Thursday, July 18, 2024

ICYMI this week: New consignment shop, Farm Fresh shooting widow asks for settlement and more

With dozens of headlines every day, it’s easy to miss some here and there.

Keep the conversation going. Here are five stories highlighting both the new and old this week:

Jamestown Unearthed: Cellar catches experts by surprise

As archaeologists at Jamestown Rediscovery continue to dig into the Historic Jamestowne church that has stood at the site of the James Fort since 1906, they’ve uncovered something they weren’t expecting. READ MORE

Archaeologists uncovered a dagger hilt in the cellar in the Jamestown church. (WYDaily/ Courtesy Mary Anna Hartley, Jamestown Rediscovery)
Archaeologists uncovered a dagger hilt in the cellar in the Jamestown church. (WYDaily/ Courtesy Mary Anna Hartley, Jamestown Rediscovery)

New consignment shop to sell gently used clothing to growing families

A new family-owned consignment shop is aiming to make starting a family more affordable. READ MORE

Sally Mae's Consignment opened in York County June 2. (WYDaily/Courtesy Liz Coffee)
Sally Mae’s Consignment opened in York County June 2. (WYDaily/Courtesy Liz Coffee)

Widow asks court to OK settlement in husband’s shooting death at Norge Farm Fresh

The widow of a man killed while shopping at the Farm Fresh store in Norge is asking a court to approve a $300,000 settlement in a wrongful death case against the man who shot her husband. READ MORE

Gabriel "Gabe" Ryan Maness (left) with his wife Kristy Maness (WYDaily/Courtesy of Rick Maness)
Gabriel “Gabe” Ryan Maness (left) with his wife Kristy Maness (WYDaily/Courtesy of Rick Maness)

Busch Gardens gets OK for mystery attraction

A 115-foot tall attraction is coming to Busch Gardens. READ MORE

A height simulation for the proposed ride, as viewed from the entrance to Ireland. (WYDaily/Courtesy James City County)
A height simulation for the proposed ride, as viewed from the entrance to Ireland. (WYDaily/Courtesy James City County)

Man with long criminal history accused of assaulting worker at Williamsburg hospital

A man wanted in December by the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office who was found and arrested in April is now facing new charges after an altercation at a Williamsburg hospital. READ MORE

Justin Marshall Evans (WYDaily/York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office)
Justin Marshall Evans (WYDaily/York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office)
Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing is the Assistant Editor at WYDaily. Sarah was born in the state of Maine, grew up along the coast, and attended college at the University of Maine at Orono. Sarah left Maine in October 2015 when she was offered a job at a newspaper in West Point, Va. Courts, crime, public safety and civil rights are among Sarah’s favorite topics to cover. She currently covers those topics in Williamsburg, James City County and York County. Sarah has been recognized by other news organizations, state agencies and civic groups for her coverage of a failing fire-rescue system, an aging agriculture industry and lack of oversight in horse rescue groups. In her free time, Sarah enjoys lazing around with her two cats, Salazar and Ruth, drinking copious amounts of coffee and driving places in her white truck.

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