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 […]

W&M students look for wisdom from Chancellor Bob Gates

College of William &  Mary Chancellor Robert Gates and President Taylor Reveley III share a laugh about President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. (Steve Roberts, Jr./WYDaily)

  When College of William & Mary President Taylor Reveley III asked Chancellor Robert Gates what happened in last November’s election, the crowd grew silent in the packed Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall on Thursday night. Gates, the former U.S. secretary of defense, was on hand for a discussion, moderated by Reveley, about the November election, President Donald J. […]

WRL announces lineup for Dewey Decibel concert series

Charm City Junction is one of the bands slated to perform at the Williamsburg Library this spring. (Courtesy Charm City Junction).

The Williamsburg Regional Library has announced this year’s lineup for the Dewey Decibel concert series, which kicks off Friday with a performance from the Wild Honey Band, a group with an eclectic sound, inspired by a mix of country, pop and bluegrass.  According to a WRL news release, the spring season will bring performances from the Higher Ground Big […]