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Funding, Site for Fourth WJCC Middle School Still Uncertain

Funding, Site for Fourth WJCC Middle School Still Uncertain

When James City County rolled out its proposed budget for next year, placeholder funds were included for a fourth Williamsburg-James City County middle school with a few stipulations…

Water Country’s Colossal Curl Set to Open May 23

Water Country’s Colossal Curl Set to Open May 23

  With one month to go before the ride is due to open to the public, work continues on Colossal Curl, the newest attraction at Water Country USA.…

JCC Citizens Voice Concern for Stormwater, Schools Funding in Proposed Budget

JCC Citizens Voice Concern for Stormwater, Schools Funding in Proposed Budget

A dozen citizens turned out at James City County’s only public hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget Tuesday, and comments focused on stormwater and schools —…

Bonsai Owner Pleads Guilty to Selling Drugs from Yorktown Store

Bonsai Owner Pleads Guilty to Selling Drugs from Yorktown Store

A 35-year-old Newport News man pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to a drug charge stemming from activities at his pipe and tobacco stores in Hampton and York…

Missing Williamsburg Fisherman Found Dead on Island Near Eastern Shore

Missing Williamsburg Fisherman Found Dead on Island Near Eastern Shore

  An Historic Triangle fisherman who disappeared from his boat in December was found dead earlier this month on Raccoon Island, a remote barrier island in Northampton County…

Sports

New York County Youth Bike Racing Series Begins Today

New York County Youth Bike Racing Series Begins Today

A new weekly racing series aimed at giving aspiring young bikers trail riding experience begins…

Softball: York Edges New Kent to Gain Sole Possession of First Place in BRD

Softball: York Edges New Kent to Gain Sole Possession of First Place in BRD

There was more than sole possession of first place in the Bay Rivers District on…

Baseball Roundup: Grafton Bats Heat Up to Cool Off Jamestown

Ten different players chipped in to provide 21 hits as Grafton’s baseball team slugged its…

Soccer Roundup: Jamestown Girls, York Boys Rout District Opponents

Eight different players scored for York’s boys soccer team as the Falcons dominated New Kent…



Local News

VisitWilliamsburg.com to List All Lodging Properties Equally for the First Time

VisitWilliamsburg.com to List All Lodging Properties Equally for the First Time

Soon all lodging properties in the Historic Triangle will be listed on VisitWilliamsburg.com alongside a picture and description of the property. The Williamsburg Area Destination Marketing Committee voted…

YPSO: Man Robbed at Gunpoint at Bypass Road Hotel

YPSO: Man Robbed at Gunpoint at Bypass Road Hotel

The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a man reported he was robbed at gunpoint early Saturday at a hotel on Bypass Road in Upper York County. The…

JCC Acting Assistant Administrator Named to Permanent Role

JCC Acting Assistant Administrator Named to Permanent Role

Acting Assistant James City County Administrator Adam Kinsman has been named to permanently fill the position beginning May 1. In an announcement Monday, Acting County Administrator Doug Powell…

Prepare for Changes to Historic Triangle Curbside Recycling

Prepare for Changes to Historic Triangle Curbside Recycling

Several changes are coming to curbside recycling in the Historic Triangle. Recycling services in the area are administered by the Virginia Peninsulas Public Service Authority, which recently received…

Obituaries

Col. Landon F. “Jack” Overbey, USAF Ret., 85, decorated veteran who flew 42 combat missions during Korean War

Col. Landon F. “Jack” Overbey, USAF Ret., 85, decorated veteran who flew 42 combat missions during Korean War

Col. Landon F. “Jack” Overbey, USAF Ret., a resident of York County since 1978, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Yorktown.…

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Hometown

Hometown: Golfing Events Support Local Charities

Locals will be swinging for charity with two upcoming golf tournaments. Ford’s Colony will host both events, one that honors the memory of a woman who lost…

Game On

Game On: Lafayette, Grafton Leading VHSL’s Wells Fargo Cup Standings

The Virginia High School League announced both Lafayette and Grafton high schools are leading the Wells Fargo Cup standings in their respective classifications after the winter sports…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: April 17-20

Children can take one last crack at finding eggs this weekend, while adults might enjoy a night of music or comedy. There is also a chance to…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: WJCC Launches Parent Academy Program

Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools are giving parents a lesson on the best ways to serve their students. The Parent Academy program launched a pilot last week…

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