City in contract to purchase Capitol Landing Road shopping center


City officials have identified the Capitol Landing Center as ripe for redevelopment and have approved $770,000 to purchase the parcel as soon as this summer. According to Michele DeWitt, Economic Development Director for the City of Williamsburg, City Council has entered into a contract to purchase the site at the intersection of Capitol Landing Road […]

Man charged with attempted murder after hotel shooting

Brian Keith Lyons (Courtesy VPRJ)

One man has been charged with attempted murder after police say he fired a shot at another man at a hotel on Capitol Landing Road. Brian Keith Lyons, 33, is charged with attempted murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, brandishing, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, possession of firearms while […]

New whiskey distillery opens Saturday in Williamsburg

Rick Wasmund, owner of Copper Fox Distillery.(Kirsten Petersen/ WYDaily)

Copper Fox Williamsburg will offer visitors their first taste of whiskey distilled in-house during a soft opening this weekend. Rick Wasmund, owner of the Sperryville-based Copper Fox Distillery, said the tasting room at 901 Capitol Landing Road will be open to the public starting this Saturday. Visitors will also be able to see the distilling […]

Copper Fox Distillery Prepares for June ‘Taste Test’ of Williamsburg Location

Rick Wasmund, owner of Copper Fox Distillery.(Kirsten Petersen/ WYDaily)

Copper Fox Distillery owner Rick Wasmund says he is targeting June 1 as the day Williamsburg residents can get their first tour of the transformations taking place at the former Lord Paget Hotel – and taste some whisky, too. Since he purchased the multi-building complex at 901 Capital Landing Road last March, Wasmund and his team have been […]