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Gas money scam going strong: Last Word, May 31

More on scam alert Concerning the “Scam Alert” comment, we, too, encountered the man and woman who were begging for gas money to get to Gloucester.  It was April 18 in the Food Lion parking lot off the John Tyler Highway. We were trying to pull forward to leave our parking space, and they blocked...

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  • Tribe completes improbable rally to clinch CAA baseball tourney title; at UVa. next

    Tribe completes improbable rally to clinch CAA baseball tourney title; at UVa. next

    William and Mary is back in the NCAA baseball tournament for the first time since 2013 after winning the CAA tourney title Sunday, taking two games against top-seeded UNC Wilmington. The Tribe drew the fourth seed in reigning College of World Series-champion University of Virginia's regional. Bryant...

      • William and Mary wins twice Friday to reach CAA baseball championship game

        William and Mary wins twice Friday to reach CAA baseball championship game

        William and Mary will meet UNC Wilmington 1 p.m. Saturday (weather permitting) in Charleston, S.C. for the Colonial Athletic Association baseball championship and an NCAA tourney berth on the line for the Tribe. Second-seeded William and Mary (27-29) won twice Friday, 5-1 against Northeastern,...

          • Lafayette's Grimsley commits to Hokies

            Lafayette's Grimsley commits to Hokies

            Lafayette junior Hezekiah Grimsley verbally committed Thursday to play football for Virginia Tech and new head coach Justin Fuente. Grimsley had 38 catches for 1,065 yards and 13 touchdowns for Lafayette as a junior last fall.Other schools in on the 6-foot-1, 180-pound receiver include Old Dominion,...

              • Warhill, Walsingham add more Class of '16 college recruits

                Warhill, Walsingham add more Class of '16 college recruits

                Walsingham Academy senior baseball player Beau LeJeune signed Wednesday to play for Division II University of Tampa.  Tampa has won seven national titles and produced 71 MLB Draft selections, according to tampaspartans.com. Warhill had three players this week celebrate signing to play in college....

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                  • After-prom party makes a big comeback

                    On April 2, The Virginia Gazette published a story on the waning interest in safe, alcohol-free after-prom events sponsored by high school Parent Teacher Student Associations.. After debate, the Jamestown PTSA Executive Board committed to holding our annual event. In spite of our late start requesting...

                      • Standing tall on Memorial Day

                        For 30 years I have stood at The Wall. Not every day or every month, but I have been there at least once each year. More often, multiple times. I've taken tour groups, family members and gathered with veterans of my Vietnam regiment. But mostly I visited alone. I've seen it the morning sun and...

                          • When turnabout is fair play

                              The unofficial dean of public comment in James City County, Ed Oyer, had the tables turned on him at Tuesday's Board of Supervisor's meeting when those on the dais took a few moments to acknowledge him and his many pertinent comments and questions posed at the close to 600 county meetings he...

                              • Community Gardens: a work in progress

                                Good news for community gardeners: the proposed community garden near Warhill High School is progressing well. The article in the Gazette on 5/18 titled "Staffing switch-up delays garden" may have missed a little context -- there hasn't really been a delay, these things just don't move quickly....

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