Ariya Jutanugarn holds on to win the Kingsmill Championship

JAMES CITY — Having turned 20 only last fall, Ariya Jutanugarn was setting the bar only so high for her second year on the LPGA Tour. She wanted a championship, emphasis on singular. Not that she wouldn't take plural, but there was no sense in being greedy. That first win came two weeks ago in...

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  • Williamsburg Greek Festival underway

    Williamsburg Greek Festival underway

    Plenty of food and fellowship marked the start of the Williamsburg Greek Festival on Friday. The biannual festival continues through Sunday, hosted by St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church. "It's a little taste of Greece," said Milton Gianulis, presiding priest of St. Demetrios. The festival features...

      • A scholarship made for the skies

        A scholarship made for the skies

        Williamsburg Aviation Scholarship Program gives high schoolers a head start in aviation

          • 'Dynamite program' closes Virginia Symphony Orchestra season

            The Virginia Symphony Orchestra closed its Williamsburg series with a dynamite program in William and Mary's Phi Beta Kappa Hall, Thursday. It's always a pleasure to hear orchestral events in PBK, where that used to be the norm.It's comfortable, convenient and acoustically fine.However, scheduling...

              • Watercolor exhibition showcases variety

                Watercolor exhibition showcases variety

                The 37th annual Virginia Watercolor Society exhibition runs May 20-June 25 in Gloucester


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                  • Thanks for the great day riding

                    More than 1,100 people took advantage of beautiful weather and enjoyed bicycling, hiking and running the Colonial Parkway along the shores of the James River during Pedal the Parkway on Saturday, May 7. It was a wonderful way to celebrate the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. During...

                      • Writer needs more sources of information

                        Mr. Paul Schoenbaum, in the May 14th Gazette, writes a vacuous characterization of a pre-presidential Obama and an endorsement of a Trump candidacy for the Republican Party nomination. His letter falls far short of informed commentary on either Obama or Trump. The 'pre-presidential' Obama, born...

                          • Past time to close Yorktown plant

                            The writer who suggested the Dominions Yorktown plant remain open "until the wheels run off" seems unaware that the facility violates terms of the Clean Air Act, passed in 1972, and should have been shut down 20 years ago. It remains open only because Dominion's open purse policy for the legislature...

                              • Having answers, being accountable

                                When last we left the W-JCC school district capital improvement saga, we had worked through the intricacies of the well-established fact that Lafayette High School needs an auxiliary gym: The two big bosses at the county and school district worked through the weekend and came up with a plan to...

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