Friday, February 3, 2023

ICYMI: Hatchet in the courthouse, wrong PPP info, cats, dog inside U-Haul 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.

Hatchet in the courthouse

There are pieces of local history scattered throughout the York-Poquoson Courthouse that passersby might never even notice. READ MORE

Hatchet in the York-Poquoson Courthouse tells the story of justice, death and forgiveness

Wrong PPP info

A list of small businesses that received Payroll Protection Program loans was made public Monday, but for some businesses, including in Williamsburg, the information is incorrect and causing confusion. READ MORE

A list of PPP loans is available, but there might be some mistakes. Take for instance St. Bede in Williamsburg

Cats, dog inside U-Haul

A woman is facing more than a dozen animal cruelty charges after deputies found 14 cats and one dog in a U-Haul truck outside a Walmart in York County. READ MORE

14 cats and a dog found inside a U-Haul in York County

Demographics during traffic stops

Law enforcement officers in Virginia will now be required to record demographic data during traffic stops. READ MORE

New state law requires police to record demographics during traffic stops. Here’s what’s going on in the Historic Triangle

More townhomes

Stanley Martin Homes plans to build townhomes and apartments in the Kelton Station neighborhood of York County. READ MORE

Look out York County: More townhomes, apartments may be coming soon

John Mangalonzo
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John Mangalonzo (john@localdailymedia.com) 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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