Loudon Valley defeats Jamestown in first boys’ basketball state championship

Jamestown's Evan Wang faced off against Loudon Valley in the state 4A finals at the Siegel Center in Richmond Friday night. (Photo by Jim Agnew)

RICHMOND — Jamestown faced the hottest shooting team, Loudon Valley (30-1), in the state 4A finals at the Siegel Center in Richmond Friday night. The Vikings overwhelmed the Eagles jumping out to a 24-8 lead after the first quarter, and never looked back. Loudoun Valley controlled the game with Jordan Miller (Junior) scoring a game high […]

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Art professor paints ‘beautiful mess’ open to interpretation

Nicole Santiago, William & Mary associate professor of art and art history, encourages the viewer to look deeper into her narrative paintings on domestic themes. (Stephen Salpukas/W&M News)

Nicole Santiago encourages the viewer to look deeper into her paintings, past the initial impression and into the larger possible messages. Her works on domestic themes show colorful images of children and celebratory cakes, supervising adults and sleeping babies. But the William & Mary associate professor of art and art history has bigger intentions for […]

Fire breaks out in bathroom of Yorktown library

(Courtesy York County Department of Fire and Life Safety)

York County first responders extinguished a fire at the Yorktown branch of the York County Public Library Thursday afternoon, according to a news release from York County Fire and Life Safety. Shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday, crews responded to a fire in a bathroom within the library, 8500 George Washington Memorial Highway. Upon the arrival […]

Williamsburg native witnesses Super Bowl history from the sidelines

Williamsburg native James Hardy was on the sidelines Feb. 5, experiencing the largest Super Bowl comeback in history. (Courtesy James Hardy)

While millions of Americans watched the New England Patriots defeat the Atlanta Falcons on television during this year’s Super Bowl, Williamsburg native James Hardy was on the sidelines experiencing the largest Super Bowl comeback in history. Hardy was named the assistant strength and conditioning coach for the New England Patriots last spring and helped the […]

State of education system takes center stage at Democratic town hall

Delegate Mike Mullin [D-93] and Sen. Monty Mason [D-1] hosted a town hall meeting Wednesday evening in Williamsburg. (Steve Roberts, Jr./WYDaily)

The Stryker Center was at capacity Wednesday night, as over 200 area residents crowded in for a town hall meeting hosted by Delegate Mike Mullin and Sen. Monty Mason. While the two Democratic representatives planned to share highlights from the General Assembly session, including information about Virginia’s $107 billion budget and new legislation passed, the […]

Child hospitalized, family of 5 displaced after fire tears through Williamsburg home

A fire tore through this home in the Skipwith Farms neighborhood of Williamsburg Wednesday morning, displacing a family of five. (Courtesy Larry Snyder)

Update 10:45 a.m.: According to Williamsburg Deputy Fire Chief Larry Snyder, the male adult who was hospitalized with injuries from Wednesday’s fire has not yet been discharged. Snyder did not know if the child, a female, had been discharged as of 10:40 a.m. Wednesday. Preliminary investigation revealed closed bedroom doors were likely a factor in controlling the […]