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School Board, Supervisors ‘Talking Past Each Other’ on Middle School Issue

School Board, Supervisors ‘Talking Past Each Other’ on Middle School Issue

Six years after Williamsburg-James City County Schools began discussions regarding the need for a new middle school to meet the population growth, the school board and county Board…

After Losing a Loved One, Hospice House Walking Group Helps to Heal

After Losing a Loved One, Hospice House Walking Group Helps to Heal

For those who gather in front of the William & Mary bookstore Tuesday mornings, the journey through grief begins with a single step. Followed by another. And then…

Railroad Track Upgrades to Cause Delays in Local Amtrak Service

Railroad Track Upgrades to Cause Delays in Local Amtrak Service

Amtrak is warning passengers of potential delays due to upcoming work on several rail lines. CSX Railroad will be performing track and signal upgrades between Newport News and…

Incumbents Raise Far More Money Than Challengers Ahead of Tuesday’s Election

Incumbents Raise Far More Money Than Challengers Ahead of Tuesday’s Election

With less than a week to go to Election Day, incumbent candidates seeking to represent the Historic Triangle in Washington, D.C., have dramatically outraised their opponents in the…

Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday

Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, and clocks will be pushed back one hour Saturday night to revert back to standard time. In addition to turning…

Sports

Tabb Shuts Out Grafton for Conference 19 Field Hockey Title

Tabb Shuts Out Grafton for Conference 19 Field Hockey Title

Tabb High’s field hockey team ran its winning streak to 12 games after defeating Bay…

Warhill Field Hockey Finds Motivation in OT Loss in Conference 25 Championship

Warhill Field Hockey Finds Motivation in OT Loss in Conference 25 Championship

Warhill field hockey coach Kristen Castano had no complaints about her team’s effort or play…

Volleyball Roundup: Bruton Ends Regular Season with Record Victory

Volleyball Roundup: Bruton Ends Regular Season with Record Victory

It wasn’t too long ago when Bruton High’s volleyball team finished the regular season winless…

Bruton’s Boys, Girls Place Runner-up at Conference 33 Cross-Country Meet

Bruton’s Boys, Girls Place Runner-up at Conference 33 Cross-Country Meet

Bruton’s boys and girls cross-country teams qualified for regional competition after both finished runner-up at…



Local News

U.S. House of Representatives Candidate Q&A: Rob Wittman

U.S. House of Representatives Candidate Q&A: Rob Wittman

WYDaily sent an identical questionnaire to each candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives seat currently held by incumbent Republican Rob Wittman, who has held the seat since…

Virginia Arts Festival Announces New Theme for Spring 2015 Programs in Greater Williamsburg

Virginia Arts Festival Announces New Theme for Spring 2015 Programs in Greater Williamsburg

When the Virginia Arts Festival comes to Greater Williamsburg next year, it will carry a Baroque music theme. The annual arts programming, with live performances and education focused…

Deputies: Woman Arrested for Embezzling Thousands from Yorktown Woman

Deputies: Woman Arrested for Embezzling Thousands from Yorktown Woman

A Newport News woman is accused of embezzling more than $10,000 from a 92-year-old Yorktown woman. Deputies with the York-Poquoson Sherriff’s Office arrested the 92-year-old woman’s caretaker, 42-year-old…

YPSO: Man Arrested for Stealing Excavator Last November

YPSO: Man Arrested for Stealing Excavator Last November

  A man has been arrested after deputies say he stole a Caterpillar mini-excavator from a York County work site last year. Williamsburg resident Stuart Ronald Usher was…

Obituaries

Lavon Hays Dalby, 91, strong fighting spirit brought her back from near death

Lavon Hays Dalby, 91, strong fighting spirit brought her back from near death

Lavon Hays Dalby, of Williamsburg, died peacefully at her Windsor Meade residence on the morning of Monday, Oct. 27 2014, at…

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Hometown

W&M Global Film Festival Offers Free Children’s Workshops; Local Dental Practices Collecting Halloween Candy

Before William & Mary’s Global Film Festival brings screenings and discussions to the public in February, the program is giving children the chance for a close-up with…

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. 30-Nov. 2

Whether spooky or sweet, youngsters can head out for Halloween in area shopping venues this Friday. The weekend also has lots of live music and events for…

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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