James City County Administrator Bryan Hill is thankful that he is spending this Thanksgiving with his mom, her first in Williamsburg.
“I’m thankful for life. Every morning I wake up and say thank you for my family. Most importantly, I’m thankful for my mom,” Hill said.
Sonia Hill is from Dominica in the West Indies, but is now in Williamsburg with her son after Hurricane Maria tore across the island and ripped the roof off her house.
The storm was a Category 5 event when it made landfall on Sept. 16, and bad weather continued into the first few days of October. There were 129 deaths and $51 billion in damage.
Hill’s mom lost everything in the hurricane; he said...