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County Redisticting Plan Gets DOJ Pre-Clearance

Despite efforts by four citizens to stop the process based on allegations of adverse effects on minorities, the Department of Justice has pre-cleared James City County’s redistricting plan, which goes…

Kennedy Plans to Run for Reelection in Stonehouse

Stonehouse Supervisor Jim Kennedy announced Friday he will run for reelection in November as the Republican candidate.…

Four York Supes Face GOP Primary Challenges

Eight candidates have filed as Republicans and on Aug. 23 will be fighting in the GOP primary for four of the five Board of Supervisors’ seats in York County.…

Triangle Hotels Have Better Spring, York Leads the Pack

Historic Triangle hotel occupancy rates were slightly higher over the recent spring season compared to last year, but York County has emerged as a shining star, with several months this…

WJCC Appoints Assistant Principals for Montague, Blayton

Two veteran teachers have been appointed as assistant principals at D.J. Montague and J. Blaine Blayton elementary schools, effective July 1.…

Get Schooled: Congratulations, School Construction Updates and Camp

School’s officially out for summer, but I still have some notable students to recognize for the work they completed this year. I also have lots of information about special educational…

Williamsburg Notebook: Wittman To Host Town Hall, Rand McNally Team En Route

The city will host Congressman Rob Wittman and a travel team from Rand McNally in the next few days; citizens are invited to both events. Citizens are also asked to…

York Supervisors OK Second Mixed-Use Development

The architect’s rendering of some of the proposed houses at Yorktown Crescent. The York County Board of Supervisors had many items on the agenda Tuesday, but the decision to approve…

What You’ll Do: June 23-26

The kids are out of school, commencement has concluded and it is time for the Historic Triangle to kick into high summer gear. The Jamestown Yorktown Foundation hosts Saturday’s Party…

JCC Notebook: Boating While Drunk Crackdown and More

News in the county this week includes an unpcoming marine law enforcement crackdown on impaired boaters, the expansion of the county’s Enterprise Zone and the reappointment of the county voter…

New Position, Same Old Place For York’s New AD John Ashley

John Ashley carries just three years of athletic directing experience into his new position as athletic director at York High.  But his familiarity with the Falcons’ athletic program may only…

Owens Pitches Post 1776 Past Town Rivals

Mitch Owens’ arm was well-rested, and it showed Wednesday night. In his first game back with Colonial Post 1776 in more than a week, the Walsingham senior tossed six innings…

Unarmed Men Hold Up City Bank

City police say this man robbed the SunTrust Bank on Tuesday afternoon. Williamsburg Police are investigating their second unarmed robbery of the week in the city. The most recent robbery…

NC Wildfire Smoke Affecting Air in Historic Triangle

If you thought you smelled smoke today, you weren’t imagining it. Smoke from wildfires in North Carolina is affecting air quality in the Williamsburg area today.…

Game On: Bay Rivers Lands Three On AA Girls Soccer All-State Teams

            Warhill’s Ashley Williams and Chelsea Wolfe, and Tabb’s Diana Kinney were selected to the 2011 AA Girls Soccer All-State first teams.…