Archaeologists find 1796 penny during a recent dig at a site on DoG Street in Colonial Williamsburg.
The new non-profit foundation reviewed local teacher's grant proposal for awards that will begin early next year.
Local districts fared well in the state rankings, which looked at factors such as teacher quality and school resources.
The two-year college saw its enrollment increase by 36 percent this fall and had its largest freshman class ever, college officials said.
Two boys, ages 15 and 16, are accused of assaulting an officer at the Merrimac Detention Center for juveniles.
After serving as interim chief for several months, Ryan Ashe was named leader of the James City County Fire Department.
Several volunteers helped serve food on Thanksgiving to the needy and senior citizens at Living Word Church of God in Norge.
James City County Police charged Taylor Bryan Casey, 24, of York County with DUI in connection with Sunday's crash.