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JCC Notebook: Public Meetings on Comp Plans, HRUBS New Billing Info and More

News in the county this week includes a schedule for public meetings to discuss the coordinated comprehensive plan process for the three Triangle localities, a reminder that it’s about time…

York Schools Employee Remembered for Humor, Work Ethic

Paula Rader, a longtime employee of York County Schools, died Jan. 24 at home. She was 58.…

WM Bio Professor Chosen for $1M Grant

W&M Biology Department Chair Lizabeth Allison received a more than $1 million grant for her research on the thyroid hormone receptor. A molecular biologist at The College of William and…

Tabb Holds On to Beat Lafayette in Boys Basketball

There was Ryan Sawyer and Pete Willie’s spark off the bench. There was Kaleb Mitchell’s nine four-quarter free throws. There was also Daniel Schiele, who scored all seven of his…

Frugal Jena: Free Kids Workshop at Lowe’s Tomorrow

Lowe’s is hosting a free Build and Grow Workshop for kids tomorrow.  The workshop begins at 10:00 a.m.  Tomorrow kids will build a cool dinosaur and get tons of stickers…

Frugal Jena: Free Sample of Splenda Essentials

Splenda is offering a free sample of Splenda Essentials with B Vitamins or with Antioxidants. Click here and fill in the required information to receive your sample in the mail.…

General Assembly to Meet in CW Saturday

At left, Williamsburg’s Colonial Capitol, where the General Assembly will meet Saturday. At right, Virginia Tech professor and Civil War historian James I. Robertson, Jr., who will address the assembly.…

Tribe Falls to JMU on the Road

HARRISONBURG - The William and Mary men’s basketball team fell on the road at James Madison, 59-47, on Thursday night. The Tribe led by as many as four points earlier…

Marketing Strategy to ‘Own’ Christmas Shows Results

The Triangle’s bid to “own” Christmas paid some good returns this year, with hotel occupancy and visitation markedly higher during the season compared to last year.…

Williamsburg Notebook: Cupcakery Opens, DeWitt Joins State Board

Williamsburg celebrated its new cupcakery with a cupcake-cutting ceremony earlier this week. Extraordinary Cupcakes is open for business on Richmond Road. Next week, William and Mary will test its emergency…

Get Schooled: Greenwood Nears 50th Anniversary

Nearly 50 years ago, Bev Kelly and Louise Rose decided to offer Kindergarten to children in the Williamsburg area, teaching the classes in Kelly’s basement.…

Walsingham Boys Basketball Overwhelms Norfolk Collegiate 71-23

  Miguel Kisoon (right) dribbles around Norfolk Collegiate’s Sean Peterson during Thursday’s game (Photo by Will Armbruster). Walsingham boys basketball coach Billy Barnes has labeled his team a defensive-minded group…

Busch Gardens’ Newest Coaster On Track for Spring Opening

A construction worker makes progress on Verbolten, Busch Gardens’ newest coaster, which is scheduled for a spring opening. (photo courtesy Busch Gardens) Contractors bolted the final piece of the 2,835-foot…

June Trial Date for JCC Man Charged in Wife’s Death

Barton Dale Trevillian A June 4 trial date has been set for a James City County man charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife, who was found…

Home of JCC Chair to be Sold at Auction

The home of James City County Board of Supervisors Chair Mary Jones is set to be sold at public auction in February.…