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Jolly Pond Dam Road Closes for Good Monday

James City County Administrator Sandy Wanner tried, but couldn’t broker a deal to keep Jolly Pond Dam Road open while the county, state and a homeowner work to solve the…

CW 2008 United Way Campaign Raises Over $290,000

Colonial Williamsburg employees, retirees and volunteers contributed more than $194,368 during the 2008 United Way Pacesetter Campaign in conjunction with the United Way of Greater Williamsburg (UWGW).…

Cell Towers, Lawsuits & Lawyers: JCC Zoning Bd. Looks for Help

Not a tree, but a cell phone tower. The James City County Board of Zoning Appeals met Friday night to decide how to proceed now that five groups have begun…

Tribe Hosts Georgia State in Televised Contest

W&M and Georgia State – 5 p.m. – Saturday, Jan. 31, at Kaplan Arena.…

“Scrubs” Creator Returns to W&M

Bill Lawrence, W&M grad and famous TV writer. Last night, in front of a full auditorium at Sadler Center, Bill Lawrence spoke to students about his career, his TV show,…

W&M Advances to Title Match with win over BYU

Williamsburg – The No. 63 William and Mary men’s tennis team upended No. 65-ranked BYU, 5-2, in the opening round of the 2009 Tribe National Indoor Invitational at the McCormack-Nagelsen…

War of the Cell Towers Masquerading As Pines Continues Tonight

It’s not the War of the Roses, but it’s turning into the war of the faux-loblolly pines in James City County – a battle that’s divided some Kingsmill residents and…

Man Snatches ATM Money Box in York

York County sheriff’s investigators are looking for this man, who is believed to have snatched a money box from a pair of employees who were going to fill the drive-up…

Mildred Abbott

Died: 2009-01-30 Williamsburg - Mildred Abbott, 101, died Friday, Jan. 30, 2009.  She retired from C & P Telephone Company after almost 30 years of service and was a member of…

Serial Rapist, Kidnapper Sentenced to Two Life Terms

The man accused of abducting and raping area women last summer will serve two life prison terms for two of the offenses.…

Wild Wings Lands at New Town

Get your excuse to leave work early ready: Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar has signed a lease for a space near Barnes and Noble in the New Town courtyard.…

All the Dirt: Start that Spring Planning Now

Spring is right around the corner and now is the time to plan for your floral displays and vegetable gardens. Seed companies mail catalogs that offer a wealth of information…

TowneBank Reports 2008 Earnings of $23.89 Million

TowneBank reported net income of $23.89 million for the year ended December 31, 2008 as compared to $23.26 in 2007, representing an increase of 2.73%.…

York Seeks Citizens Interested in History

The York County Board of Supervisors is currently seeking applications from county citizens interested in serving on the York County Historical Committee for future vacancies on that committee.…

College to Drop Dorm Phones

By Ian Brickey January 30, 2009…

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