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Daily Press
Noted eye doctor from Poquoson dies at 106a doctor, but she never knew what drew him to spend his life working on eyes.
Noted eye doctor from Poquoson dies at 106
Daily Press / Posted 3 hours ago
a doctor, but she never knew what drew him to spend his life working on eyes. Dr. Spencer Dryden, an ophthalmologist from Poquoson who rose to national prominence, died earlier this month at age 106 at his home in Punta Gorda, Fla. "He had an... Read more
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Southside Sentinel
Post 241 seniors open season with 2-2 recordMiddlesex American Legion Post 241 senior baseball team (2-2) split four games
Post 241 seniors open season with 2-2 record
Southside Sentinel / Posted 6 hours ago
Middlesex American Legion Post 241 senior baseball team (2-2) split four games in recent action with an 8-3 win over Poquoson Post 273; a 6-2 win over Chesapeake Post 280; a 16-3 loss to Chesapeake; and a 10-2 loss to Williamsburg Post... Read more
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Daily Press
Deputies searching for suspect in credit card fraud caseThe York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locati
Deputies searching for suspect in credit card fraud case
Daily Press / Posted 12 hours ago
The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating a suspect, pictured above, in connection with a credit card fraud case, according to a post on the office's Facebook page. The case generated from a stolen purse at... Read more
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Daily Press
Poquoson city elections draw a full fieldPoquoson is the only locality on the Peninsula that will hold elections this No
Poquoson city elections draw a full field
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Poquoson is the only locality on the Peninsula that will hold elections this November, and they are already hotly contested. None of the three City Council incumbents — Henry Ayers III, Traci Dale-Crawford and Raymond Vernall — are seeking... Read more
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Daily Press
July 4 closings— Closed Monday. Middlesex County — Closed Monday. New Kent County — Closed M
July 4 closings
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
— Closed Monday. Middlesex County — Closed Monday. New Kent County — Closed Monday. Newport News — Closed Monday. Poquoson — Closed Monday. Smithfield — Closed Monday. Suffolk — Closed Monday. Surry County — Closed Monday. Urbanna —... Read more
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Daily Press
York supervisors extend grace period on taxesin Capital Improvement Plan funds and $350,000 proffered by the developer of th
York supervisors extend grace period on taxes
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
in Capital Improvement Plan funds and $350,000 proffered by the developer of the Whittaker's Mill Planned Development. The Poquoson City Council appointed three Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) officers Monday. Judy Wiggins, the city clerk,... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office searching for grand larceny suspectBrian Jenkins (Photo: York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office) Brian Jenkins (Photo: Yo
York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office searching for grand larceny suspect
WTKR Norfolk / Posted yesterday
Brian Jenkins (Photo: York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office) Brian Jenkins (Photo: York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office) YORK COUNTY, Va. – The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office needs your help to find a suspect wanted for several charges, including grand... Read more
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Daily Press
Thunderstorms, heavy rain expected across Peninsula TuesdayGloucester, northeastern Surry, north central Isle of Wight, southeastern James
Thunderstorms, heavy rain expected across Peninsula Tuesday
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Gloucester, northeastern Surry, north central Isle of Wight, southeastern James City and York Counties, Newport News and Poquoson, NWS stated in a release. NWS reported a thunderstorm with heavy rain over the Lee Hall section of Newport News and... Read more
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Daily Press
It's in Poquoson's budget: $196,940 for engineeringPoquoson budgeted $196,940 for engineering in its budget for fiscal year 2017,
It's in Poquoson's budget: $196,940 for engineering
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Poquoson budgeted $196,940 for engineering in its budget for fiscal year 2017, a decrease of $10,873 from 2016, or about 5.2 percent. The new fiscal year starts July 1. The engineering department provides or supervises all engineering services... Read more
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Daily Press
Sunday's local roundup: Northampton Senior baseball team advances to state tournament10-11 District 7 baseball tournament at Hampton-Wythe, Tyler Norton struck out
Sunday's local roundup: Northampton Senior baseball team advances to state tournament
