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Super Bowl MVP Rodgers at W&M Today

Some of the NFL’s top players are in Williamsburg this week for the 18th annual William and Mary Colonial All-Pro Football Camp.…

Wittman Town Hall Focuses On Federal Debt, Taxes

Speaking about the U.S. budget at a town hall meeting Monday night, Congressman Rob Wittman addressed a crowd of about 60 people who vocalized frustration with the government’s failure to…

Minor Files Claim Against CW, Alleges Hidden Damage to Property, Buried Hazardous Debris

Carter’s Grove owner Halsey Minor has moved forward with his threat to file a legal claim against Colonial Williamsburg, alleging CW failed to disclose damage to the property before its…

ECOfreak:Jellyfish Make for Blobby Waters

I went to the York River not long ago and was surprised to see a big mass of jellyfish in the water. Lots of my friends have been talking about…

Busch Gardens’ Restaurant Workers Fall Ill; 4 Hospitalized

Fumes from a cleaning solution were the apparent culprit during an incident Monday afternoon at Busch Gardens that left several employees hospitalized.…

Congress to Consider Bills Inspired by Murdered W&M Grad, Peace Corps Volunteer Kate Puzey

W&M grad Kate Puzey, with a young student in the West African nation of Benin. Puzey was killed while serving in the Peace Corps. Federal lawmakers introduced bills in the…

York Notebook: Busy Supes Agenda, 4th News and Kayak Rentals

The York County Board of Supervisors had a full agenda this past week, giving the thumbs up to the arts commission’s suggestions for funding, the village’s Fourth of July schedule…

Dr. Decipher: The Bathroom is a Dangerous Place

When I ask people who fell in their homes how it occurred, the usual response is: “I slipped in the bathroom!”…

GPSA Swim Meet Results for June 23

Williamsburg Yorktown Daily is where you can find the latest local swim results for the Greater Peninsula Swimming Association’s summer league contests. Team representatives may e-mail their scores to sports@wydaily.com…

State Expects Revenue Windfall Will Pay Down Federal Loan

RICHMOND – Virginia is tracking to meet or beat revenue projections as the end of the fiscal year nears but much of the extra money is already spoken for as…

JCC Notebook: Supes to Talk About EO Zone, Zoning Ordinance Update, Mid County Park,

County news this week includes a Board work session covering the zoning update and the Economic Opportunity ordinance and a public hearing on Mid County Park changes.…

CW Releases 2010 Report

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation announced Friday that it made solid financial progress in 2010, with an increase in key revenue streams such as visitation and endowment value, though the operating…

JCC Republican Nominees Announced

James City County Republicans have selected nine nominees running in November elections.…

Stockton Will Run Against Jones for Berkeley Seat

James City County Board of Supervisors Chair will have some competition to keep her seat on the board this fall. Carlton Stockton announced Friday he’ll challenge Republican Mary Jones for the…

FEMA Denies Tornado Assistance for Va., Again

RICHMOND – A second denial for federal disaster assistance Thursday hasn’t fazed Gov. Bob McDonnell, who quickly pledged to seek similar help from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The Federal…