| Jul 13, 2014
| 3:28 PM
JAMES CITY Lafayette High School, Jamestown High School and Warhill High School all provide students with opportunities to develop needed skills to enter the workforce and to whet their appetite for further study at a trade school, community college or...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:05 PM
JAMES CITY - The remaining $750,000 in the county's combined land conservation fund could be re-routed to fix the roof at the Williamsburg-James City County Courthouse under a proposal floated by a supervisor Tuesday night.
In a meeting that ran until...
| Jul 4, 2014
Jamestown and Lafayette would be the Bay Rivers District schools in the Williamsburg area most affected under proposed modifications to Virginia High School League classification, region and conference changes that started this past school year.
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:05 PM
JAMES CITY – The issue of land is coming to a head in James City County.
With the Board of Supervisors' recent reversal on accepting state grant money for preservation programs, a possible sale of a county-owned farm and marina, and now the county...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:03 PM
WILLIAMSBURG – Representatives of Williamsburg-James City Schools, James City County and the city of Williamsburg met Wednesday morning to rekindle discussion of how to handle growing school enrollment, in particular middle-school overcrowding....
| Jul 3, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Bryan Davis will not coach the Warhill High football team in 2013 after all. Approved in early June by Williamsburg-James City County Schools as the Lions' football coach, Davis said on Wednesday that he will not move from the Wilmington, N.C. area...
| Feb 24, 2013
Like a victim tied to buzz saw table in an old movie melodrama, federal, state and local agencies and departments, and a host of businesses and nonprofit organizations are watching with alarm as budget blades churn toward them.
On Friday automatic...
| Mar 11, 2013
We are in the midst of local government budget season in Virginia, with school divisions and localities presenting proposed 2013-14 spending plans and holding public forums and hearings on them.
If you want to explore the proposed budget, and compare it...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 4:29 PM
A Lafayette High football program beset by controversy the past several months, received a piece of news sure to rebuild stability and contentment. Lafayette athletic director Dan Barner announced on Thursday that Rams' offensive coordinator Andy Linn has...
| Aug 12, 2010
| 7:23 PM
Schools statewide slipped in meeting federal No Child Left Behind Act achievement goals, with 40 percent not making adequate yearly progress, or AYP, this year. Results, based on pass rates on state tests, were released Thursday by the Virginia Department...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 1:41 PM
One of Paul Wheeler's favorite adages about building a winning high school football program is: "Sometimes you've got to take a step back to move forward."
A bread-and-butter guy whose three state championship teams featured hard-tackling defenses and...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 6:29 PM
A criminal conviction is grounds for dismissal for a school employee, but what happens if a charge is still pending? The answer depends on where you work and the nature of the job.
The issue arose after it was learned that a Williamsburg-James City...