Friday, January 27, 2023

ICYMI: Driver convicted in bicyclist hit-run, Red Pig BBQ closes, brewpub coming to York 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 most-read stories from this week.

Remember that driver in the deadly hit-run of a cyclist in York County? Here’s what he admitted to

A Barhamsville man has pleaded guilty to two felonies for his role in the October 2018 death of Brian Utne, a bicyclist who died after being hit while cycling on Lakeside Drive in York County. READ MORE

Alexander Michael Crosby (WYDaily photo/Courtesy of Henrico County Sheriff's Office)
Alexander Michael Crosby (WYDaily photo/Courtesy of Henrico County Sheriff’s Office)

Red Pig BBQ is closed and there’s a sheriff’s eviction notice on the door

Red Pig BBQ & Brew opened about five months ago off Jamestown Road right next to Toby’s Dog House. READ MORE

Red Pig BBQ off Jamestown Road is closed with a sheriff’s notice on the front door. (WYDaily/ Sarah Fearing)

Brewpub slated for vacant county-owned land in York

York County and Waukeshaw Development announced in a news release Tuesday Beale’s brewpub would open in the 7100 block of George Washington Memorial Highway. READ MORE

A photo from the York County property information system shows a vacant plot of land at 7120 George Washington Memorial Highway. The land will play host to a brewpub, estimated to open within the next few years. (WYDaily/Courtesy of York County)
A photo from the York County property information system shows a vacant plot of land at 7120 George Washington Memorial Highway. The land will play host to a brewpub, estimated to open within the next few years. (WYDaily/Courtesy of York County)

Changes might be coming to the parking lot in Merchants Square — again

In the city of Williamsburg’s Architectural Review Board agenda for Tuesday, the parking lot known as P3 is up for conceptual review once again. READ MORE

The Colonial Williamsburg had retracted their previous application to change the area, but now they are resubmitting new conceptual plans for the City of Williamsburg's architectural review board to review on Tuesday. (WYDaily/Courtesy City of Williamsburg)
The Colonial Williamsburg had retracted their previous application to change the area, but now they are resubmitting new conceptual plans for the City of Williamsburg’s architectural review board to review on Tuesday. (WYDaily/Courtesy City of Williamsburg)

‘Dignity’: James City County aims to reduce repeat 911 calls for lift assists with this partnership

When James City County Fire Chief Ryan Ashe responded to his first home visit for a resident who called 911 for a mobility-related issue, he wanted to make sure his message was clear. READ MORE

(WYDaily/File photo)
(WYDaily/File photo)
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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