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Tunnel Vision: Restfully Riding the Rails

I still remember what an awesome night’s sleep I had when I took an overnight trip on a train.…

York Schools’ Sebastian Heads to W&M

York County Schools’ loss is The College of William and Mary’s gain. York’s retiring Chief Academic Officer Lucia Villa Sebastian will join the college as coordinator of a Virginia Department…

Daily Press Circulation Drops Again as Company Sends Jobs to Chicago

Circulation woes continue at the Peninsula’s daily print newspaper. The Tribune Company-owned Daily Press managed to hold on to its Sunday readership – and even gain a few – over…

Missing College Student Found Dead

Ian Smith-Christmas The Virginia Beach Police Department discovered the body of College of William and Mary junior Ian Smith-Christmas late Monday afternoon.…

Face of New Farming Joel Salatin in Town Thursday

Polyface Farms’ Joel Salatin, who will be in Williamsburg Thursday. Joel Salatin is superstar. He doesn’t play an instrument or date supermodels. He doesn’t wear motorcycle jackets or sunglasses indoors.…

ECOfreak: Family Takes Produce Stand to the Next Level

I drive by Zina’s Produce a lot in the summer as the family and I head over to the pool. I look over my shoulder, tell myself I need to…

Grafton 4th in Penn Relays DMR; Mearns 6th in Mile

After missing All-American status by one place at last month’s Nike Indoor Nationals, the Grafton foursome of Brian Gorwitz, Conor Wallace, David Gunnerson and Kyle King earned a small measure…

JCC’s Public Comment Tonight on Proposed Fee Increases, Program Cuts in New Budget

James City County supervisors will hold a public hearing on the recently released draft of the county budget at their regular meeting tonight.…

City Police Seek Missing College Student

Ian Smith-Christmas Williamsburg police are searching for a College of William and Mary student who has been reported missing.…

Dr. Decipher: Help Grandma to Tweet, Too

At age 89, my mother is one of the “greatest generation” and during her lifetime monumental information technology changes have occurred. It was 1929 when President Hoover received the first…

NFL Drafts 2, Signs 2 from W&M

For the first time in the current draft era, William and Mary has seen two players drafted into the NFL in the same year.…

GA Preserves Public Broadcasting Support

RICHMOND – Legislators have rejected Gov. Bob McDonnell’s proposal to phase out state funding for public broadcasting in Virginia.…

Hometown: Revolutionary City and Fife and Drums

There are many faces that make the Colonial Williamsburg world go around.  Bill Weldon and Tim Sutphin have been a part of this world for two decades and are immensely…

VDOT Lane Closure Forecast: April 25-May 1

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…

Good to Know: 10,000 Meals Served

When it comes down to it, one of our most basic needs is food – and when you’re out of work, supporting a family on a low hourly wage or…