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  • Colonial Road Runners win national championship plaque

    For the second consecutive year, the Colonial Road Runners women’s 70-and-over team came back from the USATF Masters 8K National Championships with a national championship plaque. CRR individual runners swept the top three positions in the women’s 70-74 age group in the race, held this past weekend...

      • Prep roundup: Favorites hard to pick in Bay Rivers baseball

        Jamestown stole many of the area high school baseball headlines last spring. The Eagles just missed the 4A state semis with a 2-1 loss to Hanover in a classic 13-inning game. But the main pitcher who carried them, 4A state co-player of the year Ryan Devine, currently pitching at St. Joseph’s, graduated....

          • Jamestown coach shows the way at Swamp run 5K

            Jamestown High School’s head men’s track and cross country coach Mark Tompkins set a fine example for his runners last Saturday at the 17th annual Jamestown High School Swamp Run 5K, a race that started on the school’s soccer field, entered the crushed-gravel Greensprings Trail for the majority...

              • Prep roundup

                Prep roundup

                Walsingham Academy’s girls lacrosse team opened its season with a 16-7 win Thursday at Fuqua School in Farmville, with Arizona State commit Cammie Mann leading the way with seven goals and four assists. Bridgette Smith had four goals and an assist, Oliva Hinojosa had three goals and Isabelle LeJeune,...


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                  • W&M students envision "An Evening of Dance"

                    W&M students envision "An Evening of Dance"

                    A group of students at the College of William and Mary aim to explore concepts such as spirituality, evolution and the wonder of the natural world using a means of expressing oneself unlike any other: Dance. “An Evening of Dance,” a series of vignettes choreographed by students, returns Thursday...

                      • After dark, March 21-25

                        Thursday Triangle: Robert Hodge, 7-10 p.m. Friday Aromas: Chris Titchner, 7-9 p.m. Revolution Golf and Grille: Sammy Lee, 7-10 p.m. Cogan’s: Indigo Boys, 8-11 p.m. Saturday Aromas: Tom Holden, 7-9 p.m. Triangle: The Jukes, 7-10 p.m. Comedy Club: Matt Berman, 8-9:30 p.m. Cogan’s: Michael Clark Band,...

                          • Motorcycle group plans scholarship fundraising concert

                            Motorcycle group plans scholarship fundraising concert

                            A Christian motorcycle group aims to help high school students pursue their dreams with a scholarship fundraising concert at the Kimball Theatre March 24. The event features performances by jazz musician Sam Rucker and the gospel artists of Total Commitment and the Chosen Few. Since the group’s...

                              • D.C. musician brings old, new sounds to Ewell Hall

                                D.C. musician brings old, new sounds to Ewell Hall

                                The latest offering in the College of William and Mary’s Ewell Concert Series combines hundreds of years of West African tradition with contemporary American influences into a musical melting pot. Amadou Kouyate, a Washington, D.C., native versed in multiple instruments, performs inside the college’s...


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                                  • Are political demonstrations now OK at school

                                    The walkout at Williamsburg-James City Schools was organized by a group called EMPOWER, started by the Woman’s March organizers. According to CNN, “All of the marches share one mission: to put pressure on Congress to pass gun reform and make schools safer.” In other words, they have a political...

                                      • March celebrates those with disABILITIES

                                        The Arc of Greater Williamsburg has proudly served adults with disabilities in our community since 1976. We often say that, “The Arc is there when the school bus stops coming.” This refers to the fact that at age 22, special education ends in our public schools. The Arc is there to provide a variety...

                                          • Corporate greed ruined Big Steel in U.S.

                                            I get so tired of reading the the pre-packaged drivel from the far right concerning anything union. An extremely biased individual wrote to the Last Word, stating “ruination of our steel industry was largely due to the greed of steel workers and their unions.” The writer goes on to blovate that...

                                              • Sales tax bill should have been discussed with voters

                                                When you’re making your closing — and let’s face it, only — pitch to the citizenry about a nearly done deal to raise their taxes to pay for tourism advertising as Sen. Tommy Norment did here Wednesday, you need to bring in the big guns. And is there any bigger gun than invoking the Rev. W.A.R....

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