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State OK’s Study to Examine Uranium Mining Safety

Former uranium mine site in Wellpinit, Wa. (EPA Photo) RICHMOND – The Virginia Commission on Coal and Energy tentatively approved a scope of study to assess the safety, environmental impact…

McDonnell Officially Begins Campaign for Va. Governor

Republican Robert F. McDonnell officially kicked off his campaign for governor yesterday at a boisterous rally in Annandale, where he pledged to reform government, improve public education, ease traffic and,…

VDOT Lane Closure Forecast: March 29-April 4

In an effort to keep you informed, VDOT publishes the following scheduled highway lane closures that may affect traffic in Hampton Roads. These closures are subject to change due to…

W-JCC Schools This Week

Aaron Figus and Emily Ludwick from BMS attend Model U.N. BMS at Model U.N, Superior Blair Band, Pancakes for H.E.L.P., Jump Roping for $2,000 and a lot more school news…

An Irish Step in the Spring when BG Opens Today

Busch Gardens’ Emerald Beat cast rehearses one more time before show time. The park opens today. A pitch-black and deathly quiet theatre erupts into a storm of carefully choreographed Irish…

Nuke Regulatory Commission at April 6 Surry Open House

The Surry Nuclear Power Plant will have an open house Monday, April 6. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff has scheduled an open house for Monday, April 6, and will…

Kaine Vetoes Bills to Expand Death Penalty

RICHMOND, March 27 — Gov. Timothy M. Kaine vetoed several bills Friday, including those that would have expanded the death penalty to criminals who assist in murders or who kill…

WM Gymnasts Win USA Collegiate National Title

Junior Derek Gygax earned the distinction of the USA Collegiate Gymnastics All-Around Champion on Friday evening (3/27). Gygax’s gold medal effort helped led the Tribe to the team title at…

U. of Miami’s Halleran Chosen for W&M Provost

Michael Halleran is expected to get the W&M Board of Visitors’ okay to begin as the College’s provost July 1. (Photo courtesy of Kathryn Wanless.) Michael R. Halleran, dean of…

Catherine Snyder

Died: 2009-03-25 Williamsburg - Catherine “Butch” Snyder, beloved wife, mother, and Grammy, died Mar. 25, 2009. She was born Oct. 28, 1939, in Dundalk, MD. She was a longtime member of…

Early A.M. Armed Robbery at York Business

The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating two suspects who robbed a business early this morning.…

Charles Winfield Marsh, Jr.

Died: 2009-03-23 Toano - Charles Winfield Marsh, Jr. answered the Master’s call on Monday, Mar. 23, 2009, in Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center. His life began on Feb. 17, 1952,…

Ralph Davis Maxwell

Williamsburg - Ralph Davis Maxwell died Mar. 25, 2009. He was born in Columbus, Ohio, to Ralph E. Maxwell and Jessie Davis Maxwell on June 20, 1922. He was a…

JCC Police Looking for Help in Welding Shop Break-Ins

The James City County Police Department is requesting help from anyone who has any information on three recent break-ins occurring in the 100 block of Tewning Road (off Ironbound Road,…

All the Dirt: Looks Cool, Smells Great, Easy to Grow

If you are not already familiar with this gem, you need to check out the ‘Queen of the Night,’ also known as ‘Lady of the Night,’ ‘Dutchman’s Pipe’ or the…