Friday, August 19, 2022

ICYMI this week: Barbecue, ‘Fox and Friends’ and more

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

Keep the conversation going. Here are five of our top-read headlines this week:

Matchsticks BBQ moves into Williamsburg as couple launches family business

When Matt and Nicole Sileno got married at the Stone Tower Winery in Leesburg in March 2017, they had their big day catered by an award-winning food truck named Cured. READ MORE

Nicole and Matt Sileno are the owners of the Matchsticks BBQ food truck. (WYDaily/Andrew Harris)
Nicole and Matt Sileno are the owners of the Matchsticks BBQ food truck. (WYDaily/Andrew Harris)

Protesters, fans turn out as ‘Fox and Friends’ broadcasts from Colonial Williamsburg

A live broadcast by “Fox and Friends” in Colonial Williamsburg attracted both protesters and supporters to the Governor’s Palace Green early Tuesday. READ MORE

Gene and Karen Niston, of Texas, take a photo of Lois Stallman and her children with Fox News reporter Anna Kooiman. After seeing news on the internet about a Fox and Friends visit to the Historic Area, about a dozen protesters took to the Palace Green, carrying signs and occasionally shouting at Fox News crews. (WYDaily/Sarah Fearing)
Gene and Karen Niston, of Texas, take a photo of Lois Stallman and her children with Fox News reporter Anna Kooiman. After seeing news on the internet about a Fox and Friends visit to the Historic Area, about a dozen protesters took to the Palace Green, carrying signs and occasionally shouting at Fox News crews. (WYDaily/Sarah Fearing)

Police: Intoxicated driver crashes into Williams-Sonoma in Merchants Square

A 21-year-old woman was arrested after she crashed her car into the Williams-Sonoma building in downtown Williamsburg, police said. READ MORE

Police say a drunken driver crashed into the Williams-Sonoma building in Merchants Square early Sunday morning. (WYDaily/Sarah Fearing)
Police say a drunken driver crashed into the Williams-Sonoma building in Merchants Square early Sunday morning. (WYDaily/Sarah Fearing)

Dozens of boaters cited during crackdown on James, York rivers

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has released the results from its recent water patrols. READ MORE

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries police officers netted 38 citations on the water during Operation Dry Water last year. (WYDaily/ Courtesy Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries)
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries police officers netted 38 citations on the water during Operation Dry Water last year. (WYDaily/ Courtesy Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries)

Full-service bike shop finds new location in Williamsburg

A new shop in downtown is making it easier for residents and tourists to bike the ‘burg. READ MORE

The shop is now offering free bike pick-up and delivery for people living in qualifying areas. (WYDaily/File photo)
The shop is now offering free bike pick-up and delivery for people living in qualifying areas. (WYDaily/File photo)
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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