Amanda Williams

Writer

Amanda is the education reporter at the Virginia Gazette. She was previously the evening breaking news reporter at the Daily Press. She is a 2016 graduate of William & Mary and spends most of her time hanging out with her dog, Chaco.

Recent Articles

  • A look at WJCC superintendent candidates

    The Williamsburg-James City County School Board must choose a new Superintendent by Feb. 11. The application window closed Jan. 18 and a vote on a final candidate is expected on Feb. 7. The board has 180 days from former Superintendent Steve Constantino's resignation in August to find a replacement....

  • CHKD opens new Lightfoot health center

    CHKD opens new Lightfoot health center

    The Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters opened a new Health Center in Lightfood earlier this month. The hospital, whose main facility is in Norfolk, has 12 other health centers around Hampton Roads. The newest opened Jan. 9 and is the fourth on the Peninsula. The Lightfoot location, at...

  • Pogge announces reelection run for 96th House seat

    Pogge announces reelection run for 96th House seat

    She will face Democrat Kelly DeLucia

  • Democrat will challenge Pogge for 96th seat

    Democrat will challenge Pogge for 96th seat

    A real estate agent from Yorktown plans to run for the 96th House of Delegates seat up for grabs in November, making her the first democrat to run for the seat since 2007. Kelly DeLucia is a Yorktown native who said her motivation to run came last November. She announced her candidacy Wednesday....

  • Snow means more school for York, not W-JCC

    After the foot of snow Williamsburg and surrounding areas received Jan. 6 and 7 closed schools for a few days, York County School Division has announced a make-up day is needed. Students previously didn't have classes on Jan. 30 for a teacher workday. Several days of weather-related closures have...

  • Historic Triangle women feel empowered after D.C. march

    Historic Triangle women feel empowered after D.C. march

    For many women, the Women's March on Washington was a chance to take a stand for what they believe in. And many plan to harness that energy to propel them further. A Williamsburg–based health writer, Natalie Miller Moore is going to run for office. Eight-year-old Elia Belluzzo will be more aware....

  • Students learn lessons from 'Hidden Figures'

    Students learn lessons from 'Hidden Figures'

    Earlier this month, Berkeley Middle School math teacher Selena Chamblee listened to a student defend her unruly behavior by explaining "That's just how us black girls act." Chamblee knew she needed to set the student on a better course. So she called NASA. Actually she called a relative, Christyl...

  • WJCC superintendent search deadline approaches

    WJCC superintendent search deadline approaches

    School Board Chairwoman Kyra Cook hopes to present the Williamsburg-James City County School Division's new superintendent on Feb. 7, but the time line is tight. Applications for the position closed on Wednesday. A group of four to six recommended candidates compiled by the search firm, BWP, will...

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