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JCC Supes to Hear of ‘Green’ Progress

James City County supervisors have a light agenda for their Tuesday evening meeting, including discussion about suggestions from a green building group and an agreement to celebrate Jamestown’s connection with…

VDOT Lane Closure Forecast: July 25-31

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…

Back When It Was Really to Pass Time

On the weekends, some of Colonial Williamsburg’s interpreters like to get out of those wigs and breeches and go back to the future. They don’t travel too far, though —…

Good to Know: A Real Score For Local Entrepreneurs

Like most people, I occasionally have secret fantasies about opening my own business one day in the hazy future. Probably most of us get about as far as a good…

Triangle Region Leaders Seek More Planning Input

Williamsburg’s Regional Issues Committee will be adding an open forum to its meetings starting this month in order to promote more public input. Created more than 20 years ago, the…

WJCC Board Unhappy With School Completion Delays

The plan went like this: J. Blaine Blayton Elementary School would be complete by June 17 and Lois Hornsby Middle School would be complete by July 1. But construction didn’t…

WM Professor Focus of Post Article

William and Mary may be home to oldest standing schoolhouse for black children By Daniel de Vise Washington Post Staff Writer WILLIAMSBURG — At a time when some venerable Southern…

Williamsburg 12’s Capture 3rd Straight Cal Ripken Title

Good teams are made up of multiple players who work well together.  For the third year in a row, the Williamsburg Wolfpack earned the title of Cal Ripken State Champion…

Jamestown Hires Grafton’s Samuels as Athletic Director

Jamestown High School has hired Don Samuels as its athletic director, principal Chuck Wagner said.…

Man Found Hanging from Bridge

A James City County man was found hanging from a bridge on Route 5 early this morning. Lt. Eric Peterson said a pedestrian spotted the body of Mical Harvey suspended…

Teachers’ Voices Just Got Louder

When Williamsburg-James City County elementary school students take their desks this fall, their teachers might seem a little more like rock stars then before.…

Toys R Us Coming to New Town

Toys R Us, the national toy-store chain, is opening a small store in New Town soon. The company will be opening a Toys R Us Express in the spot where…

Woman Suspected of Assault Still At Large

  York Poquoson police are still looking for assistance with locating a woman wanted in an assault earlier this month. On July 10, 2010, at approximately 6:00PM a female victim…

Plane Skids to Safety

          At approximately 2:00PM EDT on Thursday, a small single-engine aircraft (Beechcraft) landed at Richmond International Airport with an issue that apparently led to a landing…

Wounded Vets Passing Through Triangle, Winding Up Cross-Country Bike Trip

Andrew Hartzell, off the bike with friends. Army Specialist Andrew Hartzell was having trouble walking and standing after a leg injury he sustained during a training exercise. But he found…