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Dominion, SCC Seek Supreme Court Rehearing of Power Line Decision

Dominion, SCC Seek Supreme Court Rehearing of Power Line Decision

Dominion Virginia Power and the State Corporation Commission have asked the Virginia Supreme Court to reconsider its decision about a power line proposed to cross the James River…

JCC Supervisors to Consider Newport News Church’s Request to Move to Grove

JCC Supervisors to Consider Newport News Church’s Request to Move to Grove

A Newport News church’s long-running struggle to relocate to a 40.2-acre tract in Grove will come to a head today as the James City County Board of Supervisors will…

Attendance Rises in 2014 at Colonial National Historical Park

Attendance Rises in 2014 at Colonial National Historical Park

Colonial National Historical Park attracted 3,335,060 visitors in 2014, with estimates from the National Park Service saying those guests spent $187 million and supported more than 3,100 jobs…

Richmond Road Books-a-Million Shuts Its Doors

Richmond Road Books-a-Million Shuts Its Doors

Close the book on one midtown store’s run in the Williamsburg Shopping Center. Books-a-Million closed its doors on the franchise located in the Richmond Road shopping center. Workmen were…

New Quarter Park to Celebrate Volunteers, Anniversaries Saturday

New Quarter Park to Celebrate Volunteers, Anniversaries Saturday

When York County acquired 545 acres between Queens Lake and Cheatham Pond in 1976, the county knew it now owned a property rife with natural beauty and historical significance. The…

Sports

Boys Soccer Roundup: Wolons Scores Five Times During Jamestown Rout of York

Boys Soccer Roundup: Wolons Scores Five Times During Jamestown Rout of York

  A combined 15-1 on the season, the Jamestown and York boys soccer teams were…

Girls Soccer Roundup: Lafayette Scores Late to Defeat Smithfield

Girls Soccer Roundup: Lafayette Scores Late to Defeat Smithfield

Lafayette (6-2) goalkeeper Megan Roberts logged 13 saves to help the Rams hang on to…

Softball: Errors Sink Jamestown Against Norfolk Christian

Softball: Errors Sink Jamestown Against Norfolk Christian

Untimely errors sank Jamestown during a 7-5 road loss against Norfolk Christian on Monday. Norfolk…

Girls Tennis Roundup: Jamestown Cruises Past Poquoson

Girls Tennis Roundup: Jamestown Cruises Past Poquoson

Jamestown’s girls tennis team continued its winning ways as the Eagles took down Poquoson 8-1…




Local News

For Whom the Timer Tolls: City Council Installs System to Time Public Comment

For Whom the Timer Tolls: City Council Installs System to Time Public Comment

The bylaws of the Williamsburg City Council state citizens have exactly three minutes to speak during the open forum period of meetings, but in practice, those “three minutes”…

New Artistic Director Seeks Artists for An Occasion for the Arts

New Artistic Director Seeks Artists for An Occasion for the Arts

The organizers of Williamsburg’s annual art-themed extravaganza An Occasion for the Arts are seeking artists to sell their creations during the October event. The application process has changed…

York, Williamsburg Teams Compete in 2015 Firefighter Games

York, Williamsburg Teams Compete in 2015 Firefighter Games

  On a sunny Saturday morning in April, groups of firefighters from across the state gathered in Short Pump to show off their skills and promote fire safety.…

BOV: W&M Promise a ‘Success’ as Program Enters Third Year

BOV: W&M Promise a ‘Success’ as Program Enters Third Year

With the William & Mary Promise beginning its third year, the College of William & Mary is ready to call the tuition control program a success. The William &…

Obituaries

Joyce Elaine Cobb Wallace, 81, loving, devoted to her family

Joyce Elaine Cobb Wallace, 81, loving, devoted to her family

Joyce Elaine Cobb Wallace, of Yorktown, died Friday, April 24, 2015, at the age of 81. Joyce was born in North Carolina…

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Hometown

Track L’Hermione On Its Journey to Yorktown

York County officials are busy preparing Yorktown for the arrival of a replicated French ship that first brought a Revolutionary War hero to North American shores in…

This Week In Crime

This Week in Crime: Ford’s Colony Maintenance Worker Finds Bag Containing Pot, Calls Police

This week, a man accused in the November shooting of a 26-year-old man in Ironbound Square Park heads to a grand jury, and police arrest a man…

W.Y.D.

What You’ll Do: April 23-26

Get outside this weekend and enjoy festivals around the Historic Triangle, including New Town’s Chalk and Family Fest. You can also get all the plants you need…

Get Schooled

Get Schooled: YCSD Names Seniors of the Month for April

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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