Former mayor Clyde Haulman’s assault case continued


A court appearance of former Williamsburg mayor Clyde Haulman slated for Friday morning has been continued until Dec. 9. Haulman was charged with misdemeanor Assault and Battery after an altercation in March. The complainant, Gary Shelley, charged that Haulman — who was mayor at the time — grabbed his tie and yanked it back and forth after […]

Busch Gardens announces reduced ticket prices for Christmas Town

(Courtesy Busch Gardens.)

Joining the ranks of cookies, gifts and Santa Claus, Busch Gardens’ Christmas Town has become a Williamsburg holiday tradition that provides warmth and cheer in the cold month of December. As Busch Gardens gears up for another holiday season, one tradition the park is discarding is the pricing for the winter wonderland. According to the […]

Update: Armed robbery in the area of Rolling Meadows

William and Mary

5:26 p.m. update: According to an alert from William and Mary, police do not believe that the three armed suspects remain in the area.  The robbery occurred at approximately 4:25 p.m. in the Rolling Meadows neighborhood. WMPD has increased patrols in the area and will continue to do so throughout the evening.  While WMPD states […]

Update on KingsLand website offers insight into Pottery’s plans for property

Concept art for a KingsLand Biodome. (Courtesy

A new page on the KingsLand USA website provides an update regarding the proposed tourist attraction’s timeline. Last month it was revealed that the Williamsburg Pottery is exploring development plans for 737 acres of undeveloped land that is owned by — and adjacent to — the Pottery. The KingsLand website listed many potential plans for […]

Colonial Williamsburg unveils new mobile app

(Courtesy Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.)

Colonial Williamsburg unveiled a new mobile application Thursday that will allow guests to navigate the Revolutionary City using 21st-century tools. “Guests visit the Revolutionary City to immerse themselves in the 18th century, yet they still look to their mobile devices to guide them and enrich their experiences,” said Colonial Williamsburg’s Executive Director of Marketing Andrea Sardone […]

Williamsburg EDA moves to join regional partnership, stimulate local business


Williamsburg’s Economic Development Authority approved two motions during a meeting Wednesday — and both have the potential to assist local business owners. At Wednesday’s EDA meeting, board members voted unanimously in favor of formalizing their plans to join the Greater Williamsburg Partnership. The GWP will be governed by a Board of Directors that includes EDA directors, members […]