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Rutter, Mack out for Tribe’s Towson Game

William and Mary’s senior duo of linebacker Josh Rutter (Union Bridge, Md.) and wide receiver Elliott Mack (Irvington, NJ) will be unavailable for action in the Tribe½s football game at…

Airport Owner Jean Waltrip Dies

Jean Waltrip at the Virginia Aeronautical History Society where she and her husband are members as well as 2001 inductees into the Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame. Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport owner…

A Presidential Present for Lafayette Teacher, Students

Students at Lafayette High School vote at computers during Wednesday’s mock election. As a teacher who takes an active role in trying to get his students engaged in politics, Chris…

Racimo con Brio: 25 Years, a Cause for Celebration

Celebrating twenty five years as an ongoing cultural institution is by no means an easy feat, especially in these roller coaster uncertain times. In Monday’s NY Times “….the economic crisis…

What You’ll Do: Special Halloween Edition

Friday is the big day! You have the candy all stocked up (maybe you even opened it up and tested some), the costumes are laid out, the pizza guy on…

Neighbors ‘Get Ghosted’

Amy Rains and her daughter Addy with the spoils of getting It’s considerably more civilized than smashing someone’s jack-o’-lantern.…

Economy Falls, Patients Rise at Free Health Clinics

Volunteer Dentist Dr. Robbie George talks with Lackey Free Clinic volunteer coordinator Kim Spencer. Suzanne Rouse went to school to help people like her.…

Thomas W. Canaday

Williamsburg – Thomas W. “Tommie” Canaday was called to eternal rest on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008, in Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center. He was born on Nov. 12, 1937, the…

Angelo O. Rouse

Died: 2008-10-23 Williamsburg – Angelo O. Rouse passed away on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008, in his home. He is survived locally by his devoted caretaker and sister, Teresa Humphrey. A…

Foundation Awards $1.3 Million to Triangle Nonprofits

The Williamsburg Community Health Foundation on Tuesday issued $1.3 million in grants to 19 nonprofits in the Historic Triangle. Grants were in amounts ranging from $20,000 to $200,000 to support…

Anheuser Busch Retirement Plan Extended

Anheuser-Busch has extended the deadline for the 1,300 eligible salaried employees to accept the brewer’s early retirement buyout from Friday to Nov. 14. The extension will allow employees to consider…

JCC Bracing for What Budget Shortfalls Will Mean Locally

James City County is staring at a looming budget shortfall for the next fiscal year, and might need more financial fancy footwork if predicted state government cuts hit the local…

New On-Time Graduation Reporting by State Gives Fuller Picture

Williamsburg-James City County schools were just a shade under the statewide average last year in graduating their high school students in the scheduled four years.…

Hidden Room Reveals Pot Stash Worth More than $1 Million

A sampling of the marijuana crop that was growing in a hidden room of a farmhouse where an 18-year-old was shot and killed, allegedly during a robbery attempt. New Kent…

Billy Mays Does Indeed Rule, from Williamsburg

More awesome than an auger – that must be Billy Mays. He’s yelled at all of us. That’s his job.…