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Kiwanis Club honors Shrimp Feast founders at 40th event

This year’s Kiwanis Club Shrimp Feast was attended by about 1,800 people and raised over $45,000 for local organizations. It also honored its founders who started to bring the community together with all-you-can-eat shrimp and beer 40 years ago.

James City County police are asking for help locating man

James City County Police need help looking for a man charged with distribution and possession with intent to distribute cocaine base, according to a news release on Friday.

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Illy Caffe to open in former Binn’s space, in early November if all goes well

Illy Caffe aims to bring a slice of Europe to Williamsburg when it opens in Merchants Square later this year.

Annual Day of Caring sees Girl Scouts, Sentara embark on yearlong health lodge renovation

Over 1,800 volunteers participated in 70 projects for 50 local non-profits during this year’s Day of Caring, coordinated by United Way of the Virginia Peninsula. Sentara Regional Medical Center’s partnership with Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast was just one of many as the two teamed up to renovate the health lodge at Camp Skimino.

Eagles soar to victory in Bay Rivers District Cross Country Meet

In the first cross country meet of the year, the Jamestown girls swept their opponents, while the Eagles boys beat Lafayette and Warhill but were edged out by Tabb.

James City County plans to buy, demolish two blighted homes and replace with affordable housing

James City County will spend $390,000 to buy two dilapidated houses, demolish them and build two new houses aimed at first-time home buyers with low or moderate incomes.

Q & A with new James Blair Middle principal Crystal Haskins

James Blair's new principal, Crystal Haskins, shares her plans and expectations for the school year.

Local chapter of Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy will hold Reduce and Prevent Violence Symposium

The James River Chapter of the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy will hold its first-ever Healthy Communities: Reduce and Prevent Violence Symposium with workshops and speakers to examine the factors that lead to violence in communities.

City Council postpones action on items key to Goodwin Square proposal, but OKs private plaza language

The fate of Goodwin Square is set to be decided at next month’s City Council meeting after the board voted to table two applications related to the controversial downtown plaza at its Thursday meeting.

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James City is working through issues with recycling changes

James City County staff is returning calls, working with citizens on managing through changes to recycling program

Local chapter of Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy will hold Reduce and Prevent Violence Symposium

The James River Chapter of the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy will hold its first-ever Healthy Communities: Reduce and Prevent Violence Symposium with workshops and speakers to examine the factors that lead to violence in communities.

City Council postpones action on items key to Goodwin Square proposal, but OKs private plaza language

The fate of Goodwin Square is set to be decided at next month’s City Council meeting after the board voted to table two applications related to the controversial downtown plaza at its Thursday meeting.

Williamsburg filmmaker works to honor friend, cast light on anxiety and depression

In the months after a close friend died, Williamsburg film maker Isaac Davis wrestled with how to honor his friend’s life and memory.

From Brahms to Coachella, the WSO’s first music director candidate talks about his inspirations, aspirations and music

We sat down with Wesley Schulz, the first candidate auditioning as the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra’s new Music Director, to learn a little more about the man behind the music before his Williamsburg stage debut.

Flag relay, annual dinner keep Sept. 11 sacrifices top of mind in Williamsburg

Members of the Hampton Roads and Richmond chapters of Team Red White and Blue began a 51-mile flag relay in Williamsburg on the morning of September 11 that will end at the Commonwealth Public Safety Memorial in Richmond.

Justin Fairfax launches defamation lawsuit against CBS

The lieutenant governor, who has denied the sexual assault allegations against him, is asking for $400 million in damages.

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How to get Social Security disability benefits when you can’t work

If you need to apply for Social Security disability benefits, prepare your materials and be prepared to wait

His juggling catch was featured on ESPN. Off the field, he’s juggling more important issues.

Virginia Tech wide receiver Hezekiah Grimsley, a Lafayette High graduate, has been burdened this season by health and money-related issues his mother has endured. Despite his troubles, he's still been a big-play producer for the Hokies.

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Witchcraft and gossip: Jamestown Settlement explores English women’s interactions with the law in colonial era

Historians don’t know what became of Jane Wright, an English woman accused of witchcraft in Jamestown in 1626. If she had been found guilty, she would have been put to death. So Wright’s fate will be up to the audience members who attend Jamestown Settlement’s new original play, “Season of the Witch.”

Board of Supervisors approves two short-term tourist lodgings

The James City County Board of Supervisors gave the nod to two special-use permits to allow the operation of short-term tourist lodgings Tuesday.

Only computers answer when you call JCC

Finding someone to talk to at James City offices is pretty impossible

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