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  • Jamestown soccer ends regular season undefeated; Meese earns team records

    Jamestown soccer ends regular season undefeated; Meese earns team records

    In the last game of the regular season, Jamestown faced Tabb on Monday night. The game turned into an intense defensive match, scoreless for the first 70 minutes of regulation. Then, Jamestown’s Michael Meese scored the only goal, which was enough to give the Eagles their final win of the regular...

      • Jamestown and Lafayette face off over spot in Lacrosse final

        Jamestown and Lafayette face off over spot in Lacrosse final

        Friday’s lacrosse semifinal match between Jamestown and Lafayette is about as perfect a matchup as you can hope for in high school sports — crosstown rivals, one team full of experienced seniors, the other full of promising young talent and a drive toward a state title at stake. Lafayette and Jamestown...

          • Community sports: AFE All-American Bowl set for Virginia Beach Sportsplex on Saturday

            The AFE (American Football Events) All-American Bowl will be played at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex at 6 p.m. Saturday. This year’s game will be different from other ones played by the AFE All-Stars. For this contest, 100 players were selected in a two-step process. First, the AFE coaches held...

              • WCA summer basketball camp renamed for longtime coach

                WCA summer basketball camp renamed for longtime coach

                When Williamsburg Christian Academy’s annual basketball camp returns this summer, it will mark the first time the camp will be held after the death of longtime host coach Edgar Randall. While coach Randall may not be there in person this year, he will be in name and spirit. Randall, who spent 37...

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                  • After 15 years with the WSO Janna Hymes says goodbye to Williamsburg

                    After 15 years with the WSO Janna Hymes says goodbye to Williamsburg

                    Soon the Kimball Theatre stage will fill with musicians tuning their instruments for a final moment in the spotlight with the woman who has given them direction for the past 15 years. After a few moments of chaos and clatter, conductor Janna Hymes will lead the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra in...

                      • Master Works 5: WSO's last concert of the season and with Janna Hymes at the helm

                        Master Works 5: WSO's last concert of the season and with Janna Hymes at the helm

                        The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra’s last concert of the 2018-19 season, Masterworks 5, has a sentimental air to it — both in the music choices and the grand finale feel. Janna Hymes, conductor and music director of the WSO, said this concert will be filled with thrilling pieces, including “Adagietto”...

                          • Poetry Society of Virginia's annual Poetry Festival moves to William and Mary

                            This year’s Poetry Society of Virginia’s Poetry Festival will be held at the College of William and Mary for the first time. While the group was established at the college in 1923, Sofia Starnes, former Virginia Poet Laureate and festival organizer, said the event hasn’t been held there since it...

                              • After Dark

                                Thursday Aromas: Open Mic, 7-9 p.m. Sweet Tea and Barley: Good Shot Judy, 7 p.m. Friday Aromas: Jim Lord, 7-9 p.m Cogan’s: Dog Street Boys, 8-11 p.m. Paul’s Deli: Cam Head and the Noise Makers, 9:30 p.m. Sweet Tea and Barley: Timeline Jazz Quartet, 7-10 p.m. The Corner Pocket: Jon Smith, 7-10 p.m....

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                                  • How to cope when the 'golden years' aren’t so golden

                                    Many look forward to the “golden years,” the time when they can retire and take life a bit slower if they choose to. It is a time that people often speak of with either anticipated enjoyment or fond affection. But imagine being 70, married 45 years and enduring abuse many of those years. You don’t...

                                      • How to keep kids safe in and around water this summer

                                        There is a list of basic life skills parents know they must teach their children to keep them safe and healthy. This list includes habits such as looking both ways before crossing the street, washing your hands with soap and water and eating the right amount of fruits and vegetables every day. ...

                                          • What is behind pope's instruction against gossip?

                                            I accompany my wife of nearly 49 years to her appointments — hair and nails — and she to my brief stop at the barber shop. We both have disabilities and we support each other. Perhaps because I am the only guy I see at the nail salon or the hair salon, what I see and hear is filtered by the professionals’...

                                              • Choral Guild performance was a real treat

                                                The recent Williamsburg Choral Guild performance of "LUX: The Dawn from on High," composed by Dan Forrest, conducted by Artistic Director Brian Isaac, was truly illuminating and emotionally thrilling. There were many moments when I could not contain the tears of joy and glory I felt from an incredible...

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