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Daily Press
Low prices, locked-in rates help Peninsula cities stretch fuel dollarshas saved about $550,000 this year, which is being used to offset future borrow
Low prices, locked-in rates help Peninsula cities stretch fuel dollars
Daily Press / Posted an hour ago
has saved about $550,000 this year, which is being used to offset future borrowing for capital fund projects. City of Poquoson Finance Director Theresa Owens said the city doesn't lock in prices and they aren't really interested. "We are part... Read more
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Daily Press
U.Va. baseball's NCAA regional has familiar feel with W&M, East CarolinaACC championship, defeating Florida State 18-13 in a bizarre, rain-interrupted
U.Va. baseball's NCAA regional has familiar feel with W&M, East Carolina
Daily Press / Posted 6 hours ago
ACC championship, defeating Florida State 18-13 in a bizarre, rain-interrupted final Sunday. Centerfielder Chase Pinder of Poquoson drove in four runs, three on a bases-loaded triple, this after hitting a game-tying, two-run homer against Wake... Read more
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Daily Press
Film about Tomb of the Unknown Soldier comes to Hamptonopens in movie theaters around the country on Monday in honor of Memorial Day.
Film about Tomb of the Unknown Soldier comes to Hampton
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
opens in movie theaters around the country on Monday in honor of Memorial Day. LeGrand, who moved from Northern Virginia to Poquoson earlier this year, helped arrange for a screening at Hampton Towne Centre 24 at 3 p.m. Monday. (The screening... Read more
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Daily Press
DP Buzz: Schools and taxesif necessary. This idea just lets them off the hook. We certainly don't want ev
DP Buzz: Schools and taxes
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
if necessary. This idea just lets them off the hook. We certainly don't want even more taxing authorities. Bill Travis Poquoson Definitely not. The budget process currently may not be perfect but the school board should not be tinkering with... Read more
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Daily Press
Notes and notableswas split among three districts) is now in the 3rd District. So is all of Isle
Notes and notables
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
was split among three districts) is now in the 3rd District. So is all of Isle of Wight County. All of York County, Poquoson and Williamsburg are now in the 2nd District. That's where U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake, and Del. Scott... Read more
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Daily Press
Plenty to do for Memorial Day weekendsite at 11:45 a.m., and Jeffrey Wassmer, chairman of the York County Board of S
Plenty to do for Memorial Day weekend
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
site at 11:45 a.m., and Jeffrey Wassmer, chairman of the York County Board of Supervisors, will give the keynote speech. Poquoson Monday: The American Legion Holloway-Moore Post 273 is hosting Poquoson's annual Memorial Day service beginning at... Read more
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Daily Press
Fishing report: Cobia fishing will remain open in state watersThere are croaker and gray trout around the reef. Flounder catches are improvin
Fishing report: Cobia fishing will remain open in state waters
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
There are croaker and gray trout around the reef. Flounder catches are improving here and in inshore off of Grandview. Poquoson Flats: There are some speckled trout and bluefish on the flats. Fishing on the outside edge of the flats has produce... Read more
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Daily Press
Memorial Day closingsCounty — Closed Monday. Middlesex County — Closed Monday. New Kent County — C
Memorial Day closings
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
County — 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
April Peninsula homes sales surge 24 percentup from 451 new and existing residences sold in April 2015. The report reflect
April Peninsula homes sales surge 24 percent
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
up from 451 new and existing residences sold in April 2015. The report reflects home sales in Newport News, Hampton, Poquoson and Williamsburg, as well as James City, York, Gloucester, Mathews and Middlesex counties. The report also includes... Read more
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Reader feedback May 25: Watchdog, confederate school names, fuzzy mathWatchdog work Steve, Poquoson: What a great idea: Travis Fain's front-page sto
Reader feedback May 25: Watchdog, confederate school names, fuzzy math
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
Watchdog work Steve, Poquoson: What a great idea: Travis Fain's front-page story contrasting large public payments for lawyers to defend politicians' selfish gerrymandering versus inadequate public support for indigent defense. Excellent press... Read more
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Daily Press
Clemson baseball 'all starts with' Poquoson's Chase Pinder"It all starts with Chase Pinder for us at the top of the order," he said. A 2