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
10-11 District 7 baseball tournament at Hampton-Wythe, Tyler Norton struck out nine and earned the victory as Warwick beat Poquoson 6-1. Sean Ryan added two RBI for Warwick, while Trey Ruehl scored for Poquoson. ... Kinsey Knapp drove in the... Read more
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Poquoson Fire Department First AirboatPoquoson Fire Department 's First Airboat. The City of Poquoson and the Fire De
Poquoson Fire Department First Airboat
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Poquoson Fire Department 's First Airboat. The City of Poquoson and the Fire Dept. had a grant for their new type of rescue boat that can fly over the land and water when needed. This is a 18 foot long by 8 foot wide airboat that powered by a 500hp... Read more
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New airboat rounds out the rescue tools in the Poquoson Fire Department's inventoryPOQUOSON — The Poquoson Fire Department has added a new tool to its inventory,
New airboat rounds out the rescue tools in the Poquoson Fire Department's inventory
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
POQUOSON — The Poquoson Fire Department has added a new tool to its inventory, an airboat that can navigate the marshy turf of the low-lying city. "It's the only one in the state of Virginia as far as search and rescue," said Lt. Joe Breeden, of the... Read more
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Childhood friends reopening beloved Poquoson eateryPOQUOSON — Two childhood friends are reopening Poquoson's beloved Crab Cake Hou
Childhood friends reopening beloved Poquoson eatery
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
POQUOSON — Two childhood friends are reopening Poquoson's beloved Crab Cake House as early as the first week of July. "We all grew up eating here as kids," said Jared Holloway. He and co-owner Tabatha Mayhew-Sellers look forward to bringing back the... Read more
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Daily Press
Fourth of July events in Hampton Roadsto attend the events. The free Yorktown trolley includes stops at the Yorktown
Fourth of July events in Hampton Roads
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
to attend the events. The free Yorktown trolley includes stops at the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, the York-Poquoson Courts and Office Complex, the York County Administration Building, the intersection of Main and Ballard Streets,... Read more
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Daily Press
Daily Press Buzz: The shipyardin the future. I do not live in the city, but I hope Newport News supports the
Daily Press Buzz: The shipyard
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
in the future. I do not live in the city, but I hope Newport News supports the shipyard and grants the funds. Ed Prior Poquoson No. The shipyard has large profits and should have spent and should spend their own money to upgrade. Marie... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Sheriff’s Office increasing patrols in York Co. neighborhood after rash of break-insYORK COUNTY, Va. – The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office says they are increasing
Sheriff’s Office increasing patrols in York Co. neighborhood after rash of break-ins
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 5 days ago
YORK COUNTY, Va. – The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office says they are increasing patrols in the Yorkshire Downs neighborhood after getting numerous reports this month for car break-ins. At least one report was as recent as this week. Some residents... Read more
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Daily Press
Reader feedback June 24: Dark photons, voting districtsDark photons • Ed, Poquoson: Thanks to Tamara Dietrich for introducing me to t
Reader feedback June 24: Dark photons, voting districts
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
Dark photons • Ed, Poquoson: Thanks to Tamara Dietrich for introducing me to the theory of 'dark photons' on the front page of the Sunday edition. As a NASA retiree, I thought I was following the latest particle physics ideas, but had never heard of... Read more
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Daily Press
Thursday's "360": Reserve LB to transfer from Hokies; W&M's Murphy named state's baseball Coach of Year; Pilots shut outsigned with the pro teams that drafted them -- Thaiss with the Angels, Jones wi
Thursday's "360": Reserve LB to transfer from Hokies; W&M's Murphy named state's baseball Coach of Year; Pilots shut out
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
signed with the pro teams that drafted them -- Thaiss with the Angels, Jones with the Cardinals. Pitcher Maggie Tyler, a Poquoson native who graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in multimedia journalism, made the ACC All-Academic softball... Read more
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Daily Press
Cobia fishery is now closed in federal watersis good. Back River Reef: Some limits of flounder were caught here this week.
