Sunday, August 7, 2022

ICYMI this week: CW president says restructuring is paying off, Williamsburg couple goes missing in California and more

With dozens of headlines each day, it’s easy for some to get lost in the mix.

Stay up to date and get in on the conversation. Here are some of this week’s most-read headlines:

What will Midtown Row look like? Here’s a glimpse

With Williamsburg’s newest supermarket scheduled to open this week, Midtown Row is closer to taking shape. READ MORE

An overhead view of the new-look Midtown Row, once it is completed. (WYDaily/ Courtesy Broad Street Realty)
An overhead view of the new-look Midtown Row, once it is completed. (WYDaily/ Courtesy Broad Street Realty)

York County supervisor arrested, charged with boating under the influence

A York County supervisor was arrested over the weekend while boating on the Poquoson River and charged with operating the vessel while under the influence, Virginia Marine Police say. READ MORE

Chad Green (WYDaily/File photo)
Chad Green (WYDaily/File photo)

Williamsburg couple goes missing on road trip through California; car, man’s remains found

A search for a missing Williamsburg couple on vacation is underway after crews found male remains and the couple’s abandoned vehicle at Amboy Crater National Natural Landmark in San Bernardino County, California. READ MORE

A search for a missing Williamsburg couple on vacation in California is underway at Amboy Crater National Natural Landmark. (WYDaily/Courtesy San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department)
A search for a missing Williamsburg couple on vacation in California is underway at Amboy Crater National Natural Landmark. (WYDaily/Courtesy San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department)

Early birds pack Earth Fare for grand opening, shopping deals

Clouds shrouded the sunrise Wednesday, but a queue of shoppers snaked along the Midtown Row sidewalk and out to Monticello Avenue just after dawn. READ MORE

C.J. Franklin of Williamsburg, right, waits with others for the opening of the new Earth Fare grocery store on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (WYDaily/Bryan DeVasher)
C.J. Franklin of Williamsburg, right, waits with others for the opening of the new Earth Fare grocery store on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (WYDaily/Bryan DeVasher)

One year after Colonial Williamsburg restructuring, CEO says efforts are paying off

One year after announcing a plan to restructure the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, lay off employees and outsource operations, foundation officials are saying the company’s finances are on the upswing. READ MORE

Colonial Williamsburg President and CEO Mitchell B. Reiss said the foundation’s “aggressive” restructuring plan “is working.” (Steve Roberts, Jr./WYDaily)
Colonial Williamsburg President and CEO Mitchell B. Reiss said the foundation’s “aggressive” restructuring plan “is working.” (Steve Roberts, Jr./WYDaily)
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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