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County Urges Limited Driving Through Sunday

  The Movie Tavern on High Street, closed in Saturday’s blinding snow. County emergency officials continue to urge residents to avoid driving since conditions on secondary roads remain hazardous.  …

Tribe vs. Drexel Game Today at 5

With the campus at the College of William and Mary closed due to inclement winter weather across Virginia and the Hampton Roads area, the Tribe’s men’s basketball game against Drexel,…

Good to Know: Help John Run for Haiti

Williamsburg native John Piggott loves to run. He’s been doing it for 23 years, and has won several marathons and placed in hundreds more.…

VDOT Lane Closure Forecast: Jan. 31-Feb. 6

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…

Seat Belt Bill Clicks with Senate

RICHMOND – The state Senate has passed a bill making failure to wear a seat belt a primary offense in Virginia.…

Senate Clears Way for Easier Absentee Votting

RICHMOND – It would be easier to vote absentee in Virginia under a bill approved by the Senate.…

Another New Town Business Closes

A cardboard cutout of Marilyn Monroe still stands in Cheeburger Cheeburger. The space will be vacant by Monday. Cardboard cutouts of Marilyn Monroe and The Three Stooges were piled against…

JCC Considers Privatizing Some Parks & Rec; Looks at Recycling

At their budget retreat last Saturday, James City County supervisors discussed various ways to plug a huge budget gap, including possibly changing or privatizing the parks and recreation department and…

Hometown: Chariots of Chocolate

Steve Rose: Chariots of Chocolate Added to soumbrella this Year’s Affair Steve Rose, former King of Williamsburg and owner of Williamsburg Event Rentals, convinces us to build a TIDE/WYDAILY chariot…

Have You Seen Storm? Family Dog Taken in Burglary

A family’s dog and all his gear are missing after a thief entered an unlocked home in the 400 block of Grafton Drive sometime Thursday.…

Some O-I Employees Called Back for Temporary Work; Plant to be Upgraded

The Owens-Illinois glass bottling plant in Toano will temporarily reopen Feb. 1, following a plant shutdown that began a week before Christmas.…

Carnifax Takes Helm of JCC Parks and Rec

John Carnifax Starting Monday, James City County’s acting parks and recreation director John Carnifax will remove the word “acting” from his title.…

Latest Weather Closings, Cancellations – Updated 7:08 A.M.

The threat of bad weather has resulted in these cancellations. Please check back often, as we will update this list as frequently as warranted. If your organization has closings or…

Resident Questions Kingsmill’s Mobile Cell Tower

The mobile cell tower Kingsmill has had in use for several years – in the center, dwarfing parking lot light standards. (Photo courtesy of Bill Halteman). At a planning commission…

Get Schooled: The Real Rewards Last Longer Than Candy

When I was in fourth grade, I tried to memorize as many poems as I could to recite for my teacher, Mr. Hobbes. It wasn’t because I was a nerd…

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