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  • Tribe Athletics to hold town hall discussion

    Tribe Athletics to hold town hall discussion

    The College of William and Mary Athletics Department will hold its first Town Hall Discussion Tuesday with Samantha Huge, director of athletics, as she approaches two years in the role. The forum will be the first of a series of engagement opportunities for Tribe fans and alumni to ask questions...

      • Lafayette baseball wins state quarterfinals against Midlothian match 8-0

        Lafayette baseball wins state quarterfinals against Midlothian match 8-0

        Thanks to a combination of strong hitting and some capable work on the mound and infield, the Lafayette Rams baseball team defeated the Midlothian High School Trojans, 8-0, in their state quarterfinal match. Pitcher Geo Rivera, who enjoyed a good night both on the mound and behind the plate, including...

          • Jamestown girls and boys teams advance to state soccer semifinals

            Jamestown girls and boys teams advance to state soccer semifinals

            The postseason runs of Jamestown’s girls and boys soccer teams continued into the state semifinals after a pair of victories over Monacan in each team’s respective state quarterfinal match. At the start of the week, five of the Jamestown girls soccer team’s players and coach Shaun Trueblood were...

              • Warhill, Bruton score high marks in state Track and Field finals

                Warhill, Bruton score high marks in state Track and Field finals

                The track and field teams at Bruton and Warhill began the year with new coaches and smaller and younger squads than others in the region. In the end, it didn’t matter as both returned from their respective state championships with three state titles between them. The Bruton Panthers’ new coach...

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                  • Summer Reading Kick Off Party

                    Summer Reading Kick Off Party

                    Sunday afternoon, the Williamsburg Library Plaza was full of activity. Children gleefully screamed down an inflatable water slide as others indulged in face painting, arts and crafts, henna tattoos and free popcorn. Nearby, parents ate Ben and Jerry’s ice cream under umbrellas while a D.J. played...

                      • Lights, camera, action: Movies on Prince George St. return this Sunday

                        Lights, camera, action: Movies on Prince George St. return this Sunday

                        Get your blankets and lawn chairs ready because a summer of free films is revving up with the return of Movies on Prince George Street. “We started the Turkey Trot in 2006 for the same reason as these movies and whatever other events we put on during the year,” said David Everett, owner of Blue...

                          • Local Girl Scout sells 3,867 boxes of cookies, the most in Williamsburg

                            Local Girl Scout sells 3,867 boxes of cookies, the most in Williamsburg

                            How many boxes of Thin Mints, Tagalongs, Do Si Dos and Savannah Smiles does it take to be the top cookie seller in Williamsburg? Exactly 3,867 boxes. That’s how many senior Girl Scout Jasmine Barbour-Bassettsold as the top cookie seller in Williamsburg, and fourth in the region. “Jasmine worked...

                              • Up-and-coming musicians to open for fan favorites at Williamsburg Live

                                Up-and-coming musicians to open for fan favorites at Williamsburg Live

                                When Williamsburg's newest music festival debuts next weekend, it'll marry the sounds of megastars Emmylou Harris and Norah Jones with up-and-comers Mandolin Orange and Parker Millsap. Williamsburg Live is the successor to Bruce Hornsby's Funhouse Fest, and you can listen to its Americana inspired...

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                                • Art show was a big group effort

                                  On behalf of the Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center and its 2019 Annual Members’ Show, I want to thank my Co-Chair, Apryl Altman, and our judge, Carole Barnes. Thanks also to our installation crew: Shirley Roby, Sue Danehy, Ginger Miller, Cary Garnet, Harry Hart, Shirley Mitchel, Gudrun Kiel-Bullock,...

                                    • Bring back vocational education classes

                                      From Forbes Career Newsletter: Why We Desperately Need To Bring Back Vocational Training In Schools: The U.S. economy is changing. The manufacturing sector is growing and modernizing, creating a wealth of challenging, well-paying, highly skilled jobs for those with the skills to do them. The demise...

                                        • Rowe's project sees reading as in interactive undertaking

                                          The retirement of Taylor Reveley as president of the College of William and Mary brought about the search for a new president. The college, established in 1693 by a royal charter, was seen as tradition-bound, not-likely to choose a new president who didn’t fit the traditional mold. The Board of...

                                            • Two leave behind a more caring community

                                              Renee Collins and Kathy Banfield will retire from their official duties on the board of the Community of Faith Mission at the end of June, and that milestone marks the end of a remarkable effort by two selfless women and merits the recognition, appreciation and admiration of our community. COFM...

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