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WJCC Will Continue to Use Inaccurate Textbooks for Graphics

Williamsburg-James City County Schools will continue to use textbooks deemed “highly inaccurate” by the Virginia Department of Education for graphics and photos, but not for content, according to a letter…

Loose Ends: Williamsburg Community Health Foundation, York Fire Dept.

Loose Ends would like to share some names and accomplishments this week. Congratulations to all!…

Tribe’s Late Rally in Boston Falls Short

Boston, Mass. – Despite a valiant second-half comeback, the William and Mary men’s basketball team fell on the road at Northeastern 70-67 on Monday night. Junior forward Quinn McDowell, who…

Tribe Defensive Coordinator Shoop Resigns

The College of William and Mary’s Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations Pete Clawson confirmed Monday that defensive coordinator Bob Shoop has resigned from his position at the College.…

Bicyclists Rob W&M Student at Gunpoint

Williamsburg police are looking for two suspects who robbed a College of William and May student at gunpoint early Monday morning.…

Record Year for Chesapeake Financial Shares

It was another banner year for Chesapeake Financial Shares, Inc., parent company of Chesapeake Bank and Chesapeake Investment Group.…

Jordan Coaches Grafton to Non-District Win Over HRA

Rarely is the word ‘perfect’ used to describe anything in sports. But Grafton head coach Jeremy Jordan’s game plan was as close to perfection as you can get, and guided…

Tourism Committee Considers Whether It Has a Future

Members of the Williamsburg Area Destination Marketing Committee met Monday and began a frank discussion about the future of the group and its marketing component, with opinions ranging from terminating…

ECOfreak: Local Government Contractor Goes Green

Building green might be more expensive, but now more than ever businesses are making the decision to add environmentally-friendly design elements when constructing new facilities. Bionetics Corporation, a York County-based…

Focus Group Starts Effort to Reimagine Northeast Williamsburg

Members of the Northeast Triangle Focus Group left their first meeting with a homework assignment: Think of a marketable name for the area bounded by Merrimac Trail, Capitol Landing Road…

York Teachers Call for Pay Raises

Teachers in York County advocated for pay raises during a public hearing on the 2012 budget Monday.…

Game On: College Watch – Ryan Hartman

As a captain of Washington and Lee’s men’s swim and dive program, York County’s Ryan Hartman is an integral part of the Generals’ success in the pool. This season, the…

Local Mentoring Group Gets Funds to Help Kids With Jailed Parents

Big Brothers Big Sisters has been awarded almost $440,000 for a new mentoring program for kids with parents or caregivers who are incarcerated.…

Dr. Decipher: The Amazing Case of Phineas Gage

We have been following the progress of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords who was tragically shot (along with 19 others) in the head at close range on January 8th.  The 9 mm…

VDOT Lane Closure Forecast: Jan. 23-29

It’s still winter, but road construction in this area has no season. Be prepared for lane closures on bridges and state highways that likely will affect Hampton Roads traffic. In…