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W&M’s Driscoll Named to ACC Legends Class

Terry Driscoll Greensboro, N.C. - William and Mary Athletics Director Terry Driscoll was among the 12 former Atlantic Coast Conference men’s basketball standouts announced Tuesday as the 2010 ACC Basketball…

Hometown: Cats and Dogs, Yes – Pythons in Pillowcases? Not So Much

Dana Cheek, Executive Director of The Heritage Humane Society, shares how every pet is precious,Parajumpers Jacka Herr even the “misunderstood” pit bull.  Janie Lisagor, owner of The Goddard School in…

Local Firefighters Recount Rescue from Haiti Rubble

Local fire fighters who are part of a regional rescue task force returned this weekend from Haiti, where they managed to help pull three survivors from the rubble.…

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Piggott Pledges

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Rain Slows Merrimac Tr. Work; Road Still Closed

Rain was the culprit in repairs that resulted in Merrimac Trail’s extended closure on Dec. 10, and it’s now the reason roadwork won’t be done as planned at the end…

Tourism Group Will Reach Out to W&M for Study on Competition

At Monday evening’s Williamsburg Area Destination Marketing Committee, members decided to approach William and Mary’s Mason School of Business to see if they’d be interested in working on a study…

Google Trike Puts Busch Gardens, Water Country On the Street View Map

The Google trike takes off through Busch Gardens Williamsburg. A camera mounted on the back recorded the park for inclusion on Google’s Street View. A sunny, cloud-dappled day at Busch…

College Introduces Composting at Dining Halls

Howard Mack, dishwashing supervisor oversees the many composting bins at the Commons cafeteria. Here, cucumber peelings will be composted. (Photo by Stephen Salpukas, College of William and Mary) Sustainability at…

York School Board Starts Hearing Feedback On Plan to Cut 55 Positions

The bleak budget outlook for York County schools was foremost on the minds of board members and citizens at Monday’s school board meeting.…

ECOfreak: How My Switch to ‘Green’ Products is Going

So, we’ve been using (almost) all eco-friendly household cleaners for a while now, and our health is improving. I have to say, I’m actually surprised by this.…

Chesapeake Bank Turns 2009 Into a Record Year

Chesapeake Financial Shares had some good news for investors today. Earnings for calendar year 2009 were up 5.1 percent over 2008, with earnings per share up 10.6 percent over the…

Barlow Aims for Stricter Seatbelt Law

RICHMOND – Failing to wear a seat belt would be a primary offense in Virginia under a bill being sponsored by Delegate William K. Barlow, D-Smithfield.…

What exactly is a dissertation? How could it possibly be dissimilar to an essay? Dissertations harvard college the scholar faculty of sciences and disciplines

Despite the fact that there is no singular universally well-accepted meaning of democracy, there are many usual things that relate with this idea. Some examples are value for legislation, acceptable…

Dr. Decipher: Is There Hope for Haiti

The recent earthquake and devastation in Haiti has put a spotlight on the terrible health conditions there- not only now, but prior to the disaster.  Haiti is the poorest country…