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Local Veteran Becomes Historic Triangle’s “Trivia Guy”

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WILLIAMSBURG -- He’s known around town as the “Trivia Guy,” but Matt Chambers is a man of all trades. Since starting Squared Away Entertainment three...
The Avalon Center has seen a 50% rise in phone calls compared to last year and attribute the pandemic to the increase in cases. (WYDaily file photo/Courtesy of Pixabay)

Domestic Violence Awareness Month is nearly over, but the struggle continues

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, but the issue doesn’t end with that. In fact, since the start of the pandemic, domestic violence cases have...
The Avalon Center will the "In Her Shoes" event to help people understand the hard decisions that have to be made by victims of domestic violence. (WYDaily/Courtesy Avalon)

This event will put you in the mind of a domestic violence victim

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Understanding the perspective of a domestic violence victim isn’t an easy task but the Avalon Center is here to try. The center is a nonprofit that...
Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed legislation today proposed by Del. Mike Mullin (D-93) to get tougher on domestic violence. Pictured from left to right: Sen. Monty Mason, Del. Brenda Pogge, Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Glenda Turner, Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran, and Del. Mike Mullin.

Keeping communities safe: McAuliffe & local officials find common ground with policing crime

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They don’t have much in common -- Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Sen. Bryce Reeves -- but they both agree on at least one point:...
The Avalon center is expanding its resources in the peninsula right as the #MeToo campaign causes a surge of sexual harassment reports. (File photo)

Avalon Center focuses on support, education for National Stalking Awareness Month

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As January is National Stalking Awareness Month, the Avalon Center in Williamsburg is encouraging Historic Triangle residents to join the fight against stalking through...