Virginia entrepreneurs to ‘swim with the sharks’ at Stryker Center

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Williamsburg residents will soon have the chance to watch entrepreneurs go swimming with the sharks. The Stryker Center will host the “Virginia Shark Tank” — an event that aims to showcase statewide entrepreneurs, and market their budding businesses to Historic Triangle investors. According to a press release from Ignition Business Accelerator, “Virginia Shark Tank” will […]

Lafayette High School evacuated after bomb threat

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Update 12:32 p.m.: Lafayette High School has been reopened after it was evacuated Monday morning following a bomb threat. According to a tweet from Williamsburg-James City County Schools, students and staff are reentering the building and will be served lunch. The fourth block period of the day has been shortened and dismissal remains at its […]

Man who attempted to sexually assault neighbor granted conditional release

David Paul Gallant (Photo courtesy Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail)

A 62-year-old man found not guilty by reason of insanity was granted conditional release from Eastern State Hospital Wednesday morning after undergoing two years of psychiatric treatment. David Paul Gallant was found not guilty by reason of insanity after breaking into a neighbor’s home in Williamsburg and attempting to sexually assault her in February 2014. […]

Jamestown Unearthed: Archaeologists explore tombs at center of 1901 woman-led dig

The interior Memorial Church at Historic Jamestowne. Archaeologists Mary Anna Hartley and Bob Chartrand excavate along the northern wall to the left of the frame. The chancel- the holiest place in the church- lies in the background along the eastern wall. (Andrew Harris/WYDaily)

In 1901, Mary Jeffery Galt and the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities broke ground on the remnants of a 17th-century church in Jamestown. More than a century later, a team of archaeologists from Preservation Virginia are doing the same. Their goal is to learn as much as they can about the historic churches […]

VDOT to start late-night paving on Jamestown Road Sunday

Re-paving and widening of the south shoulder of Franklin Farm Road near Tranquility Lane in the Franklin Farm section of Oak Hill, Fairfax County, Virginia. (File photo)

Motorists driving after dark in James City County should expect delays as the Virginia Department of Transportation begins night work along Jamestown Road starting Sunday. VDOT is set to begin a milling and paving project between Humelsine Parkway and Jamestown-Scotland Ferry dock. Crews will be working between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. for two to three […]

100-plus rally against Trump’s plan to defund Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts

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Area politicians, activists, and environmental groups rallied in Williamsburg Saturday morning against the proposed slashing of all federal funding designated for cleanup programs at the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Nearly 150 people met at College Landing Park on College Creek Saturday to rally in support of keeping the $73 million of funding for the […]