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What You’ll Do: April 28-May 1

Stormy weather should be behind us this weekend, just in time for a number of fundraisers, including a bike ride for the American Cancer Society, the Williamsburg Juniors’ 48th Annual…

Suspicious Package Didn’t Pose Danger

Williamsburg police say a package found in a city motel Wednesday afternoon was suspicious but likely not related to criminal activity.…

Students Learn Science Behind Art at Muscarelle

Students create relief prints using styrofoam after learning about patterns in nature. (Photo by Stephen Salpukas/WM) When viewing art, some people expound on the artist’s intent, while others comment on…

York Notebook: S&P Boosts York’s Bond Rating

Standard & Poor’s has upgraded York County’s general obligation debt from AA to AA+, based on its ability to maintain a strong financial position through economic cycles.  …

Skateboard Phenom Bucky Lasek to Perform at Second Annual “Ramp Jam”

Six-time X-Game gold medalist Bucky Lasek will be at Busch Gardens this weekend to participate in the park’s second annual “Ramp Jam.”…

JCC Redistricting Vote Raises Hackles

The gloves were off Tuesday night as James City County’s Board of Supervisors made a decision to choose a redistricting map that cut the two Board Democrats out of their…

Eaglets Moved to Wildlife Center

Wildlife biologists Wednesday morning removed a trio of bald eaglets from their nest at the Norfolk  Botanical Garden. The birds’ mother was struck and killed by an airplane on approach…

The Score: Several Softball and Baseball Results From a Busy Tuesday in the BRD

  Jamestown baseball plays “spoiler” for the second straight season, and in a showdown for second place in the Bay Rivers, Holly Huskey led Grafton’s softball team to a 1-0…

Three In Custody after Outlets Robbery

The robbery of a kiosk at the Premium Outlets was a short-lived success, as a victim’s phone call and quick work by police led to the quick apprehension of all…

Huskey Leads Grafton Softball Past Poquoson 1-0 in Extra Innings

Holly Huskey (7-3) pitched nine scoreless innings to go along with the game-winning base hit Tuesday against Poquoson. (Photo by Will Armbruster) As anticipated, Tuesday’s softball matchup between Grafton and…

Grove Picks Up the Pieces After Tornado

  Volunteers work to clean up a Grove trailer park after last week’s tornado. Photo courtesy of Grove Christian Outreach Center. More than a week after a tornado touched down…

York SB Approves Amended Budget, Bonuses

The York County School Board approved its amended budget and authorized one-time bonuses for eligible employees at a special meeting Tuesday.…

White Knuckles: The Kids’ Dictionary

Our kids are loquacious, just like their parents. Dad’s such a chatterbox that I’ve inspired a brand-new facial expression from my boss – the “I can’t believe you’re in my…

Game On: Jamestown Baseball Hands York First BRD Loss

  Remember last year when Jamestown handed eventual state champion Poquoson their first and only loss of the season, which then sparked a seven-game winning streak to conclude the BRD…

JCC Supervisors Get Personal While Giving OK to Redistricting Plan

In a tense meeting that lasted several hours, James City County Supervisors finally decided to approve the redistricting option recommended by the citizen redistricting committee in a 3-2 vote down…