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  • GRANITE FABRICATOR Brazilian Best Granite

    GRANITE FABRICATOR Brazilian Best Granite

    6618 A Mooretown Road, Williamsburg, VA ¿ 757-221-8080

  • GUTTERING: Starling Guttering Inc.

    GUTTERING: Starling Guttering Inc.

    Glen Starling started his business in 1975 offering home improvement services.  In 1984, Glen and his wife, Linda, decided to concentrate on installing gutters as their only service. So they set out to find the best gutter system available to offer to their customers. They purchased the Leafguard...

  • INSULATION SPECIALIST - Atlantic Spray Systems, Inc.

    INSULATION SPECIALIST - Atlantic Spray Systems, Inc.

    Atlantic Spray Systems, Inc. “Better Insulation for Comfortable Living” Residential Insulation Services - New Construction - Existing Homes - Crawlspaces - Attics  www.atlanticspray.com (757) 566-4892  What We Bring to Your Project Whether your project is residential or commercial, you can rely...

  • Interior Design: Jackson Thomas Interiors

    Interior Design: Jackson Thomas Interiors

    JacksonThomasInteriors.com

  • LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: Custom Gardens

    LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: Custom Gardens

    A Landscaping Company Serving the Local Community Design Build Landscape Architecture & Maintenance for Homes & Businesses in the Williamsburg, Yorktown, Virginia Peninsula & Surrounding Areas. Custom Gardens is a full-service landscaping company and provides comprehensive commercial and residential...

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  • Successful fall sports seasons start in the summer

    Successful fall sports seasons start in the summer

    As the sun hangs low every weekday morning, high school student-athletes put in the work to be ready for the fall sports season. For Jamestown and Warhill high school cross country runners, that means running together by 7 a.m. to beat the heat. “If a kid has some talent and they show up Aug. 1,...

      • York High alums shine at Independence Day 8K

        Last year a York High grad dominated the competition in the Yorktown Independence Day 8K Run, with Jack Little, 23, of York High School class of 2012 winning by 1 ½ minutes with a time of 27:36. This year, two recent York High grads dominated the race, as Dawson Connell, 22, of Yorktown (class...

          • Weekend race features debut cause and course

            Both a race course and a charitable beneficiary had very successful debuts last Saturday morning at the inaugural WISC Gymnastics Flipping 5K run/walk, along with a one-mile color fun run/walk, held from the Billsburg Brewery/James City County Marina. Most new Colonial Road Runners Grand Prix events...

              • WCA summer basketball camp focuses on skills

                WCA summer basketball camp focuses on skills

                Williamsburg Christian Academy’s basketball program has enjoyed success over several seasons, including a state championship for the boys varsity team in 2017, and this week the school is hosting its 25th annual Flying Eagle Basketball Camp for local youths. “I focus on basic fundamentals,” said...

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                  • After dark calendar for July 18-22

                    After dark calendar for July 18-22

                    Thursday Berret’s: Scott Varnet, 6-9 p.m. Friday Charly’s Airport Restaurant: Nathan Lienard, 5-9 p.m. Aromas: Caleb Folks, 7-9 p.m. Water Street Grille: Good Shot Judy, 8-11 p.m. Yorktown Pub: Brandon Wilson, 9:30-11:50 p.m. Saturday Aromas: Tom Holden, 7-9 p.m. Comedy Club: Rob Feingold, 8-9:30...

                      • Limelight, July 18-22

                        Limelight, July 18-22

                        Bring Your Own Kayak Day: Take your kayak on a tour of Queen’s Creek, learning about the wildlife along the way. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at New Quarter Park, 1000 Lakeshead Drive. Free. Call 890-5840 for more information. Annual Members Show: The Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center’s latest juried...

                          • "WHRO Voice" connects those unable to read with newspapers, more

                            "WHRO Voice" connects those unable to read with newspapers, more

                            For many, reading the newspaper is a daily ritual, a way to stay informed and connected. For individuals dealing with blindness or disabilities that prevent normal reading, the activity becomes impossible. “At some point, they were able to read the newspaper and now they can’t. What happens is...

                              • Whistle Belly brings brews, more back to Merchants Square

                                Whistle Belly brings brews, more back to Merchants Square

                                The Whistle Belly festival returns to Colonial Williamsburg Aug. 4 with dozens of beers from across the U.S. alongside sweet and savory creations from local restaurants, all for a cause. The Junior Woman’s Club of Williamsburg and DoG Street Pub will team up once again to bring the biggest Whistle...

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                                  •  A question of judicial philosophy rests with nominee

                                    The Justices of the United States Supreme Court are frequently described as being members of either the “conservative” wing or the “liberal” wing, but what do those descriptors really mean? First, the designations are not rigid. A conservative may, for a given case, concur with the liberals, while...

                                      • We're working to reduce reliance on plastic

                                        Welcome to the revolution, Starbucks! We are pleased to see Starbucks and others have followed our lead in seeking to eliminate the use of plastic straws. In the U.S. alone, 500 million plastic straws are used daily, destined to fill our landfills, pollute our waterways and endanger the world’s...

                                          • Can a debt collector take my social security benefits?

                                            Dear Savvy Senior, Can my Social Security benefits be garnished if I have some outstanding debts? I just turned 62 and would like to start collecting my retirement benefits, but want to find this out before I apply. Worried Retiree Dear Worried, Whether your Social Security benefits are garnishable...

                                              • Have we already begun slide to authoritarianism?

                                                Is authoritarianism creeping over our democracy? How would we know? What indicators should we look for? In a 2017 article titled “Increasingly a Necessity: A 15-Point Guide to Surviving Authoritarianism,” authors Kelli Holloway and Martin Myclielski suggested criteria based on Myclielski’s own...

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                                                  • Japan records highest temperature ever; heat wave has killed 50

                                                    Japan records highest temperature ever; heat wave has killed 50

                                                    Japan recorded its highest temperature ever Monday as a deadly heat wave continued to grip a wide swath of the country and nearby South and North Korea. The mercury hit 41.1 degrees Celsius (106 degrees Fahrenheit) in Kumagaya, a city in Saitama prefecture about 40 miles northwest of Tokyo, the...

                                                      • White House blames Iran for war of words with Trump

                                                        White House blames Iran for war of words with Trump

                                                        The White House on Monday blamed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for inciting a war of words with President Donald Trump, who warned that verbal threats could escalate into military conflict with the U.S. Trump, who campaigned on a promise to bring a more hawkish approach to Iran, sent an all-caps...

                                                          • Man firing into Toronto cafes shoots 14 people, killing 2

                                                            Man firing into Toronto cafes shoots 14 people, killing 2

                                                            A man walked along a Toronto street firing a handgun into restaurants and cafes, shooting 14 people and killing two before dying after an exchange of gunfire with police. Police Chief Mark Saunders did not rule out terrorism as a motive, though officials did not immediately identify the attacker,...

                                                          • New York Daily News slashes staff in half

                                                            New York Daily News slashes staff in half

                                                            The Daily News will cut half of its newsroom staff, saying it will focus more on digital news. The paper was sold to Tronc last year for $1, with the owner of the Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun and other newspapers assuming liabilities and debt. In an email sent to staff Monday, Tronc said staff...

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