W&M prof releases book on infamous scandals in college sports

Education Professor Jamel K. Donnor co-edited "Scandals in College Sports," a new book that explores 21 infamous athletic scandals and how they could have been handled differently. (Photo by Kelsh Wilson)

It’s that time of year where all eyes are trained on brackets, hoops and young phenoms with dreams of making it big in the NBA. But, amidst the spectacle of March Madness, there’s a different kind of madness that’s becoming increasingly more visible in college sports — scandals.  In Scandals in College Sports, co-editors Jamel […]

JCC taps former Hampton official to lead economic development

Amy Jordan previous lead the city of Hampton's Economic Development

James City County has tapped Amy Jordan as its new Economic Development Director beginning April 17, county officials announced Friday. Jordan, a Peninsula native, formerly served as the Redevelopment Manager for the City of Hampton’s Department of Economic Development. “I am excited to join a dynamic team and implement the economic development vision by generating […]

Police: Man and woman wielding knife attack delivery man during early morning robbery

Crime scene tape (file photo)

Williamsburg Police are investigating an early Thursday morning robbery in which a man and a woman attacked a pizza delivery man at an Americas’ Inn on Richmond Road, according to a statement released by police. The victim was cut during a struggle with Rodney O’Bryan Bartlett, 46 of York County, who is charged with robbery, grand […]

Princeton Review and WRL partner to offer SAT prep series


This spring high-schoolers in Williamsburg, York and James City counties will get a boost toward ramping up their SATs scores. Princeton Review is partnering with the Williamsburg Regional Library to host a series of three free SAT prep courses, which will take place at the James City County Library, 7770 Croaker Rd. The classes will […]

First responders battle fire at multi-family dwelling in York County

York County Firefighter battle a blaze at York Crossing Townhouses (Courtesy of YCFDLS)

Firefighters responded to an evening blaze at York Crossing Townhouse complex, fire officials said Thursday. No one was injured in the fire that happened Thursday shortly after 8 p.m. in the 100 block of Souverain Landing in York’s Grafton section, according to a release from Fire Chief Stephen P. Kopczynski,  York County Fire Department and […]

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