W&M police investigating spree of politically charged graffiti


Police at the College of William and Mary are currently investigating six separate incidents of politically charged graffiti found on campus during the past week — and one incident has garnered national media attention.  All six incidents were reported within a two-day span, with the first incident reported at 8:42 a.m. on Feb. 10, and the last reported at […]

New Colonial Williamsburg ad aimed at digital generation

The opening scene of a new Colonial Williamsburg advertisement, which was released on Facebook Wednesday. (Courtesy CW)

Colonial Williamsburg released a new advertisement this week, which encourages viewers to put down their smartphones and enjoy a journey into the past.  The ad, which aired in the Washington, D.C. area Thursday, features a young man seated on a bus, staring at his smartphone. The phone’s clock suddenly starts moving in reverse and the man is […]

Where We Live: Cape Cod style historic home


Built in 1976, this former Bed and Breakfast sits in a wooded lot across from the College of William and Mary. The three story home was built in a traditional Cape Cod style and has the atmosphere of a historic home, with many modern amenities, including modern appliances. Even though the current homeowners, Stuart and […]

Nominations sought for 2017 Historic Preservation Awards

The Norge Depot received a state historical marker in 2016. (file photo)

The James City County Historical Commission is calling for nominations of individuals, groups, or organizations for the 2017 Historic Preservation Awards, according to a news release. The commission will take entries that meet certain criteria, such as an act or project that contributed to the preservation of James City County’s history or historic resources, and occurred […]

Police: Charles City man flees traffic stop; officer shoots at car


A Williamsburg police officer felt threatened and fired a single shot when a Charles City man fled the scene of a traffic stop on Francis Street Saturday night, according to police. Samuel James Byrnes, 18, allegedly fled the traffic stop in his vehicle around 7:35 p.m. Saturday, according to a Williamsburg police news release. The […]

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