Jeff Sessions

Last Word on a changing landscape, March 24

Changing landscape

When driving along Route 60 toward Newport News, I note significant timber thinning, earth moving and other horizontal construction ongoing at Carter’s Grove Plantation. Can you shed light on what is going on at Carter’s Grove and what we may expect in the future?

Sales tax increase

Doesn’t it seem odd that residents of the local area will pay more in sales tax, yet residents of Williamsburg only pay 54 cents per $100 real estate tax versus James City County residents who pay 77 cents per $100? With the two areas sharing tax-funded services, this doesn’t seem quite fair. Maybe the residents of Williamsburg city should be assessed a special tax...