Subscribe to our Headlines

Latest News
JCC’s New Administrator Gets Started By Exploring County’s Finances

JCC’s New Administrator Gets Started By Exploring County’s Finances

As James City County’s new administrator settles in, there is one familiar place he can go to get his bearings: the numbers. Bryan J. Hill, who began work…

Riverwalk Townes Homeowners Claim York County Subdivision Left Unfinished

Riverwalk Townes Homeowners Claim York County Subdivision Left Unfinished

A group of York County residents are asking county officials for help to fix up their subdivision, which they say has been left unfinished by its developer. The…

York County Board of Supervisors Approve Large-Scale Weddings for Hornsby House Inn

York County Board of Supervisors Approve Large-Scale Weddings for Hornsby House Inn

The York County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a special-use permit to allow the Hornsby House Inn to conduct private weddings and receptions. Supervisors praised the Yorktown bed…

Plein Air Painters Capture the Sights Along Duke of Gloucester Street

Plein Air Painters Capture the Sights Along Duke of Gloucester Street

  As children, tourists and dogs bounded down Duke of Gloucester Street on Saturday, a dozen artists took in the scene not through the lens of a camera,…

Williamsburg Beautification Chairman: Disband This Committee

Williamsburg Beautification Chairman: Disband This Committee

The City of Williamsburg is considering a change to the way it handles beautification efforts. The Williamsburg Planning Commission considered a proposal to reform the city’s Beautification Advisory…

Sports

Field Hockey Roundup: Grafton, Tabb and Jamestown Shut Out BRD Opponents

Field Hockey Roundup: Grafton, Tabb and Jamestown Shut Out BRD Opponents

Grafton goalkeeper MK Harrah did not have to record one save throughout regulation as the…

Soccer: Roy, Enz Shoot WCA Boys Past Alliance Christian

Soccer: Roy, Enz Shoot WCA Boys Past Alliance Christian

Ishmael Roy and Michael Enz scored two goals apiece and Thomas Koob finished with one…

Field Hockey Preview: Experience Positions Bay Rivers Teams for Strong Postseason Presence

Field Hockey Preview: Experience Positions Bay Rivers Teams for Strong Postseason Presence

Bay Rivers District field hockey thrived during the first year of the Virginia High School…

Weekend Roundup: Grafton Volleyball Wins Tournament at Western Albemarle

Weekend Roundup: Grafton Volleyball Wins Tournament at Western Albemarle

Grafton High School’s volleyball team took a break from Bay Rivers District competition Saturday, finishing…



Local News

This Week in Crime: Woman Accused of Sending Threatening Emails to Ex-Boyfriend’s Girlfriend

This Week in Crime: Woman Accused of Sending Threatening Emails to Ex-Boyfriend’s Girlfriend

Charges were dropped against a woman who allegedly stole from a James City County Church. A woman is accused of sending threatening emails to an ex-boyfriend’s girlfriend. Another…

City Planning Commission Schedules Hearing on Business Zoning Changes

City Planning Commission Schedules Hearing on Business Zoning Changes

Certain zoning districts in the City of Williamsburg might soon be open to new businesses. At its Sept. 17 meeting, the Williamsburg Planning Commission voted to schedule a…

W&M Gets $3 Million Gift from Former Rector, His Wife

W&M Gets $3 Million Gift from Former Rector, His Wife

The College of William & Mary has received a $3 million gift from an alumnus and former rector to establish a new venue exploring the university’s history and…

Campaign Headquarters Allowed Larger Political Signs in York County

Campaign Headquarters Allowed Larger Political Signs in York County

Political campaign headquarters in York County may now have a 40-square-foot political sign in addition to any building signage. Previously, political headquarters were allowed to have 32-square-foot signs,…

Obituaries

Mary Ann Kimberlin, 75, made a nest for her family around the world with legendary meals

Mary Ann Kimberlin, 75, made a nest for her family around the world with legendary meals

Grief has come to our house. Mary Ann Kimberlin, of Yorktown, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at the age of 75.…

Talk of the Town



Hometown

ShinDIG at Jamestown to Benefit Archaeology with Barbecue, Bluegrass

Barbecue and bluegrass tunes combine along the James River this Thursday to support the study of local history. The third annual “ShinDIG at Jamestown” will be held…

Game On

Game On: Ben Colley Named to USA Swimming National Team

Nearly a month after clocking in the fourth fastest time in the 200-meter butterfly at the USA Swimming National Championships, Ben Colley received one of the top…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: Sept. 18-21

Embrace the autumnal spirit and craft a scarecrow or take a hay ride this weekend. You can also catch a one-act play or learn about local log…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: Student-Run Credit Union Opens at York High

One of York County’s newest credit unions hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday night, and employees, managers and members of the public gathered in its lobby to…

Website Development: Web Development Technology Partners, inc.