Friday, January 27, 2023

ICYMI this week: New places to get beer in town, woman charged with child endangerment, a lightning strike and more

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

Get in on the conversation. Catch up on this week’s most-read stories on WYDaily here:

Amber Ox owner plans beer hall, entertainment center in Merchants Square

A taco truck, vintage arcade games, live music and a selection of locally brewed beer could soon be found in one new business in downtown Williamsburg. READ MORE

Artists rendition of how the new beer hall may look from the outside. (WYDaily/ Courtesy Precarious Beer Project)
Artists rendition of how the new beer hall may look from the outside. (WYDaily/ Courtesy Precarious Beer Project)

80 craft beers on their way to New Town by year’s end

The Brass Tap, a craft-beer bar franchise, will take over a 3,400-square-foot space along Main Street across from the Regal Theater. READ MORE

A rendering of what the Brass Tap bar may look like. (WYDaily/ Courtesy Cushman and Wakefield)
A rendering of what the Brass Tap bar may look like. (WYDaily/ Courtesy Cushman and Wakefield)

Woman charged with child endangerment after backing car into tree

Jennipher Anne Thompson, 35, is charged with two counts of child endangerment and reckless driving following a vehicle incident at a hotel in the 3000 block of Richmond Road, police say. READ MORE

Police responded to the hotel around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a single-vehicle crash. (WYDaily/Courtesy Google Maps)
Police responded to the hotel around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a single-vehicle crash. (WYDaily/Courtesy Google Maps)

VIDEO: Guest captures lightning strike at Great Wolf Lodge

A guest staying at Great Wolf Lodge captured a lightning strike on camera as it struck the outside of a lodge building. READ MORE

(WYDaily/Courtesy Julia Van)
(WYDaily/Courtesy Julia Van)

Man arrested at Williamsburg hotel following armed robbery at CVS

Matthew Gray Fitzwater, of Williamsburg, is charged with armed robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. READ MORE

Matthew Gray Fitzwater, 27 (WYDaily/Courtesy VPRJ)
Matthew Gray Fitzwater, 27 (WYDaily/Courtesy VPRJ)
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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