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  • Jamestown Boys Soccer team undefeated and only getting started

    Jamestown Boys Soccer team undefeated and only getting started

    With a dominant 8-0 win over New Kent Monday night, the Jamestown boys soccer team remained undefeated. With a record of 9-0, ranked first in Virginia, and one of the top 10 teams in the nation, most teams would call that a great season so far. Jamestown calls it a good start Even in a region known...

      • Lafayette Pitcher Geo Rivera eyed for MLB Draft

        Lafayette Pitcher Geo Rivera eyed for MLB Draft

        Lafayette senior Geo Rivera has been the pitcher for the Rams baseball team since his freshman year, and he’s been offered a scholarship to play for Old Dominion University in the fall. It’s also possible that Rivera may become the first student-athlete in Williamsburg to be drafted to the major...

          • Warhill names Jerome Rhodes new head football coach

            Warhill names Jerome Rhodes new head football coach

            When the Warhill Lions football team takes the field in the fall, they’ll have a new coach leading them. Warhill High School has been on the hunt for a new head football coach since January, after coach Thad Wheeler resigned to take the head coaching job at Riverheads High School in Staunton. According...

              • Sporty Siblings: Being on a team with a brother or sister seems to work just fine

                Sporty Siblings: Being on a team with a brother or sister seems to work just fine

                The relationship between siblings can be a special thing, equal parts rivalry and family. Much the same can be said of teammates, so it’s no mystery that there are dozens of student-athletes in Williamsburg-James City County who are both siblings and teammates. Brothers Sebastian and Seaton Lodwick...

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                  • Celebrate Earth Day at events across the Historic Triangle

                    Celebrate Earth Day at events across the Historic Triangle

                    Next Monday is Earth Day, and there are more than a few ways to celebrate environmental stewardship in the area this weekend and beyond. From special recycling programs to a litter pick-up excursion and a free festival, there’s something for everyone. First, the fun stuff. William and Mary Earth...

                      • Top 10 April 17-24

                        Top 10 April 17-24

                        10 Bird Walk: This walk is sponsored by the Williamsburg Bird Club and New Quarter Park. While the walk is scheduled for two hours, guests can peel off as they please. 7-9 a.m. next Saturday, New Quarter Park, 1000 Lakeshead Drive. Free. 9 Crawl Like a Colonial: Experience a historical pub crawl...

                          • Tiffany Haas returns to Hampton Roads for fundraising gala

                            Tiffany Haas returns to Hampton Roads for fundraising gala

                            “Whenever I see someone less fortunate than I,” sang a woman on stage. “And let's face it, who isn't less fortunate than I?” As she sang, the audience at the Two Rivers Country Club turned their chairs around, mesmerized by her. “Follow my lead, and yes indeed, you, will, be,” the woman sang, slowing...

                              • Art on the Square: a weekend event that brings a year of art to the community

                                Art on the Square: a weekend event that brings a year of art to the community

                                Spring and summer in Williamsburg means festivals celebrating food, art and music, and it all starts next Sunday with the Junior Women’s Club of Williamsburg’s 56th annual Art on the Square. “For me (Art on the Square) really is the signal of the event season kicking off,” said Steve Rose, co-founder...

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                                  • Need your help to preserve history

                                    As president of the Williamsburg Historic Records Association, I write to invite local citizens to consider donating family, organization or business records to us for possible acceptance into the Special Collections Research Center in the Earl Gregg Swem Library. The Historic Records Association...

                                      • Our times have lessons in history

                                        In the middle of the 17th century, England was consumed with religious civil war that saw England, Scotland and Ireland fighting externally and internally with each other. A strong-willed King Charles I, fully convinced of his divine right to rule, even went so far as to suspend parliament for...

                                          • The slow, peaceful pace of country life

                                            For 36 years my wife and I lived in two places. We spent the summer months in Lake Placid, New York, and the rest of the year in Williamsburg. This arrangement provided us with the best of both worlds. But the tear and wear of moving back and forth long distances took its toll. Two years ago, we...

                                              • Story focused on half of the event

                                                I read with intrigue the article by your staff writer SaraRose Martin in the April 20 edition of the Gazette titled “W&M Students protest anti-abortion demonstration.” Why is it that the protest side of events and issues gets the headlines and becomes the focus of stories published and promoted...

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