Monday, October 3, 2022

ICYMI: Alapaca attack, Williamsburg on the New York Times list, New Town business closes and more

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

Get in on the conversation with this list of our most-read stories for the past week.

Alpaca attack — and no legal repercussion — prompts JCC supes to push for change

In recent decades, science has revealed alpacas and llamas are actually quite different. READ MORE 

Alpacas will be among the participants at Yorktown's Christmas Market on Main Street Sunday. (WYDaily/Courtesy TKTK)
(WYDaily/Courtesy TKTK)

Williamsburg earns spot on New York Times list

Whether you’re traveling from the other side of the globe or the country, the Williamsburg area is a target destination. READ MORE

A new exhibit at the Jamestown Settlement is expected to be a big draw for tourists. (Photo courtesy of Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation)
An exhibit at the Jamestown Settlement that showcases women’s contributions to the development of the United States is expected to be a big draw for tourists. (Photo courtesy of Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation)

Will ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment affect local churches? Depends who you ask

Since 1972, the United States has been toiling over the Equal Rights Amendment, a proposed Constitutional amendment that would ensure women’s rights to education and a fair workplace. READ MORE

The National Center for Transgender Equality, NCTE, and the Human Rights Campaign gather on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, for a #WontBeErased rally. Anatomy at birth may prompt a check in the "male" or "female" box on the birth certificate _ but to doctors and scientists, sex and gender aren't always the same thing. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

New Town juice bar closes

A juice bar that opened in 2017 in New Town is now closing its doors. READ MORE

Deborah and Kalvin prepare one of their signature juices behind the bar at JuiceFix Juicery. (WYDaily/Andrea Harris)
Deborah and Kalvin prepare one of their signature juices behind the bar at JuiceFix Juicery. (WYDaily/Andrew Harris)

What issues might present a conflict of interest for York County supervisors? Here’s a rundown

It’s not unusual for elected officials to have more than one job: State and local officials are attorneys, contractors, educators, and more. READ MORE

The York County Board of Supervisors (WYDaily/Courtesy York County)
The York County Board of Supervisors (WYDaily/Courtesy York County)
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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