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William & Mary Receives Nearly $2 Million from Gates, Hewlett Foundations

PLAID guys: Principals in Project-Level AID initiatives at the College of William and Mary are (from left) Michael Tierney, associate professor of government; Rob Hicks, associate professor of economics; and…

VDOT Lane Closures Sept. 28-Oct. 4

For an update on traffic and travel information, visit the new 511 website, call 511 or listen to 610AM.…

Fannie Woodson

Died: 2008-09-24 Charles City – On Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008, God decided it was time to pluck one of the best flowers from His earthly garden. Fannie Woodson, our beloved…

More Useful than a Barrel of Monkeys

Like any project my husband and I undertake as a team, it began with a dream: for me, saving the environment. For him, it was saving a few bucks. I…

H.S. Football – Tabb, York Remain Undefeated

There will be no doubt about who rules the Bay Rivers District in high school football next week after Tabb, 4-0, and York, 3-0 (in district play) face off at…

Bruton Parish Priest Hollerith Elected as Bishop

The Episcopalian Diocese of Southern Virginia has elected Reverend Herman “Holly” Hollerith as the tenth Bishop of Southern Virginia.…

VSO Symphonie Fantastique at the Ferguson Sunday

Robert Moody It will be a performance fantastique in many ways when the Virginia Symphony Orchestra takes to the Ferguson Center for the Arts stage Sunday, Sept. 28 at 2:30…

Outsider Artists Exhibit at Nancy Thomas Gallery; Opening Sept. 27

Tres Taylor’s work will make up half the latest show at Nancy Thomas Gallery in historic Yorktown. Opening tonight at the Nancy Thomas Gallery in Yorktown is a show featuring…

Siege of Yorktown Battlefied Programs This Weekend

The Yorktown Victory Monument, near the battlefields. To mark the 227th anniversary of the beginning of the 1781…

Free Admission to National Parks this Weekend

Visit Jamestown and see both the All National Park Service sites, including the Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield units of Colonial National Historical Park, will offer free visitor admission on…

The Dish: Howard Hopkins, Food for Thought Restaurant

The Dish asks a different restaurateur each week for their three favorite menu items at another restaurant. Two of them have to be local. All of them are bound to…

Governor in Town to Honor Local Healthcare Heroes

Governor Tim Kaine addressed the healthcare heroes at a luncheon in Williamsburg Friday, urging guests to follow the leads of community members honored for dedication and innovation. A group of…

Threatened Violence at W&M Sunday Prompts Warning

An unspecified threat of violence on the College of William and Mary campus has prompted an investigation involving the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Virginia State Police and local police…

Environment, Finance Have W&M Visitors’ Attention

The College of William and Mary’s Board of Visitors began a two-day meeting Thursday, with committees focusing early on environmental sustainability and the overeall financial situation.…

Meet the Ordinary Folks Who Brought Online to the Counties

Not the caterer: Coleen Cason keeps the York County websites buzzing. When Coleen Cason began working for York County, the local government didn’t have an IT department for its single,…