Golden performance for Kingsmill resident, 75, in national veterans games

Flipping through one of his three loaded scrapbooks, Charles Wynder paused briefly, pointed out a 2007 newspaper clipping, and casually said, “That’s when I threw out the first pitch at a Houston Astros game,” before promptly turning the page without a thorough explanation. With three scrapbooks...

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  • William and Mary adds women's basketball assistant coach

    Lynne-Ann Kokoski has joined the William and Mary women's basketball coaching staff after four seasons at Providence. "I'm beyond excited to join coach (Ed) Swanson's staff at William and Mary," Kokoski said in a William and Mary news release. "I have always respected him as a coach, but more importantly...

      • Top boys tennis player DeBerry pressed by teammate and C-18 champ Yowell

        Top boys tennis player DeBerry pressed by teammate and C-18 champ Yowell

        Jamestown boys tennis coach Bob Artis tells his players they don't just play for victory, but for respect. Artis points out that his top-two singles players in the spring, No. 1 Grayson DeBerry and No. 2 Albon Yowell, not only take that advice to heart, but play their best tennis when going up against...

          • Nellis, Floyd homer in Post 39 victory

            Williamsburg Post 39 improved to 7-4 in American Legion baseball Thursday with a 12-8 win over Greenbrier Post 280. Matt Lansford led Post 39 at the plate with three hits and three RBIs. Steven Carpenter, Christian Hamby and Zach Calloway each added two hits. Hamby also had three RBIs and Michael...

              • Hard-working and thorough Jamestown lefty set to transition to ACC

                Hard-working and thorough Jamestown lefty set to transition to ACC

                North Carolina State snatched a commitment from pitcher Kent Klyman in the fall of 2014, well before his junior baseball season at Jamestown commenced. The Wolfpack saw a big, physical left-hander, one whose skills have since been polished after leading the Eagles to the 4A semifinals in the spring....


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                  • Bad follow-up from vet's office

                    I just wanted to vent about an experience I had at a veterinary hospital located in the Five Forks area of Williamsburg. A dear friend of mine passed away suddenly approximately two years ago. I was given custody of her dog at the time. When I called the vet my friend had used to inform them of...

                      • Thank you hard-working fire crew

                        Thank you to the fire departments that responded to the fire in Claiborne of Historic Williamsburg on Thursday evening, July 14. Williamsburg Fire Department was joined by James City and York counties. The evening was hot and they all worked quickly and thoroughly to stop the fire caused by careless...

                          • A great first night in Clinton camp

                            Last Thursday evening at least a hundred people, an incredibly diverse mixture by age, ethnicity, you-name-it, gathered in Williamsburg under one roof -- and spilled out from under it -- to show their enthusiasm and optimism about personally working for and shaping a better America. What was this...

                              • 'Snapshots of Genocide,' a history lesson

                                Before he retired, Tilford Bartman of Williamsburg spent 30 years doing forensic social work for the State of Massachusetts. This was a vocation he highly esteemed. But ultimately, research into genocide and creating multiple website memorials to the 400 years of Jewish history and culture in the...

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