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New 948 Area Code For Williamsburg

Williamsburg, you have a new area code.

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

Williamsburg Virginia Hezekiah Grimsley adds his name into the NCAA transfer portal

Hezekiah Grimsley added his name into the NCAA transfer portal.

Fire in Ford’s Colony leaves one dead, one hospitalized

A fire in James City County leaves one person dead and another person hospitalized for breathing issues. The deceased has been identified as the homeowner, Thomas M. Collier Jr., 72 years of age. The...
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Neo-Nazis arrested, Governor Northam declares state of emergency following militia threats

Governor Northam declares state of emergency following militia threats over gun reforms Intelligence groups report chatter echos Charlottesville rally.

13 Arrested In Prostitution Operation

The City of Williamsburg Virginia announced the arrest of 12 men and one woman in a recent prostitution sting.
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Senate bills impacting Williamsburg and Historic area’s projects and tourism

Del. Amanda Batten wants to end the Historical Triangle's 1% sales tax. Norment wants 10% of sales tax revenue for a regional indoor sports complex.