Jamestown archaeologist Bill Kelso releases new book on recent discoveries

Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation's Director of Archaeology Dr. Bill Kelso (left) and President James Horn. (Nicole Trifone/WYDaily)

A Williamsburg resident who rediscovered the first English colony in North America is publishing a new book about his team’s most recent discoveries in Historic Jamestown. Dr. William “Bill” Kelso, Director of Archaeology at Jamestown Rediscovery, will be releasing “Jamestown: The Truth Revealed” on May 15, according to a press release from the University of […]

Bandits with outstanding warrants, accused of shoplifting $785 in goods from Premium Outlets

Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store (Courtesy Google Maps)

A trio of bandits — two already wanted on outstanding warrants —  are accused of shoplifting nearly $785 in clothing last Wednesday from the Williamsburg Premium Outlets, police said. Brittany Cook, a 27-year-old Poquoson resident, 41-year-old Christopher Williams of Hampton and 36-year-old Jennifer E. McLemore of Williamsburg are charged with grand larceny and conspiracy to commit larceny, […]

W&M community offers input on search for next president

Members of the presidential search committee met with faculty, staff and students last week in order to inform their work. (Photo by Stephen Salpukas)

William & Mary’s next president must understand and promote the value of diversity across all levels of the community, appreciate and enhance the school’s unprecedented rise as a research university and acknowledge and advance W&M’s unique tradition of student-faculty relationships outside of the classroom. Those were just a few of the recurring suggestions coming from […]

Peninsula police participate in national drug take-back initiative

(Courtesy JCCPD)

Police want to help you clear out your medicine cabinet. The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office, the James City County Police Department and the Williamsburg Police Department — in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency — will host drug take-back events Saturday, April 29, according to separate press releases. The events will allow residents to dispose of […]