Sunday, February 5, 2023

ICYMI: Mother’s fight, ‘Constitutional County,’ deadly crash 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 the past week.

Mother’s fight continues

York County School Division officials in a meeting with a mother fighting for more educational hours for her autistic son tried to hash things out in exchange for the mother’s complaints to be withdrawn. READ MORE

YCSD asked this mother to drop her Department of Education complaints in exchange for these

‘Constitutional County’

It was a declaration a majority of the speakers had sought for. READ MORE

York County passes resolution to become ‘Constitutional County’

Deadly crash

James City County Police responded to the crash at around 6:45 p.m. Wednesday in the 5400 block of Olde Towne Road. READ MORE

Williamsburg woman dies in crash on Olde Towne Road


Mark Lshaun Perry-Mitchell, 19, of Hampton, is charged with three counts of robbery, three counts of conspiracy to commit robbery and one count of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. READ MORE

Suspect in connection with robberies in James City County captured in Hampton

School lunch

This is just the beginning of the campaign. READ MORE

This Toano church’s campaign is eliminating lunch debt for WJCC and surrounding schools. Here’s how

John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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