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Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:38:06 -0500
Dominion Virginia Power's preferred route for a high-voltage power line over the James River has won state regulatory approval over objections it would mar a historic stretch of the James.
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:26:26 -0500
JAMES CITY COUNTY
The Planning Commission on Wednesday night pondered a plan to build more than 200 homes and condos at Kingsmill as members heard from critic after critic objecting mainly to damage that would be done to forested buffers and green areas.
The public hearing stretched late into the night.
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 20:23:37 -0500
The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control will unveil its first "premier store" in Williamsburg on Friday.
The store, in the Williamsburg Shopping Center on Richmond Road, will have, among other features, modern lighting and flooring and a tasting area, ABC said in a news release Monday.
Sat, 01 Mar 2014 23:11:14 -0500
At a town hall meeting in the Kingsmill ballroom, Gary Raymond stood alone before a crowd of about 200 residents of the tony resort community near Williamsburg, fielding questions about a plan to build more homes in the development.
He started with a joke.
"I won't be offended if anyone leaves," he said.
The room was still and silent.
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 09:57:39 -0500
Former NFL player Darren Sharper was in Los Angeles police custody Thursday night, having turned himself in after New Orleans police issued an arrest warrant alleging he raped two women in that city last year.
Sharper, had already been charged with raping and drugging two women in Los Angeles and was free on bail.
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 07:00:13 -0500
The Williamsburg Winery is being honored for one of its wines.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Thursday night awarded the 2014 Virginia Wineries Association's Governor's Cup to The Williamsburg Winery for a 2010 blended red wine called Adagio.
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 05:22:04 -0500
Poet and author Maya Angelou is scheduled to speak during a weeklong celebration of diversity at the College of William & Mary.
Angelou's appearance April 15 as part of "I am W&M" week will be free for students. Tickets for the public are $15 and will go on sale March 21.
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:15:34 -0500
John Hinckley, who shot and wounded President Ronald Reagan in 1981, soon will be spending more than half of his time outside a Washington mental hospital.
In an order Wednesday that Hinckley's lawyer called a "milestone," a judge laid out the guidelines for the monthly visits of 17 days that Hinckley will be allowed to make to his mother's home in Virginia.
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:24:15 -0500
Brandon Britt and Omar Prewitt scored 16 points each and, despite one tie early in the game, William & Mary led all the way to defeat Hofstra 79-74 on Wednesday night.
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 12:22:35 -0500
A 19-year-old College of William & Mary student and football player was charged Sunday with 18 drug-related counts, including the sale of LSD.