Two ABC programs open to WJCC, York County students

Two Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control programs teaching students about drug and alcohol safety are back in schools this month.

The fourth annual Being Outstanding Leaders Together Against Drugs and Alcohol program will be March 25 at Lafayette High School.

The event is free. It's open to middle school students in Williamsburg, Newport News, West Point and James City, York, New Kent and Surry counties.

"Middle school is a time when many students are exposed to alcohol and drugs for the first time," said ABC Education and Prevention Manager Katie Weaks. "BOLT allows us to reach this critical age group and equip students with the knowledge...