Government and Education

WJCC and local school news and updates from Williamsburg Virginia government and politics.


William & Mary goes solar

The college has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with Dominion Energy that will source nearly 50% of the university’s electricity from solar
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Local Williamsburg Virginia Government Closures for Thanksgiving Holiday

    The following is a list of the local county/city government closures for the Thanksgiving holiday (Thurs., Nov. 25, 2021) James City County WJCC Courts will close at noon on Weds., Nov. 24, 2021. Thurs., Nov. 25 and...
Sign outside of Shields Tavern, Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg Subject of Child’s Gluten Allergy ADA Suit

by Deana Weiss A divided federal appeals court ruled that a jury should decide whether the Americans with Disabilities Act was violated when a boy was stopped from bringing a gluten-free meal into a Colonial...

Impacts of the Government Shutdown in Williamsburg

Greater Williamsburg area attractions being impacted by the 2019 Government Shutdown.

Sir Bacon of Burg Goes Hog Wild

Sir Bacon, the roaming black pig of Williamsburg, has become quite the local celebrity. He’s been featured in news stories, photographed by tourists, and even has his own Facebook Group, created by local Kelsey...