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Jamestown Dedicates Championship to Coach’s Father

Jamestown tennis coach Bob Artis (at right) with his dad, Robert Artis, Sr. Eight hundred and sixty miles of asphalt ahead of him, Bob Artis strapped his cancer-stricken father in…

Racimo con Brio: Getting the Arts to ‘Skate to the Puck’

“I skate to where the puck will be” answered Wayne Gretzky. Yep, if I had just one sentence to sum it all up, that would be the one – Wayne…

Tourism Promotion Takes Flight at Airport

Colonial Williamsburg is teaming up with the Newport News Williamsburg International Airport, offering a new promotion aimed at visitors flying into the region. During the week of June 28 to…

Pedestrian Struck, Killed on Route 199

State police released details Tuesday about a fatal accident involving a pedestrian early Monday morning on Route 199 in James City County.…

JCC OK’s Courthouse Commons; Developers Revealed

James City County supervisors voted Tuesday evening to approve the contentious Courthouse Commons development planned along Monticello Avenue after a long discussion that centered on traffic, retaining Fresh Market within…

More Passengers through NN/W’burg Airport, and a Partnership with CW

The passengers keep coming though Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport. Passenger traffic was up 8.5 percent in May, to 97,411 over May 2009′s 89,774 riders. May’s passenger traffic was an all-time…

Tunnel Vision: An Online Tool to Manage the Mad Dash to Work

Our phone rang at 5:45 a.m. last Tuesday. Good news never calls that early, I mumbled, reaching across my wife to answer the phone. I was right. My father-in-law was…

Polamalu Tells Players to Get Outside and Really Play

Troy Polamalu paid a visit to the College of William and Mary Tuesday and it didn’t take him long to find a friendly face. Entering the Jimmye Laycock Center, the…

Lafayette Rams Win State Sportsmanship Award

Lafayette was one of 20 Virginia high schools to receive the 2010 Claudia Dodson VHSL Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award on Tuesday.…

James Kennedy’s ‘Adapability’ Makes for Smooth Senior Year Transition

For the first few weeks of his senior year, James Kennedy’s classmates often remarked on his ability to speak English without a German accent. It was pretty easy since Kennedy…

Top Soccer Player in State is Jamestown’s O’Brien

Having his little brother follow in his footsteps is a cool thing for Jamestown soccer coach Bobby O’Brien. The scary thing for the rest of the Bay Rivers District is…

Busch Gardens Adds Nightly Fireworks, Shows

Busch Gardens guests will have new reasons to extend their stay at the park into the evening this summer, with the introduction of a brand-new program called “IllumiNights.” Beginning June…

Parkway on Verge of Reopening at Powhatan Bridge

An engineer from the Federal Highway Administration examines damage to the Powhatan Creek Bridge. (Photo courtesy of the Federal Highway Administration.) Nearly a year after a late-night barge accident closed…

WJCC Bus Times Undecided, but Parents Should Expect Changes

Williamsburg-James City County school division parents will have to wait a little longer before they know when their children will be boarding and exiting buses next year. The division is…

ECOfreak: The (Very Ambitious) Electric Corolla Project

I got to meet two of the coolest high school kids last week – and by cool, I mean totally smart, hard-working and eco-savvy. Aidan Rogowski and Ben Avery, rising…