Cobia fishery is now closed in federal waters
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
is good. Back River Reef: Some limits of flounder were caught here this week. Spanish mackerel and cobia are in the area. Poquoson Flats: Nice red drum are being caught on the flats. They have been too large to keep ranging from 30 to 42 inches... Read more
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Daily Press
Accused Farm Fresh shooter found competent to stand trialthe case, preparedness of the attorneys and availability of witnesses, Green sa
Accused Farm Fresh shooter found competent to stand trial
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
the case, preparedness of the attorneys and availability of witnesses, Green said. Local law enforcement in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York County made arrests or are searching for suspects in the cases pictured. Arrest and... Read more
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Daily Press
Local clerks, prosecutors: No increase in gun requests from McAuliffe's felon orderPeninsula prosecutor signed onto the brief: Benjamin Hahn, a Republican and the
Local clerks, prosecutors: No increase in gun requests from McAuliffe's felon order
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
Peninsula prosecutor signed onto the brief: Benjamin Hahn, a Republican and the commonwealth's attorney for York County and Poquoson. "I fully agree with the restoration of civil rights in individual cases," Hahn said told the Daily Press. "I just... Read more
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Daily Press
Tuesday's Little League: York County age 9-10 girls complete unbeaten run to District 7 titlescored twice and Cameron Blakeslee hit an RBI single. In the District 7 age 9-
Tuesday's Little League: York County age 9-10 girls complete unbeaten run to District 7 title
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
scored twice and Cameron Blakeslee hit an RBI single. In the District 7 age 9-10 tournament, TJ Check's heroics helped Poquoson become the last unbeaten team by defeating York County American 8-5 at Deer Park. Beginning Friday, the potential... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office Sergeant rescues fawnYORK COUNTY, Va. – A York-Poquoson Sergeant went beyond the badge Sunday evenin
York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office Sergeant rescues fawn
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 8 days ago
YORK COUNTY, Va. – A York-Poquoson Sergeant went beyond the badge Sunday evening. Sgt. Cooper saved a small fawn wandering near Route 17. (Photo: York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office Facebook page) “I heard her crying and by the time I found her she was... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Poquoson police officer accused of assaulting womanNEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) - A Poquoson police officer is accused of assaulting a w
Poquoson police officer accused of assaulting woman
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 9 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) - A Poquoson police officer is accused of assaulting a woman he once had a relationship with. Media outlets report 41-year-old Earl McNair Jr. was arrested early Saturday and charged with assault, strangulation, abduction and... Read more
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Daily Press
Poquoson police sergeant charged with assault, strangulation in Newport NewsEarl Dean McNair of Newport News, listed his occupation as deputy sergeant in t
Poquoson police sergeant charged with assault, strangulation in Newport News
Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
Earl Dean McNair of Newport News, listed his occupation as deputy sergeant in the Newport News police arrest report, and Poquoson police confirmed McNair worked for the Poquoson Police Department. Police responded to a report of domestic assault... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Poquoson Police officer charged with assault, abduction in Newport NewsPOQUOSON, Va. – A 41-year-old police officer with the Poquoson Police Departmen
Poquoson Police officer charged with assault, abduction in Newport News
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 9 days ago
POQUOSON, Va. – A 41-year-old police officer with the Poquoson Police Department was arrested early Saturday after a domestic assault incident in Newport News. Newport News Police say they were called to reports of a domestic assault in the 500... Read more
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Daily Press
Sunday's Little League: York County advances to championship round in age 9-10 softballAllyson West struck out five and earned the win and Lynlea Boone and Taryn Fall
Sunday's Little League: York County advances to championship round in age 9-10 softball
Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
Allyson West struck out five and earned the win and Lynlea Boone and Taryn Falls had two RBI each to lead Phoebus past Poquoson 23-1. Sarah Litton scored for Poquoson. Phoebus and Warwick will play at 6 p.m. Monday, with the winner advancing... Read more
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Daily Press
What Peninsula road projects made the cut for HB2 funding?County • $21 million to help fund an additional stretch of Route 17 widening b
What Peninsula road projects made the cut for HB2 funding?
Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
County • $21 million to help fund an additional stretch of Route 17 widening between Wolf Trap Road and Denbigh Boulevard Poquoson • $113.8 million for Route 171 widening Gloucester • $2.5 million for bicycle and pedestrian improvements on... Read more
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Daily Press
Little League: Warwick, York County age 9-10 softball teams open District 7 tournament with victoriesCounty at 1 p.m. Sunday. Pitcher Allyson West struck out three for Phoebus. I
Little League: Warwick, York County age 9-10 softball teams open District 7 tournament with victories
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
County at 1 p.m. Sunday. Pitcher Allyson West struck out three for Phoebus. In the other game, York County cruised past Poquoson 32-0 as winning pitcher Mackenzie Hahn struck out four and Brooklyn Arnault doubled. Taylor Jones provided a... Read more
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Daily Press
Poquoson High School graduating class told to embrace failuresThe 197 graduates of Poquoson High School, their friends and family packed Libe
Poquoson High School graduating class told to embrace failures
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
The 197 graduates of Poquoson High School, their friends and family packed Liberty Baptist Church for the Class of 2016's commencement Saturday morning. The seniors, who collectively earned more than $1 million in college scholarship offers, were... Read more
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Daily Press
Sentara launches program to reverse heart diseaseYou can call your local health district: Hampton Health District: 757-727-1172
Sentara launches program to reverse heart disease
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
You can call your local health district: Hampton Health District: 757-727-1172; Peninsula Health District (Newport News, Poquoson, Williamsburg, York and James City counties): 757-597-7305; Three Rivers Health District: (Gloucester and Mathews... Read more
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Bus driver, aide accused of abusing special needs student in James Cityseat. Police say video footage shows the Spencer couple verbally abusing the bo
Bus driver, aide accused of abusing special needs student in James City
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
seat. Police say video footage shows the Spencer couple verbally abusing the boy. Local law enforcement in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York County made arrests or are searching for suspects in the cases pictured. Arrest and... Read more
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IRS warns of tax refund scamLocal law enforcement in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York Cou
IRS warns of tax refund scam
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
Local law enforcement in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York County made arrests or are searching for suspects in the cases pictured. Arrest and booking photos are provided by law enforcement officials. Arrest does not imply guilt, and... Read more
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Daily Press
Deputies seek information on vandalized sign in York CountyThe York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is requesting public assistance in gathering
Deputies seek information on vandalized sign in York County
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is requesting public assistance in gathering information on a vandalized neighborhood sign. The sign for the Banbury Cross neighborhood, located on the corner of Newman Road and Barnstaple Way in the Lightfoot... Read more
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Daily Press
Small to medium croaker's being caught on James RiverRiver Reef: Croaker and sea mullet are around the reef as are Spanish mackerel.
Small to medium croaker's being caught on James River
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
River Reef: Croaker and sea mullet are around the reef as are Spanish mackerel. Some nice flounder are being caught. Poquoson Flats: Houndfish are on the flats for those who like to target these acrobatic creatures. There are some speckled... Read more
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Facebook feedback June 15: Clinton in Hampton, Messick Point, Gun lawsa second breakwater project and an "Aquatic Interpretive Center" are among the
Facebook feedback June 15: Clinton in Hampton, Messick Point, Gun laws
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
a second breakwater project and an "Aquatic Interpretive Center" are among the improvements coming to Messick Point in Poquoson. •Steve Hurley: Pristine area ... only a few left these days. •ody Linthicum: Lights at night would be a big... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Virginia Primary Election resultsbeing calculated. 2nd Congressional District Accomack County, Hampton, James
Virginia Primary Election results
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 15 days ago
being calculated. 2nd Congressional District Accomack County, Hampton, James City County, Norfolk, Northampton County, Poquoson, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, and York County (REPUBLICAN) 4th Congressional District Charles City County,... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
York-Poquoson deputies looking for woman wanted for credit card fraudYORK COUNTY, Va. – Deputies with the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office need your h
York-Poquoson deputies looking for woman wanted for credit card fraud
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 15 days ago
YORK COUNTY, Va. – Deputies with the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office need your help finding a woman wanted for credit card fraud. Sarah Ezzell (Photo: York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office) Suspect – Sarah L. Ezzell, 32 Wanted for – Credit Card Theft and... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Stolen car recovery leaves police in search of suspectsYORKTOWN, Va. – According to the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office Facebook page,
Stolen car recovery leaves police in search of suspects
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 15 days ago
