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Republican’s Effort to Decriminalize Marijuana Fails, Again

RICHMOND – Advocates for the decriminalization of marijuana are disappointed in a legislative panel’s decision to kill a bill that would have shifted simple possession from a criminal conviction to…

Dr Decipher: Neti Pot, to the Sinus Rescue

One of the most common complaints I am hearing besides cough and fever these days is congestion and sinus pressure. I have also had chronic sinus problems all my life,…

‘Dream’ Weekend Race Named National Masters Championship

Last summer, founder and CEO of An Achieveable Dream Walter Segaloff envisioned Williamsburg becoming one of the nation’s premiere running destinations.…

Game On: 4 BRD Football Players On AP’s All-State Teams

Four Bay Rivers football players were recently named to the Associated Press (AP) all-state football team.…

Animal Cruelty Bill, Now Tabled, Sparks Controversy

RICHMOND – A bill that would redefine animal cruelty standards and enforcement procedures has animal rights advocates up in arms.…

VDOT Lane Closure Forecast: Jan. 30-Feb. 5

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: Lackey Free Clinic

It was 1995 and it all began with just one night a week and between two to 10 people being served per month.…

Patriots Pound Tribe, 85-69

In its last three games, William and Mary (5-17, 2-9 CAA) has become accustomed to seeing all of its contests end in similar fashion: The Tribe plays at a high…

Good to Know, Clara Byrd, Warhill and Hornsby Students Lead

In today’s Loose Ends, see how area schools are stepping up to support their local communities along with a special fundraising event to sponsor a music scholarship.…

Bruton Survives Late Eagle Rally

Rodney Swanson knew it almost got away. Walking off the court at Jamestown, all the Bruton senior could do was affirmatively nod his head in response to a reporter’s comment…

Tigers Move Closer to Clinching BRD Title with Win Over Grafton

Once Cy Cole’s ‘and-one’ finish gave Tabb a 9-7 lead with 4:05 to play in the first quarter, the Tigers never looked back. A combination of stingy defense, balanced offense…

City to Hold Arts District Public Meeting

The city is holding a public meeting on the proposed arts district Monday after a number of unhappy citizens petitioned Williamsburg City Council members two weeks ago to hold off…

Father Will Discuss Child’s Suicide In Bullying Prevention Assemblies

In the past year, cyberbullying has become a hot topic among parents and school administrators across the nation trying to make sense of a rash of student suicides.…

White Knuckles: Welcome Back, Brendan

For two years in this space, I wrote Tunnel Vision, a weekly column that chronicled my frustrations trying to cram my vehicle through the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel twice a day…

What You’ll Do: Jan. 28-30

Nothing but sunshine this weekend, which should have been a long one for the York County School Division but we have to remind you it’s not. Why? Remember that snow…

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