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Grafton Hangs On for Region I Opening-Round Win Over Jamestown

For a team with no experience this deep in the post season, Grafton head coach Jeremy Jordan relayed a simple message to his squad prior to Tuesday night’s tipoff against…

Grafton Girls Roll Past Jamestown 46-27 in Region I Opener

One of the more intriguing quarterfinal matchups in the girls Region I tournament turned out be a one-sided affair.…

JCC Supes Divided on How to Bring High-Wage Jobs to County

At their work session Tuesday afternoon, James City County Supervisors had a long and sometimes heated discussion about how the new Economic Opportunity zone should be designed.…

Ferry to Shut Down Briefly Early Friday A.M.

Early morning commuters who rely on the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry should consider other routes – or hours – Friday.…

Princeton Review Ranks WM a ‘Best Value’

William and Mary was ranked a “best value” by the Princeton Review. The College of William and Mary is one of five Virginia institutions named a “Best Value” by the…

White Knuckles: The Line On Furniture We Can’t Afford, Experiences We Can’t Afford to Miss

My in-laws (who live down the street) work crazy hours at stressful jobs, at an age that I would have long since retired. Their reward is the get to do…

Woman Dies in Fall from Parkway Bridge

Williamsburg police report a city woman apparently fell to her death Tuesday morning from a bridge over the National Colonial Parkway.…

“Buy One Get One” Annual Passes for Peninsula Residents

Colonial Williamsburg is offering residents of James City and York counties, the city of Williamsburg, Newport News, Hampton and Poquoson a buy one, get one special on annual passes now…

Firehouse Subs Donates Equipment to Williamsburg Department

Firehouse Subs is living up to its name by donating more than $10,000 worth of equipment to the Williamsburg Fire Department.…

Senate Rejects Parental Notification Bill

RICHMOND – The Senate rejected legislation Monday requiring school officials to contact a student’s parents if the student “is likely” to be suspended. Current law requires parental notification only at…

ECOfreak: New Legislation to Help the Bay

The General Assembly passed a new bill last week that will reduce phosphorus pollution by a significant amount, which will help the state start complying with stricter Chesapeake Bay pollution…

Watermen’s Museum Closed Until April

Riverwalk tourists will have to wait until April to learn more about the life and work of watermen.…

Kingsmill Hiring for 200 Positions

Kingsmill is looking to fill 200 full-time, part-time and seasonal positions, and will start the employee search at a job fair this weekend.…

Game On: Basketball Regional Tourney Matchups Set

With the Bay Rivers District tournament wrapped up, many local basketball teams are moving on to the regional tournament, which begins Tuesday. Here are the Region I quarterfinal matchups for…

Supes Will Review Progress of Ordinance Update

James City County Supervisors will get a summary of the ordinance update process on Tuesday afternoon.…