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Williamsburg Notebook: Commission Discusses Midtown Planning

The Arts District has been a hot topic in Planning Commission meetings lately. Last Wednesday, the commission discussed midtown’s future in a Comprehensive Plan work session. Next week, a panel…

Upcoming Prep Sports Playoff Schedules (All Sports)

Below is a sport-by-sport breakdown of the upcoming week’s region and state tournament schedules for all spring sports.…

JCC Notebook: Board Weighs in on Comp Plan Update and New Communication Policy, and More

In James City County news this week, the Board of Supervisors gave some initial reaction to the Planning Commission about the idea of coordinating comprehensive plans, and it decided not…

JCC Notebook: Board Weighs in on Comp Plan Update and New Communication Policy, and More

In James City County news this week, the Board of Supervisors gave some initial reaction to the Planning Commission about the idea of coordinating comprehensive plans, and it decided not…

Replica Ships Sailing Into Yorktown Next Week; Overnight Trip on Lynx

  The Lynx (Photo Courtesy of The Lynx Educational Foundation) A War of 1812 replica tall ship, the Clipper Schooner Lynx, will be sailing into Yorktown for the first time…

10 Questions with HRA’s Marissa Wheeler

Each year, we ask students at the tops of their classes to tell us a little more about themselves and their futures. Today, Hampton Roads Academy’s Senior Valedictory Award winner…

Firefighting Then & Now Burns Bright During Museum Community Day June 2

Colonial Williamsburg’s Museum Community Day features Firefighting: Then and Now on the lawn of the Public Hospital 10 a.m.—2 p.m. Saturday, June 2 plus free admission for the entire day…

Frugal Jena: Organic Coupons

Thanks to Elizabeth W. for telling me about this awesome list of sites that offer organic coupons.  It is rare to find coupons for organic products in the newspaper.  Most…

Supreme Court Erases Record of JCC Man Wrongfully Convicted of 1978 Rape

The Virginia Supreme Court erased a three-decade-old rape conviction off Bennett Barbour’s record Thursday, after DNA evidence proved he was wrongfully convicted of the 1978 rape of a College of…

Hometown: James City County Plans Weekend Events

James City County has some fun, free events planned for the weekend – including a movie, karaoke and swimming.…

Memorial Day Events and Closings

The Memorial Day holiday, a time for remembering men and women who died serving in the Armed Forces, will be observed on Monday; local government offices will be closed and…

Prepare for Hurricane Season; There’s Help wtih State Tax Holiday

Dominion Virginia Power is preparing for hurricane season and asking customers to do the same by learning the necessary steps in case of an emergency and buying supplies in advance.…

With Coach Hospitalized, Grafton Baseball Overcomes York in Bay Rivers Tournament Championship

  Grafton’s 2012 Bay Rivers District tournament champion baseball team. (Photo by Will Armbruster). As Grafton’s baseball team took the field for its biggest game of the season – the…

Get Schooled: Area Teen Now Published Author

It’s fitting that Rachel Coker named her first novel, “Interrupted,” because its title now aptly describes her life.…

71 HRA Students Graduate Saturday

Seventy-one students will end their academic careers at Hampton Roads Academy when the school holds its commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday. The graduates, who earned $3.6 million in scholarship…