsmill Convention…

Obituaries

Anne Jackson Morledge, 86, ‘genuine southern lady’ who sang with Williamsburg Choral Guild

Anne Jackson Morledge, 86, ‘genuine southern lady’ who sang with Williamsburg Choral Guild

Anne Jackson Morledge, of Williamsburg, died Feb. 24, 2015. at the age of 86. She was born on election day, Nov.…

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Hometown

Williamsburg Film Festival Returns for 19th Year

A taste of Hollywood is coming to the Williamsburg area this week. The Williamsburg Film Festival is kicking off its 19th year this week, bringing local and…

This Week In Crime

This Week in Crime: Employee Accused of Stealing from Kingsmill

This week, a Newport News woman is accused of stealing from a children’s clothing store, and a former employee is accused of taking cash from the Kingsmill…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: Feb. 28-March 1

Another week of winter weather doesn’t have to put a damper on your weekend. Dig out from the snow and take in a show, listen to a…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: YCSD Names February 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 achievements in academics and community…

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