Wednesday, October 5, 2022

ICYMI this week: Farm Fresh to stay in Norge, fire at Busch Gardens and more

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

Catch up on the latest news with this list of our top-five most-read headlines.

Groomer charged with animal cruelty after 13-year-old dog taken to emergency vet

On Aug. 1, a homeowner reported that Kimberly Martin, 30, of York County, visited their Kingsmill home around 7 a.m. to groom their two dogs. READ MORE

A James City County Police car
(WYDaily photo/Courtesy JCCPD)

Teen charged with animal cruelty after ‘distressed’ dog removed from car at Busch Gardens, police say

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with animal cruelty after allegedly leaving a young dog locked in a car with all the windows closed at Busch Gardens. READ MORE

Busch Gardens France parking lot (WYDaily/Courtesy Google Maps)
Busch Gardens France parking lot (WYDaily/Courtesy Google Maps)

Farm Fresh in Norge will remain open under new management

While Farm Fresh locations across Virginia were sold or closed this year, the store in Norge will remain open under the same name but with new management, regional manager John Black said. READ MORE

Shoppers leave the Farm Fresh grocery story in Norge. (WYDaily/Bryan DeVasher)
Shoppers leave the Farm Fresh grocery story in Norge. (WYDaily/Bryan DeVasher)

Busch Gardens employee sustains minor injuries in train fire

A Busch Gardens employee was injured after an out-of-service train caught fire Thursday. READ MORE

(WYDaily/Courtesy Busch Gardens)
(WYDaily/Courtesy Busch Gardens)

After four years, there’s finally a new place to get coffee in Historic Yorktown

After being dormant for more than four years — and serving as  little more than a backdrop for tourists snapping photographs since the Carrot Tree moved its location to the waterfront— the National Park Services’ 1736 Cole Digges House at 411 Main St. in Historic Yorktown has a new occupant. READ MORE

The Cole Digges House in Yorktown is up for lease, but the cost of maintaining the historic building could be an issue for small businesses, according to former tenant Glenn Helseth, owner of the Carrot Tree Kitchen. (Alexa Doiron/WYDaily)
The Cole Digges House in Yorktown. (Alexa Doiron/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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