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Dominion Completes 77% of Electric Restorations

Dominion Power said Wednesday that most of the residents in areas of Virginia and North Carolina affected by Hurricane Irene have their power restored. As off 11 this morning, about…

WJCC High Schools’ Freshman Orientation Back On

As it turns out, Hurricane Irene won’t claim freshman orientation at Williamsburg-James City County public schools as its victim. The freshmen wouldn’t have it.…

VIDEO: Hurricane Irene footage

  While Hurricane Irene tore through our area, members of the WYDaily staff ventured out with videocameras in hand. Take a look back now at the power of Irene and…

White Knuckles: Big, Bad Hurricane Irene

Last week, my wife was at home with the kids on a lazy late-summer Thursday for them. She put away laundry while the boy and girl parked themselves on the…

Irene May Have Been Sucker Punch for Tourism

  Fear of blocked roads and power outages scared some tourists from the Historic Triangle. (Photo by Will Armbruster.) Hurricane Irene swept into the Triangle just as the tourism industry…

Will Federal Aid Come Through for Hurricane Cleanup?

RICHMOND – As federal disaster relief runs dry, Virginia communities may not get the help they need any time soon as they clean up from Hurricane Irene’s pummeling.…

Man Commits Suicide in Front of York Police

The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office witnessed a horrific suicide while responding to a domestic disturbance call at 10:09 a.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of Nathan Place in York County.…

Avoid Scams, Price Gouging for Home Repairs

In response to Hurricane Irene, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) has provided a 24-hour consumer protection hotline to assist Virginia consumers with complaints about price gouging,…

Hurricane of Independence

Did you know a violent hurricane hit the East Coast at the start of the American Revolution?  Learn all about it from local author and historian Tony Williams in his…

Rescheduled, Closed or Cancelled for Wednesday

Due to the effects of Hurricane Irene, businesses, government buildings and other organizations have announced closures and cancellations for Wednesday. Find closure information, by locality, below.…

Game On: Jimmye Laycock Show Cancelled for Wednesday

            In light of the aftermath from Hurricane Irene, Wednesday’s Chesapeake Bank Jimmye Laycock Show – the first of 2011 – has been cancelled.…

Dominion: Restoration Times Posted Tomorrow for All Without Power

Dominion announced Tuesday afternoon that power has been restored to 66 percent of its customers who lost electric service because of Hurricane Irene.…

Red Cross Offering Free Food

The Red Cross is offering shelf-stable meals for citizens to pick up at the James City/Williamsburg Community Center, first come, first serve.…

Cyclist Found Dead in York Friday

The body of a 57-year-old black male was found next to a bike Aug. 25 on the 200 block of Hubbard Lane in York County, according to Dennis Ivey, Jr.…

UPDATE: Assessing Damage in the Triangle

  Potted plants and furniture are barely visible underneath the trees that destroyed a home on Burns Lane in Williamsburg. Photo by Will Armbruster. Local governments are working on assessing…

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