Quarterly siren test scheduled for Wednesday morning

Surry Power Station (Photo courtesy Dominion Virginia Power)

This is a test. This is only a test. Historic Triangle residents can expect to hear a three-minute tone from sirens throughout the area Wednesday, according to a press release from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management. Seventy-one sirens located within a 10-mile radius of the Surry Power Station will be activated at approximately 11:10 […]

Major street paving project to begin this month

Re-paving and widening of the south shoulder of Franklin Farm Road near Tranquility Lane in the Franklin Farm section of Oak Hill, Fairfax County, Virginia. (File photo)

Select streets in the City of Williamsburg will be repaved before the end of the summer. Williamsburg City Manager Marvin Collins will be providing a report on the project to City Council March 9, according to meeting documents.  The four primary roads set for repaving are Bypass Road, Page Street, Lafayette Street and Henry Street. Side […]

Watch: Sudden snow burst hits Williamsburg

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Williamsburg residents were greeted by a brief snow shower early afternoon Friday. While Friday’s high temperature was 51 degrees, snow nevertheless fell for a few moments through the Historic Triangle. “It’s really cold aloft and with the dry, cold air, it comes down fast enough that it doesn’t melt in that last 1,000 feet before […]

Kingsmill Resort under new ownership

A golfer tees off at the 2016 Kingsmill Championship in Williamsburg. (Photos by Ty Hodges/WYDaily)

Kingsmill Resort has a new owner. The AAA Four Diamond golf course was acquired by Escalante Golf, Inc., from Xantara Kingsmill, LLC., according to a press release from Esclante and a deed filed Wednesday in Williamsburg/James City County Circuit Court.  “Kingsmill Resort is one of the most iconic resorts on the east coast, started more […]

NASA colleague of real-life ‘Hidden Figures’ to speak at Kimball Theatre

Mary Jackson at Langley

The film “Hidden Figures” highlights the careers of three African-American NASA employees who overcame discrimination to help put Americans in space.  Nearly 50 years after Neil Armstrong took a giant leap for mankind, a NASA employee who once worked with the film’s real-life protagonists will be introducing the film at the Kimball Theatre. According to […]