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 […]

VDOT: I-64 east emergency road repairs; expect delays during morning commute

I-64 & Colonial Parkway

Update 11:52: Emergency repairs are a part of the I-64 widening project and are expected continue through the late afternoon. Motorists can expect major delays thorough Thursday as crews are making emergency road repairs on I-64 East near Colonial Parkway (before Exit 242) in York County, according to a Virginia Department of Transportation release. The repairs, […]

Local author to speak on lesser-known side of World War II

Author Karen Batshaw will discuss what it meant to be a Greek Jew or Orthodox Christian in 1941 during Nazi occupation of Greece. (Courtesy Williamsburg Regional Library)

When World War II is discussed, the conversation often revolves around Nazi Germany, concentration camps in Poland and mass civilian deaths. But Thursday night, a lesser-known side of World War II will enter the spotlight at the Stryker Center in Williamsburg. Local author Karen Batshaw will discuss her fictional novel about the German invasion and occupation […]