Handel’s Ice Cream closes in Lightfoot, may be replaced by AutoZone

Handel's Ice Cream vacant building sits idle along Richmond Road. (Andrew Harris/WYDaily)

Fans of Handel’s Ice Cream will need to find a new location to enjoy frozen treats this year.  Handel’s, located on Richmond Road in Lightfoot, will be demolished if a proposal is approved by James City County’s Development Review Committee, according to Planning Director Paul Holt.   A preliminary site plan, acquired by WYDaily, indicates the […]

Roads to freeze overnight, but NWS says snow ‘may soon be distant memory’

Route 288 at Woolridge in Chesterfield County. (Courtesy Virginia State Police)

The Virginia Department of Transportation has advised motorists to continue to use caution throughout Hampton Roads. According to a Monday afternoon press release, interstates throughout the region are clear of snow.  However, temperatures remain below freezing, and patches of ice are more likely to form near on- and off-ramps. Motorists should also exercise caution on […]

3 Amigos opens in York County, bringing Mexican food to Nelson’s Grant


A new restaurant has opened in Yorktown and fans of Mexican food are finding a reason to celebrate. 3 Amigos Mexican Restaurant opened Monday in Nelson’s Grant on Route 17. The restaurant is the sixth 3 Amigos restaurant in Hampton Roads, with other locations in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Yorktown on Kiln Creek Parkway, and in […]

Gov. McAuliffe declares state of emergency in advance of winter storm


Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency Friday afternoon in anticipation of a winter storm that is projected to bring a foot or more of snow to Hampton Roads this weekend.  According to a National Weather Service alert, a winter storm warning will remain in effect from 10 p.m. Friday to 10 p.m. Saturday. […]

How to stay safe during a winter storm

Richmond Road in Norge (Nicole Trifone/WYDaily)

As a severe winter storm approaches Hampton Roads that could bring between six and twelve inches of snowfall, local companies, police and governments are providing residents with tips to stay safe this weekend. The National Weather Service issued a severe weather alert Thursday stating that driving conditions will likely be hazardous due to snow and sleet. “If it gets bad […]

NWS issues winter storm watch for Historic Triangle

(Courtesy National Weather Service)

Residents of the Historic Triangle should expect at least three inches of snow this weekend, according to a winter storm alert.  The National Weather Service issued a severe weather alert Thursday morning stating that a winter storm will impact southeastern Virginia this weekend. The storm watch will be in effect for Friday night through Saturday evening. […]

York County Board of Supervisors elects new chair


York County’s Board of Supervisors elected a new chairman Tuesday night. According to a county press release, Sheila S. Noll of District 2 will serve as Board Chair in 2017. Jeffrey D. Wassmer (District 4) was elected Vice Chairman. Noll is serving her sixth term on the Board of Supervisors and has previously served as […]