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Local news and updates from Williamsburg Virginia and surrounding areas.

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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

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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.
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Colonial Williamsburg Subject of Child’s Gluten Allergy ADA Suit

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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...
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Lumber Liquidators Moves Headquarters from Williamsburg to Richmond

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Longtime Williamsburg business Lumber Liquidators officially began operating in its new headquarters at 4901 Bakers Mill Lane in Richmond on November 18, transferring more than 200 employees and leaving the 315,000-square-foot building off Barhamsville...

Illy Caffe Is Taking Over Binns Location in Colonial Williamsburg’s Merchants Square

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Illy Caffè, an Italian coffee company, will move into the former Binns building on D.o.G Street. The Binns of Williamsburg shop was in Merchants Square for more than 85 years until the Colonial Williamsburg...

Veterans Day 2019 Freebies & Discounts

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Williamsburg Virginia Veterans Day Deals Williamsburg area businesses and beyond are proud to honor our military service members and veterans with special discounts and deals for Veteran's Day. Williamsburg Area Attractions Brass Cannon Brewing: Veteran Owned Business...
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Poke Sushi Bowl is Coming to Williamsburg

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WELCOME to Williamsburg, Virginia - Poke Sushi Bowl! This delicious Hawaiian inspired restaurant is opening at 6596 Richmond Road and is operated by Peking-Mongolian Grill owner Benjamin Diau. Poke (pronounced “POH-keh") is a Hawaiian term...