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Richards Sets the Table for Grafton’s Volleyball Success

Rachel Richards has 282 assists in nine matches for undefeated Grafton this season. YORK – When Rachel Richards moved back from Minnesota a year ago, she wanted to continue playing…

Game On: Bruton, Poquoson Top First VHSL Ratings

You don’t need an abacus to figure out that Bruton is one of the top football teams in the area. However, the math works in Panthers’ favor in the first…

Community Rejects ‘Message of Hate’ at Weaver Memorial

Todd Weaver, a Bruton High and W&M grad, who was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. The City of Williamsburg became part of a nationwide debate Saturday when members…

JCC Administrator Plans To Meet With Residents

James City County’s new administrator, Bob Middaugh, will be traveling to meetings in all the county districts to talk to residents. Each discussion is designed to give citizens a chance…

ECOfreak: Passive Homes are Actively Green

I read a great story Monday in the New York Times about a family in Vermont that is building a “passive house,” a super eco-friendly design, and they can’t get home insurance…

Southwest Plans to Acquire NN/W Airport Workhorse, AirTran

Southwest Airlines announced Monday its intention to acquire AirTran, a low-cost carrier that provides about half of all flights at Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport.…

York Looking for Runaway Teens

Tara Blair, left, and Tiffany Minor have been reported missing. The York Poquoson Sheriff’s Office needs your help in locating a pair of 16-year-old runaways.…

Game On: Week 4 Bay Rivers District Power Rankings

Nobody ever thinks of the Bay Rivers District as a showcase for shutdown defenses. Games such as Lafayette’s 37-31 triple-overtime victory against Warhill last Friday are the norm. However, Bruton…

WM To Host Sustainability Conference

Several corporations are joining the College of William and Mary’s Mason Business School to start a discussion between businesses and students about sustainability.…

Dr. Decipher: Nina’s Death from Cancer, Three Years Later

Two years ago I interviewed Stephanie and Patrick, parents of Nina, their middle child who tragically died from rhabdomyosarcoma at age 8. As they approach the third anniversary of her…

Paulus to Start at QB for Injured Callahan Against Villanova

Mike Paulus, who went 9-for-16 passing for 104 yards and a touchdown against Maine, will start Saturday against Villanova. William and Mary could be without two of its top players…

VDOT Lane Closure Forecast: Sept. 26-Oct. 2

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: Bearing A Neighbor’s Burden

Imagine being a single mom with young kids and no family or friends nearby who just inherited a couch and some chairs that somehow needs to get moved across town…

Conversation Focuses On Questions For Superintendent Candidates

When the Williamsburg-James City County School Board sits down to interview prospective superintendents, the community wants the members to ask tough questions. More than 30 people, including parents, retirees, WJCC…

Paulus Leads Tribe in 24-21 Rally Past Maine

At the beginning of the fourth quarter, all seemed lost for No. 8 William and Mary (3-1, 1-1 CAA). The College trailed Maine 14-3, the defense looked sluggish and senior…