Clemson baseball 'all starts with' Poquoson's Chase Pinder
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
"It all starts with Chase Pinder for us at the top of the order," he said. A 2014 Poquoson High graduate, Pinder is Clemson's centerfielder. Entering this week's ACC tournament — the Tigers open pool play 11 a.m. Thursday against reigning national... Read more
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Daily Press
Rainy, cold weather messing with farmers and constructionmore hiccups The rainy weather has posed some problems outside of the farm on
Rainy, cold weather messing with farmers and construction
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
more hiccups The rainy weather has posed some problems outside of the farm on the Peninsula. Construction of the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office shooting range, at the end of Cox Drive, has been delayed due to the rain, said Robert Krieger, the... Read more
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Daily Press
Peninsula budgets mostly call for pay hikeslocalities in the region to forgo a pay hike for the fiscal year that starts Ju
Peninsula budgets mostly call for pay hikes
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
localities in the region to forgo a pay hike for the fiscal year that starts July 1. Newport News, Hampton, York County, Poquoson, James City County and Williamsburg all opted to once again approve pay increases. After opting against pay... Read more
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Daily Press
Squeeze eases and Peninsula governments start in on delayed projectswhat it spends from its general fund budget for equipment and construction proj
Squeeze eases and Peninsula governments start in on delayed projects
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
what it spends from its general fund budget for equipment and construction projects by $1.1 million, to $15.9 million. In Poquoson, the budget calls for linking two sandy areas on Back Cove to create a new public beach at Messick Point, as well as... Read more
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Peninsula city, county budgets point to stronger economy and better drivinglists. Work on a budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 is "unlike any ot
Peninsula city, county budgets point to stronger economy and better driving
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
lists. Work on a budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 is "unlike any other that I have been a part of in my time in Poquoson," Poquoson City Manager James R. "Randy" Wheeler said in his budget letter. "Our focus has turned from reductions... Read more
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Daily Press
List: Summer sports camps on the PeninsulaMan camp. On-site registration at 9 a.m. Info: cmaynorfootballcamp.com; Gary Lo
List: Summer sports camps on the Peninsula
Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
Man camp. On-site registration at 9 a.m. Info: cmaynorfootballcamp.com; Gary Lowery, 728-6816, or gary.lowery@hampton.edu. Poquoson Rec camp. 5:30-8 p.m. July 18-21 at Poquoson Middle School Stadium Field. For ages 6-18. All participants must... Read more
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Daily Press
Health officials searching for dog that bit person in York Countythe Peninsula Health District-Newport News Environmental Health Office at 757-5
Health officials searching for dog that bit person in York County
Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
the Peninsula Health District-Newport News Environmental Health Office at 757-594-7340. After hours call: Newport News/Poquoson Animal Control: 757-595-7387. York County Animal Control: 757-890-3601 James City County/Williamsburg Animal... Read more
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Daily Press
Facebook feedback May 20: Vehicle thefts, Hampton schools renamingThefts from vehicles reported in York, Poquoson Officials have received multip
Facebook feedback May 20: Vehicle thefts, Hampton schools renaming
Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
Thefts from vehicles reported in York, Poquoson Officials have received multiple reports of theft from vehicles in the York-Poquoson area recently. Don Reid: May or may not have been the case here, but everyone could help by locking their vehicles... Read more
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Daily Press
Thursday's "360": ACC reveals many football kickoff times; No. 14 U.Va. knocks No. 3 UNC out of NCAA women's tennis tournamentLittlepage said. MINOR-LEAGUE BASEBALL: International League: Pacific Coast
Thursday's "360": ACC reveals many football kickoff times; No. 14 U.Va. knocks No. 3 UNC out of NCAA women's tennis tournament
Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
Littlepage said. MINOR-LEAGUE BASEBALL: International League: Pacific Coast League: Chad Pinder, a former star for Poquoson High and Virginia Tech, had hits in his first three at-bats Thursday for the Triple-A Nashville Sounds against the... Read more
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Daily Press
Poquoson resident falls short of cobia recordopen house is an event for the whole family with activities scheduled from 10 a
Poquoson resident falls short of cobia record
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
