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 2021-12-07 23:21 

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Exiting Williamsburg-James City County School Board members discuss highs, lows of time on board...

"For me, looking at what was happening in our own school board and watching the news and seeing the same thing played out all over the country with made-up issues was a struggle because it was not pertinent to any of the work we do on the board."...

 2021-12-07 23:12 

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‘Let’s go Brandon’ boat wins York County holiday parade, is then stripped of award for its political message...

Some residents in York County objected to the political messaging at a family holiday event. The Yorktown Foundation's director, Walt Akers, apologized to the community and event sponsors for what he called "a huge mistake."...

 2021-12-07 22:49 

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Woman killed, driver charged in single-vehicle crash in James City County...

Virginia State police were called to the crash, located at the 227 mile marker on Interstate 64, at 7:22 a.m. Another passenger was med-flighted with life-threatening injuries to the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond....

 2021-12-07 22:37 

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With a permanent location, Column 15 looks to offer facility tours, nitro cold brew pancakes and more...

A newly established coffee shop off Merrimac Trail in Williamsburg is looking to expand their business to offer facility tours, nitro cold brew pancakes, wholesale production and more in the new year....

 2021-12-07 22:32 

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Williamsburg City Council discusses civil rights memorial, new African American Heritage Trail...

The walking route would include the Historic First Baptist Church of Williamsburg; the original First Baptist Church; Hearth: Memorial to the Enslaved; the Sankofa Seed Sculpture; and the Gowan Pamphlet Plaque....

 2021-12-07 22:08 

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Business notes: Jamestown Feed and Seed in Norge closing after 40 years...

In Business notes: Jamestown Feed and Seed to close; trademark Pierce's Pitt cups return; Insomnia Cookies coming to Williamsburg; La Casona closes; and more....

 2021-12-07 22:02 

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Colonial Williamsburg taverns adjusts hours, some close as a result of staffing shortages...

According to Communication Specialist Ellen Peltz, the foundation temporarily reduced its operating hours because it did not have adequate staffing....

 2021-12-07 13:03 

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State police investigating fatal crash on I-64 in James City County...

Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal single vehicle crash Tuesday morning in James City County....

 2021-12-07 12:15 

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Two of Virginia’s Pearl Harbor fallen are now identified...

Remains of the 33 crew members who could not be identitified will be reburied today in Hawaii....

 2021-12-07 10:38 

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Seeing democracy in progress is why I came to the United States...

Since our arrival to America 63 years ago, what remained a constant is our admiration for the friendliness of the people, the propensity of so many Americans to get involved in community activities and charity work....

 2021-12-06 20:21 

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James City Notebook: Parks and Rec announces free December events...

The James City County Parks and Recreation Department announced its December events, Berkely District Supervisor Ruth Larson will serve on VaCo's executive committee and Jamestowne Rediscovery gears up for weekend holiday event....

 2021-12-06 16:05 

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Emergency workers in King William relying on neighboring areas for cover amid exhaustion, staff shortages...

"We have had to call on our neighbors multiple times this past month, King and Queen. We have had to ask West Point to come up in the upper part of the county several times," said Fire Chief Stacy Reaves....

 2021-12-06 15:38 

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Unruly behavior during King William School Board meetings leads to 2 attendees being banned from school property...

Ongoing tensions at King William County Public School Board meetings over wearing masks have resulted in no trespassing notices being issued against two members of the public, banning them from school property....

 2021-12-06 15:03 

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Pets available for adoption in King William...

Topaz and Darla are waiting for homes at the Regional Animal Shelter....

 2021-12-05 18:29 

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Virginia ABC to move law enforcement office from Hampton to Newport News...

The Hampton location will close at 5 p.m. Dec. 10, and the office will reopen in its Newport News space, 9317 Warwick Blvd., at 8:15 a.m. the following Monday....

 2021-12-05 16:10 

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57-year-old bicyclist killed in Hampton crash...

Police said 57-year-old David Johnston of Newport News was taken to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries....

 2021-12-05 15:34 

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An unpaid prostitute and a drug deal gone bad: Man gets 2 life sentences for pair of 2014 slayings in Newport News...

Mark Anthony Skeete, 35, once faced the possibility of the death penalty if convicted of the slayings — prostitution and drug deals gone bad — committed within an 18-day span in the summer of 2014. But federal prosecutors took capital punishme...

