Jimmye Laycock reconnects with fraternity brother at Paul’s Deli

Coach Jimmye Laycock and Brian Wolf reminisce about the last time they saw one another.

William and Mary football coach Jimmye Laycock wasn’t expecting any surprises when he arrived at Paul’s Deli Tuesday night to do his usual broadcast “Chesapeake Bank Coach Jimmye Laycock Show” with 92.3 The Tide. That soon changed when a deli bartender led Laycock’s old college friend, Brian Wolf, to the coach’s makeshift broadcasting booth where the two […]


Blast from the past: Ye olde police blotter

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In this series, we take a look back at news coverage from the early days of the Historic Triangle. In this police blotter from April 22, 1775 it is apparent that alleged criminals could be permanently marked or disfigured for their alleged crimes. Punishments such as flogging, scarring, maiming, or placing an alleged criminal in […]


Williamsburg and James City County break voter registration records, again

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The Historical Triangle saw significant voter registration between Oct. 21 and Oct. 22, after a federal judge ordered Virginia’s voter registration process be extended until 11:59 p.m. last Friday. James City County saw 292 citizens register to vote between the original voter registration deadline of Oct. 17 and Oct. 23, the day after the voter […]


2016 Election Guide: Virginia’s proposed constitutional amendments

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Polls are set to open in the Historic Triangle on Nov. 8, and with Election Day looming, voters are preparing themselves for ballots filled with special elections and proposed constitutional amendments. The Commonwealth of Virginia will have two proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot this election. Constitutional amendments may be placed on the ballot after […]


WJCC School Board candidates face off in Monday night debate

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An excited crowd listened to two candidates for the Williamsburg-James City County School Board face off Monday night in the race to represent the Powhatan District of James City County. The public forum, held at the Stryker Center and attended by roughly 50 guests, was sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Williamsburg area, the Williamsburg […]


Interactive: Voter registration breaks records in James City County and Williamsburg

Voters exit the JCC Recreation Center, which served as a polling place for the presidential primary March 1, 2016. (Kirsten Petersen/ WYDaily)

Residents in the Historic Triangle have registered to vote in record numbers for this contentious presidential election. Records were broken in James City County and the City of Williamsburg for the total number of registered voters in those areas, while York County saw a slight decrease in the total number of registered voters since the second election […]


National Park event to follow journey from slavery to freedom

In July, the Virginia Black Storytellers, held a Freedom Stories event at Freedom Park to honor African Americans who lived inside Freedom Park. (Photo courtesy of James City County)

This Saturday, in honor of Historic Green Spring day, the National Park Service will hold an event tracing the African American journey from colonial-era slavery to freedom. According to a NPS news release, the family friendly event will remap the physical and historical pathway to freedom by charting a course from Green Spring to Freedom Park. […]


Local law enforcement, DEA team up for drug take back event

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The James City County Police Department, Williamsburg Police and York County-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office have teamed up with the Drug Enforcement Administration to host separate prescription drug take back events for area residents Saturday.    According to the Centers for Disease Control, overdose deaths involving prescription opioids have quadrupled since 1999, and so have sales of the prescription […]