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Triangle Marketing Group Says Ad Campaign a Success

The Triangle’s marketing group announced results for the 2010 marketing campaign, and metrics show an increase in intent to visit, website visits and other key measures of success.…

Good to Know: Loose Ends

Toano students go back in timeHow cool is this? In the year 2000 students from Toano Middle School assembled a time capsule which they buried at the foot of the…

Tunnel Vision: Permission to Drive Faster

There’s a running joke in my family that I’m an old man driver waiting to happen. I generally go along at a pretty good clip, but sometimes I’ll be driving…

HRA Selects New Headmaster

  Peter W. Mertz is Hampton Roads Academy’s next headmaster. After a year-long search, Hampton Roads Academy has selected its next headmaster.…

Squad Car Wrecked, But Officer OK after Accident

A 59-year-old Mattaponi man has been charged with reckless driving after hitting a stopped James City County police squad car.…

Voting by Absentee Ballot Deadline is This Week

The deadline to apply to vote by absentee ballot for the November election is Tuesday for mailed applications, and October 30 is the deadline to apply and vote absentee at…

ECOfreak: Getting Petroleum Out of Our Products

I read a great story this weekend on DiscoveryNews.com that really fits well with some previous stories they posted and I’ve also blogged about. These writers seem to have a…

York School Board Approves High School Schedule Change

Students at three York County high schools will face a new schedule next school year.…

Two Workshops Will Focus On Teen Substance Abuse

York County parents will have a chance to learn about trends in substance abuse by teens at two workshops in the next two weeks.…

Grimes Honored as CAA Offensive Player of Week

After an outstanding performance in the victory against No. 2 Delaware on Saturday, William and Mary junior running back Jonathan Grimes has been honored as the Colonial Athletic Association Offensive…

Dr. Decipher: Is the Potato Getting a Bum Rap?

I love potatoes. I cannot remember a time growing up when there was not a sack of ’em sitting in the lower kitchen cabinet. Now the Institute of Medicine has…

WM’s Most Famous Alum, Jon Stewart, Spun Soccer Into Success

Once a soccer player, now a sanity restoration specialist, Jon Stewart. Self-expression has never been difficult for Jon Stewart ’84. Neither has finding a suitable venue. Unbeknownst to most, the…

VDOT Lane Closure Forecast: Oct. 24-30

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…

Tribe Over Delaware In a Nail-Biter

As Delaware kicker Mike Perry lined up a 42-yard game winning field goal attempt with 30 seconds left in the fourth quarter, all seemed lost for No. 4 William and…

Good to Know: Are You a Man Who Does It?

Real men do it…have you heard? That’s what everyone is saying these days, and I actually saw it with my own eyes last week on TV, no less.…