YORKTOWN, Va. – According to the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, units were dispatched to the area of Tiger Run around 5:45 a.m., Tuesday morning. They responded to a suspicious person call after two black males, with gloves on, rang... Read more
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Daily Press
Argument between couple turns violent at Williamsburg bus stop, police sayLocal law enforcement in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York Cou
Argument between couple turns violent at Williamsburg bus stop, police say
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
Local law enforcement in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York County made arrests or are searching for suspects in the cases pictured. Arrest and booking photos are provided by law enforcement officials. Arrest does not imply guilt, and... Read more
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Small changes, big plans in the works for Messick PointPOQUOSON — Some small but potentially significant changes are coming to Messick
Small changes, big plans in the works for Messick Point
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
POQUOSON — Some small but potentially significant changes are coming to Messick Point over the next year. A new beach, a second breakwater project and an "Aquatic Interpretive Center" are among the improvements that Poquoson's economic development... Read more
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Daily Press
It's in Poquoson's budget: $66,990 for City CouncilThe city of Poquoson budgeted $66,990 for the City Council in its budget for fi
It's in Poquoson's budget: $66,990 for City Council
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
The city of Poquoson budgeted $66,990 for the City Council in its budget for fiscal year 2017, an increase of $1,546, or about 2.4 percent. Poquoson's City Council has seven members, two from each of its three precincts and a mayor elected at large.... Read more
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Hampton Roads libraries gearing up for summer readingearned by participating in library activities and events. Adult program also of
Hampton Roads libraries gearing up for summer reading
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
earned by participating in library activities and events. Adult program also offered. Info: www.nnpls.libguides.com/srp. Poquoson Public Library: Read for the Win program runs Saturday through Aug. 12 for children and adults and Monday through... Read more
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Daily Press
Man breaks Colonial Williamsburg window while drunkLocal law enforcement in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York Cou
Man breaks Colonial Williamsburg window while drunk
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
Local law enforcement in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York County made arrests or are searching for suspects in the cases pictured. Arrest and booking photos are provided by law enforcement officials. Arrest does not imply guilt, and... Read more
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Daily Press
Low turnout, big impact likely from primaryvoters might not even be aware that they get to choose. The court-ordered redi
Low turnout, big impact likely from primary
Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
voters might not even be aware that they get to choose. The court-ordered redistricting in January means voters in Poquoson, York County, Williamsburg and eastern James City County are now in the new 2nd district. Most of the middle and... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Tuesday is a Primary Election Day in VirginiaSenate election. 2nd Congressional District Accomack County, Hampton, James C
Tuesday is a Primary Election Day in Virginia
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 19 days ago
Senate election. 2nd Congressional District Accomack County, Hampton, James City County, Norfolk, Northampton County, Poquoson, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, and York County In Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District, U.S. Congressman Randy... Read more
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Daily Press
Striped bass seasons in the Chesapeake Bay closes June 16Flounder catches have picked up. Croaker and sea mullet are around the reef. Co
Striped bass seasons in the Chesapeake Bay closes June 16
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
Flounder catches have picked up. Croaker and sea mullet are around the reef. Cobia and some big red drum are in the area. Poquoson Flats: Some speckled trout are being caught on the flats and inside Back River. There are flounder being caught at... Read more
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Daily Press
Primary decisionsthe 2nd Congressional District, Rep. Rigell is not seeking re-election. That di
Primary decisions
Daily Press / Posted 21 days ago
the 2nd Congressional District, Rep. Rigell is not seeking re-election. That district includes York County, Williamsburg, Poquoson, part of Hampton and considerable territory in South Hampton Roads and on the Eastern Shore. Picking a candidate to... Read more
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Man arrested in possible York road rage shooting, deputies sayYork-Poquoson deputies said they have arrested a man in connection with a Satur
Man arrested in possible York road rage shooting, deputies say
Daily Press / Posted 21 days ago
York-Poquoson deputies said they have arrested a man in connection with a Saturday shooting near the Williamsburg area that was possibly caused by road rage. The 28-year-old man shot a man and woman in the head, resulting both being sent to the... Read more
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Facebook feedback June 7: Miss USA pageant, possible road rage incident, gazebo at Buckroewere shot near the Williamsburg-York County border in a possible road rage inci
Facebook feedback June 7: Miss USA pageant, possible road rage incident, gazebo at Buckroe
Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
were shot near the Williamsburg-York County border in a possible road rage incident Saturday evening, according to York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office release. Both victims suffered gunshot wounds to the head area. Elaine Thomas: Is everyone losing... Read more
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