Wednesday, February 21, 2024

ICYMI: Parking permits, clothing store, hit and run 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.

Name changes

As institutions around the country take time to reflect on practices and orientations, many are looking into the possibility of changing names. READ MORE.

What’s in a name? Community torn over Magruder Elementary School’s namesake

Conner’s Law

After Tammy McGee was laid off due to the coronavirus pandemic, managing the Gweedo Memorial Fund — named after her son, Conner Guido — and advocating for a bill is now her full-time job. READ MORE.

Her son died in a car crash. Now this mother is advocating for change

Missing woman

Authorities are investigating the death of a 20-year-old York County woman found in Hampton who had been missing for almost a week. READ MORE.

York County woman found dead in Wythe, Hampton PD says

Hit and run

Authorities are investigating a hit and run in Grove which left one 31-year-old James City County man with “serious trauma” to both legs. READ MORE.

James City County man reportedly took his own life following alleged hit and run, according to police

Merchants Square

The traditional men’s clothing store, R. Bryant, Ltd. is leaving the shopping scene in Merchants Square this spring. READ MORE. 

R. Bryant, Ltd. buttoning up its doors as owner retires after 50 years in the clothing industry


COVID-19 update

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization for the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine on Feb. 27, making it the third vaccine to receive such authorization. READ MORE.

COVID-19 roundup: Here’s what you missed this week

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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