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Retro’s Good Eats in downtown has a new owner | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Retro’s Good Eats has a new owner. (WYDaily/ Courtesy Google Maps)A retro restaurant has a new owner.Longtime owners Billy and Sharon Scruggs soldRetro’s Good Eatson Prince George Street to chef Ihsan Korkmaz in early October, Billy Scruggs said.Korkmaz said he plans to make additions to the menu, b

WYDAILY.COM - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

Williamsburg planning commission approves new outdoor venue

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation wants to create an outdoor event venue for concerts and other outdoor events. 13News Now Niko Clemmons has the story.

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-19 22:03:42

All dressed up and nowhere to go: Warhill homecoming dance leaves some students in the dust | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Warhill High School has rescheduled the homecoming dance after Tropical Storm Michael, but some parents are still concerned the heart of the issue remains. (WYDaily/File photo)When Fall approaches, high school students prepare for traditions like Friday night football and homecoming dances.But this

WYDAILY.COM - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

Proposed outdoor event venue in Williamsburg now goes before city council

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WVEC) - Attracting more visitors to Williamsburg is the goal of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. The Foundation wants to create an outdoor event venue for concerts and other outdoor events. It would be located at the Palace Farms site located at 100 Visitor Center Drive, just

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-20 00:26:00

Meat processing plant shuts down after worker urinates on production line

More than 50,000 pounds of product had to be thrown away, which is roughly 350 hogs worth approximately $190,000.

WPXI - 2018-10-18 11:46:25

Despite past suicide attempts, Norfolk teen was left alone with shackles he used to kill himself

The mother of the 17-year-old who committed suicide in a courthouse holding cell last year is suing the sheriff and the city, saying they failed to protect her son, who had a long history of mental illness and trying to kill himself.

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-10-19 13:00:00

Gunfire exchanged during Hampton vigil; two men shot

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) -- A shooting occurred Thursday night in Hampton, not far from where a man was fatally shot Monday night. According to Hampton Police, a group was gathered in the 700 block of Kecoughtan Road for a vigil when several people got into an argument just before 10 p.m., which escalate

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-10-19 15:44:52

Man sentenced in connection with 2017 killing in York | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Ryan At’wan Lyon, 33, was sentenced last Thursday for malicious wounding, involuntary manslaughter and the use of a firearm in a felony.


William & Mary Athletics to unveil Tribe Plaza | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

An artist’s sketch of the new Tribe Plaza. (WYDaily/ Courtesy William & Mary)William & Mary Athletics today announced plans for Tribe Plaza, a new gathering point for fans and alumni at the entrance of Walter J. Zable Stadium.The plaza, located just off of Alumni Drive at Richmond Road, will be unve

WYDAILY.COM - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

First Publix in Hampton Roads opens in Williamsburg

Florida-transplants and grocery groupies, the time has come. Publix has arrived.Publix, which started in Florida in 1930 and has since inched north, growing to more than 1,200 stores across the southeast, opened at 7 a.m. Tuesday at 4660 Monticello Ave. in Williamsburg.


Third-party business inspector faces 21 charges in Newport News for doing contract work incorrectly

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A third-party restaurant and business inspector is facing 21 charges for not doing his contract work correctly. George Langford George Langford is the owner of Protection Plus Systems in Newport News. One of the things his company does is look at fire hood systems to make sure th

WTKR - 2018-10-18 22:23:41

Williamsburg hotel clerk accused of sexual battery

“It's unfortunate for everyone,” Randolph said. “The last two days have been slow, there’s been so much negative attention on the hotel.”


Newport News Police investigate robbery at Wells Fargo

Newport News Police are investigating a robbery at the Wells Fargo in the 11000 block of Warwick Boulevard. Newport News Police received a call just before 10 a.m. Thursday morning in reference to a bank robbery. Police responded to the Wells Fargo in the 11000 block of Warwick Boulevard for the r

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-10-18 17:42:00

Police: Two arrested for Newport News shooting where stray bullet hit woman

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Newport News Police Department has arrested two men they believe are responsible for a shooting that left one woman with a gunshot wound. The two suspects arrested are 23-year-old Tyhem McCallum and 29-year-old Kwamaine Davis. Police believe they are involved in the shooting

WTKR - 2018-10-19 14:38:01

Where We Live: Unique Kingspoint home offers relaxing lifestyle | Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Twenty-five years ago, Roberta (who goes by Bert) and Jack Tier began their search for a home in Williamsburg that would be suited to house both them and Jack’s parents, who were ill.They needed something with an in-law suite or apartment and preferably two bedrooms.Many of the places they looked at


Yorktown man stabbed and killed over minor car collision

YORKTOWN, Va. – A Yorktown man was stabbed to death after he hit two cars while pulling up to his home early Saturday morning. Now, a man is behind bars facing second-degree murder charges.


James City County Police offer $5k reward for information on Toano general store burglary

JAMES CITY Co., Va. – The James City County Police Department, along with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the National Shooting Sports Foundation, are seeking information in the burglary of Toano General Store.


Pissed-off employee accused of urinating on 50K pounds of food

Smithfield Foods has reportedly disposed of 50,000 pounds of product after an employee allegedly relieved himself while working on the production line. The company says the male employee has since been suspended pending an investigation. Surveillance video on the incident, which happened over the we


Smithfield student's threats to shoot others had 'disturbing racial undertones,' deputies say

Paul M. Emerson, 18, was taken into custody Tuesday night and charged with two counts of communicating a threat via electronic means. During a search of a home in the 15000 block of Carrollton Blvd., deputies found an AR-15 rifle, according to Lt. Tommy Potter with the Isle of Wight County Sheriff's


Smithfield Foods responds to reports of employee allegedly urinating on production line

SMITHFIELD, Va. – Smithfield Foods, Inc. released a statement Tuesday in response to reports of an employee allegedly urinating at his station at the company’s processing facility.