Saturday, December 3, 2022

Year in review: an overview of stories from the City of Williamsburg 2020

The Williamsburg City Council met virtually on Thursday to join William and Mary's "Healthy Together: A Community Commitment" to slow the spread of the coronavirus. (WYDaily/Joint Base Langely-Eustis)
The Williamsburg City Council joined William and Mary’s “Healthy Together: A Community Commitment” to slow the spread of the coronavirus this year. (WYDaily/Joint Base Langely-Eustis)

This year, Williamsburg saw protests, COVID-19, businesses close, new ones open, and the start of local traditions.

Through all the ups and downs of the year, the City of Williamsburg continues to evolve each time and overcome new challenges.

Here’s a look at what happened this year in Williamsburg.

Facing off with the coronavirus

Coronavirus ‘presumptive positive’ cases reported in Williamsburg

Protesting racial injustices

‘Kneel for justice, not murder’: Hundreds flood TNCC Williamsburg as protests against racism, injustice continue across the US

Removing a Confederate memorial

The Confederate memorial in Williamsburg is no more

Making new historical discoveries

This project will explore the site of America’s oldest church founded by enslaved and free Blacks in Williamsburg

Forging new holiday traditions

A new local Christmas tradition. Here’s a look at the Williamsburg Christmas Market

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