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Warhill student in critical condition after car crash

A 17-year-old Warhill High School student is in critical condition after the car he was in flipped outside of the school Monday afternoon. James City County Deputy Chief Steve Rubino said an 18-year-old Warhill senior was driving a 2016 Mazda hatchback when it went off the right side of the road...

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  • VGTV: May 17

    VGTV: May 17

    In this edition of VGTV, Kingsmill COO John Hilker talks this week's LPGA tournament and Legacy 76 opened its National Premier Soccer League season on Saturday at Wanner Stadium.

  • Fire damages garage in Toano

    Fire damages garage in Toano

    An attached garage and several items in it were damaged in a fire Monday evening, although firefighters did save a nearby home from damage. Firefighters from several department descendent just after 6:15 p.m. into the 2200 block of Forge Road, and extinguished the garage fire within 12 minutes...

  • Oleta Coach Lines named Greater Williamsburg's Small Business of the Year

    Oleta Coach Lines named Greater Williamsburg's Small Business of the Year

    The Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance named Oleta Coach Lines the 2017 Small Business of the Year at an award ceremony Tuesday evening at Launchpad, The Greater Williamsburg Business Incubator, located at 4345 New Town. "Small business is the fabric of our economy and in greater Williamsburg...

  • Octogenarians found not guilty of illegally feeding wildlife

    Octogenarians found not guilty of illegally feeding wildlife

    A Stonehouse couple was found not guilty of illegally feeding wildlife Monday according to Williamsburg-James City County General District Court records. James Augustine, 82, and his wife Jane Augustine, 80, had been accused by a neighbor, Joseph Tenhet III in a criminal complaint of feeding bread...

  • Last Word on WJCC schools, May 17

    Last Word on WJCC schools, May 17

    W-JCC issues I see lots of data and reference to the word "capacity" in the JCC comments related to area middle schools and others. Can someone define exactly what that means? I am in the schools all the time and see many empty classrooms during class cycles, etc., and do not understand how capacity...


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  • Grandson grows up in The Last Frontier

    Having a grandson living in Alaska has been an interesting experience for our family and friends living in Williamsburg. Since the age of 3, Tanner has been spending a part of his summers here with us. Like many Alaskans, his parents work hard during the summer, especially in the tourist areas,...

      • Women's Chorus offers bright sunshine

        With the break in dismal weather this week, the Williamsburg Women's Chorus delivered a program, Tuesday in Walnut Hills Baptist Church, that heralded our current run of sun and warmth, "The Earth Sings." As promotional material indicated, the concert would focus on music about nature and the abundance...

          • Local authors tout new books

            Local authors tout new books

            Williamsburg is known for its diverse history and the diverse interests of its people. Several area authors hope to capitalize on that with their new books spanning topics from William and Mary's unique history to the experiences of the great outdoors. "From Student to Warrior: A Military History...

              • Limelight, May 17-21

                Tyke Hike: A park ranger will lead families with kids 2-4 in a hike around Woodstock Pond and teach them about nearby animals. 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday at York River State Park. Parking is $4. Call 757-566-3036 to register. La Tienda Oyster Festival: Live music, fresh oysters and tapas will be featured....


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                  • Rolling back FCC rule needs explanation

                    Congressman Rob Wittman, I request your help in understanding these matters. Please explain your "Yes" vote on S.J. Res 34, which killed implementation of the Federal Communication Commission's rule "Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services." As I understand...

                      • Do homework on propane vs. diesel

                        This letter references a May 5 Daily Press article and subsequent Last Work comments about using propane fuel for school buses. The overall lifetime ownership cost — acquisition, maintenance and operating cost — is a better comparison between the two fuels. The "cost per gallon" comparison between...

                          • It's time for a local public gun range

                            Gun ranges are too often condemned by the uneducated. To educate those who are not interested remains a lost cause. With that said let's look at how our state representatives and local county representatives can help. The department of game and inland fisheries already have gun ranges in various...

                              • From Jefferson on telling the truth

                                During the last federal election, we had a candidate who had a difficult time separating fact from fiction, often when the facts didn't meet his approval. He told us he knew as much as any general. He told us he was brilliant. More recently, he said that the Obama administration hacked into his...

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