Sunday, February 5, 2023

ICYMI: Indoor gun range, Busch Gardens leaked documents, Ignition Center 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 WYDaily’s most-read stories from this week.

An indoor gun range was approved here four years ago, so why is it still in the works?

The proposal for an indoor gun range was approved four years ago and it was never built. READ MORE

Screenshot of the Conceptual Plan for the indoor shooting range in York County (WYDaily/ Courtesy of The Digges Company)
Screenshot of the Conceptual Plan for the indoor shooting range in York County (WYDaily/ Courtesy of The Digges Company)

A new type of workspace is coming to Williamsburg

For those in Williamsburg who work from home, there are going to be new options for where work is done. READ MORE

The Ignition Center is expanding its business to include a new coworking space for local entrepreneurs. (WYDaily/Courtesy Proximo Marketing)
The Ignition Center is expanding its business to include a new coworking space for local entrepreneurs. (WYDaily/Courtesy Proximo Marketing)

JCC looks at changing employee classification after part-timer brings up discrepancy in benefits

Because of its diversity, the county employs a vast array of people, such as park attendants, police officers, social workers and more. And, within that group of people, there are dozens of employees under numerous employment classifications, from seasonal to salaried full-time. READ MORE

The James City County Government Center (WYDaily/File photo)
The James City County Government Center (WYDaily/File photo)

So what’s the deal with those highway markers?

Driving on the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel at night, you might see a small, reflecting light on the side of the road. READ MORE

Highway markers, such as the one pictured above, help drivers see the lines at night (WYDaily/ Courtesy of VDOT)
Highway markers, such as the one pictured above, help drivers see the lines at night (WYDaily/ Courtesy of VDOT)

Supposed leaked documents give insight into Busch Gardens’ possible plans for 355-foot attraction

Documents obtained by a fan group of Busch Gardens Williamsburg indicate there could be another roller coaster — possibly a giga coaster — on the way in 2021. READ MORE

A recreated plan by BGWFans shows the station formerly used by Drachen Fire in a new form in leaked documents. (WYDaily/Courtesy of BGWFans)
A recreated plan by BGWFans shows the station formerly used by Drachen Fire in a new form in leaked documents. (WYDaily/Courtesy of BGWFans)
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.

Related Articles

MORE FROM AUTHOR