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York Crime Line: Home Invasion and Robbery in Woods of Tabb

York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office investigators are looking into two incidents involving intruders that appear to be unrelated.…

Local Unemployment Numbers Improve Slightly

Unemployment in Williamsburg dropped two-tenths of a percent between April and May, according to numbers released today by the Virginia Employment Commission.…

Local Woman’s Site a Tribute to Billy Mays in Life, Now Death

BillyMaysRules.com used to be just a popular fan website for Billy Mays, the famous — or infamous — pitchman for products like OxiClean, Orange Glo and Kaboom.…

GPSA Swim Meet Results for June 29

The Williamsburg-Yorktown Daily is the only place to find…

New Laws Take Effect July 1: From Alcohol to Dangerous Dogs to Texting While Driving

Texting while driving is ill-advised and, as of Wednesday, illegal in Virginia. Below is the full text of a report outlining important changes to Virginia’s laws, most of which take…

Changes in City Trash Pickup Coming Monday

Williamsburg’s trash collection will switch from twice-a-week to once-a-week on July 6. The current service will continue this Thursday and Friday.…

ECOfreak: Home Is Where the Smart Is

I admit it. I love the Virginia Living Museum. This is probably because my son also loves it (you can’t beat bats, snakes, bees, and crabs in a 5-year-old’s world).…

W&M Mascot Search Gets National Exposure on ESPN

With the number of submissions surpassing 600 and the deadline fast…

JCC Gets Grants to Bolster Gang Prevention Efforts

The James City County Police Department will receive two grants both worth more than $50,000 to bolster the department’s gang prevention efforts.…

Camp Counselors, Student at WM Stricken with H1N1

A microscope view of the H1N1 virus, which has apparently infected three visitors to the W&M campus. H1N1, commonly known as swine flu, appears to have hit the College of…

York Looks Into Options for Controlled Deer Hunt

Deer graze midday in a Marlbank backyard. Around 3 a.m. on any given day, Don Phillips can peek into his Marlbank yard and see deer nibbling on his plants. Almost…

Fewer Forces, But Ferry Security Still a 24/7 Operation

Homeland Security forces will be reduced, but still remain at the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry.…

W&M Law Prof’s Work Gives Madoff Victims Voice

Cutler Professor of Law Jayne Barnard will be in a NYC courtroom today to hear convicted financier Bernard Madoff’s victims speaks, then his sentence. (Photo courtesy of W&M Law School)…

Dr. Decipher: Drug Abuse, Side Effects and Poison Ivy

Dr. Decipher, also known as emergency medicine physician Dr. John Janousek, has been writing this blog for a year. When he asked to take a few weeks off so he…

Quarantine in Effect, but Fire Ant Alert Mostly Smoke

Fire ants: small but very pesky and destructive. Hampton Roads is under a temporary quarantine on the movement of timber, nursery stock and farm equipment in an effort to prevent…

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