James City County proposes pay raises to curtail firefighter turnover

James City County and City of Williamsburg fire departments responded to a fire on the 100 block of Teal Way in Seasons Trace. (Ty Hodges/WYDaily)

WYDaily.com is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties. For several years, the James City County fire department has seen a growing trend in firefighter turnover — as much as 15 percent of its force departing in one year.  While some firefighters resign for medical reasons or retirement, […]

James City County police renew public call for help in locating violent sex offender

(Courtesy James City County Police Department)

WYDaily.com is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties. Authorities have renewed a call for the public’s help in finding a registered violent sex offender whose last known address was in James City County. Police have placed Bruce Wayne Harris Jr., 34, on its most wanted list, according […]

Police seek woman accused of $1K shopping spree at Stein Mart using fake Fla. I.D.

(Courtesy JCCPD)

WYDaily.com is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties. Authorities are looking for a “heavy-set” woman accused of purchasing more than $1,000 of merchandise last month from Stein Mart at Settlers Market on Monticello Avenue after opening a store credit card with a fake Florida driver’s license, according […]

Historic Triangle suspends regional funding to PHF in wake of state investigation

A taxi cab driver drops off a passenger at the entrance to the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) in Newport News. (Steve Roberts, Jr./WYDaily)International Airport.”

WYDaily.com is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties. Felix “Baba” Simmons, a driver with All City Taxi, said he hasn’t been picking up as many people at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport [PHF] since the state started looking into the airport’s finances. The investigation, which began earlier this […]

Early rumblings within local parties set stage for JCC supervisors’ race

The James City County Board of Supervisors started on March 30 marking the start of a seven month long election season. Jim Icenhour's gunning for the Jamestown district seat he lost to supervisor Kevin Onizuk by 30 votes in 2013. (Steve Roberts, Jr./WYDaily)

WYDaily.com is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties. With Election Day more than six months away, an old matchup and a new rivalry already are dominating the James City County Board of Supervisors’ races. Supervisor Michael Hipple, who is running as an Independent in the Powhatan district […]

Taylor family farm land-use application moves forward

A house on the Taylor family's property sits in a large farm field on Richmond Road in Toano. (Sarah Fearing/WYDaily)

WYDaily.com is your source for free news and information in Williamsburg, James City & York Counties. For nearly three years, the Taylor family has worked to secure alternatives for the future of their 217-acre swath of farmland at near Anderson’s Corner in Toano. Family members from multiple generations have written letters, attended and spoken at […]

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