Norge Depot honored with state historical marker

The newly refurbished Norge Depot will offer citizens a sneak peak next weekend.

A state historical marker issued by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources will be dedicated Saturday to commemorate the Norge Depot, which was built between 1906 and 1908 to serve a community of Scandinavian immigrants According to a news release from James City County, the dedication ceremony for the marker is open to the public […]

W&M eliminates student fee for Zable Stadium renovation

The new Luxury Boxes at Zable Stadium. (Andrew Harris/WYDaily.)

Following an investigation by WYDaily into the funding of a $27 million renovation at Zable Stadium, the College of William and Mary has announced it will no longer use student fees in its funding for the renovation. According to a public statement originally issued by the college, the renovation was funded entirely by private donations, but […]

Weekend road delays expected for Patriots Triathlon

(Courtesy Virginia - Maryland Triathlon Series)

Drivers beware, several hundred triathletes will be participating in three events this weekend, which will affect roadways in James City County during the morning hours on Saturday and Sunday. According to a county news release, The Patriot’s Half, Patriot’s International and Patriot’s Sprint will temporarily close portions of roads during the weekend. Police will be […]

First responders conduct mass casualty training at Busch Gardens

(Courtesy JCCPD)

Visitors passing by Busch Gardens Wednesday morning would have had cause for alarm. Starting at 8 a.m., teams of local, state and federal first responders conducted critical incident training exercises inside the park. According to a press release from James City County, the participating agencies included: James City County Police, Fire and EMS, York Poquoson […]

York County to offer crash course in disaster response


For those looking to train for worst case scenarios, the York County Department of Fire and Life Safety is now accepting applications for its Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training course, scheduled to begin on Thursday, Sept. 15. According to a county news release, the free program is available to York County residents ages 18 […]

Dogs to beat the heat at ‘Drool in the Pool’ event

After last year's event was canceled due to weather, Heritage Humane Society's Drool in the Pool is returning this year to offer dogs a chance to beat the summer heat. (Courtesy Heritage Humane)

The dog days of summer may be over, but summer is not quite over for local dogs thanks to the Heritage Humane Society. This Saturday, Heritage Humane, in partnership with James City County, will be hosting its annual Drool in the Pool event at Chickahominy Riverfront Park. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the park’s […]

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