open house is an event for the whole family with activities scheduled from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. All activities are free. Poquoson resident, Blake Michaels, caught a huge cobia last week. He was fishing out of Hatteras when he landed a massive... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Spectacular Seafood restaurants in Hampton RoadsBeach, VA 23454 5363 Richmond Rd Williamsburg, VA 23188 Chesapeake, VA 23320
Spectacular Seafood restaurants in Hampton Roads
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 12 days ago
Beach, VA 23454 5363 Richmond Rd Williamsburg, VA 23188 Chesapeake, VA 23320 Virginia Beach, VA 23451 105 Rens Rd Poquoson, VA 23662 2449 Taylor Road Chesapeake, VA 23321 1375 Oceana Blvd. Virginia Beach, VA 23454 928 Diamond Springs... Read more
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Daily Press
Voter registration soaring in Virginiatripled during the quarter, compared to 2012 , while James City County posted a
Voter registration soaring in Virginia
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
tripled during the quarter, compared to 2012 , while James City County posted an increase of 92 percent. Newport News and Poquoson also reported above average increases — but Hampton and York County reported slight declines in new voters this year... Read more
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Driving down homelessnessHousing Consortium, the number of homeless on the Peninsula — in Newport News,
Driving down homelessness
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
Housing Consortium, the number of homeless on the Peninsula — in Newport News, Hampton, York, James City, Williamsburg and Poquoson — has fallen sharply over the past five years. The group's annual "point-in-time" head count in January 2011... Read more
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Soundings
Used Boat Review: Mariner deadriseto make the boat more comfortable. “We stay local, right around Hampton Roads,”
Used Boat Review: Mariner deadrise
Soundings / Posted 13 days ago
to make the boat more comfortable. “We stay local, right around Hampton Roads,” he says. “We go to the workboat races at Poquoson and the harbor festival. We belong to the Hampton Yacht Club, so we take the boat around to Hampton Creek. It’s a... Read more
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examiner.com
Suffolk Public Schools leader named region II superintendent of the yearrecognition. Suffolk is in Region II along with the cities of Chesapeake, Frank
Suffolk Public Schools leader named region II superintendent of the year
examiner.com / Posted 14 days ago
recognition. Suffolk is in Region II along with the cities of Chesapeake, Franklin, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach and Williamsburg. The counties of Accomack, Isle of Wight, James City, Northampton,... Read more
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Daily Press
It's in Poquoson's budget: $163,182 for registrar and electorions boardThe city of Poquoson alloted $163,182 to the registrar and elections board in i
It's in Poquoson's budget: $163,182 for registrar and electorions board
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
The city of Poquoson alloted $163,182 to the registrar and elections board in its budget for fiscal year 2017, a 3.3 percent increase from the $158,014 alloted in 2016. The registrar processes voter registration of legal Poquoson residents both... Read more
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Daily Press
May 15 Letters: Wegmansis missing out on a store which would increase tax revenue and help attract com
May 15 Letters: Wegmans
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
is missing out on a store which would increase tax revenue and help attract companies. Yes, people would drive from York, Poquoson, Hampton, Smithfield, Gloucester and Williamsburg to go to Wegmans. It is that good. Some will now continue to... Read more
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Daily Press
Virginia Watercolor Society exhibition opens in Gloucester on Fridayjeans and sneakers. That piece is one of 107 paintings from artists all over th
Virginia Watercolor Society exhibition opens in Gloucester on Friday
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
jeans and sneakers. That piece is one of 107 paintings from artists all over the state — including Newport News, Hampton, Poquoson, Williamsburg and Gloucester — that are part of this year's Virginia Watercolor Society exhibition, which opens... Read more
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Daily Press
Thursday's "360": CNU, Salisbury share Capital conference all-sports trophytournament quarterfinal was suspended until 10:30 a.m. Friday because of rain i
Thursday's "360": CNU, Salisbury share Capital conference all-sports trophy
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
tournament quarterfinal was suspended until 10:30 a.m. Friday because of rain in Raleigh, N.C. Senior Maggie Tyler from Poquoson was pitching for the Hokies. MINOR-LEAGUE BASEBALL: International League: The Norfolk Tides’ losing streak went... Read more
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Daily Press
Virginia's cobia regulations for the rest of 2016 will be set May 24as 15 inches. Pickerel are active. Back River Reef: Croaker along with some pu
Virginia's cobia regulations for the rest of 2016 will be set May 24
Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
as 15 inches. Pickerel are active. Back River Reef: Croaker along with some puffer fish and flounder are around the reef. Poquoson Flats: A few speckled trout and some flounder and bluefish are on the flats. Offshore: Bishop Fishing Supply... Read more
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Daily Press
York deputies seek shoplifterLocal law enforcement in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York Cou
York deputies seek shoplifter
Daily Press / Posted 18 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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Local veteran tries to arrange screening of unknown soldier documentaryPoquoson resident Lonny Legrand spent three years standing watch over the Tomb
Local veteran tries to arrange screening of unknown soldier documentary
Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
Poquoson resident Lonny Legrand spent three years standing watch over the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery outside of Washington, D.C. Now he wants more Peninsula residents to understand the history and significance of that... Read more
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Daily Press
Kayak trips to start in New Quarter Parktwo bacteria that specifically affect the shellfish populations and primary con
Kayak trips to start in New Quarter Park
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
two bacteria that specifically affect the shellfish populations and primary contacts of eight creeks and rivers in York and Poquoson. The first, fecal coliform, is created in the intenstines of mammals, and the second is enterococcus, a genus of... Read more
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Daily Press
Nurse aides accused of stealing from York County patientone charge each identity theft, conspiracy to commit credit card fraud and expl
Nurse aides accused of stealing from York County patient
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
one charge each identity theft, conspiracy to commit credit card fraud and exploiting a mental person, according to York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office spokesman Lt. Dennis Ivey. Wright and Lena Renee Mitchell, 46, of Suffolk, are accused of stealing... Read more
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Daily Press
Gloucester students honor officers killed in line of dutyT. Hicks of the Middlesex County Sheriff's Office was killed in a car crash in
Gloucester students honor officers killed in line of duty
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
T. Hicks of the Middlesex County Sheriff's Office was killed in a car crash in 1984 in Urbanna. His son, Bobby Hicks, is a Poquoson police officer, and his brother, William Hicks retired from the York County Sheriff's Office. "I think this is... Read more
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Daily Press
Officers riding to D.C. to raise awareness for cops killed in the line of dutyLt. Jeff Kerr, of the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office Lt. Jeff Kerr, of the Yor
Officers riding to D.C. to raise awareness for cops killed in the line of duty
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
Lt. Jeff Kerr, of the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office Lt. Jeff Kerr, of the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Department, bearing a metal wristband engraved in memory of Chad Dermyer, the Virginia State Trooper shot to death in the line of duty in March, at... Read more
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Daily Press
Cause of death of York County woman found in trash can still unknownthe manner of her death were still unknown on Monday, when an autopsy was sched
Cause of death of York County woman found in trash can still unknown
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
the manner of her death were still unknown on Monday, when an autopsy was scheduled, according to a statement from the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office. As of Monday, Newport News and York officials were still conducting a death investigation, but... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Deputies identify body of woman found in trash canNEWS, Va. (AP) - Authorities have identified the body of a woman that was found
Deputies identify body of woman found in trash can
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 20 days ago
NEWS, Va. (AP) - Authorities have identified the body of a woman that was found in a Newport News trash can. The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office said in a news release on Monday that it has identified the body as 46-year-old Michelle Leigh... Read more
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Daily Press
Poquoson adopts $34,705,191 budget for 2017The city of Poquoson voted to approve its 2017 budget of $34,705,191 at a meeti
Poquoson adopts $34,705,191 budget for 2017
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
The city of Poquoson voted to approve its 2017 budget of $34,705,191 at a meeting Monday night. That budget is up roughly 5 percent from 2016's budget of $33,040,019. The city arrived at the final figure after an net adjustment upward of $8,710... Read more
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Daily Press
