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Man Charged in Meth Bust Says Popular TV Show Inspired Operation

The large drug bust that ended with 10 people arrested in James City and York counties last Friday may have been inspired by a television show, according to one of…

Lists Yule Love: Last-Minute Gifts

We are closing in on the last minute before the holidays catch up with us. Here are some ideas from our office and a few folks in our circle who…

JCC Unhappy With Road Surface Treatment

James City County sent a letter to the Virginia Department of Transportation this week complaining about pavement treatments put down recently and requesting VDOT stop using the material in the…

Walsingham Boys Basketball Falls to St. Christopher’s 70-64

  Walsingham senior guard Dylan Cheely scored 13 points in Thursday’s loss to visiting St. Christopher’s. (Photo by Will Armbruster). Walsingham Academy boys basketball coach Billy Barnes was tickled by…

County Says Lease Will End for Riverwalk’s Stars & Stripes

An owner of a Riverwalk Landing shop in Yorktown spoke at the Board of Supervisors meeting on Dec. 20, saying she was being treated unfairly when the county denied her…

Get Schooled: School of Arts Stages Flash Mob

Merchants Square is always busy this time of year, with people rushing into the local shops to pick up only-in-Williamsburg gifts. But on Monday afternoon, Duke of Gloucester Street was…

Governor’s VRS Proposal Could Cost WJCC $4M

Local government leaders are saying Gov. Bob McDonnell’s proposals will pack a major punch to the budget for Williamsburg-James City County Schools.…

Williamsburg Notebook: Holiday Fire Safety Tips, Pita Pit Open for Business

It’s officially time to celebrate the holidays, but the Williamsburg Fire Department has some helpful tips for fire safety to make sure the season stays merry and bright. Pita Pit…

The Score: Wednesday’s Boys, Tuesday Girls Hoops Results in the Bay Rivers (W/ Current Standings)

A look at the final Bay Rivers girls and boys regular-season basketball games before Christmas Break, along with the current district standings as we approach the half-way point of the…

Frugal Jena: Free Sample From Breathe Right

Want to try Breathe Right for free?  …

JCC Creates Boat Tax Committee

James City County established a committee to examine local boat taxes after the Commissioner of the Revenue noted some concerns last month; the committee met for the first time this…

WM Establishes Internship for International Students

Linda Caviness The Williamsburg-based National Center for State Courts partnered with the College of William and Mary to establish the Linda R. Caviness International Student Internship.…

Buttons Now Available for First Night

Williamsburg will welcome 2012 with its annual family-friendly event, First Night, on Dec. 31. The line-up includes folk singers, jazz bands, Celtic singers, clowns, magicians and more.…

Joan Rivers Calls Weekend Visit to Williamsburg ‘Magical’

  Joan Rivers tweeted this photo posed with a costumed interpreter after her weekend visit to Colonial Williamsburg. Colonial Williamsburg guests might have been doing double takes this weekend when…

Lists Yule Love: Holiday Recipes to Treasure

Special foods during the holidays remind us of family and friends and bind us to days gone by and those ahead. The staff here at Davis Media, parent company of…