 2021-12-05 14:19 

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Short-term government funding measure likely comes at a steep cost for Hampton Roads...

It's particularly steep in Hampton Roads, where a fifth of residents are in the military or are veterans or members of military families, and where thousands more make a living providing services to the Department of Defense....

 2021-12-04 18:00 

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Hampton Roads Transit installing new bus stop shelters across the region...

Prior to the start of the project, only 52 of Hampton's 412 stops had amenities such as shelters, leaving some customers to resort to putting kitchen chairs out at stops or sitting on transformers or overturned shopping carts....

 2021-12-04 01:21 

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2nd man arrested in Suffolk killing; 3rd still sought...

Suffolk police arrested two men wanted in connection with the killing of Jason Javon Lewis....

 2021-12-03 20:35 

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Williamsburg Public Art Council considers proposals for two murals, one of which is underway without approval...

A proposed mural for Silver Hand Meadery at 224 Monticello Ave. stands on a large wall beside its building, already painted with a blue background and large floral elements, though the council has not given approval of their design and application....

 2021-12-03 20:24 

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Union representing Colonial Williamsburg hospitality workers plans protest during Grand Illumination...

The union has represented Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's hospitality workers for more than 50 years and currently has roughly 220 members....

 2021-12-03 20:17 

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W-JCC School Board, James City, Williamsburg in stalemate over potential new elementary school...

While each party agreed that the division is in need of additional space and will inevitably have to build a new elementary school, they could not agree on a timeline....

 2021-12-03 18:36 

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Design for Muscarelle Museum expansion unveiled, public presentation to follow next week...

Full design details of the $35 million dollar renovation and expansion will be shared at a public presentation at 6 p.m. Tuesday....

 2021-12-03 18:07 

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Runners feast on five races during holiday weekend...

Runners feast on five races during holiday weekend...

 2021-12-03 17:01 

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Brass Cannon’s new lecture series designed to educate...

Pick up a pint and maybe a little bit of knowledge at Brass Cannon as the brewery continues its new lecture series Sunday with a presentation from John A. Rodgaard, who has more than 41 years with the naval service. Staff file...

 2021-12-03 15:57 

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Public art survey shows that respondents would like to see fountains, light installations and more in Williamsburg...

Results of the survey, shared during their meeting on Monday shows that a water fountain, an interactive lights display and a mural were some of the top picks for public art that respondents would like to see....

 2021-12-03 15:18 

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With old and new traditions, Colonial Williamsburg celebrates holiday foods and treats through the ages...

As the decorations and lights begin to appear, the kitchens across Colonial Williamsburg start in full operation as pumpkin, pecan and rum cream pies are crafted and appear in shops and the classic ginger cookies make way out of the traditional hearth ove...

 2021-12-03 11:43 

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Faith & Values: Understanding how God created mankind a key to understanding God...

Many people do not know that Moses became "uppity" toward God, possibly because of exhaustion or not knowing the unknown future or likely because of the complaining Israelites, who faced their own challenges....

 2021-12-03 09:13 

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Are all Black voices being heard in national dialogue?...

There are some who are opposed to critical race theory, "The 1619 Project" and the "systemic racism" narrative....

 2021-12-02 22:46 

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‘Who’s at war and where the heck is Pearl Harbor?’ William & Mary students in 1941 react to news of Japan’s attack...

On that date, Annette Warren, Class of 1942, wrote in her diary: "Something terrible happened today. War came. (The college boys) will all be going now, going to be killed. No one has been able to study today ... not since we found out."...

 2021-12-02 18:16 

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#ParentLife UnscRxipted: Teach children the true joys of the Christmas season...

As I reflect during this holiday season, it's clear that our society has lost sight of two important values — being content with what we have and the importance of family time....

 2021-12-02 17:13 

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Woman shot to death inside Hampton home...

A woman was killed inside a home in Hampton Wednesday night. Police say she was involved in an altercation....

 2021-12-02 14:58 

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Williamsburg Notebook: Williamsburg Police Department holds 6th annual toy drive...

In this week's Williamsburg Notebook: Williamsburg Police Department host sixth annual toy drive, "The Night Before Christmas" exhibit opens at the Stryker Center, Williamsburg Podiatry holds winter shoe drive and more....

