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Dancers Unveiled For 2023 Dancing With the Williamsburg Stars

WILLIAMSBURG-The lineup of dancers for the 2023 Dancing with the Williamsburg Stars fundraising contest has been announced. Roughly 20 local “stars” will compete in this year’s event, which will be held on February 25, 2023. Want to read the rest of the article?. Already a subscriber? Log...

Jury recommends 55-year sentence in Newport News first-degree murder, armed robbery case

A Newport News Circuit Court jury recommended a 55-year sentence in the slaying of a 42-year-old man during a robbery six years ago. James Curtis Miles, 39, was one of three men who opened fire on Tommy Jason Strayhorn on Nov. 25, 2016, outside a home on Randolph Road and Jefferson Avenue. He died three days later. Though the overwhelming majority of defendants now ask to be sentenced by a ...

Williamsburg’s State of the City Message To Be Presented Live and Online

WILLIAMSBURG – The City of Williamsburg invites residents to participate in its biennial State of the City event, an informational presentation available online or in-person. The State of the City presentation usually occurs every two years, giving residents an update on the city’s goals, initiatives, and objectives. This will...

Williamsburg-area theater groups to compete in state championship this weekend

All three Williamsburg-James City County high school theater companies will be competing in the Virginia High School League State Theatre Championship on Saturday in Charlottesville. Each theater group will perform one-act plays. Jamestown High School will perform “The Seven Loves of Audrey Munson: A (Mostly) True Story,” an original play written by Jamestown High School theater director J. ...

William & Mary takes on Richmond, aims for 4th straight home win

Richmond Spiders (3-4) at William & Mary Tribe (3-5) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: William & Mary -9.5; over/under is 131. BOTTOM LINE: William & Mary will try to keep its three-game home win streak intact when the Tribe face Richmond. The Tribe are 3-1 in home games. William & Mary is...

Small Plane Skids Off Runway At Newport News/Williamsburg Airport; No Injuries Reported

No injuries were reported in Virginia when a small plane skidded off the runway at the Newport News /Williamsburg Airport, according to authorities. Shortly after 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, state police and the Newport News International Fire Authority were on the scene to investigate when a pilot tried to land a small jet on Runway 25 when it skidded past the end due to a reportedly blown tire.

Two Cannabis Shops Now Open In Greater Williamsburg

YORK-A soft opening was held on Wednesday, November 23 for a new cannabis shop in Greater Williamsburg. Cannabist, a medical marijuana dispensary, is now open along Bypass Road. Want to read the rest of the article?. Already a subscriber? Log into your Transact account. New user? Create a Transact account...
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William & Mary, under former UVA coach Mike London, set to open FCS playoffs

The William & Mary football team begins its postseason journey on Saturday in the second round of the FCS Playoffs at home against Gardner-Webb (2 p.m., ESPN+) at Zable Stadium in Williamsburg. At 10-1, the fifth-seeded Tribe produced their most successful regular-season record in school history, knocking off three ranked...

Colonial Williamsburg’s museums celebrate the holidays with trees decorated with thousands of ornaments

‘Tis the season for decorated trees, and the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg has that more than covered. The museum is celebrating the holidays with trees both big and small, scattered around the building and all carefully decorated to match each exhibit. There are so many trees the staff isn’t quite sure of the number, which changes day by day. As always, there’s the massive folk art ...

‘Colonial Christmas’ at Windsor Castle canceled

The Dec. 3-4 “Colonial Christmas in Smithfield” event at the 1750 Isle of Wight Courthouse and Windsor Castle Park has been canceled. According to the event’s website,, the board of the 1750 Isle of Wight Courthouse postponed the event until 2023 “due to circumstances beyond our control.”

Woodstock, December 03 High School 🏈 Game Notice

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Short-term Rentals Stir Concern In James City County

JAMES CITY-A nearly surefire way to make waves in the neighborhood is to rent out rooms in your home, or the whole home itself, to tourists. Yet more than 30 James City County property owners may be doing just that, illegally, according to Planning Director Paul Holt, who gave the James City County Board of Supervisors an update on short-term rentals within the county at its November 22 business meeting.