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Local Real Estate Numbers Ticking Upward

The second quarter offered some encouraging real estate numbers for both the Historic Triangle and the rest of Hampton Roads.…

Coaster Enthusiasts Say Signs Were There on Big Bad Wolf’s End

Last year, Busch Gardens celebrated the 30th anniversary of the opening of its Loch Ness Monster roller coaster. But this summer, the park’s Big Bad Wolf roller coaster marked its…

JCC Man Arrested in Friday Armed Robbery at Norge Bank

Howard B. Hankins, Jr. Early Friday evening York County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a James City County man for an armed robbery Friday morning at the Citizen’s and Farmers Bank located…

NY Woman Passed Out in Water Country Lot; Faces Felony Child Neglect Charges

Heather Lepik A New York woman has been charged with two felony counts of child neglect after she was found passed out behind the wheel of her car in the…

Boat Damages Bridge; Parkway Closed Between King’s Point and Rt. 359

The Colonial Parkway between Route 199/King’s Point and Route 359 (Jamestown) is closed indefinitely to through traffic due to a boating accident that severely damaged a support piling on the…

Pamela Gale Travers Jones

Died: 2009-07-19 Toano - On Sunday, July 19, 2009, our beloved, Pamela Gale Travers Jones, departed this earthly life and entered into eternal rest. Her life began on Aug. 13, 1959,…

Busch Gardens to Shut Down Big Bad Wolf Sept. 7

Busch Gardens has announced the Big Bad Wolf will take its last trip through the Williamsburg park Sept. 7.…

Coalition Readies for Rising Senior Population

As the Baby Boomer population ages, communities across the United States will have to account for the rise in the senior citizen demographic. But Williamsburg already has a plan to…

Local Need Soars While Federal Dollars Try to Keep Up

The local Emergency Food and Shelter Program Board has distributed $31,832 in stimulus funds to local nonprofits since April, according to a Greater Williamsburg United Way statement issued Thursday.…

Ways to Support Democratic Process Include Lunch

James City County General Registrar AJ Cole is looking for some food.…

Police Arrest Man in Wheelchair on Shoplifting Charges at Outlets

Carlos Lee Pitts A 37-year-old West Point man was arrested Monday and charged with a number of offenses that stemmed from shoplifting at the Prime Outlets.…

CW Pitches Plan for Cell Towers Near Historic Area

From CW’s application: what one of the proposed towers would look like in the Historic Area. Tourists looking for the colonial experience may soon see a rare sign of modernity…

Friday’s Minimum Wage Hike Unlikely to Affect Many in Triangle

On Friday, federal minimum wage will jump from $6.55 to $7.25 an hour in Virginia and 29 other states, the third and final hike legislated by the Fair Minimum Wage…

Racimo con Brio: A Week – and Big Color TV – That Was

This week, as I watched tributes and documentaries on Walter Cronkite. Like most of you, I kept saying to myself, “Where was I when that happened?” Oh, so many memories.…

Brewery Workers’ Kids Earn College Scholarships

Pictured (l. to r.) are: Teresa D’Amico, Daniel D’Amico, Mike Brooks (Local 95 Business Agent), Mary Randall (Williamsburg Brewery People Manager), Guillermo Guaderrama, Kyle Guaderrama, Christopher Dewald, Lisa Dewald, Greg…