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Students Say Keep State Colleges Open to Non-Virginians

RICHMOND – Virginia’s public colleges and universities should keep their doors open to out-of-state students and shouldn’t charge them excessive tuition, student leaders told state officials this week.…

NFL Drafts Tracy, Lissemore

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

Caught Speeding Will Cost You More

RICHMOND – If you’re caught speeding, you’ll be fined an extra $1 per mile under a budget amendment approved by the General Assembly.…

March Posts Good Numbers for Tourism

Williamsburg area hotels have seen another month of higher room occupancy, according to March’s Smith Travel lodging report, and Busch Gardens was the likely stimulus.…

Hall Brothers to Receive W&M’s 2010 Prentis Award

Brothers Channing (left) and Lesslie Hall, this year’s recipients of the College of William and Mary’s Prentis Award. (Photo courtesy of W&M’s Stephen Salpukas). Longtime Williamsburg residents and brothers Channing…

NCAA Expands Hoops Tourney – Barely

On March 31, Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany proclaimed that the possibility of an expansion in the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament from 65 to 96 teams was “probable.” Since then,…

Speaker Makes Case for W&M to Privatize

The College of William and Mary should go private to achieve efficiency and academic freedom, according to Neal McCluskey, the associate director of the Center for Educational Freedom at the…

Spring Is Here, and CW Has Proof in Its Lambs

Elaine Shirley, with a pair of her lamb charges. In the grand, well-kept stables at Colonial Williamsburg, a three-week-old lamb frolics at the feet of Elaine Shirley, the manager of…

Get Schooled: Summer Camp Lessons Last a Lifetime

Years later, I still marvel at the skills I picked up at camp. I learned how to waltz, how to make papier-mâché dinosaurs, how to tie an obi on a…

Record 1st Quarter for TowneBank

The first quarter results are rolling in, and Hampton Roads-based TowneBank is reporting a record quarter.…

Heritage Humane Society Names Interim Director

Robin Bledsoe The Heritage Humane Society will be led by interim executive director Robin Bledsoe, whose tenure will begin Friday.…

What You’ll Do: April 22-25

No time for clever banter here – there is simply too much to do this weekend, starting with the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. Of course, if you know of…

JCC Budget Suggests Moving Greenspace Funds to Cover Stormwater Projects

In James City County’s two-year proposed budget released last week, County Administrator Sandy Wanner recommends moving $2 million each year from funds set aside for purchasing green space to help…

WJCC Posts Finalized School Attendance Maps

Parents who are wondering where their children will attend school next fall should look no further than the Williamsburg-James City County schools’ website.…

Racimo con Brio: Miss “Mass” and You’ll Regret It

Last week I talked about the upcoming performances in the Virginia Arts Festival of Leonard Bernstein’s “MASS: A Theater Piece for Singers, Players, and Dancers”, Friday, April 23 and Saturday,…