Reason for death of York County woman found in trash car still unknownthe manner of her death were still unknown on Monday, when an autopsy was sched
Reason for death of York County woman found in trash car still unknown
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
the manner of her death were still unknown on Monday, when an autopsy was scheduled, according to a statement from the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office. As of Monday, Newport News and York officials were still conducting a death investigation, but... Read more
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Daily Press
Facebook feedback May 10: Body identified; Clinton, Trump face off; Robert E. Lee at Fort Monroein Newport News Sunday. The body was identified Monday as Michelle Hull, a miss
Facebook feedback May 10: Body identified; Clinton, Trump face off; Robert E. Lee at Fort Monroe
Daily Press / Posted 21 days ago
in Newport News Sunday. The body was identified Monday as Michelle Hull, a missing York County woman, according to the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office. Michael L. Kerlin was charged with unlawful concealment of a body in connection with the incident.... Read more
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Daily Press
Historic Triangle police warn against phone scamsLocal law enforcement in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York Cou
Historic Triangle police warn against phone scams
Daily Press / Posted 21 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
Weather service warns of coastal flooding for Mondayvaries between location. Flooding could happen between 10 p.m. Sunday night an
Weather service warns of coastal flooding for Monday
Daily Press / Posted 21 days ago
varies between location. Flooding could happen between 10 p.m. Sunday night and 4 a.m. Monday in Newport News, Hampton and Poquoson, as well as Gloucester, Mathews, Middlesex, James City and York counties. High tide is expected at midnight Monday... Read more
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Daily Press
The Woodlands Golf Course proudly marks its centennialthe 1947 U.S. Open in an 18-hole playoff over Snead and leading the PGA Tour in
The Woodlands Golf Course proudly marks its centennial
Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
the 1947 U.S. Open in an 18-hole playoff over Snead and leading the PGA Tour in earnings six years later. He retired in Poquoson and died in 1990 at age 73. The Woodlands has changed considerably from its country-club past. Interstate 64's... Read more
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Daily Press
Striped bass regulations are complicatedRiver Reef: Tautog are on the reef, but that season is now closed. There are fl
Striped bass regulations are complicated
Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
River Reef: Tautog are on the reef, but that season is now closed. There are flounder and croaker around the structure. Poquoson Flats: Speckled trout, small bluefish and some flounder are available on the flats. Flounder, speckled trout and... Read more
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Daily Press
Police search for man accused of stealing credit cards, cars in Historic TriangleLocal law enforcement in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York Cou
Police search for man accused of stealing credit cards, cars in Historic Triangle
Daily Press / Posted 25 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
Teenager accused of selling marijuana in Williamsburg and YorkLocal law enforcement in Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York Cou
Teenager accused of selling marijuana in Williamsburg and York
Daily Press / Posted 26 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
Longtime Boys and Girls Clubs president ready for next challenge1 he will take over as CEO and president of the United Way of the Virginia Peni
Longtime Boys and Girls Clubs president ready for next challenge
Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
1 he will take over as CEO and president of the United Way of the Virginia Peninsula. Kast, who is also a member of the Poquoson School Board, said he felt it was time to leave his previous job because he was satisfied with the plan of... Read more
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Daily Press
York-Poquoson Sheriff receives statewide recognition from DAREYork-Poquoson Sheriff J.D. Diggs was awarded by the Virginia Drug Abuse Resista
York-Poquoson Sheriff receives statewide recognition from DARE
Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
York-Poquoson Sheriff J.D. Diggs was awarded by the Virginia Drug Abuse Resistance Education Association last week in Hampton. Diggs received the Gary B. Payne D.A.R.E. Administrator of the Year for Virginia award for his support of the program and... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton mayor, council candidate fundraising down this yearmoney from the statewide real estate agents' group, which is a big spender in r
Hampton mayor, council candidate fundraising down this year
Daily Press / Posted 30 days ago
money from the statewide real estate agents' group, which is a big spender in races around Virginia. Cathryne Garrett, a Poquoson Realtor, gave $1,000 to Tuck as one of his leading donors. A smattering of large property owners and home-builders... Read more
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