Mullin defeats Cordasco in race for 93rd


Democrat Mike Mullin defeated Republican Heather Cordasco in a highly contested race to represent the 93rd Delegate District in the Virginia General Assembly. “This is a truly humbling moment,” Mullin said Tuesday. “But now we have to get to work.” Mullin and related political action committees had outraised his opponent by nearly $63,000. With 88 percent of precincts reporting […]

Meet the candidates for the 2nd Congressional District


It’s election day, and you couldn’t possibly have waited any more time before deciding between the two candidates in the race for the 2nd Congressional District. The winning candidate will represent Accomack and Northampton, York counties, the City of Williamsburg and parts of James City County. The district also includes all of Virginia Beach City and parts […]

Interactive: Where to vote and what will be on your ballot


Election Day is nearer by the second, and after redistricting earlier this year even WYDaily staff was confused about which precincts are eligible to vote in which race. With three special elections (the 93rd House of Delegates, the 1st Senate District and Powhatan’s school board representative race) and two Congressional seats on the line, we wanted […]

‘Top Cop’ award given to WPD Investigator Sean Hughes

Major Don Janderup (left) and Chief Dave Sloggie (right) congratulate Investigator Sean Hughes (center) on receiving the Williamsburg Top Cop award from the Greater Hampton Roads Crime Lines, Inc., courtesy of City of Williamsburg.

Williamsburg Investigator Sean Hughes was declared a “Top Cop” by the Greater Hampton Roads Crime Lines, Inc., in Portsmouth Monday. According to a news release, Hughes started with the Williamsburg Police Department in 2011.  Hughes has previously been recognized in July 2014, April 2015 and September 2015 as “Standout Officer of the Month” as well […]

Case continued for couple charged with operating mobile meth lab

Jennifer D. Kendrick and Robert C. Copley, Jr. (Courtesy VPRJ)

A court appearance scheduled for Monday for Robert Copley, Jr. and Jennifer Kendrick, a couple charged with operating a mobile meth lab out of a minivan, was continued until Jan. 4.  Copley, Jr., 38 of Williamsburg, was charged Oct. 6 with possession of a schedule I or II drug, conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamines, manufacture of methamphetamines, […]

Yorktown marks historic arrival of replica Spanish Galleon

In the midst of a warm autumn sunset, hundreds of onlookers witnessed history Wednesday as the El Galeon Andalucia, a replica of a 17th century Spanish Galleon, made its way to the Yorktown Harbor docks.   “Even in the off-season it’s good for York County and the surrounding localities,” Yorktown Dockmaster James Scruggs said of the historic arrival […]

Complete guide to the 2016 general election ballot

Voters mulled constitutional amendments

Election day is less than a week away and with an abundance of candidates and proposed commonwealth constitutional amendments this election’s ballot is more complicated than those of recent years. More so than past years, an election guide is a must, which is why we’ve compiled a comprehensive ballot guide. What you need to know about your […]

Colonial Williamsburg hosting Brazilian-style bluegrass band at Kimball

(Courtesy CW)

Colonial Williamsburg will host Matuto, a Brazilian-style bluegrass band based out of Brooklyn, New York, Wednesday at the Kimball Theatre. The band is a “groove-based collective, drawn to the dance rhythms of Brazilian roots music,” according to a Colonial Williamsburg news release. Colonial Williamsburg has indicated that the Matuto show will not be a one-of-a-kind occurrence […]

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