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This Week in Crime: Jamestown Student Accused of Punching Officer in Stomach

This Week in Crime: Jamestown Student Accused of Punching Officer in Stomach

This week, a teenager is accused of assaulting an officer, a man was arrested on a peeping tom charge, and York deputies have reported several thefts from stores.…

Yorktown Naval Engineer Pleads Not Guilty to Exportation Charges

Yorktown Naval Engineer Pleads Not Guilty to Exportation Charges

A 35-year-old man accused of attempting to feed designs of the U.S. Navy’s newest aircraft carrier to what he thought was the Egyptian government will face a jury…

City Planning Commission Members ‘Tired of Talking About’ Beautification Committee

City Planning Commission Members ‘Tired of Talking About’ Beautification Committee

The Williamsburg Planning Commission approved new bylaws to reorganize the City of Williamsburg’s Beautification Advisory Committee, but planning members were unsure whether the changes were an improvement. Commission…

Cooperation, Honesty Lands Suspended Sentence for Man Convicted of Credit Card Theft

Cooperation, Honesty Lands Suspended Sentence for Man Convicted of Credit Card Theft

A York County man received a suspended sentence Wednesday after being convicted of purchasing thousands of dollars’ worth of gas for his personal vehicle with a landscaping business’…

Victim in York County Shooting Death Was Hunting a Fox, Authorities Say

Victim in York County Shooting Death Was Hunting a Fox, Authorities Say

David W. Ware Jr. was out hunting a fox Friday afternoon when one gunshot to his upper body killed him instead. Authorities said the 68-year-old man, who lived…

Sports

Basketball Roundup: Tabb Spoils Lafayette’s Season Opener

Basketball Roundup: Tabb Spoils Lafayette’s Season Opener

Terrell Sheffy scored a game-high 15 points to help Tabb spoil Lafayette’s season-opener with a…

Swimming: Grafton Boys, Girls Defeat Warhill in Dual Meet

Swimming: Grafton Boys, Girls Defeat Warhill in Dual Meet

The Grafton swimming team took home victories from both the boys and girls in a…

Jamestown Pitcher Corey Williams Verbally Commits to Play at Christopher Newport

Jamestown Pitcher Corey Williams Verbally Commits to Play at Christopher Newport

Jamestown senior pitcher Corey Williams has given a verbal commitment to play baseball for Christopher…

Basketball Roundup: Walsingham Girls Advance to Finals of Richmond Christian Holiday Tournament

Basketball Roundup: Walsingham Girls Advance to Finals of Richmond Christian Holiday Tournament

GIRLS BASKETBALL RICHMOND — Stephanie Seamen scored a game-high 22 points while dishing out seven…



Local News

Italian Restaurant Opens for Business in New Town

Italian Restaurant Opens for Business in New Town

Less than two months after closing Sapori, the owners of the former New Town restaurant have opened a new eatery in the same spot called Pasta E Pesto.…

Hundreds of Christmas Baskets Support Needy through Community Action Agency

Hundreds of Christmas Baskets Support Needy through Community Action Agency

The line wound out the door of the Historic Triangle Messmer Community Services Center on Wednesday as area residents waited to receive baskets to assist them through this…

York Board of Supervisors Votes to Allow Microbreweries in More Areas

York Board of Supervisors Votes to Allow Microbreweries in More Areas

Taking advantage of a “fast-growing industry,” county officials have made it easier for microbreweries and other small-scale alcohol production facilities to settle in York County. The York County…

Family Describes Man Who Choked, Headbutted 20-Year-Old as ‘Calm’ When Not Drinking

Family Describes Man Who Choked, Headbutted 20-Year-Old as ‘Calm’ When Not Drinking

Drinking often led to anger for a 30-year-old James City County man charged with unlawful wounding. Kenneth Dale Sturgell told a Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court judge at…

Obituaries

James Edward Murphy Jr., 94

James Edward Murphy Jr., of Williamsburg, died Dec. 12, 2014, at the age of 94. Please leave online condolences for the…

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Hometown

New Town Dental Arts Collects Toys for the Holidays

A local dental practice has taken part in bringing toys to children on Christmas. New Town Dental Arts held a Toys for Tots drive, through the U.S.…

This Week In Crime

This Week in Crime: Jamestown Student Accused of Punching Officer in Stomach

This week, a teenager is accused of assaulting an officer, a man was arrested on a peeping tom charge, and York deputies have reported several thefts from…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: Dec. 18-21

With activities winding down for the holidays, there’s still the chance to finish up some holiday shopping from local farmers, crafters and authors this weekend. For a…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: Grafton High Film Festival Puts Students in the Director’s Chair

York County is a long way from Hollywood, but once a week, 20 students at Grafton High School turn a classroom into a movie studio. The students…

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