 2021-12-02 13:21 

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Expect overnight delays on I-64 in Hampton as crews work on Mallory Street Bridge...

Overnight traffic on Interstate 64 will experience several delays starting Thursday as construction crews begin working on demolishing portions of the Mallory Street Bridge in Hampton....

 2021-12-02 11:12 

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Richmond-based Seasonal Roots delivering from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach as growth skyrockets...

Seasonal Roots works with local farmers and artisans within about a 175-mile radius to receive fresh produce and goods....

 2021-12-02 03:33 

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Hampton schools will mandate COVID-19 vaccine or testing for employees — pending court decision...

Hampton City Schools will require employees to get vaccinated or submit to weekly testing depending on whether a federal judge deems the policy constitutional....

 2021-12-01 21:39 

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‘Nature knows best’: Williamsburg man, 95, honored as longest-serving oyster restoration volunteer...

"We have a motto, no oyster shell left behind," Shannon said. "Over time, each oyster shell that Walter picks up from the restaurants turns into, basically, a handheld oyster reef."...

 2021-11-30 21:18 

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Kale on Books: Find out more about local traditions with ‘Christmas in Williamsburg’...

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's "Colonial Williamsburg Christmas: Celebrating Classic Traditions and the Spirit of the Holiday" (Globe Pequot, 192 pgs., $29.99) is a fresh and vibrant volume, providing a new photographic tribute to Chri...

 2021-11-30 21:01 

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Newport News Waterworks has installed about 20% of smart meters across the Peninsula...

The smart meters will eliminate the need for monthly visits from meter readers and are expected to help with water conservation by allowing the Peninsula's water system to work with customers to reduce their water usage and alert them to possible leak...

 2021-11-30 18:16 

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Williamsburg nonprofit provides transitional housing to victims of domestic violence...

Based on the outcome of the pilot program, the grant could help up to 100 men, women and children leaving domestic violence situations in the next three years....

 2021-11-30 18:07 

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‘It’s my favorite time of year’: Former Yankee Candle Santa returns to his role at new venue in Merchants Square...

Throughout the past three decades, Hines has played the role at numerous businesses, including a four-year stint at Busch Gardens Williamsburg's Christmas Town, done home visits for the elderly, helped active duty military members surprise their loved...

 2021-11-30 17:07 

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American Battlefield Trust to buy 250-acre Williamsburg Civil War site, key in telling story of enslaved persons during war...

"This parcel of land checks every box. From pre-contact to the colonial period, from enslaved Africans to Emancipation to Reconstruction, from Revolutionary War entrenchments to Civil War battlefield, hospital and gravesites. It is both Virginia and A...

 2021-11-30 12:36 

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Work behind recent report on China marks William & Mary as one of world’s leading research universities...

Under the direction of three members of its leadership team, AidData has uncovered Chinese financing for more than 13,000 projects in 165 countries throughout Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East and Oceania since 2000....

 2021-11-29 21:47 

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10 things to do around the Historic Triangle to celebrate the holiday season...

Across the Historic Triangle there are a number of holiday events running in December from holiday markets to Colonial Williamsburg's Grand Illumination....

 2021-11-29 19:46 

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Man seriously injured in accident on Mercury Boulevard in Hampton...

Police are investigating an accident that occurred early Monday morning in Hampton....

 2021-11-29 17:28 

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He was the hit man in the killing of a Navy officer. Now, he’s on death row waiting for new sentencing hearing....

A new sentencing hearing could result in Runyon walking off federal death row and getting several life sentences instead....

 2021-11-29 15:00 

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Boost in state funding helps thousands with affordable housing payments...

The trust fund's $15.4 million allocation for its homeless reduction grant program assisted 477 households....

 2021-11-28 20:26 

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Newport News wants to see your holiday decorations — even the tacky ones...

The city launched a map last year that guides drivers through the independent light tour, which runs from one end of the city to the other. Last year nearly 60 residents, businesses, churches and organizations participated....

 2021-11-28 14:14 

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Norfolk federal prosecutor, Richmond magistrate judge vie for U.S. district court vacancy — as another vacancy opens up...

The vacancy was created when U.S. District Judge John Gibney took senior status effective Nov. 1.Meanwhile, another vacancy on the Norfolk federal judiciary was created when U.S. District Judge Raymond A. Jackson moved to "senior status" — o...

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