Lafayette High School evacuated after bomb threat

(Ty Hodges/WYDaily)

Update 12:32 p.m.: Lafayette High School has been reopened after it was evacuated Monday morning following a bomb threat. According to a tweet from Williamsburg-James City County Schools, students and staff are reentering the building and will be served lunch. The fourth block period of the day has been shortened and dismissal remains at its […]

Man who attempted to sexually assault neighbor granted conditional release

David Paul Gallant (Photo courtesy Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail)

A 62-year-old man found not guilty by reason of insanity was granted conditional release from Eastern State Hospital Wednesday morning after undergoing two years of psychiatric treatment. David Paul Gallant was found not guilty by reason of insanity after breaking into a neighbor’s home in Williamsburg and attempting to sexually assault her in February 2014. […]

WJCC School Board seeks $5M increase in a ‘budget of need’

The James City County Board of Supervisors, Williamsburg City Council and Williamsburg-James City County School Board discussed the superintendent's proposed budget March 17. (Sarah Fearing/WYDaily)

With budget season in full-swing, the Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools’ 2018 budget — and its proposed increase of nearly $5 million — is on the table. Changing community dynamics, including more students with disabilities and students who speak English as a second language, are some key reasons the schools seek an increase, officials said. The Williamsburg-James City County […]