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Legion Baseball: Post 39’s Season Ends in Second Round of States

The only two games Williamsburg Post 39 played in the American Legion Baseball state tournament were probably the most frustrating of the entire season.  …

Swimming Saved Her Life, Leads to Olympic Trials

  With a smile on her face, York High junior MaryElizabeth Warhol rebounded from a threatening illness that almost cost her a lot more than a promising swimming career. (Photo…

Update: City Police Locate Runaway Teen

The Williamsburg Police Department has located a 14-year-old girl who ran away from her grandparents’ Williamsburg home early Wednesday morning, which prompted a call to the public for help in…

JCC Board Formally Asks Cox to Find New Channel

The James City County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution Tuesday evening to urge Cox Communications to find a new Richmond cable news and weather station.…

York Campaign Heats Up, So Do Sign Complaints

With the Republican primaries about a month away, York County residents are beginning to see candidates’ names lining the roads on campaign signs throughout the community. Although the signs of…

Community Notebook: Public Invited to Discuss Bus Fare, Gov. to Visit Campaign Rally

WATA invites the public to share opinions on possible changes to its fare program at meetings in August, Gov. Bob McDonnell will be in Williamsburg to support Sen. Tommy Norment…

Three Restaurants Sign Leases in Tribe Square

Tribe Square exterior, shown in July. Photo by Stephen Salpukas. When students return to the College of William and Mary next fall, they’ll find three new food options to satisfy…

White Knuckles: A Tradition and Tradeoff for an Empty House

Here’s how maternity benefits work in Canada: After the birth of a child, a mother (or father) is eligible for 60 percent of her (or his) salary for an entire…

Shots Fired, One Suspect at Large after Chase Following Local Jewelry Store Robbery

  Wanted: Eric Roach, a 40-year-old Philadelphia man. (Photo courtesy of Henrico County Police) One suspect is still at large after a Tuesday morning jewelry store robbery in James City…

The Score: Williamsburg Post 39 Falls in Legion Baseball State Tournament Opener

  The potent offense that led Williamsburg Post 39 to a perfect 4-0 run through the Division 3 district tournament en route to their second state tournament appearance in four…

Missing City Man Alive and Well in D.C.

Found: Williamsburg Police report Antonio Johnson, missing for about two months, has been located in Washington, D.C. The Williamsburg Police Department have located a mentally handicapped Williamsburg man who was…

JCC Supes to Discuss Ordinance Update, Ways to Control Population Density

The James City County Board of Supervisors will discuss the first draft of various zoning ordinance changes and get a brief update on the Transfer of Development Rights feasibility study…

ECOfreak: A New Green Website

This week, I wanted to take some time out to give readers a virtual tour of a neat new website, HR Green.…

Six Area Schools Granted Full Accreditation for 3 Years

Six Historic Triangle schools are being rewarded for high achievement with three years of full accreditation.…

YHS Grad Vying for Face of Fox in Online Contest

Cassie Hampton (right) with Sirece Dugard, the 2010 Face of Fox 43 winner. (Photo courtesy of Cassie Hampton.) She’s the girl next door, and she’s trying to become the next…