Tuesday, November 29, 2022

ICYMI: HIV-positive kidney donor, Colonial Pie Co. closes, former Lafayette High School principal indicted and more

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

Get in on the conversation and get caught up with this list of WYDaily’s most-read stories from this past week.

He’s HIV-positive and donated one of his kidneys. The recipient, also HIV-positive

Being HIV-positive didn’t stop Karl Neumann in giving a gift of life to another person, who also is HIV positive. READ MORE

Karl Neumann meets Dr. Kadiyala Ravindra in pre-op before donating a kidney. Duke is the only transplant center in North Carolina approved for HOPE Act transplants. (Shawn Rocco/Duke Health)
Karl Neumann meets Dr. Kadiyala Ravindra in pre-op before donating a kidney. Duke is the only transplant center in North Carolina approved for HOPE Act transplants. (Shawn Rocco/Duke Health)

Colonial Pie Co. is closed. Here’s why

Several months ago, Colonial Pie Co. shut its doors on Richmond Road, closing up shop in the building formerly occupied by Cozy Patio at 1330 Richmond Road. READ MORE

The sign outside Colonial Pie Company says "Round food is good food." (Andrew Harris/WYDaily)
The sign outside Colonial Pie Company says “Round food is good food.” (Andrew Harris/WYDaily)

Court docs: Former Lafayette High School principal indicted on embezzlement charge

The former Lafayette High School principal allegedly embezzled more than $500, court records show. READ MORE

Kimberly Hollemon submitted her resignation as principal of Lafayette High School on Thursday. (WYDaily/Courtesy of LHSPrin_WJCC Twitter)
Kimberly Hollemon submitted her resignation as principal of Lafayette High School on Thursday. (WYDaily/Courtesy of LHSPrin_WJCC Twitter)

Tucked away in Williamsburg, a small red cottage highlights efforts to preserve post-colonial history

Overlooking a small pond and surrounded by trees, a small burgundy cottage is tucked away in Colonial Williamsburg, just steps away from the Williamsburg Inn. READ MORE

Wells Fargo requested this summer to demolish a 1946 house on Bucktrout Lane. (WYDaily/Courtesy of City of Williamsburg)
Wells Fargo requested this summer to demolish a 1946 house on Bucktrout Lane. (WYDaily/Courtesy of City of Williamsburg)

This Williamsburg bakery is bringing retro treats to local taste buds

With fall just around the corner, a bakery in Williamsburg is providing sweet treats to keep locals cozy. READ MORE

Kristi's in the Burg will host an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. (WYDaily/Courtesy Kristi Seff)
Kristi’s in the Burg will host an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. (WYDaily/Courtesy Kristi Seff)
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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