Jamestown Unearthed: Graves reveal life and death during dawn of colony

An aerial view of the graves that were excavated in 2004. (Courtesy Jamestown Rediscovery.)

The Jamestown Rediscovery Project completed their excavation of a cellar outside of the walls of the fort earlier this month, and they are already on to their next project — just in time for Halloween. The project involves excavating graves from a cemetery inside the first English settlement in the new world. Between 2004 and 2008 archaeologists […]

Former mayor Clyde Haulman’s assault case continued


A court appearance of former Williamsburg mayor Clyde Haulman slated for Friday morning has been continued until Dec. 9. Haulman was charged with misdemeanor Assault and Battery after an altercation in March. The complainant, Gary Shelley, charged that Haulman — who was mayor at the time — grabbed his tie and yanked it back and forth after […]

Assisted living facility to be constructed in York County

The Huntington at Newport News is operated by Virginia Health Services, which will also operate the Hamilton in Yorktown. (Courtesy Virginia Health Services.)

Virginia Health Services has announced plans to construct an assisted living community in Yorktown. According to a press release, the community will be named the Hamilton and will feature 40 apartments, which will house to 60 residents inside a 41,000 square-feet facility.  The Hamilton will be constructed on the same campus as the York Convalescence and […]

Busch Gardens announces reduced ticket prices for Christmas Town

(Courtesy Busch Gardens.)

Joining the ranks of cookies, gifts and Santa Claus, Busch Gardens’ Christmas Town has become a Williamsburg holiday tradition that provides warmth and cheer in the cold month of December. As Busch Gardens gears up for another holiday season, one tradition the park is discarding is the pricing for the winter wonderland. According to the […]

Water main break sends York High School students home

(Courtesy York County School Division.)

York County School Division has announced that students are being dismissed from York High School early today. Students were dismissed at 11:15 a.m. due to a water main break that is affecting service to the school.  YCSD expects the repairs to take roughly six hours and York High School will be open on a normal […]

Update: Armed robbery in the area of Rolling Meadows

William and Mary

5:26 p.m. update: According to an alert from William and Mary, police do not believe that the three armed suspects remain in the area.  The robbery occurred at approximately 4:25 p.m. in the Rolling Meadows neighborhood. WMPD has increased patrols in the area and will continue to do so throughout the evening.  While WMPD states […]

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