Gloucester Point, VA

Motorcyclist dies after head-on crash in Isle of Wight County; Suffolk man charged

A 57-year-old motorcyclist died two days after a head-on collision in Smithfield with a driver who state police say was driving recklessly. Virginia State Police responded to the crash just after 5 p.m. Sunday on Nike Park Road, off Battery Park Road. The preliminary investigation found that Richard Wayne Hillis, of Smithfield, was riding east on a 2022 Indian Challenger motorcycle east when a ...
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‘A cold-blooded ambush’: Man sentenced to 56 years in Newport News murder case with 40-plus shots fired

An explosion of gunfire ripped through a southeast Newport News neighborhood the night of April 17, 2020, killing 23-year-old Stephen D. White III and damaging several nearby homes. More than 40 shots were fired in what a Newport News judge called “a cold-blooded ambush killing.” A prosecutor said when medical examiners conducted an autopsy on White’s body the next day, “they stopped counting ...

Tree falls on moving car in Williamsburg, kills man

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — A Williamsburg man died after a tree fell on his moving vehicle in the area of Matoaka Lake Wednesday afternoon, the city said. The treefall happened on Jamestown Road near the intersection with Bayberry Lane. The Williamsburg Fire Department responded shortly after 3:45 p.m. Investigators believe...

New Early Childhood Learning Center Looking To Open In Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-A new early childhood education center appears to be on its way to Williamsburg. Earlier this week, The Williamsburg Architectural Review Board heard a request regarding signage for the potential new business, which wants to open a location in the High Street mixed-used development on Richmond Road. Want to read...

Man dies in hospital after crash in Smithfield

SMITHFIELD, Va. — A man died from his injuries after a car and motorcycle crash that happened on August 7, according to Virginia State Police. The crash happened shortly after 5 p.m. on Nike Park Road, which is east of Battery Park Road in Smithfield. Richard Hills was driving...

'Heartbreaking and devastating:' Fireman still in ICU after July car crash

HURT, Va. (WSET) — Thomas Page was driving with his daughter when his family's lives were changed forever. A car accident with an alleged drunk driver in Williamsburg on July 23 left Thomas with severe injuries. He was transported to a hospital in critical condition, and doctors didn't even expect him to survive.
Mount Airy News

Three concerts headline the weekend

Envision brings its party band music to the stage at the Blackmon on Friday night. (Hobart Jones | Surry Arts Council) The Castaways will be in concert in Mount Airy on Saturday evening. (Submitted promotional photo) The Embers featuring Craig Woolard return to the Blackmon Amphitheatre on Thursday followed by...
Urbanna Southside Sentinel

Middlesex school bus routes for 2022-2023 school year

The first day of 2022-2023 school year classes for students attending Middlesex County Public Schools (MCPS) is Monday, Aug. 22. MCPS bus routes for the 2022-2023 school year will be as follows, with possible minor modifications being made during the first few weeks of school:. Bus # 1 — Zion...